The new Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, the Lucknow team, launched on social media on Tuesday, asking fans to choose a name for Team Lucknow.
The names of the two new IPL teams, Lucknow and Ahmedabad, are yet to be revealed, but Team Lucknow has already made headlines by recruiting a star-studded coaching staff that includes former India opener Gautam Gambhir and Zimbabwe great Andy Flower.
IPL ke इतिहास mein pehli baar, team ka naam rakhenge आप। 🎉👏🏼— Official Lucknow IPL Team (@TeamLucknowIPL) January 4, 2022
Visit https://t.co/e8Rl5sZMCC and let the game begin. ☺️#NaamBanaoNaamKamao #TeamLucknow #LucknowIPLTeam #IPL2022 #IPL pic.twitter.com/pcLU6SWZmF
After tweeting a few updates on Andy Flower and Gambhir, the Lucknow IPL squad received a warm welcome, gaining over 20,000 followers. "Welcome to the official Twitter page of the Lucknow IPL squad," the franchise said.
The Kolkata-based firm, which previously controlled the Rising Pune Supergiant club in the 2016 and 2017 IPLs, purchased the rights to the Lucknow franchise in October for a record Rs 7,090 crore. Sanjiv Goenka, the franchise's owner, has welcomed Gambhir to the Lucknow team.
Netizens are suggesting names for the Lucknow team. If you are interested in suggesting a name tag the Lucknow IPL team Twitter account and share your ideas.
Meanwhile, Lucknow Nawabs are trending on Twitter. However, the franchise has yet to make an official announcement