The team won its maiden title last season after defeating Gujarat Fortune Giants (38-33), and the Bengaluru Bulls will aim to defend their title this season. Their first match is against Patna Pirates on July 20 in Hyderabad. Bengaluru Bulls
is captained by Rohit Kumar and coached by Randhir Singh. The champions have retained the hero of the last season's final, Pawan Sehrawat, along with Rohit Kumar and Ashish Sangwan. This cost them 49 per cent of their total purse. Defender Mahender Singh was also retained by the Bulls for Rs 80 lakh.