The Lucknow franchise of the Indian Premier League will be called Lucknow Super Giants after its owners announced the name chosen by its fans.
The official IPL team of Lucknow, owned by RPSG Group, decided to take public opinions from its fans and the name was shared by owner Sanjiv Goenka
Last year, the franchise was purchased by the Sanjiv Goenka-owner of the RPSG group for an amount of Rs 7090 Crores.
The other new team to enter the competition is from Ahmedabad who were bought by the Irelia Company Ptv Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) for Rs 5635 Crores.
On January 21, the RPSG group owned Lucknow franchise signed KL Rahul for Rs 17 crore, Marcus Stoinis for Rs 9.2 crore and Ravi Bishnoi for Rs 4 crore
The CVC-owned Ahmedabad have picked Hardik and Afghanistan star spinner Rashid Khan for Rs 15 crore each while shelling out Rs 7 crore for batter Shubman Gill
They will make the rest of their squad at the mega auction scheduled in Bengaluru on February 12 and 13
The BCCI is set to conduct the 2022 IPL from last week of March to end of May and efforts would be made to host the lucrative event in India