Cricket Business : BCCI clocks 12 million twitter followers

Its been more than 4 months now since Indian cricket team has played its last international cricket match. Virat Kohli’s team India hasn’t scored a run in these last few months but the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) has set a record of sorts during these times. 

BCCI now has 12 million twitter followers on its official handle. The Indian cricket board announced the milestone on  their Twitter handle. Despite of no cricket action BCCI moved from 11m to 12m follower milestone with in 4 months.
BCCI clocks 12 million twitter followers
Besides thanking its followers for all their love and support, the BCCI also posted a picture featuring players of the Indian men’s cricket team.

“We are 12 Million strong.Thank you for the love and support,” the BCCI wrote.

The picture posted by the BCCI include Indian skipper Virat Kohli, Indian opener Rohit Sharma, opener KL Rahul, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, Test opener Cheteshwar Pujara, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, fast bowlers Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Shami and Yuzvendra Chahal.

In March, the BCCI had informed that it has crossed 11 million followers while also asking its fans not to forget maintaining social distancing amid lockdown announced in the country by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to combat the threat of deadly coronavirus pandemic.

“As we celebrate our growing community on Twitter, do not forget to practice social distancing.#StayHomeStaySafe,” the BCCI had written.