Indian Premier League new franchise Pune has changed their name from “Rising Pune Supergiants” to “Rising Pune Supergiant”. In a recent report according Hindustan Times, an official confirmed tinker in the name and said that ‘s’ to be dropped from Supergiants and it is not having any superstitious co-relation.
A team official said to Hindustan Times, “There is no superstition behind calling ourselves Supergiant now. Last year when he called ourselves Supergiants, we were looking at four to five players in the squad who had supergiant abilities. While we were preparing for this IPL, we thought why just a few players, the entire team is supergiant. So, that is why we decided to go with Supergiant this time.”
Rising Pune Supergiant will play their first match of IPL 2017 on 6th April against Mumbai Indians.