Pro Kabaddi League: Franchisee, Captain and the owner

Kabaddi is a sport which has been generating a lot of viewership over the past few years, thanks to Pro Kabaddi League. The League’s popularity has been rising and it is giving strong competition to IPL in terms of viewership.


 Kabaddi is a sport which has been generating a lot of viewership over the past few years, thanks to Pro Kabaddi League. The League’s popularity has been rising and it is giving strong competition to IPL in terms of viewership.

The league is the brainchild of Anand Mahindra and Charu Sharma and came into being since 2014. Mashal Sports has acquired the rights to organise the league for a period of 10 years from International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) with an option to renew it further.

While earlier there had been eight teams, the 5th season of the league shall become more competitive four new franchises getting added. U Mumba has been the most dominant team and has made maximum final appearances.

 Let us take a glance at all the 12 teams-

 

1.U Mumba

Captain-Anup Kumar

Owner-Unilazer Sports

2. Puneri Paltan

Captain- Deepak Niwas Hooda

Owner-Insurekot Sports Pvt. Ltd.

3. Bengal Warriors

Captain- Jang Kun Lee

Owner-Future Group

4. Jaipur Pink Panthers

Captain- Jasvir Singh

Owner- Abhishek Bachchan

5. Dabang Delhi

Captain- Meeraj Sheykh

Owner- Radha Kapoor

6. Haryana Steelers

Captain- Surender Nada

Owner- JSW Sports Private Limited

7. UP Yoddha

Captain- Nitin Tomar

Owner- GMR group

8. Patna Pirates

Captain- Pardeep Narwal

Owner- Rajesh V Shah

9. Telugu Titans

Captain- Rahul Chaudhari

Owner- Veera Sports

10. Bengaluru Bulls

Captain- Rohit Kumar

Owner- Kosmik Global Media

11. Gujarat Fortunegiants

Captain- Sukesh Hegde

Owner- Adani Wilmar Limited

 

12. Tamil Thalaivas

Captain- Ajay Thakur

Owner- Sachin Tendulkar