Hardik Pandya. (Source: BCCI)

The Hardik Pandya-led Ahmedabad team of the Indian Premier League will be known as the Gujarat Titans.

“The franchise is inspired by the opportunity to represent and build on this deep cricketing heritage, as well as build on its future success on the pitch,” said the franchise in a statement released.

Siddharth Patel, a representative of the franchise, said, “We want this group to achieve great things for Gujarat and its many passionate fans, which is why we have chosen the name Titans’.

“As we approach the league’s mega auction, we are confident that we will be able to put together the right combination of players going into the new season, he said.

“We want individuals that are not only highly skilled but who are inspired to be Titans of the game,” he added.