Four new franchises added in Pro Kabaddi Season 5; scheduled to begin from July 28
 Source : News Bharati English  Date : 25-May-2017

New Delhi, May 25: The auction for the Pro Kabaddi Season 5 has come to an end after two days of exciting action. The action on the mat will begin in July. The four new franchises will be represented by Iquest Enterprises Private Limited (Consortium) (Tamil Nadu), Adani Group (Gujarat), GMR Group (Uttar Pradesh) and JSW Group (Haryana).

The fifth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League will start from July 28. Notably, in the fourth edition, Patna Pirates successfully defended the Pro Kabaddi title of season four by beating Jaipur Pink Panthers. Patna Pirates became a champion for the second time in Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League. Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan remained on second and third position respectively.

Ten costliest players of Pro Kabaddi Season 5 are as follows:

Nitin Tomar - Rs 93 lakh, Rohit Kumar - Rs 81 lakh, Manjeet Chillar - 75.5 lakh, Surjeet Singh - Rs 73 lakh, Rajesh Narwal - Rs 69 lakh, Sandeep Narwal - Rs 66 lakh, Amit Hooda - Rs 63 lakh, Jeeva Kumar - Rs 52 lakh, Kuldeep Singh - Rs 51.5 lakh, Jasvir Singh - Rs 51 lakh

Here how the teams line up.

BENGAL WARRIORS Defenders –  Young Chang Ko, Ameares Mondal, Sandeep Malik, Surjeet Singh, Virender Singh, Rahul Kumar, Shashank Wankhede

Raiders – Jang Kun Lee, Maninder Singh, Deepak Narwal, Vinod Kumar, Virender Wazir Singh, Kuldeep, Anil Kumar

All Rounders –  Bhupender Singh, Shrikant Tewthia, Ran Singh, Ravindra Kumavat, Vikash

BENGALURU BULLS

Defenders –  Ravinder Pahal, Sachin Kumar, Navjot Singh, Pradeep Narwal, Kuldeep Singh, Mahender Singh

Raiders – Rohit Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Sumit Singh, Harish Naik, Sinotharan Kanesharajah, Gurvinder Singh, Rohit, Sunil Jaipal

All Rounders – Sanjay Shrestha, Ashish Kumar, Ankit Sangwan, Amit, Preetam ChhillarDABANG

DELHI

Defenders – Nilesh Shinde, Bajirao Hodage, Sunil, Viraj Vishnu Landge, Swapnil Shinde, Satpal

Raiders – Ravi Dalal, Abolfazl Maghsoudlou, Suraj Desai, Rohit Baliyan, Patil Anand, Suresu Kumar, Vipin Malik, Shubham Palkar

All Rounders –  Tapas Pal, Vishal, Meraj Sheykh, Rupesh Tomar, Chetan S, Yatharth

JAIPUR PINK PANTHERS

Defenders – Jae Min Lee, Manoj Dhull, Navneet Gautam, Somvir Shekhar, Vignesh B, Ravinder KumarRaiders – Jasvir Singh, Selvamani K, Ajit Singh, Kamal Kishor, Pawan Kumar Kadian, Tushar Patil, Sunil Siddhgavali, Rahul Choudhary

All Rounders –  Manjeet Chhillar, Dong Gyu Kim, Santhapanaselvam, Siddharth, Abhishek N.

PATNA PIRATES

Defenders –  Vishal Mane, Sachin Shingade, Jaideep, Manish Kumar, Satish, Sandeep, Virender Singh

Raiders – Vijay, Monu Goyat, Pardeep Narwal, Md. Zakir Hossain, Vikas Jaglan, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Uthaman, Jawahar

All Rounders –  Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar

PUNERI PALTAN

Defenders – Dharamraj Cheralathan, Girish Ernak, Md. Ziaur Rehman

Raiders –  Rajesh Mondal, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Umesh Mhatre, Akshay Jadhav, More GB, Suresh Kumar, Deepak Niwas Hooda

All Rounders – Takamitsu Kono, Sandeep Narwal, Ravi Kumar, Ajay, Narender Hooda

TELUGU TITANS

Defenders – Rohit Rana, Farhad Rahimi, Vinod Kumar, Amit Singh Chhillar, Sombir

Raiders – Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Athul MS, Rahul Chaudhari, Vikas Kumar, Vikas (Services), Nilesh Salunke, Munish, Vinoth Kumar, Munish, Vikrant, Ankit Malik

All Rounders – Rakesh Kumar, Vishal Bharadwaj, Elangeshwaran

RU MUMBA

Defenders – Joginder Narwal, Surender Singh, D. Suresh Kumar, Deepak yadav, N. Renjith

Raiders – Kashiling Adake, Nitin Madane, Shabeer Bappu, Anup Kumar, Darshan, Shrikant Jadhav, Mohan Raman G

All Rounders – Dong Ju Hong, Hadi Oshtorak, Kuldeep Singh, Yong Joo Ok, Shiv Om, E Subash

TEAM GUJARAT

Defenders – Abozar Mighani, C Kalai Arasan, Fazel Atrachali, Vikas Kale, Manoj Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Sunil Kumar

Raiders –  Sukesh Hegde, Mahendra Rajput, Sachin, Amit Rathi, Dange Sultan, Pawan Kumar, Rakesh Narwal, Chandran Ranjit

All Rounders – Seong Ryeol Kim, Mahipal Narwal, Rohit Gulia

TEAM HARYANA

Defenders – Mohit Chhillar, Neeraj Kumar, Vikash, Surender Nada, Mahender Singh Dhaka, Jeeva Gopal, Rakesh S. Kumar, Neeral Kumar, Babu M, Raju Lal Choudhary

Raiders – Sonu Narwal, Khomsan Thongkham, Deepak Kumar, Surjeet Singh, Prashant K Rai, Deepak Dahiya, Wazir Singh, Vikash Khandola, Ashish Chhokar

All Rounders –  David Mosambayi, Mayur Shivtarkar, Deepak Rathee, Parmod Narwal, Kuldeep Singh

TEAM TAMIL NADU

Defenders – C Arun, Amit Hooda, Sanket Chavan, Rajesh, Anil Kumar, Anil Kumar, Mugilan, Sanket Chavan, T. Prabhakaran, Vijin T., Vijay Kumar, Muruthu M, Darshan J

Raiders – Waleed Al Hasani, Dong Geon Lee, Bhavani Rajput, Ajay Thakur, M. Thivakaran, K. Prapanjan, Sombir, Vineet Sharma, Sarang Deshmukh

All Rounders – Prathap, Chan Sik Park, Sujit Maharana, Ananthkumar

TEAM UTTAR PRADESH

Defenders – Jeeva Kumar, Hadi Tajik, Nitesh Kumar, Gurvinder Singh, Santosh BS, Rohit Kumar, Sanoj Kumar

Raiders – Rishank Devadiga, Sulieman Kabir, Nitin Tomar, Surendra Singh, Mahesh Goud, Ajvender Singh, Gulveer Singh

All Rounders – Rajesh Narwal, Pankaj, Sunil, Sagar B Krishna