The current title-holders of the Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL), are geared up to protect their status as the no. 1 team in the upcoming tournament this year too. Bengaluru Bulls has improved their performance remarkably after finishing in the fringes during the first two PKL tournaments. However, the team rose to glory when they defeated the Gujarat Fortune Giants last year.
Bengaluru Bulls Team Squad
Head coach Randhir Singh has immense skills to repeat last year’s stunning performance for the Bengaluru team. The current Bengaluru Bulls team has been carefully handpicked by team owners Kosmic Global Media and is a mix of best-of-the-best.
The current Bengaluru Bulls team squad includes popular names, including:
|Rohit Kumar (Captain)||Raider|
|Lal Mohar Yadav||Raider|
|Pawan Kumar Sehrawat||Raider|
|Mohit Sehrawat||Defender (Right Cover)|
|Raju Lal Choudhary||Defender (Right Corner)|
|Vijay Kumar||Defender (Right Corner)|
|Mahender Singh||Defender (Left Cover)|
|Aman||Defender (Left Corner)|
|Sandeep||Defender (Left Corner)|
|Saurabh Nandal||Defender (Left Corner)|
|Ashish Kumar||All Rounder|
|Sanjay Shrestha||All Rounder|
The top performers in the current Bengaluru squad for the Pro-Kabaddi League 2019 are:
- Pawan Kumar Sehrawat – 206 Raid Points
- Mahender Singh – 44 Tackle Points
- Ashish Kumar – 5 Total Points
Highlights of Bengaluru Bulls in Pro-Kabaddi League tournaments
Check out some quick facts and stats of Bengaluru Bulls here:
- Matches – 122
- Won – 57
- Lost – 68
- Draw – 7
- Top Score – 64 (against UP Yoddha)
- Best Win Margin – 40 (against UP Yoddha)
Here are some highlightifang stats of the Bengaluru Bulls attack performance in the past PKL tournaments:
- Raids – 5,203
- Successful – 1,757
- Unsuccessful – 1,210
- Empty – 2,236
- Success Percentage – 43%
- Super Raids – 61
- Raid TouchPoints – 1,758
- Raid Bonus Points – 457
- Total Raid Points – 2,215
Here are major stats about the performance of Bengaluru Bulls defence line in the past PKL tournaments that you should know:
- Tackles – 2,666
- Successful – 1,059
- Unsuccessful – 1,607
- Success Percentage – 43%
- Super Tackles – 93
- All Outs – 148
- All Out Points – 296
- Defence Points – 1,145
Note: These are the stats as of September 2019.
Interesting Facts about Bengaluru Bulls PKL Team
- The team is starting as a favourite in the seventh season of the Pro-Kabaddi League this year.
- Coach Randhir Singh has chosen a well-balanced team with an ideal mix of youngsters and expert players in it.
- Captain Rohit Kumar, with an incredible past performance with Patna Pirates, has an astonishing personal score and remains no. 1 favourite in the Bengaluru Kabaddi team for PKL 2019.
- Bengaluru team defence is considered solid by experts, with the experienced Mahender Singh guiding the young, strong defenders at the back.
- Although Coach Randhir Singh wanted an even better team, the team raiders are said to be fine while the absence of more all-rounder players is concerning him.