Pakistan Cricket Team Dominates ICC's Top Ten Tweets Of The Year
Pakistan thrash India in CT final by 180 runs. Getty Images

2017 was a remarkable year as cricket reached new heights. From India’s men’s cricket team shattering records to suffering shock defeats women’s cricket coming up the ranks and the upsurge of Pakistan cricket, which had lost its charm, as they lifted the ICC 2017 Champions Trophy in England. Relieving the favorite moments from the year passed by International Cricket Council (ICC) on December 31 took to Twitter to share their top 10 shared ICC tweets of 2017. Pakistan dominated the chart with 8 tweets among 10.

The last three Tweets are related to Pakistan lifting the ICC 2017 Champions Trophy as they beat a commendable Indian side by a massive 180-run margin. Till date, the particular tweet of Pakistan winning lifting coveted trophy has 3529 Retweets (RTs). The cricketing fans enjoyed the moment as Pakistan defeated the reigning champions.

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The seventh place is occupied by our very own Rohit Sharma, who recently hit the joint-fastest T20I hundred against Sri Lanka. In his 35-ball hundred, Rohit hit 12 fours and ten towering sixes.

At no.6 and no.5 is Tweet of Virat Kohli-led India shaking hands with Pakistan after suffering a shock defeat in the ICC CT 2017 finals and Sarfraz Ahmed-led Pakistan team lifting the coveted CT title in their magnificent white jackets. The tweet received 4823 RTs.

At no.4 is ICC’s throw-back Tweet of Yuvraj Singh hitting Stuart Broad for six sixes in an over in the 2007 T20I Cricket World Cup and thus creating a T20I history. In that match, Yuvraj registered 58 runs off just 16 balls. Yuvraj’s magical feat is deeprooted in everybody’s memory and still is one of the most enjoyed moments of the game.

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And the top three most shared ICC tweets are the celebration of Pakistan winning the CT 2017 title with a little moment of their dressing room festivities.In no. 2 is the recognition of Pakistan cricket’s latest addition to their trophy cabinet -the 2017 Champions Trophy.

The list was headed by a video where Indian captain Virat Kohli was seen sharing a light moment with Pakistan’s veteran Shoaib Malik during the presentation ceremony in the Champions Trophy final.

Ankush Das

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