The Indian Premier League’s Punjab workforce shall be referred to as Punjab Kings as a substitute of Kings XI Punjab, the franchise introduced on Wednesday.
The brand of the franchise has additionally modified though lion within the workforce emblem has been retained.
“The model title and monogram, lion within the workforce’s emblem stand for exuberance. Whereas the color (purple in background) stands for vibrancy, the roaring lion monogram has been simplified,” a press release from the franchise stated.
“Punjab Kings is a extra developed model title, and we perceive it was the correct time for us to maneuver give attention to the core model itself,” stated Satish Menon, the CEO of Kings XI Punjab.
Nave andaaz hor wakhre josh de naal
— Punjab Kings (@PunjabKingsIPL) February 17, 2021
The Punjab workforce has certified for an IPL last solely as soon as, in 2014 once they completed runners-up. Other than that, they’ve ended within the final 4 just one different time – within the inaugural version of 2008.
The franchise completed sixth within the factors desk over the past two seasons, in 2019 and 2020.
They’ve completed backside of the factors desk thrice – in 2010, 2015 and 2016.