Kings XI Punjab, the Indian Premier League franchise has today reveal their Jersey for the upcoming IPL season 2018. The season is speeding on fans and teams alike very quickly with the opening game less than four weeks away, on 7th April.
The franchise had earlier announced officially their captain for the season in Ravichandran Ashwin. Now, Jersey has been unveiled.
The franchise announced their new jersey through going LIVE over the social media network Facebook with all the important members of the franchise present.
Over Twitter as well the co-owner and the official promoter of the franchise, Mohit Burman tweeted and unveiled the jersey to all the followers of the Kings XI Punjab.
Unveiling our new jersey for the season 2018, with @virendersehwag and @ashwinravi99 .@lionsdenkxip #LivePunjabiPlayPunjabi #KXIP @IPL #IPL2018 #IPL11 #REDFOREVER pic.twitter.com/NBVJKtWR4T
— Mohit Burman (@imohitburman) March 13, 2018
Ravichandran Ashwin as well being the captain of the side expressed his happiness at relishing the new dress, alongside Virender Sehwag the head of the cricketing matters for the team, through the tweet.
Jersey launch with the Nawab @virendersehwag, thank you to all those who were there to support us and look forward to your continued support through the season. @lionsdenkxip pic.twitter.com/fbu99uSYxh
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) March 13, 2018
The jersey’s colors full of red and silver haven’t changed much from the previous editions. But, you can notice that the silver has lessened a bit from the front, and is limited to the sides on the back of the jersey. The blue emblem features a lion with a roar and sits below the chest of the jersey.
The Kings are ready to don their new jerseys and write history in the IPL – Indian Premier League. #RedForever #LivePunjabiPlayPunjabi
The team is promoting the jersey over various platforms to connect with the fans. This has always been a part of a franchise’s marketing strategy. Kings XI are doing it in a different way, though. Various players of the team are promoting the jersey through their social media handles. Also, fan contests have been launched online by the franchise to win the attractive jersey. You see the team’s verified Twitter account feed and you’ll notice the #RedForever there for sure.
Kings will begin their campaign for the season up against the Delhi Daredevils on 8 April at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in the capital city, Delhi.
Kings XI will hope that the new era brings them a lot more joy & happiness than the last decade.