Bengal Warriors, the Kolkata franchise of the Pro-Kabaddi league, would be led by India’s seasoned campaigner Surjeet Singh, team officials said in Kolkata on Thursday, June 26. The franchise, promoted by India’s largest retail chain Big Bazaar, unveiled a logo comprising a roaring tiger in gold and blue hue. The franchise also unveiled its jersey at a programme in Kolkata.

Eight teams would take part in the Pro-Kabaddi League, endorsed by Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan.

Bengal Warriors, coached by Raj Narain Sharma, will play their home matches against seven other teams between July 30 and August 2 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium. The League begins July 26 in Mumbai.