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Table-toppers Chennai Super Kings dominate on Facebook likes

Every team is most supported team in their home states. In states that do not have a team, CSK dominate.

By: Express Web Desk |
Updated: May 18, 2015 2:26:05 pm

Chennai Super Kings are the table-toppers on Facebook as well. As it turns out, the Chennai Super Kings are the Kings of IPL when it comes to their Facebook likes.

As per a Facebook map, every team is the most supported team in their home states. In states that do not have a team, the Chennai Super Kings dominate.

Interestingly, more people in Delhi like the Chennai Super Kings than their home team. In fact, the Delhi Daredevils do not have a plurality of fans in an Indian district. And in Gurgaon, the Mumbai Indians are the most popular among Facebook fans.

This map, created by the Facebook Data Science team, shows fans of all eight IPL teams across India. Each district is color-coded based on which official team Facebook page has the most likes from the people that live in that district.

26 million people engaged in the conversation on IPL 2015 on Facebook.

From April 1 through May 10, 26 million people had nearly 250 million Facebook interactions around IPL. In India, 19 million people had nearly 200 million interactions.

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