PKL Season 9 is up and running. Amid the ICC T20 World Cup, high-voltage UCL football, and Indian Super League, PKL has been faring great. Despite the above-mentioned tournaments, people are still supporting their favorite Pro Kabaddi League teams with passion and enthusiasm. Well, that sums up how successful the PKL as a tournament is.
This article will tell you all you need to know about the squads of each team playing in this wonderful league.
Pro kabaddi league teams 2022: PKL Team List
|3||Dabang Delhi K.C|
|6||Jaipur Pink Panthers|
PKL 2022 Teams | Bengal Warriors 2022 Team
Bengal Warriors are a Kolkata-based franchise that plays their home games at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium, Kolkata. They lifted the PKL trophy for the first time in 2019, which was the 7th season of PKL. This victory was a surprise for many as Bengal Warriors have had average performances for all the previous seasons. They finished at number 9 in the next season. Bengal Warriors is one of the best Pro Kabaddi League teams.
|Aslam Saja Mohamed Thambi||Raiders|
|Suyog Baban Gaikar||Raiders|
|Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje||Defenders|
|Deepak Niwas Hooda||All-Rounders|
|Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre||All-Rounders|
|Ashish Kumar (Sangwan)||All-Rounders|
|Manoj Gowda K.||All-Rounders|
PKL 2022 Teams | Bengaluru Bulls Team 2022
Bengaluru Bulls has always been one of the fan-favorite pro kabaddi league teams and has glamor attached to them. This Bangalore-based team is one of the most consistent teams in the PKL who were the champions of season 6 and runners-up of season 2.
|Lal Mohar Yadav||Raiders|
|More G B||Raiders|
|Mayur Jagannath Kadam||Defenders|
|Vinod Lachmayya Naik||Defenders|
Pro Kabaddi League Teams | Dabang Delhi K.C Team 2022
Dabang Delhi K.C had always been in the middle of the table. However, things changed since they finished season 6 in 3rd position and since then there has been no looking back. Dabang Delhi moved one step ahead in season 7 and finished in 2nd place. Well, to the fans’ delight, the team again moved one step further and became the crowned champions of season 8. This rise of Dabang Delhi has obviously uplifted the expectation from the fans for season 9.
|Sandeep Kumar (Dhull)||Defenders|
|Md. Liton Ali||Defenders|
|Tejas Maruti Patil||All-Rounders|
Pro Kabaddi League Teams | Gujarat Giants Team 2022
Gujarat Giants were not part of PKL from season 1. They got included in season 5 when PKL was expanded. In the very first season, the Gujarat Giants had a brilliant run to the final, however, they got beaten by veteran Patna Pirates in the final. In the next season, they again were kept away from the trophy by Bengaluru Bulls. This tells you that they are one of the most consistent teams in the PKL since their inception and will look to get rid of the demons of the Final in season 9.
|Dong Geon Lee||Raiders|
|Mahendra Ganesh Rajput||Raiders|
|Shankar Bhimraj Gadai||All-Rounders|
Pro Kabaddi League Teams | Haryana Steelers Team 2022
Haryana Steelers played their first PKL season in 2017 where they finished at number 3 in Zone A. The team has always given blow hot blow cold performances. Last season, the Steelers finished at number 7 with just 18 points in the bank. It is high time for them to give better performances and win the heart of fans who have been cheering for the team season in and season out
|Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou Mahalli||Raiders|
|Joginder Singh Narwal||Defenders|
Pro Kabaddi League Teams | Jaipur Pink Panthers Team 2022
Jaipur Pink Panthers is one of the most celebrated teams in the history of PKL. They won the inaugural season of PKL beating mighty U Mumba. However, since then they haven’t lived up to the expectations set by their performances in the first season. The only exception is their run to the Final in season 4. Patna Pirates won that particular season, leaving Jaipur Pink Panthers with the runner-up trophy.-- Advertisement --
|Ajith V Kumar||Raiders|
|Rahul Gorakh Dhanawade||All-Rounder|
PKL 2022 | Patna Pirates Team 2022
Patna Pirates is the most successful team in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League. They have lifted the PKL trophy 3 times and won the runner-up medal in season 8. Fascinatingly, the pirates have won their titles one after the another, i.e. in season 3, season 4, and season 5.
|Anand Surendra Tomar||Raiders|
|Ranjit Venkatramana Naik||Raiders|
|Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh||All-Rounders|
|Abdul Insamam S||All-Rounders|
|Daniel Omondi Odhiambo||All-Rounders|
PKL 2022 | Puneri Paltan Team 2022
Puneri Paltan is the Pune-based PKL team who has its home ground as Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune. Despite being the founder member, Puneri Paltan has an overall win percentage of 41.77% which is 3rd from the bottom of the list. Inconsistency has been the major reason that has hampered Pune’s success throughout the Pro Kabaddi League.
|Aslam Mustafa Inamdar||Raiders|
|Aditya Tushar Shinde||Raiders|
|Akash Santosh Shinde||Raiders|
|Shubham Nitin Shelke||Raiders|
|Badal Taqdir Singh||Defenders|
|Alankar Kaluram Patil||Defenders|
|Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav||Defenders|
|Rakesh Bhalle Ram||Defenders|
|Harsh Mahesh Lad||Defenders|
|Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh||All-Rounders|
PKL 2022 | Tamil Thalaivas Team 2022
Tamil Thalaivas entered PKL when PKL had its expansion. Sadly, this Tamil Nadu-based team is known for their poor performances season in and season out. They have the least win percentage amongst all PKL teams. The team plays its home games at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (Chennai).
|Pawan Kumar (Sehrawat)||Raiders|
|Ajinkya Ashok Pawar||Raiders|
|Md. Arif Rabbani||Defenders|
PKL 2022 | Telugu Titans Team 2022
Telugu Titans do have a similar story as that Puneri Paltan. Both are one of the founding teams, but they see themselves at the bottom of the table when it comes to the overall win %. Telugu Titans have a win percentage of 34.19% which makes them occupy the second last position.
|Siddharth Sirish Desai||Raiders|
|Muhammed Shihas S||Defenders|
|Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari||All-Rounders|
|Hamid Mirzaei Nader||All-Rounders|
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PKL 2022 | U Mumba Team 2022
Pro Kabaddi League team- U Mumba has always been one of the teams with the most fan following. Well, the ‘Mumbai’ factor does play an important role in gaining fans’ support, especially for the people of Maharashtra. This Mumbai-based team is one of the consistent teams in the PKL. They won their maiden title in the 2nd season, however, since then they have been deprived of the same.
|Pranay Vinay Rane||Raiders|
|Kiran Laxman Magar||Defenders|
PKL 2022 | UP Yoddhas Team 2022
UP Yoddhas came into existence when PKL was expanded in 2017. The Yoddhas play their home matches at Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium, Lucknow. The team made it to the playoffs in every season since its inception in 2017. The team has always had the potential to lift the trophy, unfortunately, they haven’t been able to do so.
|James Namaba Kamweti||Raiders|
|Abozar Mohajer Mighani||Defenders|