August 18, 2022
Kabaddi News PKL 2018 Season 6

Puneri Paltan team for PKL 2018, Team owner, Coach and Home stadium

Puneri Paltan team for PKL 2018, Team owner, Coach and Home stadium

In the grand auction a total of 422 players, including 58 overseas players, went under the hammer during the two-day of bidding battle where 87 players from the Future Heroes Kabaddi programme were also up for bidding. The Paltans from Pune have done more than a splendid job in the auctions as they managed to sign some star players in the auction. They allready retained players like Rajesh Mondal (Rs 24.55 lakh), GB More (Rs 13.57 lakh), defender Girish Ernak (Rs 49.10 lakh) and star all-rounder Sandeep Narwal (Rs 72.60 lakh). On that note, here’s a look at Puneri Paltan team for PKL 2018.

In the raiding department the retained players like Rajesh Mondal and GB More will hold a key alongside team’s highest bid Nitin Tomar, who was part of UP Yoddha in the past season.

In the defense retained defender Girish Maruti Ernak will be a force to reckon with alongside Vinod Kumar and Ravi Kumar. Bajrang can be a young defender to watch out for in the league.

Sandeep Narwal adds the right flexibility in the team with his all-round skills and will be an asset for the Pune based franchise team.

Puneri Paltan team for PKL 2018

Raiders:

Rajesh Mondal [Retained] – ₹24.55 lakh

More GB [Retained] – ₹13.57 lakh

Nitin Tomar – ₹115 lakh

Deepak Kumar Dahiya – ₹12 lakh

Parvesh – ₹8 lakh

Akshay Jadhav – ₹8 lakh

Monu [NYP] – ₹6.6 lakh

Vikash Khatri [NYP] – ₹6.6 lakh

Defenders:

Girish Maruti Ernak [Retained] – ₹49.10 lakh

Vinod Kumar – ₹20.2 lakh

Ravi Kumar – ₹16 lakh

Rinku Narwal [NYP] – ₹6.6 lakh

Bajrang – ₹5 lakh

All-rounders:

Sandeep Narwal [Retained] – ₹72.60 lakh

Amit Kumar [NYP]- ₹6.6 lakh

Takamitsu Kono – ₹8 lakh

Sanjay Shreshta – ₹8 lakh

Puneri Paltan team coach:  Ashan Kumar

Puneri Paltan owner: Insurekot Sports

Home stadium: Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune

DS Verdict: The team is the perfect blend of youth and experience, however, their raiding department looks one of the best in the tournament.

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