“I always dreamt of holding the bat and winning games for India. That was my inspiration to take up cricket.” – Virat Kohli

Indian cricket got its new cherished moment after Virat Kohli led the country to a maiden test series victory on Australian soil, ending a 71-year wait to script a golden chapter in the game’s history. No Asian cricket team had done this before, so this is a proud moment for the entire Asian cricket playing nations!

We used our social media management software, myRosys, to analyze social media conversations around this unique achievement of the Indian cricket team. Here are our findings:

  • Word Cloud – It shows the prominent keywords used on various social media platforms related to the Indian cricket team win in Australia. We discovered that “Indian”,  “Australia,” “Cricket” and “History” were used most prominently on social media platforms.Word Cloud - Test series win
  • Sentiment Analysis: Analysis of the posts shows a neutral sentiment of users, whereas word sentiment analysis shows a positive sentiment.Sentiment Analysis - Test series win
  • Top Liked Posts: Posts on Twitter got the largest number of likes and engagement by the users.Top Likes - Test series win
  • Top Retweeted posts: Top retweeted posts shows people are very happy and celebrated the Indian cricket team win on social media.Top retweet - Test series win

Indian cricket team always called as a lion on its home turf, but after this win, the reputation of Indian test cricket team has improved. Cricket fraternity is praising and describe the current Indian cricket team as the best touring side of India in recent history. Hope the Indian cricket team can build on this platform and perform equally well in the World Cup Cricket 2019, to be held in England and Wales this summer.