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IPL 2022: IPL teams reach another landmark, RCB, CSK now in top 10 most popular teams on social media in the world

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IPL 2022 – Top 10 Most Popular Sports Teams: IPL teams created a new landmark on October 25th last year, when sale of Lucknow team almost touched $1 Billion mark. Now two of the IPL teams i.e Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have set a new benchmark for the league. Both the teams have featured among the top-10 sports clubs globally for the highest social media engagement for the year 2021 – Follow IPL 2022 LIVE Updates on InsideSport.IN

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IPL 2022: IPL teams reach another landmark, RCB, CSK now in top 10 most popular teams on social media in the world

Top 10 Most Popular Sports Teams: RCB and CSK are the only cricket teams in a chart dominated by football clubs.

While RCB is eighth on the list with 820 million engagements during the January 1-December 31 period, the CSK are ninth with 752 million engagements.

Top 10 Most Popular Sports Teams: As was the case last year, Manchester United is No 1 with 2.6 billion engagements, followed by FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Paris Saint Germain and Chelsea FC as the top five most popular teams on social destinations.

Samuel Luckhurst who is the Chief writer for the Manchester Evening News tweeted regarding the most engaged sports club in the world last year along with this caption:

“United, United top of the league – of total engagement on social media. Maybe no more need for the sentiment graphs.”

In April, during the first phase of IPL 2021, the Bengaluru-based RCB was the team with the best engagement on social media for the month. The Virat Kohli-led side engaged 265 million times with fans. FC Barcelona were second with 244 million interactions.

MS Dhoni-led CSK had 205 million social media engagements in April.

RCB and CSK also among top-10 popular sports teams on YouTube for 2021
RCB and CSK were also two of the most popular sports teams on YouTube in 2021 in terms of total interactions.

Bengaluru-based RCB was seventh on this list with 165 million interactions on the video-sharing platform, while the Super Kings were 10th with 141 million interactions.

 

 

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