PKL Season 1 Champions

PKL Season 1 winner

Pro Kabaddi has played a significant role in revolutionizing the sport in the country. The league has had five champions in its seven seasons, with Patna Pirates being the only team to win the title more than once. The other four teams to be crowned PKL champions are Jaipur Pink Panthers, U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls, and Bengal Warriors.

PKL Season 1 winner: Jaipur Pink Panthers 

The Jaipur Pink Panthers were the very first Pro Kabaddi champions. The Navneet Gautam-led team won the tournament’s league stage with 10 wins from 14 games prior to actually defeating U Mumba in the final by a score of 35-24. Maninder Singh led Jaipur with 10 points in the final and finished third in Raid Points with 130, trailing only Anup Kumar (155) and Rahul Chaudhari (151).

In the first season of the Pro Kabaddi League, Jaipur Pink Panthers had a number of kabaddi legends on their roster (PKL). All of the Panthers’ players gave their all to win the PKL trophy.

Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) teams owners names and their info

PKL Season 1 winner – JPP

Let’s take a look at the trophy-winning Pro Kabaddi season 1 team:

  1. Rajesh Narwal

Rajesh Narwal was a key all-rounder in the inaugural PKL season, and he was instrumental in the final against U Mumba. He scored 98 points in his debut season and was retained by the Panthers for the next four Pro Kabaddi League seasons.

  1. Jasvir Singh

Jasvir Singh is a PKL raider who has represented India in international competitions. He was the backbone of the Jaipur Pink Panthers’ inaugural season-winning squad.

  1. Maninder Singh

Maninder Singh led the Jaipur Pink Panthers in raid points in the first season of the PKL.

Biography of Maninder Singh, age, pkl 8, team

  1. Prashant Chavan

Prashant Chavan was the Panthers’ right cornerback during the league’s inaugural season. During that season, he had 32 tackle points in 15 appearances. Chavan finished his PKL career with 56 tackle points in 41 games.

  1. Rohit Rana

Rohit Rana is a solid left cover defender who recorded 38 tackle points in 15 PKL Season 1 games.

  1. Navneet Gautam

Navneet Gautam, the inaugural winning season’s captain, has previously represented India. The 38-year-old played for the Jaipur team until PKL Season 5 before hanging up his boots.

  1. Ran Singh

Ran Singh, the Jaipur Pink Panthers’ defensive stalwart, played for the club for four seasons. Singh, who had 36 points in PKL Season 1.

  1. Balbir Singh

Balbir Singh scored nine raid points in 16 PKL Season 1 matches for the Jaipur Pink Panthers.

  1. Samarjeet Singh

Samarjeet Singh, an all-rounder, scored 12 points in as many games for the Panthers during PKL Season 1.

  1. Raju Lal Choudhary

In Season 1, the right corner defender had a couple of tackle points in five games for the Jaipur Pink Panthers.

  1. Gangadhari Mallesh

Gangadhari Mallesh scored 13 raid points in 10 games during the inaugural PKL season.

  1. Sanjay Shrestha

Sanjay Shrestha is a Nepalese all-rounder who played for Jaipur Pink Panther in the first season of the PKL.

  1. Wei Yang

Wei Yang played for the Panthers in the first season of the PKL.

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