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Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings and Virat Kohli captained Royal Challengers Bangalore topped the tweet. (File photo)
Even though Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s team Chennai Super Kings had the worst season of IPL 2020, Dhoni’s Chennai dominated all over Twitter. According to the news agency, Chennai was the most tweeted on Twitter during the tournament played in the United Arab Emirates.
On the other hand, Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Virat Kohli was the most discussed player. At the same time, Sachin Tendulkar’s tweet regarding the fielding of Nicholas Puran of Kings XI Punjab was re-tweeted the most.
The 60-match tournament was played from 19 September to 10 November. Mumbai Indians became champions for a record 5th time beating Delhi Capitals.
Bengaluru second and Delhi in last place
Chennai could not make it to the play-offs for the first time in IPL history. Chennai had won 6 out of 14 matches in the season, while 8 had lost. Chennai finished 7th in the points table with 12 points. Bengaluru was the most frequently tweeted on Twitter after Chennai. At the same time, Delhi was the lowest in this case.
|1||Chennai Super Kings|
|2||Royal Challengers Bangalore|
|5||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|7||Kings xi punjab|
League’s Opening Match Most Popular
The opening match of the 13th season of IPL was the most tweeted on Twitter. The competition played between Dhoni’s captaincy Chennai and Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians was the most discussed on social media. After this, Mumbai vs Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai vs Punjab (Double Super Over Match) were the most liked on 4 October.
In the 36th match of the season, Punjab captain and wicketkeeper Lokesh Rahul stopped Mumbai’s Quinton Dickock for the first super over tie. After this the result of the match came from the second super over.
Sachin’s tweet was re-tweeted more than 23000 times
On the amazing fielding of Nicholas Puran, Sachin tweeted that I did not see a good fielding in my life. This tweet was retweeted on Twitter more than 23 thousand times. Actually, Puran shocked everyone with his fielding against Rajasthan Royals in the 9th match of the season.
Fielding coach Jonty Rhodes could not stop himself from seeing the great fielding of Punjab’s Nicholas Pooran. He raised both hands and praised Puran.
Sanju Samson played a long shot off the third ball of the 8th over of Rajasthan’s innings. Pooran, who was fielding on long on, went into the air about four feet of the boundary and threw the ball cleanly inside the ground.