Patna Pirates, Pro Kabaddi League defending champions, announced their partners for the Pro Kabaddi League (Season 4).The Pirates who inflicted a first loss on home team Puneri Paltan with a 30-24 win to start their Pro Kabaddi Season 4 on Monday, signals their intention to defend their title.
TheÂ Pirates will proudly don the emblems ofÂ ManforceÂ (front),Â Himalya Men(back)Â TT garmentsÂ (arms),Â PrayagÂ (right leg),Â MukundÂ (left leg),Â Surya LED & Surya FansÂ (shoulder back) in its jerseysÂ with BEEÂ (apparel partner).
Manforce divisional head Mr Joy ChatterjeeÂ said:”May the force be with the team. We wish them all the best.”
Commenting on the development, Managing Director of TT Padmini Group, Sanjay Jain,Â said: “We are happy to be associated with the champion of Patna. It’s a perfect partnership for us. Bihar is a very important market for us and we see it as a great communication vehicle to come closer to Bihar.”
Business Head, Himalaya Men Rajesh Krishnamurty expressed â€œWe are proud to be the lead sponsors of the Patna Pirates team. Sports as a genre has worked really well for us in the past for our menâ€™s range and this was a natural extension.Pro Kabaddi is a great initiative that is reviving the love for an indigenous sport that originated in India and we are excited to be a part of it.
The motto of the Patna Pirates is to persevere and never let go, and it is with this spirit that the Patna Pirates went on to become the undisputed winners of Season 3. Sports represent fitness, good health and feeling confident about yourself! We saw this aligning very well with Himalayaâ€™s own mantra of spreading happiness through wellness. We have a strong team this year and we will be rooting for them to win this season as well!â€ Â
Commenting on the association with Pro Kabaddi Season 4, B. Raju, Managing Director, Surya Roshni Ltd. said, “It felt great to get associated with last year’s champion team Patna Pirates for Season 4 of the Pro Kabaddi League. Kabaddi is a sport that every one of us has some memories related to. The sport sort of lost its popularity for some time until it was revived again in the recent times with league matches like the Pro Kabaddi. And we associated with this sport to engage with our audience to further build up the Surya’s presence. We wish all the players the very best for this season and look forward to many more associations in coming future.”
By Sponsoring Patna Pirates Prayag will get an opportunity to promote a truly Indian Sport while reaching out to the hearts of millions of Kabaddi fans across the country.
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The Pirates, owned byÂ Mumbai-based industrialist Rajesh V Shah, are not only the champions but also have finished in the top four in all the editions so far.
After their opening match win against Puneri Paltan, the Pirates will then travel to Jaipur to play with U Mumba onÂ June 29, followed by a clash against Telugu Titans in Hyderabad onÂ July 3, before moving on to their home leg which commences onÂ July 7.
In the home leg, Pirates will play Bengaluru Bulls, Bengal Tigers, Dabang Delhi and Pink Panthers at the Patliputra Sports Complex, Kankarbagh, Patna.