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Gujarat Titans


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Full NameGujarat Titans

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Founded2021

GroundNarendra Modi Stadium

Team Owner(s)CVC Capital Partners

Prominent PlayersHardik Pandya, Rashid Khan, Shubman Gill

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PLAYER ROLE STYLE AGE
Shubman Gill Batsman Right Handed 22
Wriddhiman Saha Wicketkeeper Right Handed 37
Abhinav Manohar Batsman Right Handed 27
Vijay Shankar All Rounder Right Handed 31
Hardik Pandya All Rounder Right Handed 28
Rahul Tewatia All Rounder Left Handed 29
Dominic Drakes All Rounder Left Handed 24
Rashid Khan Bowler Right Arm 23
Mohammed Shami Bowler Right Arm 31
Lockie Ferguson Bowler Right Arm 30
Yash Dayal Bowler Left Arm 24
Jayant Yadav Bowler Right Arm 32
Ravisrinivasan Sai Kishore Bowler Left Arm 25
Noor Ahmad Bowler Left Arm 17
Alzarri Joseph Bowler Right Arm 25
Pradeep Sangwan Bowler Left Arm 31
David Miller Batsman Left Handed 33
Matthew Wade Wicketkeeper Left Handed 34
Gurkeerat Mann Singh Batsman Right Handed 31
B Sai Sudharsan Batsman Left Handed 20
Rahmanullah Gurbaz Wicketkeeper Right Handed 20
Varun Aaron Bowler Right Arm 32
Darshan Nalkande Bowler Right Arm 23
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Table of Contents


  1. History
  2. Home Ground
  3. Players
  4. Logo, Crest & Colours
  5. Kit & Sponsors
  6. Social Media & Fan Following
  7. Brand Value
  8. Owners
  9. Administrator & Support Staff


History


Gujarat Titans joined the Indian Premier League as one of the two new franchises ahead of the 15th edition of the tournament. The Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) successfully bid for the first-ever Ahmedabad-based franchise on October 25, 2021.


There were six bidders in the race to buy the 2 new teams. Irelia Company Pte Ltd. submitted the second-biggest bid worth INR 5,625 crore to buy the Ahmedabad team. RPSG Group secured the Lucknow franchise with the biggest bid.


Home Ground


Gujarat Titans will play their home matches at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The venue is located in Ahmedabad. It is the world’s biggest stadium, having a seating capacity of 1,32,000.


Players


Gujarat Titans signed three players in the draft before the IPL 2022 Mega Auction. The Titans added Hardik Pandya, Shubman Gill and Rashid Khan to their squad. Later, at the IPL 2022 Mega Auction, Gujarat signed 20 players to take their squad strength to 23.


Shubman Gill, Noor Ahmad, Alzarri Joseph, Pradeep Sangwan, David Miller, Matthew Wade, Gurkeerat Singh, B Sai Sudharshan, Jason Roy, Wriddhiman Saha, Abhinav Manohar, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Rahul Tewatia, Dominic Drakes, Rashid Khan, Mohammed Shami, Lockie Ferguson, Yash Dayal, Jayant Yadav, R Sai Kishore.


Logo, Crest & Colours


Gujarat Titans are yet to reveal their official logo and jersey colours.


Kit & Sponsors


The Gujarat Titans have not unveiled their kit. Recently, they roped in Indian electric vehicle company Ather Energy as their principal sponsors.


Social Media & Fan Following


Gujarat Titans created their new social media handles on February 9. Their first post was ‘Shubh Aarambh’ (Good Start).


As of February 17, 2022, the Titans have 204k followers on Instagram, 70.6k followers on Twitter and 43k likes on Facebook.


Brand Value


As mentioned ahead, the Gujarat Titans team was bought by the Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capitals) for INR 5,625 crore.


Owners


The Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) owns the Gujarat Titans team. CVC Capital Partners is a British private equity and investment advisory firm. It was founded back in 1981 and has networks in various countries across the world.


There was a controversy in the IPL after the CVC Capital Partners bought the Ahmedabad franchise. It was found out that the company has links with betting firms outside India. However, after taking legal advice, the BCCI gave clearance to the team owners.


Administrator & Support Staff


The Gujarat Titans are yet to name a CEO. They currently have four names in their team management. Former England batter Vikram Solanki is the team’s director, while 2011 World Cup winner Ashish Nehra is the head coach. Gary Kirsten is the team’s batting coach as well as mentor. Aashish Kapoor is the spin bowling coach and talent scout.

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