Jaipur Pink Panthers won the inaugural season of Pro Kabaddi League in 2014. The team plays its homes matches at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium, Jaipur.
The Abhishek Bachchan owned team is coached by Balwan Singh and will be led by Jasvir Singh for season 5 of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League. “Roar for Panthers” is the official theme of the team, while pink and blue are the official colours.
After winning the title in the very first year, the Pink Panthers finished fifth and sixth in season 2 and season 3 respectively. However, in season – 4 the team reached the finals, only to lose to Patna Pirates by eight points.
Jaipur Pink Panthers did not retained player for season 5 Auction. However, they have managed to build a decent team for the upcoming season.
Team for Season 5 will comprise of :
Raiders – Jasvir Singh, Selvamani K, Ajit Singh, Kamal Kishor, Pawan Kumar Kadian, Tushar Patil, Sunil Siddhgavali, Rahul Choudhary
Defenders – Jae Min Lee, Manoj Dhull, Navneet Gautam, Somvir Shekhar, Vignesh B, Ravinder Kumar
All Rounders – Manjeet Chhillar, Dong Gyu Kim, Santhapanaselvam, Siddharth, Abhishek N.
|June – July, 2016||16||9||6||1||56.25%||2|
Vivo PKL 5 – Schedule
|29-Jul||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Dabang Delhi||Hyderabad|
|10-Aug||Puneri Paltan||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Bengaluru|
|13-Aug||Gujarat FortuneGiants||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Ahmedabad|
|18-Aug||Bengaluru Bulls||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Lucknow|
|20-Aug||UP Yoddha||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Lucknow|
|25-Aug||U Mumba||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Mumbai|
|31-Aug||U Mumba||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Mumbai|
|03-Sep||Gujarat FortuneGiants||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Kolkata|
|05-Sep||Patna Pirates||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Kolkata|
|14-Sep||Haryana Steelers||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Sonepat|
|17-Sep||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Dabang Delhi||Ranchi|
|21-Sep||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Haryana Steelers||Ranchi|
|27-Sep||Telugu Titans||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Delhi|
|30-Sep||Tamil Thalaivas||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Chennai|
|01-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Haryana Steelers||Chennai|
|01-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Bengal Warriors||Jaipur|
|06-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Gujarat FortuneGiants||Jaipur|
|07-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||U Mumba||Jaipur|
|08-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Puneri Paltan||Jaipur|
|10-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Dabang Delhi||Jaipur|
|18-Oct||Jaipur Pink Panther||–||Haryana Steelers||Jaipur|
|18-Oct||Puneri Paltan||–||Jaipur Pink Panther||Pune|