UP Yoddha team players for PKL 2017 are ready for their first game in Pro Kabaddi ever. Pro Kabaddi UP team was one of the four new team added this year to make the season even bigger, so much big that it’s the biggest league in sports entertainment.
They faced host Telugu Titans at Gachibowli Stadium in Hyderabad on 1st August 2017 at 9 PM IST live.
UP Yoddha is a Pro Kabaddi team based of Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh). At Vivo Pro Kabaddi auction, UP PKL team selected 18 players. Along with Telugu Titans, Bengaluru Bulls, Tamil Thalaivas and Patna Pirates, UP Yoddha is in Group B. It’s owned by GMR Group which also owns Delhi Daredevils, an IPL team.
Ajvender Singh, Gulveer Singh, Mahesh Goud, Nitin Tomar, Surender Singh, Rishank, Sulieman Kabir are UP Yoddha Raiders. Rohit Kumar, Hadi Tajik, Nitish Kumar, Jeeva Kumar, Gurvinder Singh, Sanoj Kumar, Santhosh B.S will play as Defenders and Pankaj, Rajesh Narwal, Sagar Krishna, and Sunil are the UP Kabaddi team all rounders.
UP Yoddha Team Players:
The following is the full UP Yoddha players list for PKL 5 season –
- Ajvender Singh
- Gulveer Singh
- Mahesh Goud
- Nitin Tomar
- Rishank Devadiga
- Sulieman Kabir
- Surender Singh
- Rohit Kumar
- Hadi Tajik
- Nitish Kumar
- Jeeva Kumar
- Gurvinder Singh
- Sanoj Kumar
- Santhosh B.S
- Rajesh Narwal
- Sagar Krishna
Team UP might be playing in PKL for the first time but team composition has experienced players.
UP Yoddha Match Schedule:
The UP Yoddha fixture for PKL 5 is as mentioned below –
- Telugu Titans vs UP Team on 1st August
- UP Yoddha vs Bengaluru Bulls on 5th August
- UP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors on 6th August
- UP Yoddha vs Telugu Titans on 12th August
- UP Yoddha vs Patna Pirates on 13th August
- UP Yodha vs U Mumba on 18th August
- UP Yoddha vs Haryana Steelers on 19th August
- UP Yoddha vs Jaipur Pink Panthers on 20th August
- UP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors on 22nd August
- UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas on 23 August
- UP Yoddha vs Bengaluru Bulls on 29 August
- UP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors on 2nd September
- UP Yoddha vs Gujarat FortuneGiants on 8th September
UP Kabaddi Team Next Match
Tamil Thalaivas vs UP Yoddha on September 13
Nitin Tomar is the most celebrated player not only in UP Kabaddi team but also overall in Kabaddi world. He is also the players to watch out for this season.
Rishank Devadiga is another player to watch in the UP Pro Kabaddi team.