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newskabaddi21 days ago

2021 PKL set to start on December 22, Bengaluru to host all matches

The new season of the Indian Kabaddi League will start from December 22, later this year, with the matches to be live telecast on Star Sports and Disney+ Hotstar. Marshal Sports will ensure that the government-mandated Covid-19 protocols will be followed to protect the athletes and staff.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

2021 PKL Auction | Arjun Deshwal bags 96-lakh deal, Ajay Thakur and Monu Goyat retained

Former U Mumba raider Arjun Deshwal has been roped by Jaipur Pink Panthers for a whopping sum of INR 96 lakh for the upcoming season, making him the third most expensive player to be sold in the auction. Ajay Thakur, Manjeet Chillar, and Monu Goyat have been retained by their respective franchises.
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newskabaddi2 months ago

2021 PKL Auction | Pardeep Narwal goes to UP Yoddha for record-breaking 1.65 crore fee

Pardeep Narwal stole the limelight on Day 2 of the 2021 PKL mega-auction, with UP Yoddha roping him in for a mammoth 1.65 crores ahead of the new season. Siddharth Desai was the only other player who bagged a crore-rupee deal, with Manjeet going under the hammer as the third most expensive buy.
SportsCafe Desk
newskabaddia year ago

2020 Pro Kabaddi League cancelled due to health concerns

The 2020 Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) has been forced to cancel owing to the Covid-19 pandemic situation in India, as per the organizers of the tournament. Started its journey back in 2014, the PKL is one of the most-watched leagues in India, having popularised the game with its extensive coverage.
SportsCafe Desk
newskabaddia year ago

Kabaddi suffered the most due to the Covid-19 pandemic, claims Raju Bhavsar

The nature of Covid-19 has impacted each discipline differently, with contact sports like Kabaddi, Boxing, Wrestling, and even Taekwondo taking huge blows compared to other sports. SportsCafe caught up with Kadaddi expert Raju Bhavsar, who explained why the sport suffered the most due to lockdown.
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newskabaddia year ago

Pro Kabaddi League not in talks for staging the tournament in Sri Lanka

The President of Sri Lanka Kabaddi Federation, Mr. Anura Pathirana has cleared the air to the Pro Kabaddi management that has been no discussions with any of their officials about the prospects of hosting the league in Sri Lanka. The Pro Kabaddi League generally starts in July and ends in October.
SportsCafe Desk
newskabaddi2 years ago

Balwan Singh and Ashan Kumar included in Indian men’s kabaddi teams’ coaching panel

Reputed Indian kabaddi coaches Balwan Singh and Ashan Kumar will be a part of the panel for the Indian men’s teams. Top female coaches Sunil Dabas, Shailja Jain and Banani Saha have been selected for the same role in the Indian women’s teams by the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI).
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newskabaddi2 years ago

PKL 2019 | Perfect reward for Naveen Kumar’s hard work and determination, says Krishan Kumar Hooda

Although Dabang Delhi lost the final against Bengal Warriors, their raider Naveen Kumar was chosen as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the season. Coach Krishan Kumar Hooda expressed that being the MVP is a reward for the youngster’s hard work and determination in the entire season.
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newskabaddi2 years ago

PKL 2019 | I was quick and hence my coach put me as a raider, reveals Mohammad Nabibakhsh

Bengal Warriors star for the final Mohammad Nabibakhsh has revealed that although in Iran, most of the players want to become defenders, Nabibakhsh wanted to be a raider and his coach put him as a raider because of his quick movement. Nabibakhsh scored 10 points to help Bengal win the PKL title.
SportsCafe Desk
newskabaddi2 years ago

PKL 2019 | Dabang Delhi didn’t raid or defend properly, believes Joginder Narwal

After losing to Bengal Warriors in the PKL 2019 final, Dabang Delhi skipper Joginder Narwal conceded that his team didn’t raid or defend properly last evening. The senior defender has also stated that he is satisfied with the way the Delhi players performed in the entire seventh season.
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