Virat Kohli's tweet of a picture with wife Anushka Sharma emerged as the most liked tweet of 2018 with 215,000 likes and counting.
Following Sunil Chhetri's plea, thousands had rushed to watch India's match against Kenya in the Intercontinental Cup 2018, resulting in the tickets being sold out. Eventually, India went on to win the Intercontinental Cup.
The Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings' (CSK) theme song 'Whistle Podu' and the hashtag IPL 2018 made their way to the top 10 hashtags on Indian Twitter in 2018.
With 2018 being their comeback year, CSK had the crowd chanting #WhistlePodu as they made the dash for the coveted IPL 2018 trophy.
As for IPL 2018, it continued to be one of the major topics of discussion among fans. Even more so, special Twitter emojis for all the eight franchises were made.
As far as the most influential moments on Twitter in 2018 are concerned, IPL 2018, WhistlePodu and Asian Games 2018 emerged winners in sports.
Hima Das had claimed silver in the women's 400 metres race, PV Sindhu had also claimed a historic silver in the women's singles event and Bajrang Punia had won his maiden Asian Games gold.