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Twitter and BCCI introduce cricket timeline for Android

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MUMBAI:  It has been a year since the successful  #ThankYouSachin campaign was launched along with  other partnerships during the Indian Premier League and Champions League T20, and now, BCCI and Twitter have once again come together to launch a new initiative for cricket fans.

During the ongoing Micromax Cup India versus Sri Lanka ODI Series 2014, fans using Twitter for Android in India will be prompted from their Twitter home screen to view a new cricket timeline on every match day. This new timeline will comprise tweets that will help the viewers follow the conversation around the match and tweet with the official series hashtag from within this experience, ensuring a national viewing party where fans can connect with each other on Twitter.





Speaking about the initiative, BCCI honorary secretary Sanjay Patil said, “The BCCI has a rich history of innovation with digital fan experiences and we are excited about inaugurating cricket timelines on Twitter. It’s really easy for fans to keep up with the match and participate in the conversation around it.”



By simply typing the official series hashtag #IndvsSL in the search bar, cricket fans will be able to directly go to the cricket timeline and view the same. Official Tweets from @BCCI will be featured in an exclusive tab during the live match in this timeline.







Twitter India market director Rishi Jaitly commented, “Twitter brings you closer to the interests you care about and this cricket timeline for India-Sri Lanka is another example of that. Kudos to the BCCI for leading the way on delighting fans and giving them opportunities to consume, connect and express around the live, public conversation of the series. Look out for the #Cricket timelines experience on your Twitter Android app soon.”

 

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