Haryana Steelers announce Yogeshwar Dutt as their brand ambassador for PKL season 6
2012 Olympics Bronze Medalist Yogeshwar Dutt is appointed as the brand ambassador of Haryana Steelers for the upcoming edition of Pro Kabaddi League. Team’s left corner defender Surender Nada will once again lead the team.
“We are delighted to have Yogeshwar joining the Haryana Steelers as Team Ambassador. He has, through the years, been a fantastic role model to everyone beyond the wrestling mat. He is an icon for the country and the state and we are certain his presence will help elevate the sport in all the right ways.” said Haryana Steelers CEO Mustafa Ghouse.
Talking about his new role, Yogeshwar Dutt said, “Haryana has always been a home to Kabaddi and when JSW Group bought a team that represented the state on a national platform, I was quite delighted. I look forward to seeing how we can work together to deepen the state’s association with the Sport through the Steelers and I look forward to cheering for the team I can truly call my own. I am looking forward to the upcoming season, especially the home leg in Sonipat, which also happens to be my hometown.” said Yogeshwar Dutt.
Surender Nada will be the captain of the team. He was also the captain of the team in last season. He has scored 239 points in 70 matches. He topped the list of most tackle points last season grabbing 80 points in 21 matches. Despite being a fairly new side they were successful in reaching the playoffs in last season. Monu Goyat, the most expensive player of PKL history is in the team. This season they will be expecting to reach new heights with a balanced squad they have.
Haryana Steelers will take on Puneri Paltan on the 8th October 2018. Sonipat leg matches will be held from 12th October to 18th October 2018.