Ahmedabad Titans, Official Name of Ahmedabad based IPL Team Revealed: The Ahmedabad based Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise has named itself “Ahmedabad Titans” ahead of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. The franchise announced the development on Monday, February 7, five days prior to the start of the IPL 2022 Mega Auction.
‘From Today We are Officially Called as Ahmedabad Titans,’ the official account of the IPL newbie tweeted on Twitter.
The reports suggested that the franchise will also unveil its franchise logo in the latter part of the day.
Ahmedabad Titans will be spearheaded by Indian senior all-rounder Hardik Pandya, who has been roped in by the franchise by shelling out INR 15 Crores. The other two draft picks of Ahmedabad Titans include Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan (INR 15 Crores) and Indian opener batsman Shubman Gill (INR 7 Crores).
Irelia Company, CVC Capitals Partners bagged the operational rights of the Ahmedabad Titans after they won the bidding by shedding a massive INR 5625 Crores from their purse.
Ahmedabad Titans have also signed up a star-studded coaching staff which includes the former Indian pacer Ashish Nehra as the head coach, former World Cup-winning coach of India, Gary Kirsten and former England batsman Vikram Solanki will be the Director of Cricket Operations.
Gary Kirsten has showed his faith in Hardik Pandya’s abilities as the leader of the side. Kirsten has backed the all rounder to do well in the tournament.
I am looking forward to working with Hardik as a young and new captain. I think he will be really motivated to come in and make a plan and show what he is capable of at this level of the game as a leader,” Kirsten said on Star Sports’ ‘IPL: Selection Day’.
“I am looking forward to working with Hardik as a young and new captain. I think he will be really motivated to come in and make a plan and show what he is capable of at this level of the game as a leader,” Kirsten said on Star Sports’ ‘IPL: Selection Day’.
“He’s a great player. What I have heard is that he is really keen to get into the mix and get involved. I think he understands the importance of this tournament. He is raring to go and get into the mix from a leadership perspective,” added Gary Kirsten.