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Delhi franchise unveils new name, logo for upcoming IPL edition

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The franchise of the League (IPL) unveiled its new identity on Tuesday, which includes a new name, new crest and new colours for the upcoming season.

Daredevils have renamed themselves as Capitals. The new name originates from an identity that's exclusive to Delhi -- the capital of

Delhi Capitals will compete in the 12th season of the League under the guidance of head Ricky Ponting, assistant Mohammad Kaif, bowling and

"We, at JSW Sports, are proud to be associated with the capital city of and wanted our team, our players, our fans to wear that fact with pride." said Parth Jindal, Co-Owner and Chairman, Delhi Capitals.

"With a new name, a new logo and a new look, Delhi Capitals' vision is to continuously entertain fans all across through high quality performances, both on and off field. We also want to revolutionize the way the fans connect and engage with their favourite franchise. We believe a change in identity for the club was necessary to effectively live and breathe this vision," he added.

Delhi Capitals will sport a new logo and crest for the upcoming League season.

"I have been through a lot of ups and downs in my time as a cricketer, and have realised how important it is to sometimes take a step back and start afresh," Ponting said.

"A new ideology and approach can do wonders towards revitalising a team, renewing their and spirit, which will in turn permeate into the team's performances. Our team currently has all these in abundance and our goal is to achieve our new vision," he added.

Delhi Capitals traded in Shikhar Dhawan and have retained 14 players ahead of IPL 12 auctions and are aiming for a right mix of players for the upcoming season.



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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 18:44 IST