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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Shikhar Dhawan most popular Indian cricketer on Twitter

Hamilton: Prolific left-handed opener Shikhar Dhawan was once again the most talked about Indian cricketer on Twitter, as his ton on Tuesday helped the dedending champions beat Ireland in a World Cup Pool B encounter at the Seddon Park.

India chased down Ireland’s total of 259 runs with eight wickets and 79 balls to spare courtesy knocks from Dhawan (100) and Rohit Sharma (64). Right-hander Rohit was the second most popular ‘man-in-blue’ on the social networking site, followed by skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, according to a report from Twitter released on Wednesday.

The game saw a Tweet Live Impression of 25.1 million users.

For Ireland it was their charismatic middle order-bat Niall O’Brien who was at the helm of the Twitter conversations, followed by their captain William Porterfield and power-hitting opener Paul Sterling. 

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