Bengal has been the home for two of the biggest sports in India - football and cricket but Kabaddi has slowly and steadily grown in popularity. The Bengal Warriors have flattered to deceive in all the seasons of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League so far. The lack of star names has often impacted their performance over the years but this time, they have spent big in the transfer market. They will be eager to build on their playoff appearance last season. The Bengal Warriors have their base in Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. VIVO PKL 2019 Schedule for Free PDF Download: Full Time Table With Match Timings and Venue Details of Pro Kabaddi League 7.
Maninder Singh is the expert raider for Bengal Warriors bagging 44.4 % of the team’s raid points. He is one player that can single-handedly win the game for his franchisee. The incoming Iranian player Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibaksh has the fans excited with him being known for his athletic style of play. K Prapanjan is the third raider of the team and his role will be to take the pressure off the star players. B C Ramesh makes a return to the team as a coach having led the side in an earlier campaign.
Bengal Warriors open their campaign with a clash against UP Yoddha on 24th July in Hyderabad and next face Pink Panthers in Ahmedabad on 27th July. Between the 7th and 13th of September, the Bengal Warriors will play their home leg of the campaign. The team is co-owned by the Future Group and Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar who makes it a point to watch their games whenever possible. The owners have also worked with the Government of West Bengal to promote Kabaddi in the state. PKL 2019: Know List of Key Terms, Kabaddi Rules, Regulations and Format to Enjoy VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 7.
Bengal Warriors Squad 2019
Baldev Singh, Maninder Singh, Adarsh T, Ravindra Kumawat, Sahil, Mohammad Nabibakhsh, Rinku Narwal, Mohammad Taghi, AR Avinash, Amir Santosh Dummal, Rakesh Narwal, Viraj Vishnu Langde, Sukesh Hegde, Bhuvneshwar Gaur, K. Prapanjan, Vijin Thangadurai, Dharmendra Singh, Amit, Jeeva Kumar, Naveen Narwal.
The Bengal Warrior must start the tournament well in order to gain confidence. They have more often than not lost out on playoff berth due to poor starts.