Patna Pirates and U Mumba clash on Friday in a battle that’ll propel the winner into the Top 6 of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 7 standings. Both teams have had a similar season, recording three wins and four losses each. While Patna Pirates have winning momentum on their side, having comprehensively beaten U.P. Yoddha in their previous encounter, U Mumba enjoy a superior head-to-head record over the three-time champions and will look to extend that with another win at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Friday.
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.