Ahmedabad franchise will soon announce Hardik Pandya as their captain. This announcement is expected to take place on Saturday (January 22nd), the last date of the signing/retention deadline. This announcement not only secures an all-rounder’s spot. But also supports the franchise’s plan to synchronize with the local Gujarati identity.
Hardik, a Gujarati born and destined to lead, was also recruited by the CVC-led team. I paid the Rs 15 crore same fee as India all-rounder Rashid Khan. Rashid’s compensation is more than the standard price for the second retention. But the franchisee will pay more than Rs 4 crore to the leggie. Who earlier refused to play with Sunrisers Hyderabad as their second-choice retention.
Ahmedabad franchise set to announce Hardik Pandya as their captain
Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya will be the Captain of the Ahmedabad franchise of IPL 2023. This was announced by the franchise on Saturday when it announced its draft signings for players and coaches. They have engaged with a few agencies for suggestions on a team name. With a focus on youth and Gujarati history.
Shubman Gil, India Test opener for India, is Ahmedabad’s third signing. His cost of it was Rs 8 Crore. According to Sports report he believes that Saturday will see the announcements of the signings. And deal amounts as well as the captain.
CVC Capital’s vision, legacy, and reputation have been protected by Vector, a creative agency. American firm hired RSB Insights & Analytics (a Mumbai-based multinational market research company). Which collected a number of suggestions from a sampling of Gujaratis.
Vikram Solanki, a professional agency, was also offered the position of ‘Director for Cricket’ at the franchise. CVC hopes that Vikram Solanki, a former England cricketer, will be able to stand out from other DoCs.
Ashish Nehra (ex-India pacer) is only 42 years old and will be taking over as the head coach. He was before a bowling coach under Virat Kohli at Royal Challengers Bangalore.
According to a news report has been told by an insider familiar with the developments. The company aims at marrying its global expertise. And an understanding of the Indian market through its presence here in India. CVC acknowledges the IPL’s success and is respectful of that.
They are keen to use their global experience. Expertise to enhance the success of what has been a very successful league. This will result in a new positioning that is young and international, with a lot of respect for India.