IPL: Kochi names its team Indi Commandos

Updated: 16 February 2011 18:26 IST

Indian Premier League's Kochi franchise has named its team 'Indi Commandos' on Wednesday. They announced the name on their official Twitter page.

Indian Premier League's Kochi franchise has named its team 'Indi Commandos' on Wednesday. They announced the name on their official Twitter page.

Explaining the reason behind the name, the Kochi franhise said: "'INDI' stands for an independent Indian cricket team that will go ahead to win a billion hearts. 'COMMANDOS' stands for an elite fighting squad, renown for attacking with speed, stealth and deadly power."

They also posted a comment on their Facebook page. "Our logo with the lightning motif stands for a team that moves with speed and sears through the opposition. The Indi Commandos will attack every opportunity on and off the field," they said.

Topics : Cricket Board of Control for Cricket in India Sunil Gavaskar Indian Premier League 2011
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