Cricket was slow to adapt to the Americanization of the game, but it finally did, and today we have a stratosphere of t20 cricket teams, participating in a glut of such leagues across the globe. As a result, one aspect that has grown leaps and bounds is branding and is also responsible for a slew of innovative sports team logos. Today, every t20 team (domestic, city franchise, provincial, state) has got their own distinctive sports logos, trademarks, and patents in place.
Following are 10 attractively recognizable sports team logos
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Warwickshire’s team logo is a modern revamping of the county’s traditional insignia of a white bear and ragged staff, which emanated as the Earl of Warwick’s seal and then the crest.
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Lancashire Lightning’s blue flash square official logo has deviated from their traditional red rose emblem in white flannels cricket. The insignia is a fascinating blend of the color red and dark blue and is divided by a lightning symbol announcing the team’s franchise name.
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Somerset’s sports logo takes its inspiration from the county’s flag. However, many like the writer, and perhaps the readers are, and will get puzzled by the heraldic red dragon team logo. It is the emblem of Wales and the fact that dragons have been associated with Somerset for centuries and were assumed as standards by Romans, Celts, and Saxons.
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Kent’s logo design aims to honor the past while focusing on the future. The invicta horse is striking at the forefront, and the shield is configured in the Club’s traditional colors of blue and maroon. Also, the Club’s year of establishment – 1870 – further underlines the distinguishing heritage of Kent.
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A writer-recommended logo (if there’s something like that). It represents the t20 cricket franchise of Brisbane, Queensland.
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A novice logo creator needs to take inspiration from Australia’s Sydney Thunder. A slick, hip, and italic logo design signifying the electric vibrancy that runs through this t20 cricket team.
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Durban Qalandars, a South African t20 team, owned by a Pakistani business consortium launched their team logo in August 2017. The logo depicts the Sufi culture of Pakistan, while the seam on the ball represents the African heritage.
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St Kitts & Nevis Patriots represent the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis – a country in the Caribbean consisting of two islands. The logo represents their warrior culture rooted in their 5000-year long history.
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IPL tragic Delhi Daredevils have changed their logo in the hope of changing fortunes in IPL 2018. The new official logo shows a flying kite – a celebrated pastime of Delhiites. The logo design resonates the insatiable nature of the city and how cricket lifts their spirit.
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Otago Volts represents Southland, the Otago, and North Otago regions of New Zealand. They have won the Super Smash T20 tournament twice. Their sports logo creator must be a comic book fan turned a cricket tragic, as the team logo is funky, as well as rich in details.