The Incredibly Talented Tamil Thalaivas

Representing the southeastern state of Tamil Nadu in PKL, the Tamil Thalaivas are one of the league’s most loved teams with an ever-growing fan base. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai is the home ground of the team, and the energetic atmosphere of a home game is an experience of a lifetime. Srinivas Sreeramaneni of Veera Sports is the Tamil Thalaivas owner.

Quick facts and stats - Tamil Thalaivas

The Tamil Thalaivas team did not have the ideal start in PKL. But things can be very different in 2019 due to some critical changes within the team. With Ajay Thakur continuing leading the Tamil Thalaivas 2019 team, there are some interesting set of players on board who could throw in some surprises.

  • Captain Ajay Thakur finished the first season of PKL as the fourth most successful raider when he played for the Bengaluru Bulls. Since then, he has been as one of the most consistent raiders in PKL.
  • A man of many accolades including the Arjuna award, Manjeet Chhillar is also known as the ‘One Man Army’ for his versatile all-rounder skills. His blocking skills are second to none, and he is arguably one of the best defenders of PKL.
  • Manjeet Chhillar also has the most number of overall tackle points in the PKL and finished season two as PKL’s Most Valuable Player for his astounding overall performance.
  • One of the top raiders in PKL, Rahul Chaudhari is also the current leading point-scorer in the league. He is the first kabaddi player to cross 400 points in the league, a feat he achieved in season 4.
  • A versatile defender who is skilled in both holds and dashes, Mohit Chhillar is the fourth most successful defender in PKL, across seasons. He also ranks third in the list of players with most super tackles.
  • Known for his consistent performance on the mats, Ran Singh ranks among the top ten defenders of the league in terms of tackle points. He is also known to step in as an efficient raider when the need arises.

Overall, the 2019 PKL squad of the Tamil Thalaivas is a clever mix of veterans and budding talents. This blend is sure to reflect on the team’s performance, and fans can look forward to an exceptional season for the team.

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Tamil Thalaivas Team 2019

Ajay Thakur Indian Raider
Victor Onyango Obiero Kenyan All-Rounder
Manjeet Chhillar Indian All-Rounder
Himanshu Indian Defender
M Abhishek Indian Defender
Rahul Chaudhari Indian Raider
Ran Singh Indian All-Rounder
Mohit Chhillar Indian Defender
Milad Shiebak Irani Defender
Ajeet Indian Defender
Shabeer Bapu Indian Raider
Vineet Sharma Indian Raider
Yashwant Bishnoi Indian Raider
V. Ajith Kumar Indian Raider
Hemant Chauhan Indian All-Rounder
Ponparthiban Subramanian Indian Defender
Anand Indian Raider

Tamil Thalaivas Team Stats

Matches 22
Wins 5
Losses 13
Draws 4

Tamil Thalaivas Raid Stats

Total Raids 925
Successful Raids 344
Unsuccessful Raids 222
Empty Raids 359

Tamil Thalaivas Tackles Stats

Total Tackles 498
Successful Tackles 174
Unsuccessful Tackles 324
Super Tackles 15

Tamil Thalaivas Stats

Season Rank Matches Won Lost Draw Points
PKL Season 5 6 22 6 14 2 46
PKL Season 6 6 22 5 13 4 42
PKL Season 6 6 5 2 2 1 15

Tamil Thalaivas Match Schedule 2019

Date Day Match Venue Time Winner
21-Jul-2019 Sunday Telugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas GACHIBOWLI INDOOR STADIUM, HYDERABAD 19:30 (IST) Tamil Thalaivas won by 13 points
25-Jul-2019 Thursday Dabang Delhi vs Tamil Thalaivas GACHIBOWLI INDOOR STADIUM, HYDERABAD 19:30 (IST) Dabang Delhi won by 1 points
29-Jul-2019 Monday Tamil Thalaivas vs Patna Pirates DOME@NSCI SVP STADIUM, MUMBAI 19:30 (IST) Patna Pirates won by 1 points
4-Aug-2019 Sunday Haryana Steelers vs Tamil Thalaivas PATLIPUTRA SPORTS COMPLEX, PATNA 20:30 (IST) Tamil Thalaivas won by 7 points
7-Aug-2019 Wednesday UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas PATLIPUTRA SPORTS COMPLEX, PATNA 20:30 (IST) Match Tied
10-Aug-2019 Saturday Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Tamil Thalaivas THE ARENA BY TRANSSTADIA, AHMEDABAD 19:30 (IST) Tamil Thalaivas won by 6 points
17-Aug-2019 Saturday Tamil Thalaivas vs Bengaluru Bulls JAWAHARLAL NEHRU INDOOR STADIUM, CHENNAI 19:30 (IST) Bengaluru Bulls won by 11 Points
18-Aug-2019 Sunday Tamil Thalaivas vs Puneri Paltan JAWAHARLAL NEHRU INDOOR STADIUM, CHENNAI 19:30 (IST) Match Tied
21-Aug-2019 Wednesday Tamil Thalaivas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers JAWAHARLAL NEHRU INDOOR STADIUM, CHENNAI 20:30 (IST) To be decided
23-Aug-2019 Friday Tamil Thalaivas vs U Mumba JAWAHARLAL NEHRU INDOOR STADIUM, CHENNAI 19:30 (IST) To be decided
29-Aug-2019 Thursday Bengal Warriors vs Tamil Thalaivas THYAGARAJ SPORTS COMPLEX, DELHI 20:30 (IST) To be decided
1-Sep-2019 Sunday Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thaliavas SREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU 20:30 (IST) To be decided
2-Sep-2019 Monday Telugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas SREE KANTEERAVA STADIUM, BENGALURU 19:30 (IST) To be decided
8-Sep-2019 Sunday Dabang Delhi vs Tamil Thalaivas NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE INDOOR STADIUM, KOLKATA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
9-Sep-2019 Monday Tamil Thalaivas vs Patna Pirates NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE INDOOR STADIUM, KOLKATA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
14-Sep-2019 Saturday Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE INDOOR STADIUM, KOLKATA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
18-Sep-2019 Wednesday Puneri Paltan vs Tamil Thalaivas SHREE SHIV CHHATRAPATI SPORTS COMPLEX, PUNE 20:30 (IST) To be decided
21-Sep-2019 Saturday UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas SAWAI MANSINGH STADIUM, JAIPUR 19:30 (IST) To be decided
28-Sep-2019 Saturday Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Tamil Thalaivas TAU DEVILAL SPORTS COMPLEX, PANCHKULA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
30-Sep-2019 Monday Tamil Thalaivas vs U Mumba TAU DEVILAL SPORTS COMPLEX, PANCHKULA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
7-Oct-2019 Monday Tamil Thalaivas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers SHAHEED VIJAY SINGH PATHIK SPORTS COMPLEX, GREATER NOIDA 20:30 (IST) To be decided
9-Oct-2019 Wednesday Bengal Warriors vs Tamil Thalaivas SHAHEED VIJAY SINGH PATHIK SPORTS COMPLEX, GREATER NOIDA 19:30 (IST) To be decided
Last Updated: 18th August, 2019

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