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| On Jan 25, 2022 5:02 PM IST

IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants Befitting Reply to TROLL Rajasthan Royals. Check Details

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Lucknow Super Giants IPL 2022: The 15th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been intensified with the introduction of two new teams namely Lucknow and Ahmedabad. After a lot of speculations and suspense, the Lucknow IPL team owners finally announced that the franchise will be called “Lucknow Super Giants”. However, the announcement faced huge criticism on the social media as it was quite identical to the previously debunked-franchise ‘Rising Pune Supergiant’ that was also owned by the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.

IPL 2022: Lucknow Super Giants Befitting Reply to TROLL Rajasthan Royals

Just like some of the other fans on Twitter, the Rajasthan Royals also trolled the Lucknow IPL franchise over their identical team name to previous Pune side. The Rajasthan Royals Twitter account posted a snippet from the Bollywood movie Andaz Apna Apna where actor Paresh Rawal played a comedy role. However, the Lucknow Super Giants have come up with a befitting reply saying that they too missed Rajasthan Royals during the years in 2016 and 2017 when they faced suspension along with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) due to their alleged involvement in the 2013 IPL match-fixing scandal.

“With all due respect, we missed you those 2 years,” Lucknow Super Giants wrote on Twitter.

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Here are some of the other Twitter reactions to Lucknow IPL team name announcement:

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IPL Start Date

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to host the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League on 27 March, 2022 and the board is trying hard to hold the entire T20 tournament in Maharashtra. Also, the IPL mega auction 2022 is scheduled to take place on 12 and 13 February possibly in Bengaluru.

“The mega IPL Auction will take place on February 12-13th and we will lock in the venues before that,” BCCI Secretary Jay Shah said.

“I am delighted to confirm that the 15th season of the IPL will start in the last week of March and will run until May end,” he added.

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Kuljyot Singh

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