Kolkata: Completing hypothesis, Kolkata’s Pro-Kabaddi League franchise Bengal Warriors on Friday declared that they have banded together with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar.

The team had a forgettable last season where they completed with the wooden spoon, overseeing just three wins throughout the fourth season. The fans and owners of the franchise would trust that having the superstar as another co owner would acquire a change the team’s fortunes.

Remarking about the association,Akshay Kumar says, “I have always believed that sport plays a key role in shaping ones personality and health. I have admired how Star Sports has helped make Kabaddi so popular across the length and breadth of India and I am delighted to partner with Future Group to promote a homegrown sport like Kabaddi.“

“I have always believed that sport plays a key role in shaping ones personality and health. I am delighted to partner with Future Group to promote a homegrown sport like Kabaddi,” Akshay added further.

Bengal Warriors’ redone team highlights solid pillagers like Jang-Kun Lee, Deepak Narwal, Anil Kumar, Kuldeep, Maninder Singh, Virender Wazir Singh, Vinod Kumar, defenders Ameares Mondal, Sandeep Malik, Surjeet, Young Chang Ko, Rahul Kumar, Shashank Wankhede and all-rounders Bhupender Singh, Ran Singh, Ravindra Ramesh Kumawat, Srikanth Tewthia and Vikash.

Bengal Warriors are put in Zone B and start their crusade against Telugu Titans at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad August 2.

He had before acquired a kabaddi team in the World Kabaddi League in 2014 also. The actor will soon be seen playing hockey legend and Olympic gold medalist Balbir Singh in a motion picture called Gold which depends on India’s first hockey Gold after independence.