“Kabaddi is not just the game, it is about the passion and the spirit of the game that gives us that indescribable feeling. Go through this post if you are also waiting for Pro Kabaddi 2023”
Kabaddi is a very popular sport in India. We can say that it is the 2nd most popular game in India after cricket. The Pro Kabaddi League is India’s first professional kabaddi league. This league was launched in the year 2014 and is broadcast on Star Sports. The ninth season of the league was completed on 18th December 2022. Now, all of us kabaddi fans are waiting for the tenth season of the league i.e. Pro Kabaddi 2023. One thing is for sure this year’s PKL is going to be more exciting and better than ever before. Keep reading to post to know all details about Pro Kabaddi League 2023 including schedule, Teams, Players, etc.
Pro Kabaddi League in 2023
The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is one of the biggest sports leagues in India. The sport has gained immense popularity in recent years and is now seen as a worldwide sport. It is believed that the league has grown to its current levels of success because of the huge fan following it has across India. Let’s take a quick look at some crucial information about Pro Kabaddi League 2023 or PKL 2023.
|Full Name of the League||Vivo Pro Kabaddi League|
|Type of the League||Professional Kabaddi League|
|Total number of matches||132 League Matches|
|Format of the League||Round-Robin|
|Pro Kabaddi League PKL 2023 Starting Date||December 2023|
|Pro Kabaddi League 2023 Channel||Start Sports|
|PKL – Pro Kabaddi League 2023 Online Streaming||Disney + Hotstar|
|Pro Kabaddi League 2023 Match Timings||7:30 PM, 8:30 PM, and 9:30 PM|
Pro Kabaddi League 2023 Schedule
The Pro Kabaddi League is the top-tier professional kabaddi league in India. The Pro Kabaddi League 2023 season will kick off in December 2023 with a total of 12 teams competing in a round-robin format. The league will run until the end of February 2024, with the top six teams qualifying for the playoffs. Let’s take a look at the tentative schedule of the league for its 10th season.
PKL 2023 Auctions
The auctions for PKL 2023 took place on 9th and 10th December. Here is the list of Sold and Unsold Players of Pro Kabaddi League.
Day 2 – 10th October 2023
- Md. Liton Ali (Bangladesh) – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Vahid Rezaeimehr (Iran) – Rs. 16.60 lakh – Puneri Paltan
- Amirhossein Bastami (Iran)- Rs. 30 lakhs – Tamil Thalaivas
- Hamid Nader (Iran) – Rs. 13 lakh – Telugu Titans
- Samuel Wafala (Kenya)- Rs. 13 lakh – U.P. Yoddhas
- Amirmohammad Zafardanesh (Iran) – Rs. 68 lakh – U Mumba
- Felix Li (England)- Rs. 13 lakh – Dabang Delhi
- Milad Jabbari (Iran)- Rs. 13 lakh -Telugu Titans
- Yuvraj Pandeya (England) – Rs. 13 lakh – Dabang Delhi
- Mohammadreza Kaboudrahangi (Iran)- Rs. 19.20 lakh – Tamil Thalaivas
- Shankar Gadai – Rs. 13 lakh – Telugu Titans
- Rohit – Rs. 16 lakh – Patna Pirates
- Sajin Chandrasekar- Rs. 13 lakhs -Patna Pirates (FBM)
- Ran Singh – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Akshay Bharat – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengal Warriors
- Vikas Jaglan – Rs. 13 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Krishan – Rs. 17.20 lakhs – Patna Pirates
- Sourav Gulia – Rs. 13 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Akshay Kumar – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengal Warriors
- Harendra Kumar – Rs. 13 lakh – UP Yoddhas
- Lucky Sharma – Rs. 13 lakh – Jaipur Pink Panthers
- Nitin Chandel – Rs. 13 lakh – Dabang Delhi
- Hasan Balbool (Iran) – Rs. 13 lakh – Haryana Steelers
- Ghanshyam Magar (Nepal) – Rs. 13 lakh – Haryana Steelers
- Chai-Ming Chang (Taiwan) – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengal Warriors
- Alireza Mirzaeian (Iran) – Rs. 16.10 lakh – U Mumba
- Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki (Iran) – Rs. 13 lakh – Jaipur Pink Panthers
- Piotr Pamulak (Poland) – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Zheng-Wei Chen (Taiwan) – Rs. 13 lakh – Patna Pirates
- Aslam Thambi (Sri Lanka) – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengal Warriors
- Daniel Odhiambo (Kenya) – Rs. 13 lakh – Patna Pirates
- Helvic Wanjala – Rs. 13 lakh -UP Yoddhas
- Rahul Sethpal – Rs. 40.7 lakh – Haryana Steelers
- Ponparthiban Subramanian – Rs. 19.20 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Deepak Singh – Rs. 15.70 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Lavish – Rs. 13 lakh – Jaipur Pink Panthers
- Ravi Kumar – Rs. 13.30 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Banty – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Akshay Bodake – Rs. 13 lakh – Bengal Warriors
Day 1 – 9th October 2023
- Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh – Rs. 2.35 Cr. – Puneri Paltan
- Fazel Atrachali – Rs. 1.60 Cr. – Gujarat Giants
- Rohit Gulia – Rs. 58.50 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Vijay Malik – Rs. 85 lakh – UP Yoddhas
- Maninder Singh – Rs. 2.12 Cr. – Bengal Warriors (Final Bid Match)
- Manjeet – Rs. 92 lakh – Patna Pirates
- Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh – Rs. 22 lakh – Gujarat Giants
- Arkam Shaikh – Rs. 20.25 lakh – Gujarat Giants (FBM)
- Nitin Rawal – Rs. 30 lakh – Bengal Warriors
- Girish Ernak – Rs. 20 lakh – U Mumba
- Mahender Singh – Rs. 40.25 lakh – U Mumba
- Shubham Shinde – Rs. 32.25 lakh – Bengal Warriors (FBM)
- Sombir – Rs. 26.25 – Gujarat Giants
- Vishal – Rs. 20 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls
- Sunil – Rs. 20 lakh – Dabang Delhi
- Shrikant Jadhav – Rs. 35.25 lakh – Bengal Warriors (FBM)
- Ashu Malik – Rs. 96.25 lakh – Dabang Delhi (FBM)
- Guman Singh – Rs. 85 lakh – U Mumba (FBM)
- Meetu – Rs. 93 lakh – Dabang Delhi
- Pawan Sehrawat – Rs. 2.60 Cr. – Telugu Titans
- Vikash Kandola – Rs. 55.25 lakh – Bengaluru Bulls (FBM)
- Siddarth Desai – Rs. 1 Cr. – Haryana Steelers
- Chandran Ranjit – Rs. 62 lakh – Haryana Steelers
Players Remained Unsold
- Girish Maruti Ernak – 20 lakh
- Mahender Singh – 40.25 lakh
- Guman Singh – 85 lakh
- Amirmohammad Zafardanesh- 68 lakh
- Alireza Mirzaeian – 16.10 lakh
Pro Kabaddi League Team and Player List
The Pro Kabaddi League is a professional league that consists of 12 teams, each with a squad of around 15 players. However, only 7 players play on the mat. The players on the Pro Kabaddi League teams are divided into two categories, international and local. International players come from various countries around the world and local players are from India. Let’s take a look at the teams and their players.
- Bengal Warrior – Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje, R Guhan, Suyon Baban Gaikar, Parshant Kumar, Maninder Singh, Nitin Rawal, Shubham Shinde, Shrikant Jadhav, Chai-Ming Chang, Aslam Thambi, Akshay Bharat, Akshay Kumar
- Bengaluru Bulls – Neeraj Narwal, Bharat, Saurabh Nandal, Yash Hooda, Vishal, Vikash Khandola, Md. Liton Ali, Piotr Pamulak, Ran Singh.
- Dabang Delhi KC – Naveen Kumar, Vijay, Manjeet, Ashish Narwal, Suraj Panwar, Sunil, Ashu Malik, Meetu, Felix Li, Yuvraj Pandeya, Nitin Chandel.
- Gujarat Giants – Manuj, Sonu, Rakesh, Rohan Singh, Prateek Dahiya, Fazel Atrachali, Rohit Gulia, Mohammad Nabibakhsh, Akram Shaikh, Sombir, Vikas Jaglan, Sourav Gulia
- Haryana Steelers – K. Prapanjan, Vinay, Jaideep, Mohit, Naveen, Monu, Harsh, Sunny, Siddharth Desai, Chandran Ranjit, Hasan Balbool, Ghanshyam Magar.
- Jaipur Pink Panthers – Sunil Kumar, Arjun Deshwal, Ajith Kumar V, Reza Mirbhageri, Bhavani Rajput, Sahul Kumar, Ankush, Abhishek KS, Ashish Devank, Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki, Lucky Sharma.
- Patna Pirates – Sachin, Neeraj Kumar, Manish, Thiyagrajan Yuvaraj, Naveen Sharma, Ranjit Venkatramana, Anuj Kumar, Manjeet, Zheng-Wei Chen, Daniel Odhiambo, Rohit, Sajin Chandrasekar, Krishan
- Puneri Paltan – Abhinesh Nadarajan, Gaurav Khatri, Sanket Sawant, Pankaj Mohite, Aslam Inamdar, Mohit Goyat, Akash Shinde, Badal Singh, Aditya Shinde, Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh.
- Tamil Thalaivas – Ajinkya Pawar, Sagar, Himanshu, M Abhishek, Sahil, Mohit, Aashish, Narender, Himanshu, Jatin, Amirhossein Bastami, Mohammadreza Kaboudrahangi.
- U Mumba – Surinder Singh, Jai Bhagwan, Rinku, Heidarali Ekrami, Shivam, Shivansh Thakur, Pranay Vinay Rane, Rupesh, Sachin.
- Telugu Titans – Parvesh Bhainswal, Rajnish, Mohit, Nitin, Vijay, Pawan Sehrawat, Hamid Nader, Milad Jabbari, Shankar Gadai.
- UP Yoddhas – Pardeep Narwal, Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Ashu Singh, Surender Gill, Anil Kumar, Mahipal, Vijay Malik, Samuel Wafala, Helvic Wanjala, Harendra Kumar, Harendra Kumar.
Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2023 Points Table
The 10th season of Pro Kabaddi League has not yet started. We will update the points table once the league gets started.
|Dabang Delhi KC||0||0||0||0|
|Jaipur Pink Panthers||0||0||0||0|
Pro Kabaddi Live Telecast Channels
Pro Kabaddi League will be telecasted on Star Sports Network and online through Disney+ Hotstar App. On the Pro Kabaddi Live Telecast Channel, fans can watch live matches and the latest news from the Pro Kabaddi League. Fans can also follow their favorite team’s performance and the league standings. This is a great way for fans to keep up with the latest happenings in the league.
|Vivo Pro Kabaddi 2023-24||Language|
|Star Sport 1||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in English|
|Star Sport 2||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in English|
|Star Sport 3||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in English and Hindi|
|Star Sports Select 1||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Malayalam|
|Star Sports Select 2||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Bengali|
|Star Sports First||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in English and Hindi|
|Star Sports 1 Hindi||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Hindi|
|Star Sports 1 Tamil||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Tamil|
|Star Sports 1 Telugu||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Telugu|
|Star Sports 1 Kannada||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Kannada|
|Star Sports 1 Bangla||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Bengali|
|Star Sports 1 Marathi||Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) in Marathi|
Pro Kabaddi 2023 Sponsors
- Title Sponsors – Vivo
- Associate Sponsors – Dream 11, A23 Rummy
- Partner – Pari Match News, UltraTech Cements, Jindal Panther
- Sanctioned by – AKF, IKF
- Managed by – Mashal Sports
- Broadcast Partner – Start Sports
- Digital Streaming Partner – Disney+ Hotstar
Frequently Asked Questions
The pro kabaddi 2023 will start in December 2023.
Jaipur Pink Panther
The first season of Pro Kabaddi League was played in 2014