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IPL opening eight days total 74.7 million live impressions: Twitter Brand index

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MUMBAI: With 74.7 million live impressions during the opening eight days of the eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Twitter is abuzz with excitement. While defending champs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) have had a stop-start beginning, the Rajasthan Royals (RR) rushed out of the gates and the Indian captain led Chennai Super Kings (CSK) continued to be crowd favourites as there was hardly any surprise on their first match versus Delhi Daredevils (DD) being the most talked about game on Twitter between 8 - 15 April, 2015.

Below are the games ranked in descending order of the most live impressions: 

1. #KKRvMI (8 April 2015)

2. #CSKvDD (9 April)

3. #KKRvRCB (11 April)

4. #CSKvSRH (11 April)

5. #RCBvSRH (11 April)

6. #MIvKXIP (12 April)

7. #RRvMI (14 April)

8. #DDvRR (12 April)

9. #KXIPvRR (10 April)

10.  #KXIPvDD (15 April)

Top Moments, on the basis of Tweets Per Minute, between 8 - 15 April, 2015 were: 

1. Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by one run.

2. Royal Challengers Bangalore defeats Kolkata Knight Riders by three wickets.

3. Kolkata Knight Riders defeats Mumbai Indians by seven wickets

4. Chennai Super Kings’ Brendon McCullum brings up his century off 56 balls against Sunrisers Hyderabad.

5. Kings XI Punjab defeats Mumbai Indians by 18 runs.

#Orangecap & #Purplecap

Most mentioned batsmen and bowlers on Twitter during the Live Match Windows with the hash tags #OrangeCap and #PurpleCap are:

Batsmen:



1. Yuvraj Singh (Orange Cap) (@YUVSTRONG12)

2. Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45)

3. Chris Gayle (@henrygayle)



Bowlers:

 

1. Harbhajan Singh (Purple Cap) (@harbhajan_singh)

2. Morne Morkel (@mornemorkel65)

3. Ashish Nehra

Ranking of Most Mentioned IPL Teams on Twitter from 8 - 15 April:

1. Kolkata Knight Riders

2. Chennai Super Kings

3. Mumbai Indians

4. Delhi Daredevils

5. Kings XI Punjab

6. Royal Challengers Bangalore

7. Rajasthan Royals

8. Sunrisers Hyderabad

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