James Fiztpatrick | cricket20
Kochi coach Geoff Lawson has announced that the IPL franchise will reveal their full team line up at the end of March ahead of the start of the 2011 tournament in April.
The new franchise held trial’s yesterday for 43 local players as Kochi look to complete their squad after signing 17 players during the recent player auction in Bangalore.
"The team will be announced by March. We will do a thorough researchm a camp was held in Mumbai also, it looks like they've got what it takes," said Lawson to reporters after the trails".
The local players will be aiming to impress and join the likes of VVS Laxman, RP Singh, Sreesanth and Vinay Kumar in the Kochi ranks.
The team will also announce their full name, logo and team colours during a press conference in early February.
"Nothing has been decided so far and what he said is his liking. We will give two more weeks for our fans to suggest a suitable name and then we will decide. All such things will be announced here itself in early February," said co-owner Vivek Venugopal.