The Hardik Pandya-drove Ahmedabad team of the Indian Premier League will be known as the Gujarat Titans, the establishment revealed on Wednesday. The franchise, which is claimed by private value firm CVC Capital, said that the name was picked to honor the state's rich cricketing heritage.
“The franchise is inspired by the opportunity to represent and build on this deep cricketing heritage, as well as build on its future success on the pitch,” said the franchise in a statement released.
Siddharth Patel, a delegate of the establishment, said, “We want this group to achieve great things for Gujarat and its many passionate fans, which is why we have chosen the name Titans’.
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, he said.
We want individuals that are not only highly skilled but who are inspired to be Titans of the game,” he added.
The establishment, which is appearing in the fifteenth season of the IPL, has additionally marked Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan and youthful Indian batting ability Shubman Gill.
Previous India pacer Ashish Nehra will be the lead trainer and Vikram Solanki the overseer of cricket, while World Cup-winning mentor Gary Kirsten has been delegated as the group guide and batting mentor.