Pro Kabaddi League has become one of the most prominent stage to showcase your kabaddi talent. Some most athletic and next level players have emerged through it and we are not only talking about Indian Kabaddi stars.
After completing 5 successful years, Pro Kabaddi League season 6 is about to kick-off but then it was shifted to the later part of the year. This is due to the change of circumstances. The Sixth season of the Pro Kabaddi League will now start from 5th of October, 2018. Although, nothing else been changed especially with the format of the game.
Just like the 5th season, season 6 will also run for approximately 3 months and with 12 teams battling it out for the Prestigious trophy.
Although Pro Kabaddi League season 6 is still more than 2 months away from us before that, we would still get to see the Kabaddi action with our favourite stars in the upcoming Jakarta Asian Games 2018 and the Kabaddi event competitions start from 19th August and successful Indian captain Ajay Thakur will be once again leading India in hopes to acquire the Asian glory. He was one of the main reasons India won the Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018.
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Pro Kabaddi League History
Pro Kabaddi League has a very rich history. From starting back at 2014 as just another attempt it became a mega success. Jaipur Pink Panthers won the inaugural edition and since then it hasn’t looked back. Pro Kabaddi League has evolved in terms of its sheer size, viewership, player participation and it has become cash-rich something like IPL.
The Pro Kabaddi League 2018 auctions even saw the first “Crorepati” player in the history of the tournament. With five successful seasons behind it and ready with the 6th season, Pro Kabaddi League has become one of the biggest events in India.
The most successful team of the Pro Kabaddi history is Patna Pirates with a record 3 titles to their name. Even better they have won the three trophies consecutively in 2015, 2016 and 2017. The only other team to have won the title is U Mumba who won the second season of Pro Kabaddi league.
Even in terms of viewership, Pro Kabaddi League is way ahead of other events. The season 5 final of the Pro Kabaddi League was watched more than PV Sindhu’s finals in Rio Olympics and became the most-watched non-cricket event in Indian Television after the IPLs.
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Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 auctions
The auctions for the Pro Kabaddi league season 6 took place on 30 and 31st May. Mony Goyat of Haryana Steelers became the first crorepati and the costliest player in the PKL history. He was bagged for a whopping amount of Rs 1.51 Crores. Coming out of the country with overwhelming cricket culture, Monu became the highest paid non-cricket Indian athlete after the auctions.
But Monu wasn’t alone, he was joined by Rahul Chaudhari (Rs 1.29 Crores), Deepak Hooda (Rs 1.15 Crores), Nitin Tomar (Rs 1.15 Crores) and Rishank Devadiga (Rs 1.11 Crores). Apart from Indian player, one Iranian player also made the headlines. Fazel Atrachali became the most expensive foreign players. He was bagged by U Mumba for a total sum of Rs 1 Crore.
Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 Highlights
There are still two months remained before the Pro Kabaddi League starts. Two months of preparations for the teams. Patna Pirates will definitely be the strongest opponents and the strategies should be devised against them by the other teams. All teams should focus on the conditioning of their star players before the ultimate ‘Dangal’ begins.
The sixth season is going to be even bigger and grander in scale than its predecessors ever were.
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