Gujarat Titans and Lucknow Super Giants are two new clubs that will debut in the Indian Premier League 2022. The two teams will face off against one other in the 15th season of the T20 competition on March 28. However, even before their first game, their distinct jerseys have piqued the interest of their followers.
Badshah Caught Wearing LSG Jersey?
Some fans had caught a glimpse of the Lucknow Super Giants’ jersey. Badshah, a popular Indian rapper and musician, stole the show in Lucknow on Wednesday, March 9. The 36-year-old rapper wore a jersey with the insignia of the Lucknow Super Giants on it. This could very well imply that he was filming the theme song for The Lucknow Super Giants.
Fans flocked to social media to post some of Badshah’s images with Jersey. Additionally, it also revealed the likely Lucknow Super Giants shirt for the 15th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Gujarat Titans Jersey Unveil
Gujarat Titans announced that they will host an inaugural event at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The event will take place on Sunday, March 13, at the world’s largest cricket stadium and the team’s home pitch. It will reflect the spirit of the Gujarat Titans and the legacy of the state they represent. The players, partners, and other dignitaries will attend the ceremony.
Interestingly, Gujarat Titans will set a new standard with the launch of the team jersey during this event. Earlier, last month, the Ahmedabad franchise opened a metaverse location dubbed the Titans Dugout and released its logo there.
Consequently, Gujarat Titans set an example by establishing a specialized virtual environment for its global community of fans and players. Building on the success of its logo launch, the jersey launch will create a precedent for India’s athletic community. Moreover, the inaugural event will also certainly encourage active fan interaction.
Overview Of The Two Squads
When the new teams were given the opportunity to select their draught picks, the Gujarat Titans made a superb option by selecting Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill, and Rashid Khan. The squad’s strength is in the bowling section. Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, and Alzarri Joseph comprise a strong bowling attack for them.
Shami has been outstanding for the Punjab Kings in the previous two seasons. Lockie Ferguson, an all-around overseas fast bowler, rounds out the Titans’ bowling lineup. With this, the Titans have a well-rounded bowling roster comprised of a good mix of local and foreign talent.
At the IPL 2022 mega auction, Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) were the only team to use their whole fund. In the draft, they signed KL Rahul, Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, and leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi. Moreover, The franchise possessed a capital of INR 59.98 crore when it entered the big auction.
The franchise, led by mentor Gautam Gambhir, made several wise auction purchases. Consequently, they enlisted the services of South African batsman Quinton de Kock, as well as Manish Pandey and Evin Lewis. Additionally, LSG also bought a number of all-rounders, including Jason Holder, Krunal Pandya, and Deepak Hooda. In bowling department, the team has pacers like Avesh Khan, and Mark Wood, and the Sri Lankan fast bowler Dushmanta Chameera.