Speaking at the launch of the new logo, Sanjeev Churiwala, Chairman of RCB, said, "The idea behind the design of the new brand identity to give our rampant lion a contemporary makeover".
"LOGO ka kaam hai kehna". The Bangalore based franchise announced a three-year partnership with Muthoot Fincorp Ltd, popularly known as Muthoot Blue. "Can't wait for #IPL2020 (sic.)" he wrote.More news: Storm Dennis: Events cancelled and warning for Thetford Forest | Weather
The club's top players such as skipper Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, and AB de Villiers had posted queries on the changes a few days back. While some fans obviously liked the new sleek logo, there were jokes aplenty; some of them brutal. Indian captain Kohli is also the skipper of RCB and reacted to the team's new logo with a pun.
Even though the Royal Challengers entered three IPL finals in 2009, 2011 and 2016, the team still has not bagged the trophy and in the IPL 2020 they will be eager to lift that elusive crown. The elements in the logo is a commitment to continuously entertain and engage with fans who are the force the behind Royal Challengers Bangalore.More news: Hubei Adds 4,823 Cases; China Virus Death Toll at 1,483
The Bangalore-based franchise had a odd day with their social media accounts as they had deleted all its photos across social media.
Earlier, there were speculations that the RCB's move came as they are likely to replace the word "Bangalore" with "Bengaluru" ahead of the upcoming 13th edition of the IPL, which is slated to take place from March 29.More news: Coronavirus: 'Pariah' cruise ship rejected by five ports docks at last