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Twelve PKL teams are also known as the PKL franchises. Pro Kabaddi’s season 1 was played in 2014 with a total of 8 teams. These 8 teams played the first 4 seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League (1-4) from 2014 to 2016.
In PKL Season 5, four new teams were introduced making the total number of PKL teams twelve. These 12 teams played the other 4 seasons of the Pro Kabaddi (5-8) from 2017 to 2021-22. After that, no new team or franchise is introduced to the tournament.
Pro Kabaddi Season 10 will entertain worldwide kabaddi fans from 7th October 2023 onwards. In the last season PKL 9, Jaipur Pink Panthers won the PKL championship after defeating Puneri Paltan by 33-29. Jaipur Pink Panthers will land in the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 as the defending champions.
PKL 2023 Teams, Coach, Captain, Sponsor, and Stadium
Before the start of every new season, almost every team change the captain, Coach, and sponsor while the others retained the old ones.
Following is the list of PKL 2023 Teams Captains, Coaches, Sponsors, and Stadiums:
|Teams/Clubs||Coach||Captain||Sponsor||City & State||Stadium|
|Bengal Warriors||BC Ramesh||Maninder Singh||WinZO||Kolkata, West Bengal||Netaji Indoor Stadium|
|Bengaluru Bulls||Randhir Singh||Pawan Kumar Sherawat||BKT Tyres, Abhi Paisa & MI||Bengaluru, Karnataka||Kanteerava Indoor Stadium|
|Dabang Delhi K.C.||Krishan Kumar Hooda||Joginder Narwal||JK Super Cement||Delhi||Thyagaraj Sports Complex|
|Gujarat Giants||Manpreet Singh||Sunil Kumar||WinZO||Ahmedabad, Gujarat||EKA Arena|
|Haryana Steelers||Rakesh Kumar||Vikash Kandola||Borosil||Sonipat, Haryana||Tau Devi Lal Stadium|
|Jaipur Pink Panthers||Sanjeev Kumar Baliyan||Deepak Niwas Hooda||Ambuja Cement & TYKA||Jaipur, Rajasthan||Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium|
|Patna Pirates||Ram Mehar Singh||Prashanth Rai||Birla Gold, Premium Cement, 4U Sports & Golds Gym||Patna, Bihar||Patliputra Sports Complex|
|Puneri Paltan||Anup Kumar||Nitin Tomar||Schaeffler India||Pune, Maharashtra||Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex|
|Tamil Thalaivas||J. Udayakumar||Surjeet Singh||Luminous Power Technologies||Chennai, Tamilnadu||Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium|
|Telugu Titans||Gholamreza Mazandarani||Rohit Kumar||Radio City 91.1 FM||Hyderabad, Telangana||Gachibowli Indoor Stadium|
|U Mumba||Sanjeev Kumar||Fazel Atrachali||Mitashi Edutainment Pvt. Ltd.||Mumbai, Maharashtra||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium|
|U.P. Yoddha||Jasvir Singh||Nitesh Kumar||ABP News||Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh||Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex|
PKL 2023 Players List of Pro Kabaddi League 10
All the updates on the PKL 2023 players list of the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 after the PKL Auction 2023 are as follows:
Bengal Warriors 2023
Coach: BC Ramesh
Captain: Maninder Singh
Title Sponsor: WINZO
PKL 2023 players list of Bengal Warriors for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|6||Suyog Baban Gaikar||Raider||India|
|7||Aslam Saja Mohamed Thambi||Raider||Sri Lanka|
|9||Girish Maruti Ernak||Defender||India|
|15||Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje||Defender||India|
|16||Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre||All-Rounder||India|
|17||Ashish Kumar Sangwan||All-Rounder||India|
|19||Deepak Niwas Hooda||All-Rounder||India|
|22||Manoj Gowda K.||All-Rounder||India|
Bengal Warriors is one of the most prominent and strong teams in the Pro Kabaddi League. Bengal Warriors won the title of PKL champions in 2019 after defeating Dabang Delhi. The squad of Bengal Warriors 2023 has a good defensive unit. Their strong defensive unit will give them a unique advantage.
Bengal Warriors raiding/attacking unit includes Maninder Singh, Rishank Devadiga, Sukesh Hegde, Ravindra Kumavat, Anand V, and Akash Pikalmunde.
Bengal Warrior’s defense will be maintained by Vishal Mane, Vijin Thangadurai, Amit Nirwal, Abozar Mighani, Darshan J, Sachin Vittala, Parveen Satpal, and Rohit Banne. Except for the strong raiding and defending unit, Bengal Warriors also bought some all-rounders which boosts their squad depth. Bengal Warriors look good to win the title of PKL 2023.
Bengaluru Bulls 2023
Coach: Randhir Singh
Captain: Pawan Kumar Sherawat
Title Sponsor: BKT Tyres, Abhi Paisa & MI
PKL 2023 Players List of Bengaluru Bulls for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|4||Lal Mohar Yadav||Raider||Nepal|
|7||More G B||Raider||India|
|8||Sudhakar Krishant Kadam||Defender||India|
|11||Mayur Jagannath Kadam||Defender||India|
|15||Vinod Lachmayya Naik||Defender||India|
Bengaluru Bulls is also one of the most successful teams in the Pro Kabaddi League. Bengaluru Bulls became the Pro Kabaddi Champions in season 6, played in 2018. The Bengaluru Bulls 2023 squad is a balanced one. Although, the team didn’t include any all-rounders the balanced squad of Bengaluru Bulls has a sufficient number of raiders and defenders.
The Bengaluru Bull’s attack will be handled by Pawan Sehrawat, Chandran Ranjit, Deepak Narwal, Abolfazl Maghsodlo, More GB, Dong Geon Lee, Naseeb, Rohit Singh, and Bharat. Pawan Sehrawat is a prolific raider in the tournament of the Pro Kabaddi League.
He has the potential to cover up the deficiency of the attacking/raiding unit. Bengaluru Bulls bought in Mahender Singh, Vikas, Jaideep, Ankit, Mohit Sehrawat, Saurabh Nandal, Mayur Kadam, Rohit Kumar, Aman, and Sachin as the defenders. Bengaluru Bulls are all set to step into the PKL 10.
Dabang Delhi 2023
Coach: Krishan Kumar Hooda
Captain: Joginder Narwal
Title Sponsor: JK Super Cement
PKL 2023 players list of Dabang Delhi for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|11||Sandeep Kumar Dhull||Defender||India|
|13||Md. Liton Ali||Defender||Bangladesh|
|18||Tejas Maruti Patil||All-Rounder||India|
Dabang Delhi 2023 squad is a strong one in both aspects of raiding and defending but their defensive unit is more substantial. The team also got its hands on some all-rounders which are going to increase the squad’s firepower.
Dabang Delhi’s raiding unit consists of Naveen Kumar, Neeraj Narwal, Emad Sedaghatnia, Sushant Sail, Manjeet, Ashu Malik, and Nitin Panwar. The great raiders of the Pro Kabaddi League are now a part of the Dabang Delhi which are Manjeet Chhillar, Naveen Kumar, and Nitin Panwar.
The all-rounders, Sandeep Narwal, Manjeet Chhillar, Vijay, and Balram add horsepower to the Dabang Delhi’s squad. Dabang Delhi has all the essential abilities to step into the PKL 2023.
Gujarat Giants 2023
Coach: Manpreet Singh
Captain: Sunil Kumar
Title Sponsor: WINZO
PKL 2023 players list of Gujarat Giants for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|2||Mahendra Ganesh Rajput||Raider||India|
|6||Dong Geon Lee||Raider||Korea|
|21||Young Chang Ko||Defender||Korea|
|23||Shankar Bhimraj Gadai||All-Rounder||India|
Gujarat Giants is a strong team in the tournament of the Pro Kabaddi League. They became runner-up twice throughout the eight seasons of the PKL in seasons 5 and 6. Gujarat Giants have a powerful squad for PKL Season 10. Their raiding unit is more powerful instead of their defense.
They bought in the Iranian defender Soleiman Pahlevani along with experienced Iranian Kabaddi all-rounder Hadi Oshtorak. Both these players have the skills to turn the game upside down.
The strong attacking unit of Gujarat Giants 2023 consists of Mahendra Rajput, Rakesh Narwal, Ajay Kumar, Bhuvneshwar Gaur, Harmanjit Singh, Pardeep Kumar, Rathan K, Harshit Yadav, Maninder Singh, Rakesh, Sohit, and Sonu Singh. Gujarat Giants looks all set to play Pro Kabaddi Season 10.
Haryana Steelers 2023
Coach: Rakesh Kumar
Captain: Vikash Kandola
Title Sponsor: Borosil
PKL 2023 players list of Haryana Steelers for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|9||Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou Mahalli||Raider||Iran|
|10||Joginder Singh Narwal||Defender||India|
Haryana Steelers is not one of the successful teams in the Pro Kabaddi. They neither secure the PKL championship nor became runner-up throughout all nine seasons of the tournament. When we talk about raiding and defending, the Haryana Steelers squad is balanced.
Despite getting raiders and defenders in the squad, Haryana Steelers also got some good all-rounders. All-rounders always give the team a great advantage. The raiding unit of Haryana Steelers includes Vikash Kandola, Vinay, Ashish, Mohammad Mahalli, Akshay, and Meetu while their defense contains Surender Nada, Ravi Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Jaideep, Rajesh Gurjar, Mohit, and Ankit.
All-rounders who are gonna boost the performance of Haryana Steeler’s 2023 squad are Shrikant Tewthia, Rohit Gulia, Vikash Jaglan, Ajay, and Hamid Nader. They are going to use the advantage of their squad’s depth in Pro Kabaddi 10.
Jaipur Pink Panthers 2023
Coach: Sanjeev Kumar Baliyan
Captain: Deepak Niwas Hooda
Title Sponsor: Ambuja Cement & TYKA
PKL 2023 players list of Jaipur Pink Panthers for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|1||Ajith V Kumar||Raider||India|
|18||Rahul Gorakh Dhanawade||All-Rounder||India|
Jaipur Pink Panthers is the winner of Pro Kabaddi’s inaugural season. JPP also won the PKL 2022 Season 9. They also secure the title of runner-up in PKL season 4 (2016). Jaipur Pink Panthers always spend big money on building their squad. Jaipur Pink Panther got a steady and well-balanced squad for Pro Kabaddi Season 10.
The attack of Jaipur Pink Panthers 2023 will be handled by Amit Nagar, Amirhossein Mohammad Maleki, Arjun Deshwal, Naveen, Sushil Gulia, and Ashok. They also got a skilled Iranian raider Mohammad Nosarati. In the defensive unit, Jaipur Pink Panthers got a Malaysian defender Elavarasan.
Their defense will be managed by Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Sandeep Dhull, Vishal, Pavan TR, Sahul Kumar, and Deepak Singh. They got performance booster players in the form of all-rounders Deepak Hooda, Nitin Rawal, Brijendra Singh Choudhary, and Sachin Narwal. Jaipur Pink Panthers is on the way to finishing in the top teams of the PKL 2023.
Patna Pirates 2023
Coach: Ram Mehar Singh
Captain: Prashanth Rai
Title Sponsor: DafaNews
PKL 2023 players list of Patna Pirates for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|1||Anand Surendra Tomar||Raider||India|
|7||Ranjit Venkatramana Naik||Raider||India|
|15||Abdul Insamam S||All-Rounder||India|
|18||Daniel Omondi Odhiambo||All-Rounder||Kenya|
|19||Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh (F)||All-Rounder||India|
Patna Pirates is the most successful and prominent team in the Pro Kabaddi League. They secured the PKL championship consecutively three times in a row which was PKL seasons 3, 4, and 5. They were also the runner-up of season 8. Patna Pirates used the balanced scouting approach to assemble their squad for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10.
Patna Pirates have the best Kabaddi squad among all the teams in the PKL. The names from this best squad are Prashanth Kumar Rai, Selvamani K, Monu Goyat, Sachin, Monu, Guman Singh, Mohit, Rajveersinh Chavan, Rohit, Sandeep, Neeraj Kumar, Shubham Shinde, Sunil, Sourav Gulia, Manuj, Manish, Sunder, Sahil Mann, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, Balaji D, and Sajin C.
Patna Pirates 2023 also signed the Kenyan Kabaddi player Daniel Odhiambo who is a great addition to the Patna Pirates squad. Patna Pirates is going to ProKabaddi League 10 to win the title once again.
Puneri Paltan 2023
Coach: Anup Kumar
Captain: Nitin Tomar
Title Sponsor: INDIGO
PKL 2023 players list of Puneri Paltan for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|1||Aditya Tushar Shinde||Raider||India|
|2||Akash Santosh Shinde||Raider||India|
|3||Aslam Mustafa Inamdar||Raider||India|
|6||Shubham Nitin Shelke||Raider||India|
|8||Badal Taqdir Singh||Defedner||India|
|11||Alankar Kaluram Patil||Defender||India|
|12||Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav||Defender||India|
|14||Harsh Mahesh Lad||Defender||India|
|15||Rakesh Bhalle Ram||Defender||India|
|17||Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh||All-Rounder||Iran|
Puneri Paltan is not a successful team but a prominent team in the game of kabaddi. They cleared the league stages and qualified in the eliminator rounds of the PKL seasons 3, 4, 5, and 8. PNP secured the position of Runner Up in PKL 2022 Season 9. Puneri Paltan 2023 assembled a defensive squad for PKL 10.
The squad of Puneri Paltan has more defenders as compared to the raiders and a few all-rounders. They hired a Kenyan all-rounder Victor Obiero, who can give them some advantage in the performance boost.
The raiders in the Puneri Paltan squad are Nitin Tomar, Rahul Chaudhari, Pawan Kadian, Pankaj Mohite, Mohit Goyat, Vishwas S, Aslam Inamdar, Akash Shinde, and Shubham Shelke. Puneri Paltan also bought three all-rounders which are Subash E, Victor Obiero, and Govind Gurjar. Puneri Paltan looks good to win the Pro Kabaddi Season 10.
Tamil Thalaivas 2023
Coach: J. Udayakumar
Captain: Surjeet Singh
Title Sponsor: Pari Match News
PKL 2023 players list of Tamil Thalaivas for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|1||Pawan Kumar Sehrawat||Raider||India|
|2||Ajinkya Ashok Pawar||Raider||India|
|9||Md. Arif Rabbani||Defender||Bangladesh|
|18||Thanushan Laxmamohan||All-Rounder||Sri Lanka|
Tamil Thalaivas never won the PKL title and they also never became the runner-up. They performed well only in PKL season 7. Tamil Thalaivas 2023 reshaped their squad with an equal number of raiders and defenders along with some all-rounders to boost the chances of victory in Pro Kabaddi Season 10.
Tamil Thalaivas signed the experienced foreigner kabaddi players Asiri Alawathge and Anwar Baba. All the other kabaddi players in their squad are the local Indian kabaddi players. Kabaddi fans around the world can expect some surprises in PKL 2023 due to the balanced PKL squad of the Tamil Thalaivas.
Telugu Titans 2023
Coach: Gholamreza Mazandarani
Captain: Rohit Kumar
Title Sponsor: Truke
PKL 2023 players list of Telugu Titans for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|4||Siddharth Sirish Desai||Raider||India|
|10||Muhammed Shihas S||Defender||India|
|22||Hamid Mirzaei Nader||All-Rounder||Iran|
|23||Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari||All-Rounder||Iran|
Telugu Titans remained unsuccessful in winning any title in the Pro Kabaddi League. They also failed to be the runner-up in any season of the tournament. Their performance in the PKL seasons 2 and 4 are their best performances.
Telugu Titans 2023 gives more importance to defense instead of attack. They spend their money to build a defensive squad. Telugu Titans 2023 squad consists of eight raiders and twelve defenders. They didn’t buy any all-rounder. Instead of an under-power squad, Telugu Titans is ready to land in PKL Season 10.
U Mumba 2023
Coach: Sanjeev Kumar
Captain: Fazel Atrachali
Title Sponsor: SANSUI
PKL 2023 players list of U Mumba for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|7||Pranay Vinay Rane||Raider||India|
|16||Kiran Laxman Magar||Defender||India|
U Mumba became the PKL champions in PKL season 2 (2015). They also became the runner-up in the 3rd season of the Pro Kabaddi League. The team of U Mumba formed a well-balanced squad to step in the Pro Kabaddi Season 10. U Mumba 2023 squad includes seven raiders, eight defenders, and four all-rounders.
They also include two foreign kabaddi players Fazel Atrachali and Mohsen Maghsoudlou in the squad who are Iranian kabaddi players. This Kabaddi team of U Mumba looks good to finish in the top four teams of PKL 2023.
UP Yoddhas 2023
Coach: Jasvir Singh
Captain: Nitesh Kumar
Title Sponsor: ABP News
PKL 2023 players list of UP Yoddhas for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 is as follows:
|5||James Namaba Kamweti||Raider||Kenya|
|14||Abozar Mohajer Mighani||Defender||Iran|
|20||Nehal B Sawal Desai||All-Rounder||India|
UP Yoddhas 2023 squad comprises ten raiders, six defenders, and three all-rounders. The team spends money to recreate an attacking squad. Their defensive unit is also not bad because they also got some all-rounders.
They signed Iranian kabaddi player Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali and Kenyan kabaddi player James Kamweti. UP Yoddha’s performance in PKL seasons 5, 6, 7, and 8 was great. They cleared league stages and qualified for the playoffs in these seasons of the tournament. The team of UP Yoddha is confident to win PKL 2023.