Defending champions will look to defend their crown in the upcoming season.

Dabang Delhi are the defending champions of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 8. They will look to start from scratch after building a good squad and letting go few experienced players. Krishan Kumar Hooda has led the side from Delhi very well first qualifying for the playoffs in season 6, then reaching the finals in season 7, and ultimately winning the title in season 8. In all the previous three seasons the side had progressed up the ladder with the help of the team’s primary raider “Naveen Express”.

Let’s look at Dabang Delhi KC fixtures for PKL season 9.

Dabang Delhi match schedule

Date – Time – Competition

7 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs U Mumba 7:30 PM

10 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Gujarat Giants, 8:30 PM

12 October – UP Yoddha vs Dabang Delhi KC, 8:30 PM

15 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Telugu Titans 8:30 PM

17 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Haryana Steelers, 8.30 PM

21 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Patna Pirates, 9:30 PM

26 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Bengal Warriors, 8:30 PM

29 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Bengaluru Bulls, 7:30 PM

30 October – Dabang Delhi KC vs Tamil Talaivas, 8:30 PM

1 November – Dabang Delhi KC vs Puneri Paltan, 7:30 PM

4 November – Dabang Delhi KC vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 8:30 PM IST

The second-half schedule will be released once the league starts.

Dabang Delhi has comparatively easy opening fixtures facing U Mumba and Gujarat Giants. Both U Mumba and Gujarat Giants have made major changes to their squad and would need time to settle in. Dabang Delhi should make use of this opportunity and win their first 2 encounters to gain momentum to face tougher opposition.

Players to watch out for

After the departure of Joginder Narwal and Jeeva Kumar, the most experienced players in PKL history the team will now rely on Sandeep Dhull and Amit Hooda in the defence. Dhull in particular will play a key role and has had a good couple of seasons. this year with the experience he shall level up his game and perform better.

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