- Tag results for Pro Kabaddi
The PKL playoffs would be held as planned in Kochi on December 30 and 31 with the final on January 5 in Mumbai.
Sethupathi, also referred to as 'Makkal Selvan' in the state, will be leading the Kabaddi fans in the stadium, in Tamil Thalaivas' colors cheering from the stands.
Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium will host four adrenaline-filled play-off matches of the sixth edition of PKL on December 30 and 31.
The play-offs stage will comprise of 3 eliminators, 2 qualifiers and the finals scheduled to take place in Mumbai.
World champions India will open their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan, who have bounced back in the past few months.
Pro Kabaddi League's stock has gone up considerably over the years. The viewership for last season's final was 26.2 million, the highest for a non-cricket match in India.
Hooda was sold for Rs 1.15 crore to Jaipur Pink Panthers, the same amount as Nitin Tomar was bought for by Puneri Paltans.
Intense bidding went for the defender, whose base prize was set at Rs 20 lakhs, but in the end U Mumba came out winners.
Out of the 12 franchises, nine have already picked 21 players as Elite Retained Players.
Pro Kabaddi League franchise Tamil Thalaivas today named Edachery Bhaskaran as their head coach for the upcoming season starting in October.
Apart from Narwal, Patna Pirates have retained some others like Jaideep, Jawahar Dagar and Manish Kumar.
The sixth season of the league will kick-off on October 19.
The captain of Patna side, Pardeep Narwal, was the game changer. He was supremely confident of his abilities and guided his team to an incredible win.
It was clear right from the first minute that Thakur, who went to Thalaivas for Rs 69 lakh at the auctions earlier this year, was going to be the main attraction.
The actor is in Hyderabad where the league is taking place and will be representing Lucknow team of Pro Kabaddi League.