Bangladesh Premier League side Khulna Titans held a ceremony at The Westin to unveil the team jerseys for the upcoming season of the spectacle.
The electrifying event had the guests tuned to the new theme song of the Titans as the coaches and the management of the franchise expressed their resolve to do well as the T20 tournament starts from the 5th of November.
The Titans wowed the cricket lovers in the country with their exemplery performane in the last installment where they finished 2nd in the league phase and 3rd in the play-offs.
Despite their strength on paper, the Titans want to perfrom to the best of their ailities on the field without thinking about the trophy.
Among the domestic players of the team, Mahmudullah Riyad and Shafiul Islam were absent as they are still on the tour of South Africa. The others were seen to be present.
Tamim Iqbal was present along with his family despite not being a Titan himself, as the Comilla Victorian's icon's older brother, Nafees Iqbal manages the Titans.
The jersey unveiling was precedeed by a laser show and a constant hum of the new, upbeat and confidence inspiring theme song.
Following that, a few children took to the stage along with the chairman of the franchise, Kazi Nabil Ahmed; their managing director, Kazi Inam Ahmed; editor of Bangla Tribune, Zulfiqer Russel and the editor of Dhaka Tribune, Zafar Sobhan. They revealed the jersey and took part in the unveiling photo shoot.
Mahela Jawawardene has been appointed the new head coach of the Titans, he will be replacing Stuart Law of West Indies who has taken up the position of the Windies head coach.
"Thanks to Khulna Titans for appointing me as head coach.", said the Sri Lankan cricketer.
"I played in the last BPL, and I am coach this time around. This tournament is fiercely competitive. I am looking forward to the new challenge."
"The Titans will march ahead," said the chairman, Kazi Nabil while talking about the Titans mission this time around.
"We will be beside our cheering fans and we will maintain our individuality as a team."
Earlier, managing director Kazi Inam also shared the same sentiment, "No one thought we would reach the play-offs last time. We played very well despite it being our first season."
"Hopefully, with the leadership of Mahmudullah Riyad and guidance of coach Mahela Jayawardene, we will go further this time."
"With the experinces from the last installment, we now know how to compete properly. Coach Jayawardene, advisor Habihul Bashar and team management delegated to set up the squad. We have signed some excellent foreign players in our ranks."
The Titans are hopeful and they want to translate that on to the field.