The Indian Premier League’s new entrant Lucknow-based franchise announced their team name on Monday as Lucknow Super Giants. The franchise went with KL Rahul for 17 crores, Marcus Stonis for 9.2 crores and Ravi Bishnoi for 4 crores. KL Rahul is all set to lead the team in the IPL. Andy Flower has is the coach of the team and Gautam Gambhir is ready to mentor the players.
The official tagline of Lucknow Super Giants goes as #NaamBanaoNaamKamao.
Lucknow Super Giants’s Official Logo
The team led by KL Rahul recently revealed their logo of the franchise, It is inspired by the national flag of India featuring orange, white and green. In the middle, the logo features a bat and the cricket ball to match with Men in Blue’s colour with red.
Each colour has equal importance along with the mythical bird Garuda taking centre stage in the winged emblem.
Gautam Gambhir shared the picture of the logo on his official Instagram page
Lucknow franchise’s retained players
- KL Rahul – 17 Crore
- Marcus Stoinis – 9.2 Crore
- Ravi Bishnoi – 4 Crore
Purse Remaining- 59.8 crore
Players Retained- 3
- Lucknow has chosen KL Rahul (Rs 17 crore), Marcus Stoinis (Rs 9.2 crore), and Ravi Bishnoi (Rs 4 crore) for IPL 2022.
- KL Rahul is all set to lead the team.
- Andy Flower has already been named the coach of the Lucknow franchise.
- Gautam Gambhir is apponted as the franchise’s mentor.
Lucknow’s sponsorship is one of the costliest of all time
RP-Sanjiv Goenka group’s Lucknow franchise’s official title sponsor is My11Circle which is a fantasy cricket app. The brand is all set to sponsor the franchise and reportedly, they have signed a deal of 75 Cr.
The Lucknow Super Giants is a franchise cricket team based in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The team is owned by RPSG Group which previously owned the Rising Pune Supergiant franchise between 2016 and 2017.