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Telugu Titans


ABOUT
ABOUT

Possessing one of the strongest raiding teams in Pro Kabaddi League, Telugu Titans roots from Hyderabad, Telangana. The squad play their home matches at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad, an arena with the capacity to hold about 5000 viewers.


Telugu Titans have been a part of The Pro Kabaddi League since its genesis in 2014. The team that grew with Pro Kabaddi League along in years is presently mentored by Naveen Kumar, who was a raider in his playing days and a member of the Gold Medal winning Indian team in the 2006 Asiad. He marked his first PKL assignment as the team’s coach in PKL 2018.


Background


Hyderabad based Telugu Titans is currently owned by Veera Sports led by Srinivas Sreeramaneni (also Co-founder and chairman of Core Green group) and backed by Mahesh Kolli of Core Green group, Anil Kumar of Greenko group and Gautham Reddy of NED Group.


The team show their spirit of unity coloured in yellow, black and purple with their catch phrase for the year that goes as “Together we are one”. 


Trajectory in the PKL


With five years of experience from the PKL 2014, Telugu Titans boast of their exceptionally strong raiding department. They have been inconsistent in PKL though, having finished in the fifth position thrice and making the playoffs twice.


For the PKL 2014 season held, Telugu Titans finished fifth in the group stage and did not qualify to the playoffs. In the PKL 2015, Titans ranked third place and qualified to the playoffs. In Season 3 which took place in January of 2016, they finished in the fifth position, failing to quality for the playoffs.


The team finished fourth in the June edition of the 2016 PKL season. In the fifth season held in 2017, the team came down to the fifth position.


Team Players

Player NamePriceCountryPosition
ArmaanRetained Elite PlayerIndianAll-Rounder
Krushna MadaneRetained Elite PlayerIndianDefender
Farhad Rahimi MilaghardanRetained Elite PlayerIraniAll-Rounder
ManishNew Young PlayerIndianDefender - Left Cover
Akash ChoudharyNew Young PlayerIndianDefender - Right Corner
Siddharth DesaiRs 1.45 croreIndianRaider
Abozar Mighani (Captain)Rs 75 lakhIraniDefender
Vishal BhardwajRs 60 lakhIndianDefender
Dewitt JenningsRs 10 lakhAmericanAll-Rounder
C ArunRs 10 lakhIndianDefender - Left Corner
Amit KumarRs 10 lakhsIndianRaider
Mula Siva Ganesh ReddyRs 6 lakhsIndianRaider
Suraj DesaiRs 10 lakhIndianRaider
Rakesh GowdaRs 6 lakhIndianRaider
Ankit Beniwal-IndianRaider
Kamal Singh-IndianRaider
Rajnish-IndianRaider


Major Players for the PKL 2019

This season will be led by the experienced Vishal Bhardwaj. New players this season that he will be leading are Siddarth Desai, Rakesh Gowda and Mula Siva Ganesh Reddy. For raiding Amit Kumar will be joining Telugu Titans along with Siddarth Sirish Desai, who broke records this time as he had the highest bid this auction.


For defending Aakash Dattu, Akash Choudhary, Manish are few of the fresh talent in the team that will be joining Telugu Titans in the upcoming league.


The kabaddi giant, Abozar Mohajermighani, the Iranian defender will continue playing for the Titans this league.


YearMatches PlayedWinsLostTieWin %Final Result
20141465342.85Fifth
20151694356.25Third
2016 (Jan)1477050Fifth
2016 (June)1686250Fourth
201722712331.81Fifth
201822813136.36Sixth


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