CSK runs amok on Twitter

Chennai Super Kings has taken twitter by storm, with #csk becoming the most trending IPL hashtag on the site.

Chennai Super Kings sits on top of the IPL table with five wins from six games.   -  K. V. S. Giri

Having returned to the Indian Premier League after a two-year hiatus, Chennai Super Kings has enthralled its fans with five massive wins, three of those victories being sealed in the very last over.

READ: Dhoni, Rayudu take CSK over finish line in tense chase

The nail-biting finishes have led to #csk becoming the most trending IPL hashtag on Twitter, while CSK's Twitter handle (@ChennaiIPL) was the most mentioned team over the last week.

Most used hashtags (most tweeted non-match hashtags)

1.    #csk

2.    #rcb

3.    #whistlepodu

4.    #kxip

5.    #srh   

Since the start of April, there have been over 5 million tweets on cricket from teams, players and fans alike, marking an increase of 81 per cent in conversation volume compared with the same period a year ago.

Most mentioned teams (12-17 April)

















Most tweeted about moments

1.    After being taken to the cleaners by tail-ender Rashid Khan, Dwayne Bravo held his nerve and won CSK the match on the last ball of a nail-biting clash #SRHvCSK

2.    Cometh the hour, Cometh the man. K. Gowtham, the unlikely hero for RR hits a six on the second-last ball of the innings to win his side the match #RRvMI

3.    Chris Gayle – The Universe Boss hits the first 100 of the #VIVOIPL #KXIPvSRH

4.    Mr 360°, A. B. De Villiers hit 90 runs off 39 balls in a man-of-the-match performance to win his team the match with two overs to spare #RCB

5.    Shane Watson’s 100 after being given a new life twice in the innings, helped CSK down RR #CSKvRR

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