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Ultimate Table Tennis Draft LIVE: Updates, Results, Scores, Blog

Follow us for all the LIVE updates from the draft of the 2023 Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT).

Manika Batra Table Tennis

File photo: Manika Batra in action at Ultimate Table Tennis.


The Bridge Desk

Updated: 2 Jun 2023 7:39 AM GMT

A total of 36 players will be up for grabs as six franchises try to build the best team possible for the 2023 Ultimate Table Tennis on Friday in Mumbai.

Stay tuned for all the LIVE updates!

Live Updates

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:39 AM GMT

    Thank you for joining!

    That's all we have from the Ultimate Table Tennis draft. All the six teams seems to be pretty solid on paper for now, but things will only be clear once the tournament begins next month.

    Thank you for tuning into our coverage!

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:28 AM GMT

    How the squads stack up?

    Bengaluru Smashers: Manika Batra, Kirill Gerassimenko, Sanil Shetty, Natalia Bajor, Poymantee Baisya, Ankur Bhattacharjee

    Chennai Lions: Sharath Kamal Achanta, Yangzi Liu, Benedikt Duda, Sutirtha Mukherjee, Payas Jain, Prapti Sen

    Dabang Delhi: Sathiyan Gnanaskearan, Sreeja Akula, Barbara Balazova, Ayhikha Mukherjee, Anirban Ghosh, Jon Perrson 

    Goa Challengers: Suthasini Sawettabutt, Harmeet Desai, Alvaro Robles, Reeth Rishya, Krittwika Sinha Roy, Anthony Amalraj

    Puneri Paltan: Omar Assar, Manush Shah, Archana Kamath, Snehit, Anusha Kutumbale, Hana Matelova

    U Mumba: Manav Thakkar, Lily Zhang, Aruna Quadri, Diya Chitale, Mouma Das, Sudhanshu Grover

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:19 AM GMT


    Goa Challengers - Anthony Amalraj

    Puneri Paltan - Hana Matelova (Czech Republic)

    Bengaluru Smashers - Ankur Bhattacharjee

    Chennai Lions: Prapti Sen

    Dabang Delhi: Jon Perrson (Sweden)

    U Mumba: Sudhanshu Grover

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:14 AM GMT

    6th and Final round BEGINS!

    We are heading towards the business end of the UTT player draft now. This is the sixth and final round before we have the complete player composition of each teams.

    Goa Challengers will pick first.

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:12 AM GMT


    Bengaluru Smashers - Poymantee Baisya

    U Mumba - Mouma Das

    Chennai Lions - Payas Jain

    Dabang Delhi - Anirban Ghosh

    Goa Challengers - Krittwika Sinha Roy

    Puneri Paltan - Anusha Kutmbale

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:09 AM GMT


    Bengaluru Samshers to pick first.

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:06 AM GMT


    Round four belonged to women, with Snehit being the only male paddler picked.

    Dabang Delhi - Ayhika Mukherjee

    Chennai Lions - Sutirtha Mukherjee

    U Mumba - Diya Chitale

    Bengaluru Smashers - Natalia Bojor (Poland)

    Puneri Paltan - Snehit

    Goa Challengers - Reeth Rishya

  • 2 Jun 2023 7:00 AM GMT

    4th Round STARTS

    The fourth round of the draft has begun. Dabang Delhi get the first pick this time.

  • 2 Jun 2023 6:51 AM GMT

    Third Round PICKS

    Overseas paddlers in high demand in the third round with only two Indians - Archana Kamath and Sanil Shetty, picked. 

    Chennai Lions - Benedikt Duda (Germany)

    Dabang Delhi - Barbara Balazova (Slovakia)

    Goa Challengers - Alvaro Robles (Spain)

    Puneri Paltan - Archana Kamath

    Bengaluru Smashers - Sanil Shetty

    U Mumba - Aruna Quadri (Nigeria)

  • 2 Jun 2023 6:46 AM GMT

    Third Round STARTS

    Chennai Lions will pick first in the third round

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