ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 on Facebook: 341M Interactions from 36M Users

By David Cohen Comment

CricketWorldCupUpdateFacebook offered an update on usage of the social network during ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, saying that from Jan. 1 through Feb. 28, 36 million users worldwide have generated 341 million interactions related to the tournament.

During that same time period, 19 million users in India created 169 million interactions, while 1.4 million users in Australia were responsible for 5.4 million interactions.

The top five countries buzzing about the Cricket World Cup on Facebook, by unique users, are:

  1. India
  2. Pakistan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Australia
  5. U.S.

The top five countries, by unique users as a percentage of monthly active users, are:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Pakistan
  3. Afghanistan
  4. Sri Lanka
  5. India

And the 11 players generating the most buzz are:

  1. AB de Villiers
  2. Virat Kohli
  3. Rohit Sharma
  4. Chris Gayle
  5. MS Dhoni
  6. Shahid Afridi
  7. Sohail Khan
  8. Shakib al Hasan
  9. Younis Khan
  10. Suresh Raina
  11. Shikhar Dhawan

Cricket fans: Have you interacted on Facebook during ICC Cricket World Cup 2015?