PKL 2023 10th Season Brief History
PKL is quite popular in India and gives tough competition to the other cricket leagues. It was first launched in 2014 with eight teams, and currently, the 9th season has just ended. PKL was inspired by the popularity of Kabaddi tournaments in the 2006 Asian Games. December 2022 is expected to be reserved for the pro Kabaddi league, which takes place yearly. Currently, there are 12 teams, and each of these teams represents a certain state and competes against other states. Pawan Kumar Sherawat was the highest bid when he was bought for INR 2.26 crore by Tamil Thalaivas.
Pro Kabaddi League Team List
The starting date of the latest season of the PKL was the 7th of October. You could either watch a match in the stadium if it’s happening in your city, or you can subscribe to Hotstar+to live stream all the matches. This season there will be a total of 12 teams who will be competing for the season 9’s title. Here is the team’s list:
Dabang Delhi K.C.
Jaipur Pink Panthers
Tamil Thalaivas. Each of these PKL teams is owned by well-known personalityand is trained by some of the best coaches in the world. The players in each team are selected via an auction.
What is the Venue of PKL Season 9?
The Pro Kabaddi League is an annual event, and therefore it is held in different locations across India. This year it will be held in Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Pune. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the last season was only held in Bangalore in a bio-bubble.
Pro Kabaddi League 2023
The 10th season of the Pro Kabaddi League PKL 2023 will commence on the 7th of October, 2023. You will see your favourite Kabaddi stars in action on Disney Plus Hotstar and the Star sports network. Even though the teams, schedule and venue have not been decided as of yet, it is expected that all 12 teams will be playing. It is also expected that a couple of new venues will be added in 2023, and you might be lucky enough to witness a match in a stadium near you. The inaugural match of PKL season 9 was held on the 7th of October 2022 at 7:30 p.m. between Dabang Delhi K.C. and U Mumba, where the former won the game. The last match of the season, match number 132, was held on the 9th of December 2022 at 9:30 between Patna Pirates and Bengal warriors, where Patna had an easy win over Bengal.
The first eliminator was held on the 13th of December 2022 at 7:30 p.m. at Dome NSCI SVP stadium in Mumbai. The match was between Bengaluru Bulls and Dabang Delhi K.C., where Bengaluru Bulls were victorious.
The second eliminator was held on the 13th of December at 7:30 p.m. at Dome NSCI SVP stadium in Mumbai. Here, the Tamil Thalaivas had an easy win over UP Yoddhas.
On the 15th of December 2022, the first semi-final occurred at 7:30 p.m. at Dome NSCI SVP stadium in Mumbai. The match was between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Bengaluru Bulls, where Jaipur Pink Panthers won.
The second semi-final was held on the 15th of December at 8:30 p.m. In this match, Puneri Paltan gave a tough fight and won the match against Tamil Thalaivas.
The final match of PKL season 9 was hosted at Dome NSCI SVP stadium in Mumbai on the 17th of December 2022 at 8:30 p.m. The two finalists were Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan. The match was quite interesting, and it had a nail-biting finish where Jaipur Pink Panthers won the league title.
Here is the latest points table:
The champions Jaipur Pink Panthers, had 82 points
Runner up Puneri Paltan with 80 points
Second Runner up Bengaluru Bulls with 74 points
UP Yoddhas with 71 points
Tamil Thalaivas with 66 points
Dabang Delhi with 63 points
Haryana Steelers with 61 points
Gujarat Giants with 59 points
U Mumba with 56 points
Patna Pirates with 54 points
Bengal Warriors with 53 points
Telugu Titans with 15 points
The Pro Kabaddi League is among the most popular sports leagues. The league features some of the best defenders, raiders, and all-rounders. PKL is like an event where Kabaddi enthusiasts can witness these amazing games for 2 months. Now, these people are waiting for PKL Season 10.
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