Pro Kabaddi 2017: Bengal Warriors Team Squad & Tickets details
The Bengal Warriors are a Kabaddi team competing in the Pro Kabaddi League, a professional Kabaddi tournament in India. The Warriors are headquartered in Kolkata and play all their home games at the majestic Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium which can seat over 12,000 people and is owned and operated by none other than His Excellency, the Governor of West Bengal. Buy Pro Kabaddi League Bengal Warriors tickets online for season 5 on EventsNow.
The Warriors have one of the country’s most successful business groups backing them, as they are owned by the Kishore Biyani led Future Group. The owners of Big Bazaar must be pleased with this particular foray into the sports arena as the value of their investment has nearly increased to 1000% of the original cost, a rise attributed mainly to the dynamic and riveting nature of the game itself and the narrative of it being an Indian sport in original form. Broadcasting revenues have shot up significantly and thus teams have become more valuable. Surjeet Singh to captain Bengal Warriors this season.
One place where the Warriors do themselves no favours is on the results side of the game. After all a team should be playing to win and the Kolkata based side have yet to deliver any significant result, They finished 7th and 6th respectively in two seasons in the league in 2014 and 2015. They have had win rates of 28%, 14% and 56.25% respectively in the first, second and third seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League. The overall win rate thus stands at a disappointing 38.63% for the Warriors in the documented seasons of the league.
The team is currently led by Nilesh Shinde and coached by Pratap Shetty and they will be hoping that their steady increase in win percentage continues this season. A win rate of at least 60% would be a good target for them given the conditions. Bengal Warriors team players 2017 is placed below.
Bengal Warriors Team 2017 Season 5 Squad
- Surjeet Singh (Defender, Captain)
- Jang Kun lee (retained)
- Anil Kumar (Raider)
- Deepak Narwal (Raider)
- Kuldeep (Raider)
- Maninder Singh (Raider)
- Vinod Kumar (Raider)
- Virender Wazir Singh (Raider)
- Ameares Mondal (Defender)
- Rahul Kumar (Defender)
- Sandeep Malik (Defender)
- Shashank Wankhede (Defender)
- Young Chang Ko (Defender)
- Bhupender Singh (All Rounder)
- Ran Singh (All Rounder)
- Ravindra Ramesh Kumavat (All Rounder)
- Shrikant Tewthia (All Rounder)
- Vikash (All Rounder)