NEW DELHI – The fifth edition of the Indias Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is due to commence from tomorrow (Friday).
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A total of 12 teams will clash in 138 matches across three months in what is arguably India’s biggest sports league now, Firstpost reported.
The latest edition will have four new teams: Tamil Thalaivas, UP Yoddha, Gujarat Fortune Giants and Haryana Steelers. The total prize money at stake is Rs 8 crores, a significant increase of Rs 6 crores from the previous edition. The title winners alone will take home Rs3 crores.
The first match will be played between Telugu Titans and Tamil Thalaivas in Hyderabad.
Where to watch Pro Kabaddi League 2017 live?
The matches will be broadcast live on television by Star Sports Network. The tournament will be covered in three languages – Hindi, English and Tamil. The English language coverage will be available on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD. The Hindi coverage will be available on Star Sports 1 Hindi and Star Sports 1 HD and the Tamil coverage will be available on Star Sports 1 Tamil and Star Sports 1 Tamil HD. The matches will also be aired on the free-to-air (FTA) channel Star Sports First.
The first match will start at 8:00pm IST, 8:30 PST and the second match begins at 9pm (IST) and 9:30 (PST).
Where can you follow the matches online?
The matches will be streamed online on Hotstar.