IPL 2022: Twitter testing India-only Cricket tab for Android users


Ahead of the ongoing IPL 2022, Twitter has confirmed that it is testing a dedicated Cricket tab for its Android users in India. Some users who are part of this trial will already be able to see this tab on their app. According to Twitter, this cricket tab will include exclusive video content, real-time match updates via scorecards and other interactive widgets.

IPL 2022: Twitter Cricket Tab

The tab will include an events page that will appear “at the top of the cricket tab” and will show all the latest tweets and updates from IPL 2022. Cricket tab and event page will also show the live scoreboard. Additionally, users will have access to content widgets such as top players and team rankings via the interactive team widget on the tab. On this tab, users will also get video content. Twitter is working closely with broadcast and creator partners to bring you customized video content, including in-match moments, highlights and off-field action. Twitter has tied up with the following creators:

star sports: Expert AMA, BTS content from franchises and in-studio content in five languages ​​including English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada

cricbuzz: Panel Discussion, Match Preview & Review

boria majumdar: Pre and post-match shows and interviews with particular players and franchise stakeholders

Twitter topics related to IPL 2022 will also appear in the Twitter Cricket tab. Cricket fans will also be able to follow their favorite teams and players with the Twitter List feature. “Lists let people follow multiple accounts that tweet on a particular topic as a separate timeline.”

Users will also get notifications about key moments during the match so that they stay updated with on-field events.

Additionally, users will be able to cheer their favorite teams by tweeting to activate custom team emojis available not only in English but also in Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu.

After IPL 2022: Twitter is testing India-only Cricket tab for Android users which first appeared on BGR India.

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