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Lucknow IPL Team name announcement Live Blog: Franchise gives a sneak peek of their name

Follow all the updates related to the Lucknow IPL Team name announcement here.

Saurabh Ganguly Author
8 January 2022 1:06 pm
Lucknow IPL Team name announcement Live Blog: Franchise gives a sneak peek of their name
Hardcore cricket fans have already started looking forward to the Indian Premier League. The reason is simple. IPL 2022 will be like none of its predecessors. Not only will it be a ten-team affair, which has happened in the past, but the competition will see two new teams as well as several superstars being auctioned for the first time. The two new additions to the blockbuster tournament are Lucknow and Ahmedabad. Although the Ahmebadbad franchise still seem to be a while away from proper functioning, Lucknow has got things sorted and have begun functioning. Their social media page is also up and running and they are closing on a name for their team which they will announce shortly. Follow all the latest updates here.
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Updated - 11 January 2022 9:29 pm Live

Lucknow IPL Team name announcement Live Blog: Franchise gives a sneak peek of their name

Follow all the updates related to the Lucknow IPL Team name announcement here.

Saurabh Ganguly Author
8 January 2022 1:06 pm
Lucknow IPL Team name announcement Live Blog: Franchise gives a sneak peek of their name

Hardcore cricket fans have already started looking forward to the Indian Premier League. The reason is simple. IPL 2022 will be like none of its predecessors. Not only will it be a ten-team affair, which has happened in the past, but the competition will see two new teams as well as several superstars being auctioned for the first time.

The two new additions to the blockbuster tournament are Lucknow and Ahmedabad. Although the Ahmebadbad franchise still seem to be a while away from proper functioning, Lucknow has got things sorted and have begun functioning. Their social media page is also up and running and they are closing on a name for their team which they will announce shortly. Follow all the latest updates here.

15 Jan 2022, 2:04 am

No Royal Challengers Lucknow!

With so many prospective names for Team Lucknow doing rounds on social media, the franchise have clearly stated that they won't be stealing the name from any of the current franchises. After they earlier confirmed that Lucknow Indians was not an option, they recently also openly rejected the idea of Royal Challengers Lucknow. Two of the most common names which fans have suggested after franchise's recent hint are: Lucknow Rangers, Lucknow Panthers.

13 Jan 2022, 4:26 pm

Ravi Bishnoi and Marcus Stoinis can join Lucknow

Former Kings Xi I Punjab leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi and Delhi Capital's all-rounder Marcus Stoinis may join the Lucknow franchise in IPL 2022.

 

13 Jan 2022, 11:52 am

BCCI might host IPL 2022 in South Africa or Sri Lanka

The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) might host the 15th edition of the Indian T20 League in South Africa or Sri Lanka if the COVID-19 situation in India does not normalize.

11 Jan 2022, 9:28 pm

Lucknow franchise tease fans, gives a sneak peek of their name

Lucknow team gives a sneak peek of their franchise name. The IPL team teased fans and asked them to wait a little more.

11 Jan 2022, 1:49 pm

It’s Lucknow vs Ahmedabad to get Rashid Khan on Board

Recent reports suggest that both the new franchises  Lucknow and Ahmedabad are keen on signing Rashid Khan. The Lucknow vs Ahmedabad contest has started even before their first match in the tournament. Let's see who finally is able to have the Afghanistan sensation in their side.

10 Jan 2022, 6:46 pm

Lucknow franchise pondering on keeping Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada in backup

According to reports, the Lucknow franchise is thinking of keeping Marcus Stoinis and Kagiso Rabada in backup if they fail to pick Rashid Khan in the draft.

10 Jan 2022, 4:16 pm

Gautam Gambhir will help to create a blueprint for the franchise: Franchise owner Sanjiv Goenka

While we still await an update on the name, here is taking you back to what Lucknow franchise owner Sanjiv Goenka had said about Team mentor Gautam Gambhir's role in the side. In this interview with TOI, Goenka had said that Gambhir will primarily play a motivational role and will help create a blueprint for the franchise in the long term.

10 Jan 2022, 2:16 pm

Bas thoda aur इंतज़ार, says Lucknow’s official social media handle

09 Jan 2022, 11:19 pm

Here is all the update with regards to the Lucknow team

Head Coach: Andy Flower; Mentor: Gautam Gambhir; Assistant Coach: Vijay Dhaiya;  Captain: KL Rahul (yet to be formally announced)

09 Jan 2022, 8:54 pm

Over 341.8K Followers for Lucknow IPL team page on Twitter

The Lucknow IPL team has gathered over 341.8K Followers on its Twitter page so far. The franchise posted in its latest tweet, “नाम toh aap hi rakhenge, मियां. Bas thoda aur इंतज़ार!"

09 Jan 2022, 5:29 pm

BCCI “exploring overseas option” for IPL 2022 amid rising COVID cases

The Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) is ‘exploring overseas option’ with the worsening COVID-19 situation in India. A recent report has revealed that the Indian cricket board is closely monitoring the situation in the country and will soon take a call on the same. It also said that holding the mega auctions on time is the topmost priority for the board at the moment.

09 Jan 2022, 4:09 pm

Trending names for Lucknow IPL team

Some of the trending names for Lucknow IPL team are: Lucknow Nawabs, Lucknow Marauders, Lucknow Bravehearts, Rising Lucknow Giants, Lucknow Gladiators, Lucknow Kings, Lucknow Steelers, Lucknow Bears, Lucknow Superheroes etc.

08 Jan 2022, 9:48 pm

Lucknow, Ahmedabad franchises get time till 31st January to sign 3 players

Lucknow and Ahmedabad franchises have been given a deadline of 31st January to sign 3 players.

08 Jan 2022, 3:47 pm

Lucknow bags title sponsors for 3 years in one of the biggest IPL sponsorship deals ever: Reports

The Lucknow IPL franchise has closed in on a deal with My 11 Circle who will be their title sponsors for the next three years. While the Lucknow franchise hasn't even played a game and does not even have a name, they have reportedly bagged sponsors in one of the biggest sponsorships deals in IPL history.

08 Jan 2022, 3:41 pm

Naam dena ab aapke hawale hai: Team Lucknow’s official page posts another video

08 Jan 2022, 3:19 pm

Naam kuch suna suna sa lagta hai: Franchise to fan who suggested the name “Lucknow Super Kings”

08 Jan 2022, 2:19 pm

Team Mentor Gautam Gambhir asks fans to come forward in suggesting names for the franchise

08 Jan 2022, 1:28 pm

Here is a list of some of the trending names

Lucknow Nawabs, Rising Lucknow Giants, Lucknow Bravehearts, Lucknow Gladiators,  Lucknow Steelers, Lucknow Bears, Lucknow Kings among others are the most trending names on social media.

08 Jan 2022, 1:17 pm

Here is the catchy video beckoning fans to suggest a name

08 Jan 2022, 1:14 pm

Naam Banao, Naam Kamao contest is live!

The Lucknow IPL franchise has already made the Naam Banao, Naam Kamao contest live. The hunt is on and even you can participate. If you are wondering how to participate in this contest, SportsTiger has got you covered. Just click here. 

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