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IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise confirms official name as ‘Lucknow Supergiants’-check out

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IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise confirms official name as ‘Lucknow Supergiants’– The owners of the Lucknow team have confirmed the official as they chose to stick with the now-defunct Pune franchise name. The Sanjiv Goenka-owned franchise was earlier known as Rising Pune Supergiants. Meanwhile, Ahmedabad is yet to declare its official name. Follow IPL 2022 latest updates on InsideSport.IN

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise confirms official name as ‘Lucknow Supergiants’-check out

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“And here it is, Our identity, Our name…. #NaamBanaoNaamKamao #LucknowSuperGiants @BCCI @IPL @GautamGambhir @klrahul11,” Lucknow wrote on the micro-blogging website.

“Bas 2016 Pune Supergiant ki performance repeat mat karna baaki it’s fine,” a user dropped a cheeky reply.
Another user replied: “All that drama to ask the fans to participate in the contest only to go back to the old name.”
  • Lucknow has opted to go with KL Rahul (Rs 17 crore), Marcus Stoinis (Rs 9.2 crore), and Ravi Bishnoi (Rs 4 crore) for IPL 2022.
  • KL Rahul will don the captaincy hat.
  • Andy Flower has already been named the coach of the Lucknow franchise.
  • Gautam Gambhir will serve as the mentor of the franchise.

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise confirms official name as ‘Lucknow Supergiants’-check out

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IPL’s two new teams — Sanjiv Goenka RPSG Group for the Lucknow franchise and CVC Capital’s Ahmedabad team had received formal clearance from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The formal clearance was given after a meeting of the IPL Governing Council.

Earlier, the Indian Premier League (IPL) player registration closed on January 20 and a total of 1,214 players (896 Indian and 318 overseas) have signed up to be part of the IPL 2022 player auction.

The two-day mega auction will see 10 teams bidding for some of the finest talents in world cricket. The players’ list incorporates 270 capped, 903 uncapped, and 41 Associate players.

The detailed list is as follows: Capped Indian (61 players), Capped International (209 players), Associate (41 players), Uncapped Indians who were a part of previous IPL seasons (143 players), Uncapped International who were a part of previous IPL seasons (6 players), Uncapped Indians (692 players), and Uncapped Internationals (62 players).

IPL 2022: Lucknow franchise confirms official name as ‘Lucknow Supergiants’

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