Patna Pirates is a Pro Kabaddi League team based in Patna, Bihar. The team is captained by star raider Pradeep Narwal while Ram Mehar Singh is the coach of the franchise.
The team is owned by Rajesh V. Shah and their home ground is Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna, Bihar. They have Harivansh Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium, Ranchi as their secondary home ground.
Patna Pirates is one of those eight teams from the tournament which were started back in 2014. Patna Pirates are also the defending champions as they defeated Gujarat Fortune Giants in the finals of the 2017 PKL to clinch their their third successive title in the history of PKL.
Patna Pirates was placed third in the first season in 2014 while in 2015, they slipped one spot in the Points Table to fourth.
They went to become the most successful team in the history of Pro Kabaddi League as they won the next three titles by defeating U Mumba in 2015, Jaipur Pink Panther in 2016 and Gujarat Fortune Giants in 2017.
Patna Pirates is the most successful team in Pro Kabaddi League as they have won three titles out of five times.
In PKL Season 3, they defeated U Mumba in a very close match and became champions for the first time. Pirates defeated Jaipur Pink Panther in the finals of PKL 4 to clinch their second title of PKL. By defeating Gujarat Fortune in PKL season 5, they became the only team to win three titles in a row.
Major players for 2018 PKL
Patna Pirates have retained Pardeep Narwal, Vijay, Jawahar Dagar and Manish from the last year.
One of the major name to look out for in this season is of their skipper Narwal as the champion Indian raider has impressed everyone in the recent time. He was also there in the Top 5 Raiders of Pro Kabaddi League 2017 with a whopping 369 points.