Haryana Steelers on Monday named local boy Surender Nada as the franchise’s captain for their maiden Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season, starting July 28.
Surender’s compatriot Wazir Singh was named his deputy, according to a statement from the franchise. Series victory in Sri Lanka in 2015 Helped India Scale To Numero Uno Status: Virat Kohli
The 27-year-old Surender, a left corner defender has appeared in 49 matches in PKL, scoring 156 points. He had earlier plied his trade for the Bengaluru Bulls.
Wazir is a raider and has played 24 matches in PKL, scoring 169 raid points and nine defence points.
Elated at being appointed the skipper, Surender said: “Haryana Steelers is good for the sport and for the state of Haryana and I hope that we get support in big numbers. We will be making every effort to keep the fans happy.” Watch: MS Dhoni Turn Back The Clock At MA Chidambaram Stadium With Huge Sixes