Rohit Kumar is roped In as Telugu Titans skipper
In just 15 days, Pro Kabaddi League edition 8 will kick off in Bengaluru on 22nd December. Since the pandemic is not over yet whole league will commence at single venue. This precaution is taken to avoid Covid. All the teams are preparing in bio bubble environment.
South Indian franchise, Telugu Titans has appointed Rohit Kumar as their captain for this upcoming PKL season 8. He is well known for his calm personality on the ground. Under his captaincy, Bengaluru Bulls was crowned as a champion in season 6.
Running hand touch specialist Rohit has scored 670 raid points in 91 matches. He averages 7.36 raid points per match with scoring 36 supers 10s. Rohit usually plays as a secondary raider. It is expected that Siddharth Desai will be primary raider.
Telugu Titans defense consists of C Arun, Manish, Aakash Arsul, Akash Choudhary. These are not well known names. But still can do wonders on the mat. Rohit’s main responsibility will be setting up defense strategies and building the team. Telugu Titans must be looking forward to play under Rohit’s leadership and win the title
Performance of Rohit Kumar in PKL :
Season 3 – 102 Raid Points – 12 Matches Played
Season 4 – 93 Raid Points – 14 Matches Played
Season 5 – 219 Raid Points – 22 Matches Played
Season 6 – 162 Raid Points – 24 Matches Played
Season 7 – 94 Raid Points – 19 Matches Played
Known as ‘Bahubali’, Siddharth Desai will be the vice captain of Telugu Titans. Siddharth has scored 435 raid points in 43 matches. Averaging upto 10.11 raid points per match he has 22 super 10s to his name. Captain Rohit Kumar will be the supportive raider to Siddharth. So the responsibility of raiding department is on the shoulders of Siddharth. His performance will be key to success for Titans In PKL 8.
Performance of Siddharth Desai in PKL:
Season 6 – 218 Raid Points – 22 Matches Played
Season 7 – 217 Raid Points – 21 Matches Played