‘Captain Cool’ Anup Kumar will lead the Jaipur Pink Panthers in 6th edition of PKL
The dynamic and cool Anup Kumar has been announced as the captain of Jaipur Pink Panthers for the upcoming season of PKL. For the first time in Pro Kabaddi League, Anup Kumar will lead a team other than U Mumba. Having scoring 489 points from 78 matches, Anup was the captain of U Mumba for last five seasons.
Under Anup’s captaincy, U Mumba was the champion of PKL season 2. They were the runners-up in season 1 & 2. Due to auctions, U Mumba’s players were selected by different teams in season 4. So they stood at the 5th position of PKL season 4. The same scenario was repeated in season 5, where U Mumba was in 4th position. Anup is the only player to have captained a side for 5 PKL seasons.
Anup Kumar is the most successful captain in Pro Kabaddi League history. He will start the Pro Kabaddi campaign with Jaipur Pink Panthers on 7th October 2018. Jaipur Pink Panthers led by Anup Kumar will be up against his former team U Mumba. Jaipur leg will commence from 14th December to 20th December 2018.