Pro Kabaddi League- The Game is On!

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The professional-level Indian Kabaddi League is the Pro Kabaddi League, which was introduced in 2014. Star Sports televises PKL. Talking about the Pro Kabaddi Season, there have been 7 seasons so far. The 8th season (2020) was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 season is all set to run from July 20- Oct 19.

2017 and 2018-19 seasons of PKL witnessed the addition of 4 new pro kabaddi teams. Now there are 12 Pro Kabaddi League teams in the Kabaddi League. The format of the kabaddi league changed wherein the PKL teams were divided into 2 divisions called 'zones.' The pro kabaddi league returned to its format in 2019: double round-robin format.

Live PKL Updates from the Seasons Show that:

  • 2014, i.e., the inaugural season of PKL had 43.5 Cr viewers.
  • The Pro Kabaddi final in 2014 between the PKL teams Jaipur Pink Panthers and U-Mumbai had 8.64 Cr viewers.

PKL Format

Check today kabaddi live score. The pro kabaddi schedule for the 2021 season is as follows:
Hyderabad (July 20 to July 26) Catch Live PKL – h4
July 20: Telugu Titans vs U Mumba, Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates
July 21: Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortune Giants, Telugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas
July 22: U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, Puneri Paltan vs Haryana Steelers
July 24: UP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors, Telugu Titans vs Dabang Delhi
July 25: Dabang Delhi vs Tamil Thalaivas
July 26: UP Yoddha vs Gujarat Fortune Giants, Telugu Titans vs Patna Pirates

Mumbai (July 27 to August 2)

July 27: U Mumba vs Puneri Paltan, Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Bengal Warriors
July 28: Dabang Delhi vs Haryana Steelers, U Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls
July 29: Tamil Thalaivas vs Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan
July 31: Haryana Steelers vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, U Mumba vs UP Yoddha
August 1: Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Dabang Delhi
August 2: Telugu Titans vs UP Yoddha, U Mumba vs Gujarat Fortune Giants

Patna (August 3 to August 9)

August 3: Patna Pirates vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, Bengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls
August 4: Haryana Steelers vs Tamil Thalaivas, Patna Pirates vs Puneri Paltan
August 5: Dabang Delhi vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Puneri Paltan
August 7: UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas, Patna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers
August 8: Telugu Titans vs Bengaluru Bulls
August 9: Bengal Warriors vs U Mumba, Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha

Ahmedabad (August 10 to August 16)

August 10: Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Tamil Thalaivas, Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi
August 11: Bengaluru Bulls vs Haryana Steelers, Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Telugu Titans
August 12: Bengal Warriors vs Telugu Titans, UP Yoddha vs Bengaluru Bulls
August 14: UP Yoddha vs Haryana Steelers, Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Bengal Warriors
August 15: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Puneri Paltan
August 16: U Mumba vs Patna Pirates, Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Jaipur Pink Panthers

Chennai (August 17 to August 23)

August 17: Tamil Thalaivas vs Bengaluru Bulls, Bengal Warriors vs Dabang Delhi
August 18: Haryana Steelers vs Telugu Titans, Tamil Thalaivas vs Puneri Paltan
August 19: U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers, UP Yoddha vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
August 21: Puneri Paltan vs Bengaluru Bulls, Tamil Thalaivas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
August 22: Bengal Warriors vs Patna Pirates
August 23: Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Patna Pirates, Tamil Thalaivas vs U Mumba

Delhi (August 24 to August 30)

August 24: Dabang Delhi vs Bengaluru Bulls, Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Telugu Titans
August 25: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi vs UP Yoddha
August 26: Bengal Warriors vs Haryana Steelers, UP Yoddha vs Puneri Paltan
August 28: Gujarat Fortune Giants vs Haryana Steelers, Dabang Delhi vs U Mumba
August 29: Bengal Warriors vs Tamil Thalaivas
August 30: Telugu Titans vs Puneri Paltan, Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates

Bengaluru (August 31 to September 6)

August 31: Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortune Giants, U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
September 1: UP Yoddha vs Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas
September 2: Puneri Paltan vs Haryana Steelers, Telugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas
September 4: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi, Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates
September 5: Puneri Paltan vs U Mumba
September 6: Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha, Bengaluru Bulls vs Telugu Titans

Other Maches will take place in the following Cities:

Kolkata (September 7 to September 13)
Pune (September 14 to September 20)
Jaipur (September 21 to September 27)
Panchkula (September 28 to October 4)
Greater Noida (October 5 to October 11)
Eliminator 1: League rank 3 vs League rank 4 (October 14)
Eliminator 2: League rank 4 vs League rank 5 (October 14)
Semifinal 1: League rank 1 vs Winner eliminator 1 (October 16)
Semifinal 2: League rank 2 vs Winner eliminator 2 (October 16)
Pro Kabaddi final: Winner semifinal 1 vs Winner semifinal 2 – (October 19) Catch the final of Pro kabaddi live.
The pro kabaddi schedule comprises 130 matches, and pro kabaddi live 2021 updates show that the league matches will start at 7:30 PM IST.

PKL Seasons

PKL has had 7 seasons so far. The 8th season (2020) had been canceled and so the 8th season is likely to commence from Jul 20, 2021 to Oct 19, 2021. 

PKL Teams & Venues

2014, 2015, and 2016 (Jan and July edition) seasons had 8 teams playing in the Pro Kabaddi League. The 2017 and 2018-19 seasons observed the addition of 4 new PKL teams.

The 12 Pro Kabaddi League teams are as follows:

Bengal Warriors Netaji Indoor Stadium
Bengaluru Bulls Kanteerava Indoor Stadium
Dabang Delhi Thyagaraj Sports Complex
Gujarat Fortune Giants The Arena
Haryana Steelers Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai
Jaipur Pink Panthers Sawai Mansingh Stadium
Patna Pirates Pataliputra Sports Complex
Puneri Paltan Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex
Tamil Thalaivas Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium
Telegu Titans Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium
U Mumba Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium
UP Yoddha Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium

PKL Players

Almost 442 pro kabaddi players had been bid in the 2021 PKL auction. The 12 different Pro kabaddi teams have players both from India, Korea, Nepal, Thailand, America, Iran, and Bangladesh. 

1. Bengal Warriors
Baldev Singh
Maninder Singh
2. Bengaluru Bulls
Rohit Kumar
Ashish Kumar
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat
3. Dabang Delhi
Meraj Sheykh
Joginder Narwal
Chandran Ranjit
4. Gujrat Fortune Giants
Sachin Tanwar
Sunil Kumar
Lalit Chaudhary
5. Haryana Steelers
Kuldeep Singh
Vikash Khandala
6. Jaipur Pink Panthers
Deepak Niwas Hooda
Sandeep Kumar Dhull
Ajinkya Pawar
7. Patna Pirates
Pardeep Narwal
Jawahar Dagar
Vikas Jaglan
8. Puneri Paltan
Nitin Tomar
PO Surjeet Singh
Girish Maruti Ernak
9. Tamil Thalaivas
Ajay Thakur
Victor Onyango Obiero
Manjeet Chhillar
10. Telugu Titans
Krushna Madane
Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan
11. UP Yoddhas
Amit Narwal
Sachin Kumar
Nitesh Kumar
12. U Mumba
Fazel Atrachali
Arjun Deshwal
Rajaguru Subramanian

PKL Winners

The 7 different seasons of the Pro Kabaddi League witnessed 5 different winners.

The Pro Kabaddi winners list is as follows:

  • 2014- Jaipur
  • 2015-Mumbai
  • 2016 (Jan)-Patna
  • 2016(July)-Patna
  • 2017-Patna
  • 2018-Bengaluru
  • 2019-Kolkata

As per the 2020 live PKL news, no pro kabaddi match was held in 2020 due to the outbreak of COVID-19. Live PKL score states that the most successful team is Patna Pirates: 3 times PKL champions.

How to play Pro Kabaddi Fantasy League 2021 on BalleBaazi?

Today PKL can be played on different apps and websites. You can check out live PKL score on many websites. The gameplay of Pro Kabaddi League looks like this:

Team creation:

  • Sign-up for or log in to your gaming account on BB
  • Download the all-new BB Fantasy app for your phone
  • Choose the current Kabaddi League you would want to play in
  • Choose from Practice pro kabaddi match or cash leagues
  •  Create a team of best 11-12 players
  • Choose 2-4 defenders
  • 1-3 raiders
  • 1-2 all-rounders
  • Select a captain and vice-captain for your pro kabaddi team

The Point Distribution System on BalleBaazi for Pro Kabaddi Fantasy League

Pro Kabaddi fantasy league on BalleBaazi gives the player a detailed point distribution system which has to be kept in mind when playing PKL online.

The Point Distribution of Pro Kabaddi on BB:

Captain 2X
Vice-Captain 1.5X
Being part of starting 7 4
Make a substitute appearance 2
Each successful raid touchpoint 5
Raid bonus 2
Each successful tackle 5
Each unsuccessful raid -1
Super tackle 4
Pushing all out starting 7 3
Getting all out starting 7 -2
Green card -2
Yellow card -4
Red card -6

When will the Pro Kabaddi Fantasy League Start?

Today PKL matches can be played online, creating your team on apps. Indian Kabaddi league season 8 is expected to commence in July. The auctions for PKL took place in Apr. The Pro Kabaddi Fantasy League is all likely to start right after the Pro Kabaddi matches start from July 20. You can watch pro kabaddi live score right after a couple of months.

PKL Fantasy FAQs

  • When did pro kabaddi start 2021?

Pro kabaddi league was canceled last year due to Covid-19. This year's pro kabaddi season, which was supposed to be the 9th season, will be the 8th. It is likely to start in July, with player auctions taking place in April. Everyone is eagerly waiting for the thrill of PKL.

  • Who is the no.1 raider in pro kabaddi?

Pardeep Narwal is known to be the no.1 raider in the pkl. He had played in 6 pro kabaddi seasons. He has procured 1160 raid points for 107 matches. On average he scores 10.84 raid points per match, a statistic that is extremely difficult for most pro kabaddi players. From every angle, he has proved to live up to the title of no.1 raider till today’s pkl.

  • Who is the best kabaddi player in the world?

It is difficult to term one player as the best in kabaddi league. Following are some players who have graced not only the game but also their pro kabaddi league teams.

  • Ajay Thakur- he has a signature move, the Frog Jump. He played a vital role behind the victory of India in 2014 Incheon Asian Games and 2016 Kabaddi World Cup. He was also awarded the Padma Shri and Arjuna Award in 2019.
  • Pardeep Narwal- he is said to be the no.1 raider in kabaddi league. He is called the “Dubki King”.
  • Lee Jang-Kun – he is also known as the “Babumoshai of Bengal”. His signature move is his “kick”. He is the first overseas player to score 400 raid points in pro kabaddi league.
  • Who won pro kabaddi league 2021?

Bengal Warriors wrote their name as pro kabaddi winners of the 2019 season. They defeated Dabang Delhi 39-34 and became the fifth champions. Pkl was canceled due to covid-19 in 2020, and pro kabaddi matches of 2021 are supposed to begin from July.

  • Who has the highest raid point in pro kabaddi?

Pawan Sehrawat from Bengaluru Bulls, rose to break the record of Pardeep Narwal and scored 39 raid points out of 38 against pro kabaddi league team Haryana Steelers in 2019. He, at present, has the highest raid points in Indian kabaddi league.

  • Who is the best raider in pkl?

The best raider in pkl is Pardeep Narwal, with 243 raid points with an average raid point of 12.8. The pro kabaddi player Pawan Sehrawat is giving Pardeep a tough competition. He stands with 232 raid points with an average raid point of 12.9.

  • How much do pro kabaddi players earn?

It may range from Rs.12.8 lakh in season 1 to Rs.1.51 crore in season 6. 25-year-old Monu Goyat has become the most expensive player in the entire pro kabaddi league history. His value is Rs. 1.51 crore, and he plays for Haryana Steelers. Another expensive player is Rahul Chaudhuri, whose value is Rs.1.29 crore and plays for Telugu Titans.

  • Who has the highest points in pkl?

The highest points scored by a pro kabaddi player is 1169. It has been scored by none other than Pardeep Narwal, who also holds the title of the no. 1 raider.

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