The ninth season of Pro Kabaddi League will start on 07 October in Bangalore. In this season, his fans will have high hopes from UP Yoddha. UP have played four seasons so far and have reached the playoffs all four times. However, UP has not been able to go to the final even once and they will try their best to change this history. We have brought every important information related to the team of UP in front of you, which you would definitely like to know.
Owner and sponsor of UP Yoddha
The UP team has been bought by the GMR Group and came into existence in 2017. The base of the team is Lucknow, but it has been playing its home matches in Greater Noida. The team was sponsored by Tata Yoddha for the first three seasons in the league, but since last season ABP News is the main sponsor of the team. In all the seasons so far, Jasvir Singh has played the role of the head coach of the team.
Some expensive players bought by UP
In his first season in the league itself, UP had bought Nitin Tomar for Rs 93 lakh and made him the most expensive player in the league history. The next season he Rishank had bought Devadiga for a whopping price of Rs 1.11 crore. After this, in the 2021 season, UP bought Pardeep Narwal for Rs 1.65 crore and made him the most expensive player in the league history. However, now this record of Pardeep has been broken.
Big record made by the player of UP
In the seventh season of the league, Nitesh Kumar of UP scored 100 tackle points in 25 matches, which is the most tackle points by a player in a season. Even though UP could not go to the final that season too, but this record of Nitesh still stands.