Bangladesh Cricket Board(BCB) is the 2nd most followed cricket board in twitter, with 1.56 million followers. Board of Control for Cricket in India(BCCI) tops the list with 5 million followers. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ টুইটারে দ্বিতীয় অবস্থানে টাইগাররা]
The lists consists of the 12 current Test playing nations.
Most Followed Cricket Boards on Twitter:
1. BCCI (5 million followers)
2. BCB (1.56 million followers)
3. Cricket South Africa (865k followers)
4. Pakistan Cricket Board (747k followers)
5. England and Wales Cricket Board (698k followers)
6. Sri Lanka Cricket (540k followers)
7. New Zealand Cricket (353k followers)
8. West Indies Cricket Board (227k followers)
9. Zimbabwe Cricket (162k followers)
10. Cricket Australia (158k followers)
11. Afghan Cricket Board(143k followers)
12. Cricket Ireland(122k followers)
Bangladesh has always been a cricket crazy nation. Over the years, with the rapid improvement in the performances of the national side, the popularity of the game has increased exponentially. Cricket is now more than a mere game for the Bangladeshi people. It has become inseparable part of their lives. The huge number of followers in twitter is just another example of the games popularity in Bangladesh.
The official twitter handle of BCB is called “Bangladesh Cricket”@BCBtigers. The account has been serving as the official voice of Bangladesh cricket in the twitterverse since July,2011.
Ashfaq Niloy, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com