Twitter gets 800 million impressions during World Cup

MUMBAI: In the group stages of the World Cup 2015, Twitter registered 800 million impressions for all the games. Indian captain MS Dhoni (@msdhoni) finished the group stage in style for India against Zimbabwe hitting a six and taking team India to the quarterfinals against Bangladesh. He also became the most mentioned Indian player on Twitter during the group stages of the #CWC15. He is followed by Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) and Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) in the list.


Most mentioned Indian players in the group stages:


Players ranked by number of mentions during #CWC15 Pool B matches


1) MS Dhoni (@msdhoni)


2) Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25)


3) Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45)


4) Virat Kohli (@imVkohli)


5) Ravichandran Ashwin (@ashwinravi99)


6) Suresh Raina (@ImRaina)


While Dhoni rules as the most mentioned player among the Indian players, Kiwi skipper Brendon McCullum is the most mentioned among the international bunch. Pakistani captain Misbah ul-Haq and Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara have more mentions than Dhoni.


PM Modi ranks highest in the most retweeted list.











On the other hand, the #INDvPAK match sweeps in the most impressions list among any other match played at the #CWC15.


1. India (@BCCI) v Pakistan (@Official_PCB) on 15 February


2. South Africa (@OfficialCSA)  v India (@BCCI) on 22 February


3. West Indies (@westindies) v India (@BCCI) on 6 March


4. England (@ECB_cricket) v Bangladesh (@BCBtigers) on 9 March


5. South Africa (@OfficialCSA) v Pakistan (@Cricket_PCB) on 7 March


Moreover, India's opening win in the sequence of the six so far against Pakistan, also ranks top amongst the top Tweet moments per minute.

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