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Haryana Steelers Team is a Kabaddi Team that features in the Pro Kabaddi League. The team was founded in 2017 and the owner of the team is JSW Sports, a part of Jindal South-West (JSW) Group. Currently, the team is currently led by Meetu Sharma and coached by Manpreet Singh. The home ground of the team is Tau Devi Lal Stadium located in Panchkula. Since their debut in the tournament, the Steelers qualified for the playoffs twice. The 2019 season was a near-perfect one, but they were eluded from the title due to poor defense in the eliminator. The team is still very young in the competition and has the potential to win many titles in the future.
Haryana Steelers Team over the Years
The Haryana Steelers first played the tournament in 2017, which was the 5th Season of the Pro Kabaddi League.
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Haryana Steelers Team in PKL Season 5
The Haryana Steelers had a decent debut season. The team finished third in Zone A and qualified for the Eliminator of the tournament. The team failed to win the eliminator and was knocked out of the tournament. Surender Nada scored the most tackle in the tournament. He scored 80 points in the 21 matches that he played.
Haryana Steelers Team in PKL Season 6
The Steelers had a very poor second season. They finished last in Zone A and thus could not qualify for the later stages of the tournament. Their foreign players Md. Zakir Hossain (Bangladesh) and Patrick Nzau Muvai (Kenya) failed to deliver in the tournament.
Haryana Steelers Team in PKL Season 7
Haryana Steelers qualified for the playoffs in the 7th edition of the Pro Kabaddi League. They finished 5th in the group stages. The Steelers lost to U-Mumba in the eliminators. They had a very good tournament but failed to capitalize when it mattered.
Haryana Steelers Team in PKL Season 8
In the 8th edition of the Pro Kabaddi League, the Haryana Steelers failed to qualify for the playoffs. They narrowly missed the playoffs by a margin of 2 points. Puneri Paltan with 66 points edged ahead of them who were stuck at 64 points.
Haryana Steelers in PKL Season 9
PKL – Haryana Steelers Team 2023
- Retained Players: K Prapanjan, Vinay, Jaideep, Mohit, Naveen, Monu, Harsh, Sunny
- New Players Bought: Siddharth Desai, Chandran Ranjit, Hasan Balbool, Ghanshyam Magar, Rahul Sethpal, Himanshu Chaudhary, Ravindra Chauhan, Ashish, Mohit
The team has been a hit-and-miss so far in the tournament. They need to play consistently and deliver some good moves even under pressure to qualify for the playoffs.