Irrespective of the venue former India captain MS Dhoni has played in IPL 2017, the Jharkhand man has been met with cheers, applauds and chants of 'Dhoni, Dhoni, Dhoni'. Indian cricket fans adoration for the wicket-keeper batsman was reflected on Twitter as Dhoni topped the IPL player emoji leaderboard.
IPL had introduced player emoji in the tenth edition.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli is also in the top three. Though Kohli's team Royal Challengers Bangalore was below par this season, his popularity hasn't waned a bit.
IPL 2017 week four
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Most tweeted player emojis
- MS Dhoni
- Gautam Gambhir
- Virat Kohli
- Rohit Sharma
- Ben Stokes
Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir is second on the list for this week, and Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma is fourth, reported Hindustan Times.
Among the foreign players, Ben Stokes seems to be the most popular this week, thanks to his heroic ton for Rising Pune Supergiant against Gujarat Lions on Monday.
Now, with the competition headed to the business end, it remains to be seen if someone overtakes Dhoni in the emoji leaderboard.
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