Here are the 3 possible contenders for Patna Pirates captaincy in PKL 8
– Ambarish Upadhyay
PATNA PIRATES the most successful team of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League, has shockingly released their captain PARDEEP NARWAL before PKL 8. Pardeep was the part of this franchise from season 3. Pardeep has played more than 100 PKL matches for Patna this was the first time Pardeep appeared in the player auction.
Let’s have a look on how this team has performed so far in the league.
Matches played : 134
Won : 70
Lost : 51
Draws : 13
Patna Pirates have made the hattrick of title victory in PKL 3 under the captaincy of Manpreet Singh and in PKL 4 & PKL 5 under Pardeep Narwal.
Now the question holds, who will lead the team in PKL Season 8?
Here are the 3 contenders who can possibly lead the team in PKL season 8.
1. JANG KUN LEE- The Korean star has been the part of PKL since inaugural season and has experience of more than 100 PKL matches. JANG KUN LEE is the captain of Korean national kabaddi team & he led Korea to Silver medal victory in 2018 Asian Games.
Lee was roped in to the team by using FBM card and he can potentially lead the team under the absence of Pardeep Narwal.
2. MONU GOYAT- The most expensive player of PKL 6 “Monu Goyat” was signed by Patna Pirates in PKL 8 auction. Monu was part of the team back in season 5, and it was the dream season for him. Monu carries the experience of captaining a PKL team before in season 6, when he lead Haryana Steelers, he has experience of 73 PKL appearances and could possibly lead the team in PKL 8.
3. NEERAJ KUMAR- The most successful debutant defender of Patna in PKL 7 “Neeraj” was retained by the team under elite category. Neeraj made an impressive PKL debut and holds the experience of 22 PKL matches. Patna could try a young leader for the team as it will boost the confidence of the youngster and can also be a better option for upcoming seasons.