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ICC World Cup 2015: IndvsSA match saw 69.2 million live impressions on Twitter

India's historic win against South Africa got people on Twitter abuzz with conversations. From memes to snide potshots, the micro blogging site was alive and roaring. From the 'mauka mauka' to the #We

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India’s historic win against South Africa got people on Twitter abuzz with conversations. From memes to snide potshots, the micro blogging site was alive and roaring. From the ‘mauka mauka’ to the #WeWon’tGiveItBack tweets, Twitter was better in many ways than even the live telecast of the on TV. Twitter has released the data of the India vs South Africa match, and the site has registered a whopping 69.2 million live Tweet impressions for the hashtag #INDvSA during the match.

Twitter accolades most of the impressions to Sachin Tendulkar and his presence at MCG Grounds. His tweet garnered more than 7,000 retweets and nearly 10,000 favorites. He is also the ICC World Cup ambassador, and the authority’s official Twitter handle also cashed in on the opportunity.

In total, there were around 770,000 tweets about the match. The moment when Shikhar Dhawan struck his 100th run sparked off a large peak of conversations on Twitter during the match, but unsurprisingly fans were most excited as India inched to victory. There were more than 7,000 tweets per minute when India beat South Africa, the highest in the entire day.

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India faces UAE next on February 28 and Twitter predicts the same, if not more reactions to emerge. Here are some of the best tweets after the India vs South Africa match.

  • Published Date: February 23, 2015 5:51 PM IST