IPL 2022: Ahmedabad franchise named ‘Gujarat Titans’

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IPL 2022: Ahmedabad franchise named ‘Gujarat Titans’

IPL 2022: The Ahmedabad franchise of the Indian Premier League on Wednesday revealed the name of its cricket team – the Gujarat Titans. The team’s name echoes Gujarat’s ambitious spirit, as the team’s home is the world’s largest stadium.

The Gujarat Titans will make their IPL debut in the 15th season, paying tribute to the state’s rich cricketing history, which has produced lots of new Indian international cricket heroes throughout the years. The potential to represent and build on this profound cricketing tradition, as well as build on the franchise’s future success on the field, has inspired the franchise.

Siddharth Patel, Gujarat Titans said:

“Our core philosophy of being both a courageous and open-hearted team has inspired every decision. As we built this franchise from the ground up. We want this group to achieve great things for Gujarat. And its many passionate fans, which is why we have chosen the name ‘Titans’. Our aim for this cricketing franchise is to be one of the most inspiring and inclusive anywhere in the world, which will help to underpin its long-term success and reputation.”

“As we approach the league’s mega auction. We are confident that we will be able to put together the right combination of players going into the new season. And we want individuals that are not only highly skilled but who are inspired to be Titans of the game. We look forward to starting on our journey with the passion and support of the people of Gujarat. And hope to inspire and win over new fans from all over India and the world,” he added.

Earlier, Ahmedabad had revealed its three picks before the mega auction. Hardik Pandya (Rs 15 crore), Rashid Khan (Rs 15 crore). And Shubman Gill (Rs 8 crore) were the three draft picks of the franchise.

Vikram Solanki has been appointed as Ahmedabad’s Director of Cricket while Hardik Pandya will be leading the franchise. Gary Kirsten will serve as the batting coach and mentor of the Ahmedabad franchise. While Ashish Nehra has been appointed as the head coach.

Bengaluru will host the IPL mega auction on February 12 and 13.

The IPL 2022 season will begin at the end of March this year. With the final taking place in May, BCCI secretary Jay Shah had earlier confirmed.

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