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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