Lucknow is one of the newly added teams in IPL. And their Franchise has recently has dropped a hint regarding the name of the Team.
On their official social media account of Instagram. They temporarily changed its name to ‘Lucknowsupergiants’. RP Sanjiv Goenka Group was earlier the owner of RPS “Rising Pune Supergiants”.
The Instagram username that they choose was “2lucknowsupergaints” this news was given by Cricketaddictor.
However, the administrator shortly changed the name back to ‘officiallucknowiplteam’. And as per team officials, the team name will be chosen by the team fans.
KL Rahul signed as Lucknow Captain
KL Rahul is very likely to be the caption of the Lucknow team despite the Punjab Kings (PBKS) parted ways. The franchise’s intentions to keep him.
Along with Rahul, they signed Australian all-rounder, Marcus Stoinis, and uncapped Indian player, Ravi Bishnoi. While Rahul cost them INR 15 cr, Stoinis and Bishnoi went for INR 11 cr and 4 cr respectively.
As a result, they will go into the IPL 2022 mega auctions with a purse of INR 60 cr. On the coaching front, Andy Flower has been signed as the head coach while Gautam Gambhir has hopped on board as the mentor.
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