New Delhi: As the arch-rivals India and Pakistan clashed in Adelaide on Sunday, Feb 14, Team India kept its World Cup record intact in style by beating our neighbours by 76 runs.
And as anticipated, the exciting match was also a hit on social media. Facebook’s data team looked at the volume of global conversation around the world, along with the most talked about players and top demographics
Globally, 9 million people had 25 million Facebook interactions related to India's win over Pakistan.
In India, 5.9 million people had 16.9 interactions about the match, while in Pakistan 1.1 million people had 3.3 interactions.
The Facebook Men of the Match receiving the most buzz around the world were:
Virat Kohli (India) and Sohail Khan (Pakistan).
Also, the top 5 demographics buzzing about the match were:
Fans weren’t the only ones talking about the match on Facebook. The players, teams, and news outlets have also been posting great content.
Virat Kohli posted that he was “feeling awesome” and had the “best Sunday ever.”
The Indian Cricket Team page posted a video of fans going crazy in the stands.
This year, Facebook will be the place where cricket fans go to discover content, connect with their favourite players and teams, and discuss matches with friends.
With over 100 million people interested in cricket on the platform, Facebook is truly the world's largest cricket stadium. Stay tuned for more data around the biggest matches of the tournament, and follow all of the action at https://www.facebook.com/cricket.