Kolkata, June 19: The match between India and Pakistan in the ongoing ICC Men's Cricket World Cup broke many cricket records by becoming the most Tweeted about ODI match generating 2.9 million Tweets, Twitter India revealed on Tuesday.
'While there was dialogue between both countries on the platform, when we compared official hashtags like #TeamIndia and #WeHaveWeWill, as well as the number of Tweets mentioning Indian cricketers and Pakistani cricketers, the Indian side dominated the conversation on Twitter', a Twitter spokesperson said on Tuesday.
India Cricket team captain Virat Kohli (@ImVkohli) who became the fastest player to achieve the milestone of 11,000 ODI runs was the most tweeted about player during the #INDvPAK match in #CWC19.
Vice-captain Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45), thanks to his epic 24th century in ODI was the second on the list, followed by Pakistan captain, Sarfaraz Ahmed (@SarfarazA_54), all-rounder Shoaib Malik (@realshoaibmalik) and wicket-keeper MS Dhoni (@msdhoni).
Meanwhile, Vijay Shankar taking a wicket off his first World Cup ball was the most tweeted about moment followed by Rohit Sharma's brilliant innings of 140 runs, and the rain interruption in the first half of the innings during Team India's batting.
Fans love when their heroes perform on the field. A Tweet by @ImRo45 celebrating his 2nd century of #CWC19 became the most Retweeted Tweet from Sunday’s match.
India won by 89 runs in Manchester on Sunday to extend their unbeaten streak against Pakistan in the World Cup history. While we saw the rivalry between both teams on the field, the roar of the fans was loud on Twitter.