Another yr and one other workforce takes the rebranding route and this time, it is the flip of the Punjab franchise. Teams like Deccan Chargers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Rising Pune Supergiant and lately the Delhi Capitals have been on the rebranding route earlier than altering the name, brand, or each prior to now. So like Delhi Daredevils, Kings XI Punjab has grow to be a factor of the previous.
The Mohali-based franchise might be referred to as, Punjab Kings any longer. Talking about rebranding, Punjab Kings CEO, Satish Menon mentioned, “Punjab Kings is a extra developed model name, and we perceive it was a proper time for us to transfer give attention to the core model itself. The change in model id is just not about altering our model ethos however celebrating our one-ness as we stand in unit like a household. The new brand honors the liveliness and vibrancy of the model and offers trendy components, whereas we stand out from remainder of the groups.”
The proprietor of the workforce, Preity Zinta, together with skipper KL Rahul and explosive opener Chris Gayle might be assembly just about later within the day to publicly unveil the brand and the name.
But, little did they know that the name will encourage hilarious memes as the followers have not favored the new name. The minute change of dropping ‘XI’ from the name and interchanging the remaining two phrases does not contribute a lot to rebranding as per the followers and the initials PK have impressed one other flurry of memes as it coincides with the 2014 Bollywood movie by the identical name starring Aamir Khan, Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh Rajput.
Here are a number of the reactions:
After watching brand and name of #kxip
— (@TheNameIsYash03) February 17, 2021
PK hai kya https://t.co/BaaERtrRZ6
— Meraj Rabari (@khiladi_meraj) February 16, 2021
— Okay.A.B.I.R. (@asliijp) February 17, 2021
now when punjab will play crap i’ll say,”pk hai kya” punjab kings, critically?
— Aditya Jha (@cricaddict_AJ) February 15, 2021
Other groups will see them and say “PK aaya hai kya”!
— Srinivas Ramamohan (@srini_ramamohan) February 15, 2021
BC dhabe jaisa naam rakh liya pic.twitter.com/0F9cNVDqn5
— Anubhav Chatterjee (@anubhav__tweets) February 15, 2021
They determined to mess up the workforce name as effectively?
As if the mess they created on the Auction desk each season wasn’t sufficient!
Punjab Kings, critically?
PK hain kya??#IPL2021
— Prasenjit Dey (@CricPrasen) February 15, 2021
KL Rahul after listening the information of change of name of KXIP to Punjab kings. https://t.co/dwCzm11PBN
— nkit (@Armchair_critic) February 15, 2021
— Pradip Hazra (@PradipMsd7) February 15, 2021
Teams & their slogans
KKR- Korbo Lorbo jeetbo re
CSK – Whistle podu
Punjab Kings – The actual style of Punjab pic.twitter.com/mtAJactYQD
— Msdian (@LoopyNewsboy) February 15, 2021