Pro Wrestling League's Delhi team gets new identity as 'Delhi Sultans'
A revamped Delhi franchise Delhi Sultans owned by renowned media mogul Mr Annurag Batra unveiled their new logo and name for the second season of Pro Wrestling League, in the presence of team captain Sakshi Malik, Team Coach Kuldeep Singh and the league owner Mr. Kartikeya Sharma at Flyp by MTV, Connaught Place, New Delhi. The event was graced by the Chief Guest Mr. Anurag Thakur, Member of Parliament & President, BCCI.
With a new season beckoning, the team added firepower in the form of Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Puniya and Mariya Stadnik to name a few. The squad is a formidable one with a perfect mix of youth and experience across all weight categories. The new identity of the team symbolizes the true essence of the city and is in perfect blend with the squad which is called “Delhi Sultans”.
The rooster of the team boasts of names like Sakshi Malik, Bronze Medalist 2016 Rio Olympics; Bajrang Puniya, Gold Medalist 2016 Commonwealth Championship Singapore; Mariya Stadnik, silver medalist 2016 Rio Olympics; and Alina Makhiyna, gold medalist 2013 Budapest world Championship.
Chief Guest Mr Anurag Thakur, Member of Parliament & President BCCI said at the occasion, “I would like to wish all the very best to the Delhi Sultans for the 2nd season of the Pro Wrestling League. I have been an avid follower of wrestling and it is the most organic contact sport. With the emergence of a league in the sport, it will definitely help tap a lot of budding wrestlers from India to move up the ladder and represent our country in the future.”
Captain Sakshi Malik said, “I am extremely delighted to be a part of this team. We have some fantastic wrestlers across all weight categories who have achieved tremendous feats in their career. Delhi has given me a lot of love whenever I have trained in the city for big tournaments. I hope our team brings joy to the home crowd by putting up a good show in the second of the Pro Wrestling League.”
Delhi Sultans team owner Annurag Batra said the new logo and name reflects our positive intent for the upcoming season. “The new logo was crafted keeping in mind the spirit of the city and the passionate fans. We have a fantastic squad this time with some reputed names. Now it’s just about going out there and performing to our potential. With all the games happening in Delhi this time, we expect to have tremendous home support which will definitely help the wrestlers to perform at their best.”
Speaking on the occasion Mr Kartikeya Sharma, Promoter and owner Pro Sportify and Pro Wrestling League said, “The Delhi Sultans team has got one of the most balanced sides in the league, the mix of quality International and national wrestlers shall help them to go a long way through the second season. With the likes of Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Puniya, we shouldn’t be surprised if the team gets humongous support during their matches at the IGI stadium.”
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