Bengaluru Bulls

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Bengaluru Bulls
Bengaluru Bulls logo.jpg
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಬುಲ್ಸ್
Full name Bengaluru Bulls
Short name BGB
Sport Kabaddi
Founded 2014
League PKL
Based in Bengaluru
Location Karnataka
Stadium Kanteerava Indoor Stadium
(Capacity: 4,000)
Owner Kosmik Global Media
Head coach IndiaRandhir Singh
Captain Rohit Kumar
Website bengalurubulls.com

Bengaluru Bulls (BGB) is a Kabaddi team based in Bengaluru, Karnataka that plays in the Pro Kabaddi League. The team is currently led by Rohit Kumar for Season 5 [1] and coached by Randhir Singh, the team is owned by Kosmik Global Media.[2] Bulls play their home matches at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium. Bulls lost in the semi finals in 2014. Bulls were the 1st runners-up in 2015.

Franchise history[edit]

Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is a professional kabaddi league in India, based on the format of the Indian Premier League T20 cricket tournament.[3] The first edition of the tournament was played in 2014 with eight franchises representing various cities in India.[4] Bengaluru Bulls is a Bangalore based franchise owned by Kosmic Global Media.[5]

Current squad[edit]

No. Name Nat Birth date Position Height Weight Category Previous Team
9 Rohit Kumar (C) India (1990-01-19) 19 January 1990 (age 28) Raider - Patna Pirates
33 Kashiling Adake India (1992-12-18) 18 December 1992 (age 25) Raider - Dabang Delhi ,U Mumba
2 Pavan Kumar Sherawat India (1996-07-09) 9 July 1996 (age 21) Raider - Gujurat Fortunegiants,U Mumba
8 Harish Naik India (1997-09-30) 30 September 1997 (age 20) Raider - New
1 Anand V India N/A Raider - -
Anil India N/A Raider - -
77 Sumit Singh India (1996-06-15) 15 June 1996 (age 22) Raider - -
12 Rohit India (1998-07-05) 5 July 1998 (age 19) Raider - New
99 Amit Sheoran India N/A Defender, Left Corner - -
4 Mahender Singh India (1996-01-10) 10 January 1996 (age 22) Defender, Left Cover - New
22 Jawahar Vivek India N/A Defender, Left Corner - New
6 Mahendra Singh Dhaka India (1992-09-05) 5 September 1992 (age 25) Defender, Right Cover - -
11 Niteesh B R India N/A Defender, Right Corner - -
7 Raju Lal Chowdary India (1988-02-12) 12 February 1988 (age 30) Defender, Right Corner - -
3 Sandeep India (1998-12-12) 12 December 1998 (age 19) Defender, Left Corner - -
10 Ashish Kumar India (1984-12-28) 28 December 1984 (age 33) All Rounder - -
5 Dong Ju Hong South Korea (1986-07-11) 11 July 1986 (age 31) All Rounder - -
88 Jasmer Singh Gulia India N/A All Rounder - -
66 Mahesh Magdum India N/A All Rounder - -

Head coach record[edit]

Name Nationality From To P W D L Win%
Randhir Singh  India 2014 present 32 19 1 12 059.38

Season 1[edit]

Bulls secured fourth place in the first season.[6][7]

Team
Pld W L D SD Pts
Jaipur Pink Panthers (C) 14 10 3 1 100 54
U Mumba (R) 14 8 3 3 59 51
Bengaluru Bulls (4) 14 8 5 1 36 47
Patna Pirates (3) 14 7 5 2 18 45
Telugu Titans 14 6 5 3 26 42
Dabang Delhi 14 5 8 1 -27 32
Bengal Warriors 14 4 9 1 -85 24
Puneri Paltan 14 2 12 0 -127 17
Source: ProKabaddi

(C) Champion; (R) Runners-up; (3) Third Place; (4) Fourth Place.

  •      Advanced to the Playoff Stage
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • Top 4 teams qualified for the semifinals

Season 2[edit]

Bengaluru Bulls finished second in the second season.

Team
Pld W L D SD Pts
U Mumba (C) 14 12 2 0 40 60
Telugu Titans (3) 14 8 3 3 85 50
Bengaluru Bulls (R) 14 9 5 0 55 48
Patna Pirates (4) 14 7 6 1 -18 41
Jaipur Pink Panthers 14 6 7 1 43 38
Bengal Warriors 14 4 9 1 -63 27
Dabang Delhi 14 4 9 1 -68 27
Puneri Paltan 14 2 11 1 -74 21

Source: ProKabaddi
(C) Champion; (R) Runners-up; (3) Third Place; (4) Fourth Place.

  •      Advanced to the Playoff Stage
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer

Season 3[edit]

Team
Pld W L D SD Pts
U Mumba (R) 14 12 2 0 95 60
Patna Pirates (C) 14 10 2 2 104 58
Puneri Paltan (3) 14 7 4 3 92 48
Bengal Warriors (4) 14 9 5 0 26 47
Telugu Titans 14 7 7 0 -10 38
Jaipur Pink Panthers 14 4 8 2 -63 28
Bengaluru Bulls 14 2 12 0 -102 14
Dabang Delhi 14 1 12 1 -142 11
Source: ProKabaddi

(C) Champion; (R) Runners-up; (3) Third Place; (4) Fourth Place.

  •      Advanced to the Playoff Stage
  • Five (5) points for a win
  • Three (3) points each for a drawn game
  • One (1) point for a loss by 7 points or fewer

Season 4[edit]

Season 5-201

Records[edit]

Overall results Pro Kabbaddi season[edit]

Period Total Wins Losses Drawn % Win Position
July–August 2014 16 8 7 1 50.00% 4
July–August 2015 16 10 6 0 62.50% 2
January–March 2016 14 2 12 0 14.28% 7
Total 46 20 25 1 43.47%

By opposition[edit]

Opposition Played Won Lost Drawn
U Mumba 8 1 7 0
Dabang Delhi 6 4 2 0
Telugu Titans 7 4 2 1
Bengal Warriors 6 4 2 0
Puneri Paltan 6 3 3 0
Jaipur Pink Panthers 6 2 4 0
Patna Pirates 7 2 5 0
TOTAL 46 20 25 1

Performance[edit]

Season 3 performance[8][edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Score
2 30 Jan 2016 Dabang Delhi VIZAG 35-29[9]
8 3 Feb 2016 Patna Pirates BENGALURU 24-33 [10]
10 4 Feb 2016 Bengal Warriors BENGALURU 24-33 [11]
12 5 Feb 2016 Jaipur Pink Panthers BENGALURU 36-26 [12]
14 6 Feb 2016 Telugu Titans BENGALURU 26-35[13]
20 10 Feb 2016 U Mumba KOLKATA 28-29 [14]
28 14 Feb 2016 Puneri Paltan PUNE 27-29 [15]
31 17 Feb 2016 Patna Pirates PATNA 32-36 [16]
32 18 Feb 2016 Dabang Delhi PATNA 32-36 [17]
36 20 Feb 2016 Jaipur Pink Panthers JAIPUR 21-30 [18]
38 21 Feb 2016 Telugu Titans JAIPUR 22-40 [19]
44 25 Feb 2016 U Mumba DELHI 18-39 [20]
48 25 Feb 2016 Puneri Paltan DELHI 27-44 [21]
53 1 Mar 2016 Bengal Warriors MUMBAI 22-26 [22]

Season 4 performance[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Score
3 26 Jun 2016 Bengal Warriors Mumbai 24-23[23]
10 30 Jun 2016 Jaipur Pink Panthers Jaipur 28-28 [24]
13 2 Jul 2016 Dabang Delhi Jaipur 24-32[25]
17 4 Jul 2016 Puneri Paltan Hyderabad 29-27 [26]
19 5 Jul 2016 Telugu Titans Hyderabad 28-30[27]
22 7 Jul 2016 Patna Pirates Patna 25-31 [28]
23 8 Jul 2016 U Mumba Patna 23-24 [29]
29 12 Jul 2016 Telugu Titans Bengaluru 24-32 [30]
31 13 Jul 2016 Jaipur Pink Panthers Bengaluru 22-24 [31]
33 14 Jul 2016 Patna Pirates Bengaluru 23-38 [32]
35 15 Jul 2016 Dabang Delhi Bengaluru 20-40 [33]
42 19 Jul 2016 Bengal Warriors Kolkata 27-25 [34]
49 23 Jul 2016 U Mumba Mumbai 28-27 [35]
55 27 Jul 2016 Puneri Paltan Delhi 33-36 [36]

Honours[edit]

References[edit]

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