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Pro Kabaddi League
Forget IPL as Pro Kabaddi League is now here
The second season of (PKL) Pro Kabaddi League kicks off in Mumbai on July 18, with defending champions, Jaipur Pink Panthers taking on U Mumba in the opening match. The Jaipur Pink Panthers team, which is owned by Abhishek Bachchan defeated the U Mumba team 35-24 in the finals to lift the PKL trophy last year.

60 kabaddi matches will be played between 8 teams across 8 cities in the country.

The 8 participating teams are:

  1. Jaipur Pink Pathers - Owned by Abhishek Bachchan

  2. Bengal Warriors - Owned by Future Group

  3. Bengaluru Bulls - Owned by Kosmik Global Media

  4. Dabang Delhi - Owned by Do It Sports Management

  5. Patna Pirates - Owned by Rajesh Shah

  6. Puneri Paltan - Owned by Insurekot Sports

  7. Telugu Titans - Owned by Veera Sports

  8. U Mumba - Owned by Unilazer Sports

The semifinals and the finals of the PKL will be played on August 21 and August 23 in Mumbai. All matches of the PKL will be broadcast live on Star Sports. The league matches will be played on a home/away basis in a 'Caravan style' format, wherein each team shall hold 4 days of consecutive matches in a row and the home team will face 4 visiting teams.

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice for the promotional song "Le Panga" for season 2 of the PKL. The song has been released in Hindi and Marathi, where the actor can be seen dancing to the tunes of the song. Book My Show is selling online tickets for the upcoming matches of the PKL.

Last year's final match held at NSCI in Mumbai was a star-studded event attended by famous personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Kabir Bedi and Tina Ambani.

The second season promises much more excitement as PKL has gained popularity.

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