Tamil Thalaivas won’t disappoint their fans in the upcoming seasons, says coach UdayaKumar


For all Kabaddi fans, get ready to witness another exciting season of PKL which will resume from December 22nd 2021 in Bengaluru behind closed doors consider new variant of COVID-19 in mind. Tamil Thalaivas who didn’t have a successful season in the last edition held in 2019 will be looking to bounce back from their failures and will not disappoint their fans in the upcoming season says coach UdayaKumar. The Chennai based franchise have picked several young players in their lineup ahead of upcoming season was done after giving lot of thought.

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“We have picked young players after a lot of thought. We have trained the players and put in a lot of effort. We have also devised new plans. This team won’t disappoint the fans,” he told PTI in an interaction.

For the upcoming season, the franchise have opted to go for PO Surjeet Singh for a whopping amount of INR 75 Lakh along with emerging stars.

Coach revealed maximum young players were picked ahead of marquee event who have perfect stamina and fresh legs to deliver in the crunch moments of the game.

“We wanted to pick strong, fit players as the season was short and there was a need for players to have strength and stamina. So, we opted for younger players. We looked to pick talent from every nook and corner of the country…,” he added.

“It is very difficult during the COVID time and for players to be in bubbles. We made sure that the players were kept motivated and enjoyed themselves,” Udayakumar said.

The Coach concluded by stating that we have provided right environment to our players to perform in the main event in Bengaluru.

“We are all excited and well prepared for the season. Apart from young players, we have experienced ones too and there are no weaknesses,” he said. 

Surjeet who recently joined Chennai based franchise from Puneri Paltan added that he had no issues in settling down in his new side and he is banking on his few experience raiders to deliver in pressure situations. However, there will be immense pressure on him to deliver based on his high price in which he has been picked and also as leader who can lead from the front in a must win encounter.