The Bengal warriors captained by Surjeet Singh will be looking to put up a great show after a great outing last season where they finished with 11 wins from 22 matches in the round-robin stages to storm into the playoffs. This season the team will be aming to go one step further to try and make it to the finals.
This season warriors have put up a good team to go make it all the way to the finals. While the new players will be looking to impress the coach with a strong performance, in the past there have been some strong performances for the Warriors in the past, which have stood out.
Here are best raiders to have played for Bengal in the past.
He etched his name in the history books by becoming one of the costliest player in the history of Pro Kabaddi League. Goyat was signed by Haryana steelers for a contract worth ₹1.51 crore.
The talented raider played for Bengal Warriors in season 4, when he picked 63 points from 13 matches. He was an unknown entity back then but his stint with the Warriors was one of the best in the team’s history.
A very experienced and skillful raider who has been turning heads with consistent performance on the mat. Tomar played for the Bengal Warriors in the third season of the league, when he made his Pro Kabaddi League debut.
He featured in 10 matches and amassed 81 points and often won matches for the side. His good show for the Warriors also rewarded him with a place in the Indian team for the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup.
He is not a very popular name in the PKL but this lanky raider has impressed fans with his consistent performance for the Bengal Warriors for four seasons before shifting his base to the newly formed Gujarat Fortunegiants last season.
In season one, Rajput showed his skill with 21 points from 8 games and bettered his performance in the second season as he managed to amass 56 points from 12 matches.
The third season witnessed a massive difference in Rajput’s playing style as he slowly slotted into the role of an all-rounder, with 7 tackle points from 10 matches apart from 19 raid points.
In season four he could not get enough points but there is no doubt that he has been a consistent performer and can get crucial points. Rajput will be expected to put up a good show in the upcoming season.