Defending champions Bengaluru Bulls begin their VIVO Pro Kabaddi title defence against three-time winners Patna Pirates at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday. It promises to be an action-packed encounter with both teams boasting of star raiding units. Patna Pirates head into the new campaign eager to reclaim the VIVO Pro Kabaddi crown. Bengaluru Bulls, meanwhile, will want to begin their title defence on a positive note and they will be confident of their chances as long as ‘High-Flyer’ Pawan Kumar Sehrawat fires.
The 12-team league is the biggest and longest professional sports league in the country. The new season will see all teams play each other twice in a double round-robin format.
Star Sports, host broadcaster and co-promote of Pro Kabaddi League, has assured a broadcast plan for No. 1 non-cricket league in the country. The Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 will be broadcast live on seven Star Sports network channels with simultaneous streaming on Star India’s video on demand platform Hotstar.
The matches in the 12-team league scheduled to start from 7 pm will be broadcast live on Star Sports 1 Hindi, India’s No. 1 sports channel for the past two months, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Telugu and Star Sports 1 Marathi. Hotstar will stream all the PKL Live feed.