Mumbai Indians won the title for the fourth time, but Chennai Super Kings owned Twitter by being the most Tweeted about team during IPL2019. After 60 matches of world-class cricketing action, the Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in the final, to win their fourth title of the Indian Premier League.
As decibels hit new levels across stadiums in India, the roar of cricket fans was just as resounding on Twitter. The platform is the home of cricket, and fans turn to Twitter to catch the real-time highlights, see what’s happening and engage in passionate conversation about the matches, players and teams of the @IPL both on and off the pitch.
This year, Twitter saw a record-breaking 27 million Tweets, a 44 per cent increase over 2018’s IPL-related Tweets.
The Golden Tweet for #IPL2019 was this Tweet from Mumbai Indians cricketer Hardik Pandya (@hardikpandya7) acknowledging MS Dhoni (@msdhoni) as his friend and source of inspiration. Dhoni and Pandya played each other in the final, but this Tweet shows the strong sportsmanship between opposing IPL sides. The Tweet received nearly 16K Retweets. The Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) dominated the conversation on Twitter on Sunday when they won the #IPLFinal2019, owning 63% of total mentions vs. Chennai Super Kings (@ChennaiIPL) 37%.