Pro Kabaddi League 2023: The Race for the Green Arm Band - Top Contenders Revealed for PKL Season 10
The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is gearing up for its monumental 10th season, anticipation is running high among fans eager to witness the electrifying action. Scheduled to kick off on December 2, PKL 10 promises an extra thrill with matches being hosted in each team's home ground, allowing fans from 12 cities to watch the live kabaddi action.
The coveted green arm band, awarded to the player amassing the most raid points in a season, is a symbol of excellence and prowess on the kabaddi mat.
Top 5 Contenders to Win Green Arm Band in PKL Season 10
1. Pawan Sehrawat (Telugu Titans)
The marquee name in the lineup, Pawan Sehrawat, has once again etched his name in PKL history by becoming the most expensive player ever. Joining the Telugu Titans, Sehrawat boasts a remarkable track record, securing the fifth-highest point tally in PKL history with 1037 points in 105 matches. A seasoned raider, Sehrawat's explosive style and proven ability make him a formidable contender for the green arm band this season.
2. Bharat (Bengaluru Bulls)
Emerging as a standout player for the Bengaluru Bulls in the previous season, Bharat left an indelible mark with an average of 12.13. His agile and swift raids, often culminating in last-minute victories, make Bharat a force to be reckoned with. As he gears up for another season, the young raider remains a strong contender to clinch the green arm band.
3. Naveen Kumar (Dabangg Delhi)
Making a stellar debut for Dabang Delhi, Naveen Kumar has swiftly ascended the ranks to become one of the league's top raiders. His exceptional performance in the previous season, amassing 254 points in 23 matches, solidifies his position as the third-best raider. As he aims to build on his impressive track record, Naveen Kumar is expected to be a frontrunner for the coveted green arm band.
4. Aslam Inamdar (Puneri Paltan)
The seasoned raider, Aslam Inamdar, enters his third season with Puneri Paltan, having led the team to victory in numerous matches. Scoring 138 points in 17 matches last season, Inamdar emerged as the second-highest scorer for raid points in his team. With his inclusion in the Indian team for the Asian Games, Inamdar is poised to make a significant impact and contend for the green arm band.
5. Arjun Deshwal (Jaipur Pink Panthers)
Despite a recent dip in form, Arjun Deshwal has consistently delivered stellar performances in the last two PKL seasons. As the top points scorer in the previous season, Deshwal carries the confidence from his past exploits, positioning him as a strong contender for the green arm band.
As the countdown to PKL 10 commences, fans can expect a fierce competition among these raiding maestros vying for kabaddi's ultimate honour – the green arm band. With each raider bringing their unique style and skill set to the mat, the upcoming season is poised to be a spectacle of athleticism and strategy that fans won't want to miss.