New Zealand upset India overnight in the opening game of the World T20 Champs. And this is how Twitter reacted; as they say.
There were 300,000 tweets about the match in total – and that’s only counting the tweets using the official hashtag for the match.
At its peak – 6:30AM NZDT (just as the game was finishing and NZ claimed victory) 1.4K tweets were being sent a minute.
Here is an interactive breakdown of the activity over time, and you can also view the most popular tweets, complete with Brian Lara spelling mistakes.
The three most tweeted points in the match were…
- New Zealand seals victory by 47 runs
- Sodhi gets Jadeja caught and bowled
- Reina is out and India fall to 3/12
And the most mentioned players for each team…