Puneri Paltan and Haryana Steelers get their VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 7 campaigns underway by squaring off against each other at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Monday. Both teams will be eyeing a win to start their respective seasons on a good note. While there are plenty of interesting duels to look forward to on the mat, the encounter will also witness legends Anup Kumar and Rakesh Kumarmake their VIVO Pro Kabaddi debuts as coaches. Puneri Paltan will be coached by Anup, while his old friend Rakesh will be in charge of Haryana Steelers. Both have played together on the international stage and in VIVO Pro Kabaddi in the past, and the face off promises to be an intriguing sub-plot to the match.
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.