PKL: Edachery Bhaskaran appointed head-coach of Tamil Thalaivas

Having already led U Mumba to victory in Pro Kabaddi Season 2, Bhaskaran will aim to emulate his title-winning run with the Thalaivas.

Tamil Thalaivas blew hot and cold in PKL 2017.   -  PTI

Chennai based, Pro Kabaddi team - Tamil Thalaivas - on Monday announced Edachery Bhaskaran as its coach for the upcoming season of the Pro Kabaddi League.

Bhaskaran replaces his predecessor Kasinatha Baskaran, who has assumed the mantle of Technical Director - Thalaivas’ Strategic Grassroot Program.

Having already led U Mumba to victory in Pro Kabaddi Season 2, Bhaskaran will aim to emulate his title-winning run with the Thalaivas.

Speaking about his appointment, Bhaskaran said, “As a coach, while I look to build on Tamil Nadu’s deep, historic affinity with Kabaddi, I am also working on building a team that could complement each other’s’ strength.

"I am also glad to be working alongside the management of the Tamil Thalaivas who have in past discussions indicated a similar roadmap for the sport in the state and for the team in the League. “