The tournament will be played across three cities – Bengaluru, Pune, and Hyderabad.

The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is entering its ninth season, with loads of excitement and anticipation. All the teams will be looking for glory, after having a competent auction in August. The season starts on Friday, the 7th of October. The schedule for the first half of the season is announced, and the fans are excited for the return of the sport. The tournament will be played across three cities – Bengaluru, Pune, and Hyderabad. The fans will return to the stadiums for the first time since COVID-19. This is arguably the most important aspect of this season.

About PKL

The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)is the premier competition of Kabaddi in the country. It is arguably the biggest franchise league in the sport of Kabaddi. Kabaddi players from all around the world, dream of playing in the PKL. The first season of PKL was played in the year 2014, and the league has grown ever since. Originally, the league consisted of 8 teams. However, now 12 teams contest for glory. Jaipur Pink Panthers won the inaugural edition, while Patna Pirates is the most successful franchise with three titles.

Teams

There are a total of 12 teams participating in the Pro Kabaddi League this season. The teams are as follows:

Bengal Warriors

Bengaluru Bulls

Dabang Delhi KC

Gujarat Giants

Haryana Steelers

Jaipur Pink Panthers

Patna Pirates

Puneri Paltan

Tamil Thalaivas

Telugu Titans

U Mumba

UP Yoddhas

Coaches

Bengal Warriors – K Bhaskaran

Bengaluru Bulls – Randhir Singh Sehrawat

Dabang Delhi KC – Krishan Kumar Hooda

Gujarat Giants – Ram Mehar Singh

Haryana Steelers – Manpreet Singh

Jaipur Pink Panthers – Sanjeev Balyan

Patna Pirates – Ravi Shetty

Puneri Paltan – BC Ramesh

Tamil Thalaivas – J Udaya Kumar

Telugu Titans – Venkatesh Gaur

U Mumba – Anil Chaprana

UP Yoddha – Jasveer Singh

Squad List

Bengal Warriors – Maninder Singh, Shrikant Jadhav, Akash Pikalmunde, Suyog Gaikar, Parshant Kumar, R Guhan, Aslam Thambi, Girish Maruthi Ernak, Surender Nada, Amit Sheoran, Parveen Satpal, Shubham Shinde, Sakthivel R, Soleiman Pahlevani, Vaibhav Garje , Deepak Hooda, Ashish Sangwan, Vinod Kumar, Ajinkya Kapre, Rohit, Manoj Gowda, and Balaji D.

Bengaluru Bulls – Vikash Kandola, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, More G B, Harmanjit Singh, Nageshor Tharu, Lal Mohar Yadav, Mayur Kadam, Mahender Singh, Aman, Saurabh Nandal, Rajnesh, Yash Hooda, Vinod Lachmayya Naik, Rohit Kumar, Rahul Khatik, Sachin Narwal.

Dabang Delhi KC – Naveen Kumar, Manjeet, Ashu Malik, Ashish Narwal, Suraj Panwar, Ravi Kumar, Sandeep Dhull, Amit Hooda, Vishal, Anil Kumar, Monu, Dipak, Krishan, Vinay Kumar, Vijay, Mohammad Liton Ali, Aakash, Vijay, Tejas Patil, Reza Katoulinezhad.

Gujarat Giants – Chandran Ranjit, Pardeep Kumar, Rakesh, Dong Geon Lee, Mahendra Ganesh Rajput, Purna Singh, Sawin, Gaurav Chhikara, Parteek Dahiya, Sohit, Sonu, Sonu Singh, Arkam Shaikh, Shankar Bhimraj Gadai, Rohan Singh, Baldev Singh, Kapil, Manuj, Ujjaval Singh, Sourav Guliya, Vinod Kumar, Young Chan Ko, Rinku Narwal, Sandeep Kandola.

Haryana Steelers – Manjeet, Meetu, K. Prapanjan, Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou Mahalli, Rakesh Narwal, Vinay, Sushil, Manish Gulia, Lovepreet Singh, Jaideep, Joginder Narwal, Amirhossein Bastami, Naveen, Sunny, Monu, Harsh, Ankit, Mohit, Nitin Rawal.

Jaipur Pink Panthers – Arjun Deshwal, V Ajith Kumar, Rahul Chaudhari, Bhavani Rajput, Nitin Panwar, Navneet Sehrawat, Devank Dalal, Sunil Kumar Malik, Sahul Kumar, Nitin Chandel, Lucky Sharma, Deepak Rathee, Reza Mirbagheri, Abhishek KS, Woosan Ko, Ankush Rathee, Ashish Bajar, Rahul Dhanawade.

Patna Pirates – Sachin, Monu, Anand Tomar, Sushil Gulia, Vishwas S, Rohit, Ranjit Naik, Anuj Kumar, Neeraj Kumar, Sunil, Thiyagarajan Yuvaraj, Manish, Shivam Chaudhary, Naveen Sharma, Rohit Gulia, Sajin C, Sager Kumar, Abdul Insamam, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, Daniel Odhiambo.

Puneri Paltan – Mohit Goyat, Aslam Inamdar, Sombir Gulia, Akash Shinde, Sanket Sawant, Pankaj Mohite, Govind Gurjar, Abinesh Nadarajan, Shubham Shelke, Badal Poriya, Aditya Shinde, Fazel Atrachali, Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Alankar Kaluram Patil, Rakesh Bhalle Ram, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav, Harsh Mahesh Lad, and D Mahindaprasad.

Tamil Thalaivas – Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Jatin, Himanshu, Himanshu, Narender, Sagar, Ankit, M. Abishek, Ashish, Md. Arif Rabbani, Himanshu, Mohit, Sahil, Arpit Saroha, Visvanath V, Thanushan Laxmamoha, K Abhimanyu.

Telugu Titans – Ankit Beniwal, Rajnish, Muhammed Shihas S, Prince, Palla Ramakrishna, Vinay, Mohit Pahal, Mohit, Nitin, Ravinder Pahal, Aman Kadian, Ravinder, Abhishek Singh, Monu Goyat, Parvesh Bhainswal, Siddharth Desai, Surjeet Singh, Vishal Bhardwaj, Hamid Mirzaei Nader, Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari, K Hanumanthu, Adarsh T, Vijay Kumar.

U Mumba – Ashish, Guman Singh, Jai Bhagwan, Heidarali Ekrami, Ankush, Kamlesh, Shivam, Pranay Vinay Rane, Sachin, Rupesh, Vishal Mane, Viraj, Surinder Singh, Rinku, Shivansh Thakur, Rahul Sethpal, Prince, Kiran Laxman Magar, Harendra Kumar, Satywan, Mohit, Gholamabbas Korouki.

UP Yoddhas – Pardeep Narwal, Nitin Tomar, Abozar Mighani, Babu M, Jaideep, Gulveer Singh, Nitesh Kumar, James Kamweti, Gurdeep, Sumit, Ashu Singh, Surender Gill, Rathan K, Nehal B, Durgesh Kumar, Rohit Tomar, Shubham Kumar, Nitin Panwar, Aman, Mahipal, Anil Kumar.

Fixtures

October 7, Dabang Delhi KC 41-27 U Mumba (Match Report)

October 7, Bengaluru Bulls 34-29 Telugu Titans (Match Report)

October 7, Jaipur Pink Panthers 32-34 UP Yoddhas (Match Report)

October 8, Patna Pirates 34-34 Puneri Paltan (Match Report)

October 8, Gujarat Giants 31-31 Tamil Thalaivas (Match Report)

October 8, Bengal Warriors 33-41 Haryana Steelers (Match Report)

October 9, Jaipur Pink Panthers 35-30 Patna Pirates (Match Report)

October 9, Telugu Titans 25-45 Bengal Warriors (Match Report)

October 9, Puneri Paltan 39-41 Bengaluru Bulls (Match Report)

October 10, U Mumba 30-23 UP Yoddhas (Match Report)

October 10, Dabang Delhi KC 53-33 Gujarat Giants (Match Report)

October 11, Haryana Steelers 27-22 Tamil Thalaivas (Match Report)

October 11, Patna Pirates 21-30 Telugu Titans

October 12, Bengaluru Bulls 33-42 Bengal Warriors

October 12, UP Yoddhas 42-44 Dabang Delhi KC

October 14, Tamil Thalaivas 32-39 U Mumba

October 14, Haryana Steelers 31-44 Jaipur Pink Panthers

October 14, Gujarat Giants 47-37 Puneri Paltan

October 15, Jaipur Pink Panthers 25-18 Gujarat Giants

October 15, Telugu Titans 26-46 Dabang Delhi KC

October 15, Bengal Warriors 54-26 Patna Pirates

October 16, Puneri Paltan 30-28 U Mumba

October 16, UP Yoddhas 44-37 Bengaluru Bulls

October 17, Tamil Thalaivas 33-32 Patna Pirates

October 17, Dabang Delhi KC 38-36 Haryana Steelers

October 18, Bengal Warriors vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 7:30 pm

October 18, Telugu Titans vs Puneri Paltan, 8:30 pm

October 19, Gujarat Giants vs UP Yoddhas, 7:30 pm

October 19, Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas, 8:30 pm

October 21, U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers, 7:30 pm

October 21, Puneri Paltan vs Bengal Warriors, 8:30 pm

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

October 22, U Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls, 7:30 pm

October 22, Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Telugu Titans, 8:30 pm

October 22, Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat Giants, 9:30 pm

October 23, Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates, 7:30 pm

October 23, UP Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas, 8:30 pm

October 25, Puneri Paltan vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 7:30 pm

October 25, Telugu Titans vs Haryana Steelers, 8:30 pm

October 26, Gujarat Giants vs U Mumba, 7:30 pm

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

October 28, Tamil Thalaivas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 7:30 pm

October 28, Haryana Steelers vs Puneri Paltan, 8:30 pm

October 28, Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddhas, 9:30 pm

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

October 29, Telugu Titans vs Gujarat Giants, 8:30 pm

October 29, Bengal Warriors vs U Mumba, 9:30 pm

October 30, Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Bengaluru Bulls, 7:30 pm

October 30, Tamil Thalaivas vs Dabang Delhi KC, 8:30 pm

October 31, Gujarat Giants vs Patna Pirates, 7:30 pm

October 31, UP Yoddhas vs Telugu Titans, 8:30 pm

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

November 1, Haryana Steelers vs Bengaluru Bulls, 8:30 pm

November 2, U Mumba vs Telugu Titans, 7:30 pm

November 2, Bengal Warriors vs Tamil Thalaivas, 8:30 pm

November 4, Patna Pirates vs U Mumba, 7:30 pm

November 4, Dabang Delhi KC vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 8:30 pm

November 4, UP Yoddhas vs Puneri Paltan, 9:30 pm

November 5, Gujarat Giants vs Bengal Warriors, 7:30 pm

November 5, Tamil Thalaivas vs Telugu Titans, 8:30 pm

November 5, Haryana Steelers vs UP Yoddhas, 9:30 pm

November 6, Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Giants, 7:30 pm

November 6, Puneri Paltan vs Tamil Thalaivas, 8:30pm

November 7, U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers, 7:30 pm

November 7, Patna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers, 8:30 pm

November 8, Bengal Warriors vs UP Yoddhas, 7:30 pm

November 8, TBC A vs TBC B, 8:30pm

Venues

The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2022 will be held at three venues. The first schedule of matches will be held at Shree Kanteerva Stadium in Bangalore. The other venues are Shree Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune and Gaachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad.

Telecast

The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) will be telecasted live on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar. If the fans want to watch the matches live in stadiums, they can book their tickets via BookMyShow.

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