Bengaluru Bulls is a Kabaddi team that plays in the Pro Kabaddi League. The team is based in Bangalore, Karnataka. The owner of the team is Kosmik Global media. The star-studded team has already impressed everyone with each passing season of the PKL. Bulls is one of the most successful teams in the Pro Kabaddi League. The team always started the first half of the tournament grandly but somehow could not kick on as the season progressed.
Bengaluru Bulls over the Years
|Season 5||Fourth (in Zone B)|
The team finished fourth in the first season. They had an excellent squad but could not quite finish well in the inaugural season of the PKL. They had advanced to the playoffs stage but could not cross the finishing line.
In the second season, the Bulls went two places higher and finished second. Ajay Thakur was the star of the season finishing 3rd as the highest raider. Dharmaraj Chelarathan and Manjeet Chillar had an excellent season and powered Bengaluru toward the final. Despite playing exceedingly well, they could not win the tournament losing the final to U-Mumba.
The Bulls had a forgettable third season. After a near-perfect 2nd season, they failed to keep up with the expectations and finished in the 7th position in the points table. They finished with just 14 points in the 14 matches they played.
The team finished 6th in this season again failing to qualify for the knockouts. The team played poorly making poor on-field decisions resulting in an early exit.
In the fifth season, the teams were divided into 2 groups according to geographical locations. Bengaluru was in Zone B, finishing 4th in the group. They failed to reach the knockouts.
The bulls had a breakthrough in season 6 of the PKL. The teams were divided into 2 groups according to geographical locations. Bengaluru topped Zone B and qualified for the playoffs. The Bulls defeated Gujarat Giants in the final to win their maiden title. Pawan Sherawat was the star of the season with the most raid points.
Bengaluru finished 6th in the points table in the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League. They qualified for the eliminators but could not go further in the tournament.
The Bengaluru Bulls finished 5th in the points table and qualified for the eliminators. They again failed to win the big matches and could not go the distance.-- Advertisement --
In the ongoing season of the PKL, the Bulls are looking solid and firmly placed 3rd place in the points table. They have a powerful squad and have all the credentials to win the title in this tournament.
Bengaluru Bulls Squad 2022
- Vikash Khandola
- GB More
- Lal Manohar Yadav
- Harmanjit Singh
- Nageshor Tharu
- Neeraj Narwal
- Mahender Singh
- Rohit Kumar
- Saurabh Nandal
- Vinod L Naik
- Yash Hooda
- Sudhakar Kadam
- Mayur Kadam
- Sachin Narwal
- Rahul Khatik
Vikash Kandola, Bengaluru Bulls captain, was brought for 1.70 crores for season 9. The side is coached by Randhir Sherawat.