In India in 2021, Virat Kohli’s commendation message for MS Dhoni’s interview referring to the match-winning heroics against the Delhi Capitals in the IPL was the most retweeted and liked of any sport.
MS Dhoni’s final overs brilliant move versus Delhi Capitals propelled Chennai Super Kings to the IPL 2021 final,
sparking a sensation throughout the cricketing world.
Virat Kohli, India’s Test cricket captain was one of the astonished admirers, saluting his
contemporary by referring to him as “King” in a heartfelt tweet.
This was the top liked and shared tweet in sports in the year 2021.
The Most Liked and Retweeted Message
Twitter’s approach was based on the total number of retweets/likes received by Indian Twitter accounts from January 1 to November 15, 2021. “Anddd the king is back. Made me jump Outta my seat once again tonight. Greetings, @msdhoni “On October 10, Kohli sent out this tweet.
Tokyo 2020 received the most tweets in India in 2021, followed by the IPL 2021 and the T20 World Cup. The Paralympics and Euro 2020 completed the top five most discussed events on Twitter.
The national sports news craze had been in full swing, especially Indian athletes gaining a lot of traction on social media. Virat Kohli, India’s cricket
Test captain, received the most tweets, followed by MS Dhoni, Sachin Tendulkar, Team India’s T20 and ODI skipper Rohit Sharma, and former Indian batsman Virender Sehwag.
The Olympics had been in full force, and the Indian competitors delighted their Twitter fans with a bombardment of victories. In 2021, PV Sindhu, a two-time Olympic badminton medallist, was named India’s Most Tweeted Olympian athlete.
Under the same title, golden hero Neeraj Chopra was placed second, with bronze medal winner
Bajrang Punia closing out the Tweet podium in third.
Two of India’s most renowned athletes, Saikhom Mirabai Chanu and Lovlina Borgohain, did not finish on the Tweet podium. Still, they finished in the top five, motivating millions of young female players in India and worldwide.
After they won the IPL for the fourth time, the men in Yellow ruled off-field discussions on Twitter, just like they did on the field.
The most-tweeted tweet in sports regarding teams on Twitter in 2021 was about the Royal Challengers Bangalore,
Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians, and tournament runners-up Kolkata Knight Riders.
Dhoni and Kohli have a strong bond both on and off the field. Kohli showered admiration on MS Dhoni’s interview after the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper’s 6-ball 18*. This knock led the Yellow Army to a dramatic 4-wicket triumph against Delhi Capitals (DC) in IPL 2021 Qualifier 1.
Before the DC against CSK Qualifier 1 contest at Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dhoni, who came out to bat in the last over with CSK requiring 24 from 11 balls, had a streak of dismal performances.
However, when it counted the most, he turned it around to lead Chennai to their seventh IPL final, effectively silencing his doubters.
Kohli, the captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), couldn’t hold his cool after this knock and lauded Dhoni with his tweet.