Haryana Steelers: Out of four new franchise added this year’s Pro Kabaddi League, JSW Sports becomes the first franchise owners to announce their team name. They own Haryana PKL team and officially it’s now named as ‘Haryana Steelers‘ team.
Haryana Steelers Team
Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) got a major facelift makeover this year as Star Sports (organizer) planned to make this sporting event big. Early this year they organized first ever Kabaddi World Cup and now they have included four new city based franchise. To make things more interesting Sachin Tendulkar bought the Tamilnadu Kabaddi team after Star Sports sold the title sponsorship to Vivo for five years, who are also the Indian Premier League title sponsors.
Haryana Steelers represents Haryana Kabaddi team from cities like Sonipat, Rohtak, Panipat, Gurugram, Hisar, Jind, Narnaul, Hansi, Sirsa and other Haryana state towns and cities.
Apart from Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Tamilnadu are the other newly inducted teams, set to debut this year.
Haryana team entered into the Pro Kabaddi after JSW Sports brought the team and also added Ranbir Singh Khokkar as the coach. Ranbir Singh is the most experienced coach for Kabaddi and he led India to gold medals at the 1990 Asian Games and the Asian Indoor games 2013.
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The new teams and owner names released by Pro Kabaddi are –
|Name of the Franchise||
Name of the Owner/Promoter
|Tamil Thalaivas||Iquest Enterprises Private Limited (Consortium)||N Prasad & Sachin Tendulkar|
|Ahmedabad/Gujarat||Adani Wilmar Limited||Adani Group|
|Lucknow/Uttar Pradesh||GMR League Games Private Limited||GMR Group|
|Haryana||JSW Sports Private Limited||JSW Group|
Pro Kabaddi season 5 starts from July and this time it will 12 teams that will be contesting for the title. Stil, the timetable hasn’t been announced. Season-5 is spread over 13 weeks and a total of 130+ games will be played across various venues from 11 states.
Haryana Steelers Team Players:
The following is the Haryana Steelers squad –
- Deepak Kumar Dahiya
- Prashant Kumar Rai
- Surjeet Singh
- Wazir Singh
- Sonu Narwal
- Khomsan Thongkham
- Parmod Narwal
- Ashish Chhokar
- Surender Nada
- Mahendra Singh Dhaka
- Mohit Chillar
- Neeraj Kumar
- Jeeva Gopal
- Vikash Khandola
- Babu M
- Rajul Lal Choudhary
- Deepak Kumar Rathee
- David Mosambayi
- Mayur Shivtarka
- Kuldeep Singh
At auction, Mohit Chillar was picked for Rs 46.50 lakhs.
Haryana Steelers Match Schedule:
Haryana Steelers Match list (full) –
|Haryana vs U Mumba||29th July 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat FortuneGiants||2nd August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat FortuneGiants||8th August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Tamil Thalaivas||16th August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs UP Yoddha||19th August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Dabang Delhi||23th August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs U Mumba||30th August 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat FortuneGiants||2nd September 2017|
|Haryana Steelers vs Bengal Warriors||5th Sept 2017|
Haryana Steelers vs Patna Pirates, 8 September
Haryana Steelers vs Bengaluru Bulls, 10 September
Haryana Steelers vs Dabang Delhi, 12 September
Haryana Steelers vs Puneri Paltan, 13 September
Haryana Steelers vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 14 September
Puneri Paltans vs Haryana Steelers, 19 September
Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat FortuneGiants
Some of the team key stats are as follows –
Home Venue: Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, Sonipat
Captain: Surender Nada
Team Owner: JSW Sports
Haryana Pro Kabaddi team Coach: Ranbir Singh Khokhar
Key Players to Watch
Some of the key to watch Haryana Steelers players are –
Haryana Steelers are ready to roar at PKL 2017.
Haryana Steelers Tickets
The Haryana Pro Kabaddi tickets will be soon available. Check out this space in coming days.