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IPL 2018: Twitter introduces IPL themed Emojis for all the eight franchises

Crictracker 2018-04-16 17:27:11

IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is one of the most established and popularized Twenty20 leagues contested in India, as compared to the anticipation for the other T20 leagues. The opening encounter in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2008 grabbed the eyeballs as the Kiwi opener Brendon McCullum played a blistering and thunderous knock of 158 runs, that gave the IPL a massive start.

The first ten seasons of the IPL has completely provided a completely new dimension and definition to the revolutionized version of T20 cricket. The most popular microblogging site, Twitter is the latest platform for the communication between fans from different professions to be intact with the IPL.

The eleventh edition of the IPL has achieved some massive support on the social media, especially on Twitter. Millions of cricket fanatics active on Twitter have used the site as a platform to support their favourite IPL franchise and also the players from India and the overseas cricketers have received some praiseworthy messages from their fans.

In 2017, Twitter had launched the new player hashtags for all the different cricketers to rejoice their contributions to the success of the tournament gained in the last ten seasons of the IPL. For the eleventh edition, Twitter has taken a step ahead to engage the fans with their respective favourite franchises in a more improvised manner.

What is the latest trend?

For IPL 2018, Twitter has introduced specific emojis for all the eight franchises part of the competition this year, based on their taglines. The newly designed IPL themed Emojis are looking to be exciting and trendy and the fans will surely be looking forward to supporting the trend released by Twitter.

They have chosen a ‘Whistle Podu’ emoji for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) as the fans recognize the team by that tagline very well, along with the ‘KKRHaiTaiyaar’ and ‘Hallabol’ Emojis for the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Rajasthan Royals fans respectively. Different stylish and eye-catching emojis have been designed by Twitter for all the eight IPL franchises to make the greatest carnival of T20 cricket a rejuvenated look.

An action-packed first week of IPL 2018

The IPL 2018 got off to a flying start, as the Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo played an explosive knock in the opening encounter to win the game for his team. Kings XI Punjab and KKR also recorded their first wins of the tournament on the second day in two thrilling encounters. Both Sunrisers Hyderabad and Rajasthan Royals have also started their campaigns on a high, after losing their crucial players due to the ball-tampering scandal involving their two Aussie captains.

The first 12 games played so far has seen a nail-biting finish and thoroughly entertaining and competitive cricket contested in each game. The overseas cricketers and the local Indian players have also enjoyed and relished the journey with their respective new IPL franchises in this year’s edition.

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