newskabaddi4 days ago

Tendulkar: If I had to pick a defender, it'll be MSD

Sachin Tendulkar thinks that former India Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni would make a good defender for his Pro-Kabaddi team Tamil Thalaivas. The side, with Kamal Hassan as their brand ambassador, is among the four new additions in the fifth season of the tournament.
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newskabaddi6 days ago

PKL 2017 | Bengaluru Bulls forced to shift home matches to Nagpur

Bengaluru Bulls have announced that their home matches for the fifth edition of the Pro-Kabaddi League will now be played at Nagpur’s Mankapur Indoor Stadium. The league starting 28th July has seen a last-minute change of venue due to the unavailability of Bengaluru's Kanteerva Stadium.
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newskabaddi9 days ago

Rohit Kumar named Bengaluru Bulls captain for the 5th season of Pro Kabaddi League

Bengaluru Bulls named star raider Rohit Kumar and defender Ravinder Pahal as the team's captain and vice captain respectively.The fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League is set to kick off on July 28th and will feature 12 teams playing 132 league matches over a three-month period.
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newskabaddi9 days ago

Prize monies for VIVO Pro Kabaddi season 5 set at INR 8 crores

The total prize money for the winners of the fifth season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi league scheduled to commence on July 28, 2017, in Hyderabad was announced to be 8 crores. The announcement marks a significant increase in the prize money which was 2 crores for Season 4 of the league in 2016.
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newskabaddi25 days ago

PKL sign Nic Coward and Craig Thompson to globalize the sport

Former general secretary of the EPL, Nic Coward, has joined the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) to lend his expertise to the league and said that the PKL should look to emulate global leagues like the Premier League and the Champions League (CL). Coward was joined by Craig Thompson, co-founder of the CL.
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newskabaddia month ago

Pro Kabaddi announce fixtures for Season 5

Pro Kabaddi League has released the fixtures for the upcoming edition of the 13-week long tournament which is scheduled to start on July 28. The first match will see the Rahul Chaudhari led Telugu Titans clash with newcomers Tamil Thalaivas, which boasts of marquee player Ajay Thakur in Hyderabad.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

Pakistan players not allowed in Pro Kabaddi League

The Indian government has made it clear that Pakistani players will not be allowed to participate in the Pro Kabaddi League unless the neighbouring country stops sponsoring terrorism. The fifth season of the PKL will begin on June 25 with a match between Puneri Paltans and Telugu Titans in Pune.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

Nitin Tomar becomes most expensive player ever in PKL history

Nitin Tomar attracted the highest bid at the PKL auction and thus became the most expensive purchase in the PKL history after causing a bidding war among the franchises before Uttar Pradesh bought him for a whopping Rs.93 lacs. Manjeet Chillar was the second most expensive player at the auction.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

JSW Sports announces Pro Kabaddi team, Haryana Steelers

After JSW Bengaluru FC, the JSW group has added a second team to their stable in the form of Haryana Steelers. The Haryana team is one of the four new sides to be a part of the Star Sports Prokabaddi League this year, will be based out of Haryana and will be coached by Ranbir Singh Khokkhar.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

Pro Kabaddi League 2017 | List of retained players announced

The 8 teams that competed in the Pro Kabaddi League last year announced each of their retained player that will not feature on the auction roster to be held on May 22nd. After the inclusion of 4 new teams, the tournament has now turned into a 12-team affair and is scheduled to start in July.
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