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Twitter continues to buzz over IPL 2015; Chris Gayle most popular batsman

The eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is still topping the Twitter charts in its fourth week with over 55 million live impressions.

india Updated: May 08, 2015 22:47 IST
HT Correspondent

The eighth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is still topping the Twitter charts in its fourth week with over 55 million live impressions.

Royal Challengers Bangalore star Chris Gayle was the most popular batsman from from April 30 to May 6. Kolkata Knight Riders' Andre Russell was the most talked-about bowler in the fourth week of the tournament.

Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings fans continue to cheer their team, making them the crowd favourites.

The blockbuster match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders (#CSKvKKR) on May 2 in Chennai was the most popular game in the last week, which Chennai Super Kings won by 2 runs.

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Top Moments, on the basis of tweets per minute, between April 30 to May 6 were as follows:

1. Chennai Super Kings wins by two runs against Kolkata Knight Riders

2. Kolkata Knight Rider's Yusuf Pathan is dismissed for 13 off 18 balls by Chennai Super King's Dwayne Bravo

3. Chennai Super King's Ravindra Jadeja piles on the pressure on Kolkata Knight Riders by bowling a 1 run over

4. Kolkata Knight Rider's Pat Cummins is dismissed for a duck by Chennai Super King's Dwayne Bravo

5. Royal Challengers Bangalore's Safaraz Khan scores 45 off 21 in his first innings, taking his team to a total of 200 in 20 overs against Rajasthan Royals



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#ORANGECAP and #PURPLECAP



Most Mentioned Batsmen and Bowlers on Twitter during the live match windows with the proverbial #ORANGECAP and #PURPLECAP going to the most mentioned batsman and bowler, respectively.



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