The seventh season of Pro Kabaddi League will commence from July 20 and Telugu Titans will lock horns with U Mumba in the opening match of 2019 edition. The second match will be played between defending champions Bengaluru Bulls and three-time champions Patna Pirates.
The top raiders in Pro Kabaddi League last year were Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Pardeep Narwal, Siddharth Desai, Maninder Singh and Ajay Thakur. While the top defenders are Nitesh Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Fazel Atrachali, Sunil Kumar and Sandeep Kumar Dhull.
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat plays for defending champions Bengaluru Bulls and will look to continue his raiding streak. Pawan can help his team Bengaluru win the League for the second consecutive time.
Siddharth Desai made his debut for U Mumba in season 6 and became the top raider for his side. In no time he broke into the list of top raiders of 2018 and he also scored a super 10 in his first match. Siddharth has now moved to Telugu Titans and will look to help his team win the tournament.
Nitesh Kumar was the top defender in 2018 as he scored 100 tackle points. Nitesh plays for UP Yodha and will look to help his team win the match.