From this year IPL will see two new addition of teams. One team is from Ahmedabad and the other team is from Lucknow. The Lucknow team is being owned by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. Few days back the Lucknow Team revealed their team name as Lucknow Super Giants. Yesterday, the team revealed the official logo of their jersey.
The franchise credited mythical bird Garuda for inspiring the team to create a winged emblem and the tri-color represents the pan-India appeal of the lucknow-based team. Further, they explained that the body of the bird has a blue colour bat to signify the game of cricket while the red ball with an orange seam is an auspicious ‘Jay Tilak.’
“The mythical bird Garuda- who is a protector and enthroned with the power to move swiftly, has inspired us to create the winged emblem of the team. Garuda is omnipresent in every Indian culture and subculture,” LSG said in a statement.
“The tricolour wings of the entity, symbolically represent Lucknow Super Giants’ Pan -India appeal. The body of the bird has been formed by a blue coloured bat to signify the game of cricket, there is a red ball with an orange seam too. It is like an auspicious Jay tilak’. The identity, as a whole, is endowed with strong positive energy to soar higher and higher and achieve success. Lucknow Super Giants is a team for every Indian. It is a team that unites the nation,” read the statement further.
Story By- Saayak Karmakar, Resident Editor, Interview Times
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