Dabang Delhi will begin their title defence with a clash against season 2 champions U Mumba in the opening match of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 (PKL 9) campaign on October 7 at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru.
Dabang Delhi's raiding department is a sorted as ever: Naveen Kumar, who has been among the top raiders over the last two years and played a vital role in Dabang Delhi's title, remains with the squad and will look to further build on his partnership with Vijay Malik.
The reigning champions' defence was a cause of concern for large parts last season and boasts a new look in PKL 9. In come Sandeep Kumar Dhull and Ravi Kumar to fortify the defence, who will be supported by the likes of Amit Hooda and Iranian all-rounder Reza Katoulinezhad.
Here is Dabang Delhi's full squad for the ninth season of the Pro Kabaddi League:
Raiders: Naveen Kumar, Ashu Malik, Ashish Narwal, Suraj Panwar, Manjeet
Defenders: Sandeep Kumar (Dhull), Amit Hooda, Anil Kumar, Vishal, Aakash, Md. Liton Ali, Ravi Kumar, Krishan, Dipak, Vijay, Vinay Kumar, Monu
All-Rounders: Vijay, Reza Katoulinezhad, Tejas Patil