The Chennai franchise which is set to make its maiden appearance in the fifth season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), has been named 'Tamil Thalaivas' by co-owner Sachin Tendulkar.
Legendary India cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is the co-owner of the franchise took to Twitter to name his team.
"Another powerful addition to @ProKabaddi. Proud to announce our new team, @tamilthalaivas. Looking to an amazing season 5," he wrote on his Twitter feed.
Season five of PKL is scheduled to get underway on July 28 and the team would be coached by K Baskaran. Amit Hooda (the franchise's costliest pick at Rs 63 lakh) and Ajay Thakur along with C Arun, a Tamil Nadu player, are expected to lead the team's challenge.