haryana steelers

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.

haryana steelers team

The new teams and owner names released by Pro Kabaddi are –

City/State

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

Raiders

  • Deepak Kumar Dahiya
  • Prashant Kumar Rai
  • Surjeet Singh
  • Wazir Singh
  • Sonu Narwal
  • Khomsan Thongkham
  • Parmod Narwal
  • Ashish Chhokar

Defender

  • Surender Nada
  • Mahendra Singh Dhaka
  • Mohit Chillar
  • Neeraj Kumar
  • Vikas
  • Jeeva Gopal
  • Vikash Khandola
  • Babu M
  • Rajul Lal Choudhary

All Rounders

  • 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 upcoming matches:

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

Today’s Match:

Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat FortuneGiants

Key Stats

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 –

Khomsan Thongkham

Mohit Chillar

Surender Nada

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.

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