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Pro Kabaddi League: PKL 10 start date revealed

Hardik MalhotraHardik Malhotra

August 17 2023
Pro Kabaddi League: PKL 10 start date revealed

League goes back to the previous format (pre-covid)

Mashal Sports, organisers of Pro Kabaddi League, announced that PKL will return to the 12-city caravan format for the tenth season of the tournament. The fans of each of the franchises can catch their favourite stars in their own city later this year as the league will commence on 2nd December 2023.  

Speaking on the announcement of the dates for PKL Season 10, Anupam Goswami, Head Sports Leagues, Mashal Sports and League Commissioner, Pro Kabaddi League said, “We have witnessed kabaddi spreading across India as a sport people love to watch and play through the success of the last nine seasons of PKL. Now, with our landmark tenth edition, we are excited to grow the sport and continue to be the platform that has seen talent emerge from across the world to shape the future of kabaddi. Without a doubt, a legacy has been built and we are grateful to our athletes and fans equally for being part of this incredible journey. We promise a memorable tenth edition which will be a true celebration of the sport.” 

A total of 84 players were retained across 3 categories with 22 from the Elite Retained Players (ERP) category, 24 in the Retained Young Players (RYP) category and 38 in the Existing New Young Players (ENYP) category. The non-retained players, which include star players such as Pawan Sehrawat and Vikash Kandola will go under the hammer at the PKL Season 10 Player Auction from 8th-9th September 2023 in Mumbai.

Also Read: PKL 10: Full list of retained players

Mashal Sports and Disney Star, under the aegis and sanction from the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI), have built PKL into one of the most successful sports leagues in India. With the largest number of matches among all professional sports leagues in India, the Pro Kabaddi League has transformed the lives of numerous kabaddi athletes in India and across the globe.