MS Dhoni tops the Facebook charts of IPL 2018
Chennai Super Kings were the most talked about team of IPL 2018 on Facebook.
Updated - Jun 1, 2018 12:28 am
The Chennai Super Kings bagged the ultimate glory in the recently concluded 2018 edition of the IPL. Under the able leadership of MS Dhoni, the Men in Yellow registered their third IPL win. They were the most consistent side in the side and hence, the fitting winners of the trophy. The good wishes have come in flooding for the Super Kings ever since they beat the Sunrisers Hyderabad in the finals.
Now, the new reports in Inside Sport suggest that the Chennai Super Kings were not only the most popular side in the competition but also on the social media. According to Facebook, the 2018 edition of the IPL has been the most popular season in the history of IPL. The 2018 edition of the IPL has 425 million posts, comments, and reactions from millions of fans around the world.
Facebook claimed that IPL 2018 had the highest level of conversation they have ever measured for any season of the IPL. Furthermore, MS Dhoni tops the charts in being the most talked about player of the season. And the Chennai Super Kings were the most talked about team of IPL 2018 on Facebook. The Mumbai Indians and the Sunrisers Hyderabad were the next two most popular sides in the tournament.
Three most loved posts
The Chennai Super Kings fans showed their love for the return of their ‘Thala’ MS Dhoni in the tournament. The post shared by the CSK social media handle and the Whistle Podu Anthem emerged as the most loved post of the IPL 2018.
The second most loved post of the season was Mumbai Indians’ bowler Mustafizur Rahman’s Shubho Nabo Barsho! wishes for the Bengali New Year. Next in line was the post regarding Ziva Dhoni offering her father, MS Dhoni, Frooti after CSK’s win in the finals.
5 most popular players
Among the players, MS Dhoni bagged the top honors followed by Virat Kohli. Chris Gayle was the most talked about overseas player in the tournament. MI skipper Rohit Sharma was the fourth in the list of most popular players in the season on Facebook and was followed by CSK’s Suresh Raina at number five.