Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 (PKL) is back in the swing this year. The 8th edition of the Vivo pro kabaddi league is set to start on December 22, 2021, in Bangalore after a year’s break because of the ongoing pandemic in India.
The Marshal Sports Association has assured the fans of a power-packed season this year. They also held a meeting regarding the upcoming five seasons of PKL, and it’s time to start talking about who will punch whom in which eye out first! Check out this list for all your telecast needs: Pro Kabaddi League schedule 2021 Live Telecasting TV Channels List.
As the popularity of PKL (Pro Kabaddi League) grows over the years, fans are very much excited for this upcoming PKL season. Season 6 winner ( Bangalore Bulls and Season 2 winner ( U Mumba) will start the Vivo PKL 2021.
The PKL 2021 features twelve teams. With three titles, Patna Pirates is the most successful team. In the country, the Pro Kabaddi League is viewed second most often. Every year, the league provides an exciting game to its viewers, and its viewership increases.
How to watch PKL 2021 Live stream
The Pro Kabaddi matches will be broadcast by the respective TV channels in these countries:
|India||Star Sports, Hotstar|
|United States of America||ESPN Plus, Sling TV|
|Canada||Commonwealth Broadcasting Network|
|United Kingdom||Sky Sports|
|Saudi Arabia||OSN Sports|
INDIA – Star Sports network and Disney+ Hotstar are the official partners of Pro Kabaddi League 2021 (PKL2021). Star Sports network to live telecast PKL in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and the Maldives). Star sports networks have media rights to Pro Kabaddi League for the next 5 years, so you can subscribe to Hotstar also for VIVO IPL 2022 and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
United States– Willow TV will stream live telecast of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 (PKL2021) in the USA. To watch Willow TV Subscribe SLING TV package and enjoy this exciting season of PKL 2021. ( Use Promo Code SLINGER12 to subscribe Sling TV and get $15 discount on any plan).
Australia– Cricket viewers and Indian living in Australia can watch this season of Vivo PKL 2021 FOX Sports Network.
PKL 2021 Format
The format of the 2021-22 season of the PKL will remain the same. 12 Teams will play two matches against each other in the same format as last season.
We don’t know yet what the playoff format will be, but like in 2019, the top six teams will advance to the next round, where one team will be crowned champion.
Pro Kabaddi League Schedule 2021-22, Venues, And Timing
PKL 2021 is likely to happen behind closed doors because of lockdown restrictions, and the entire season will most likely take place at the Sheraton Grand Whitefield in Banglore.
Live telecast of PKL 2021 will be available on Star Sports Network (in India) from December 22 to January 20 live matches starting at 7:30 PM IST. 3 Games in the day.
Match 1- 7:30 PM IST
Match 2 -8:30 PM IST
Match 3- 9:30 PM IST
PKL Season 8 Full Sechduels And Fixture
Full Schedule– See full Vivo Pro Kabaddi League schedule 2021-22 here.
Vivo Pro Kabaddi Points System
Pro Kabaddi point system is simple, top 6 team will qualify for the playoffs.
- Every winning side will get 5 points and losing side 1 point (Loss by 7 or less points).
- If match tie both team will get 3 points.
- Loss by more than 7 points
5 Big Updates Regarding PKL 2021
- A new feature in PKL 8 is the “Triple Panga“. In the PKL, fans have witnessed many doubleheaders, but this time three matches will be held on the same night. 7:30 PM IST will begin the first match, 8:30 PM IST will begin the second, and 9:30 PM IST will begin the final match.
- Patna Pirates, the most successful team in PKL history with most PKL titles(3), named their new captain Prashant Kumar Rai as a star player and former captain of Patna Pirates Pradeep Narwal joined the UP Yoddha. UP Yoddha bought Pradeep Narwal in the auction for 1.65 crores.
- Telugu Titans likely to name their new captain sources confirmed that star raider Rohit Kumar or Siddhat Sri Desai is in the race for new Captain of Telugu Titans.
- Mahendra Rajput powerpack raider will play for Gujrat Giants in PKL 2021.
- “Father and Son in the same team” First time in history, Joginder Narwal (Def. Left corner) and his Virendar Narwhal (left corner) will play for the same team ( Dabbang Delhi)
Pro Kabaddi Leauge 2021 Top Buys
Pardeep Narwal (Rs 1.65 cr) and Siddharth Desai (Rs 1.30 cr) were among the most expensive buys in the VIVO Pro Kabaddi 2021 Category A Player Auction.
Pradeep Narwal Joins UP Yoddha.
Pradeep Narwal becomes the costliest player in PKL season 8 as UP Yodhha spent 1.65 crores on him.
Telugu Titans Retain Sidhhart Desai 1.30cr!
Telugu Titans retained their star raider Siddhart Desai for a whopping 1.30 cr in the Vivo pro kabaddi season 8 player auction.
92 Lakhs! Tamil Thalivas Acquire Manjeet
Tamil Thaivas pocketed raider Manjeeth for 92 lakhs in the Vivo pro kabaddi season 8 player auctions.
Also, read- Complete list of players in auctions.
PKL 2021-22 is back with a bang this year, and the excitement of the fans about what’s going to happen on 22 December can’t be contained. The Marshal Sports Association has assured us that there will be power-packed season for sure! And who knows? Maybe we’ll get to see some eye punches as well! For all your TV needs regarding Pro Kabaddi 2021 live telecasting channels list, check out our blog post above. Who are your favorites? Comment down below.
Who is the new captain of Patna Pirates?
Prashant Kumar Rai named as a new captain of Patna Pirates for Pro Kabaddi League Season 2021-22.
Pro Kabaddi Start Date?
Pro Kabaddi league season 8th starts from decmeber 22 at Sheraton Grand Whitefield in Banglore.
Pradeep Narwal New Team?
Praseep Narwal will play for UP Yodhha in the pro kabaddi season 8th 2021-22