MUMBAI: Hyderabad will host the first leg of time 3 of the Star Athletics Professional Kabaddi League from January 30 following 12 months, with the property team Telugu Titans having on title holders U Mumba to kick-start off the tournament at the Titans’ house turf, Gachibowli Indoor Stadium.
Right after the stop of the two-component league stage, separated by 1 day’s crack, the play-off games would be held in New Delhi in between March 4 and 6, in accordance to a media launch from the organisers today.
PKL, organised by Mashal Sports and Star India, in affiliation with the Worldwide Kabaddi Federation, Asian Kabaddi Federation and the Beginner Kabaddi Federation of India, is now likely to be a bi-yearly league with two seasons each 12 months, the launch mentioned.
Season 3 is getting held just five months following completion of the next year and would feature sixty online games across 34 days in eight metropolitan areas and adhering to the exact same ‘caravan style’ format like in the initial two seasons.
The League would be held at every franchise city for a period of four times, in which the property crew would engage in four of the going to franchises and all seven browsing franchises would play a set of away game titles in each and every metropolis.
Following the opening leg in Hyderabad, the caravan would go to the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru, to be followed by Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.
This time, the badminton arena in the Balewadi Sporting activities Complex, Pune would be the location for the fruits to the first 50 percent of the league.
The indoor stadium at the Patliputra Athletics Intricate, Patna is the venue of the next fifty percent of the league with the caravan then moving to Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on February 20.
Transferring on from Jaipur, the league will be played in at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi and move to the house of the reigning champions at the Countrywide Sports activities Club of India, below.
The enjoy-offs would be held in the countrywide cash for the semi-finals (March 4), three-4 enjoy-off match and the ultimate (March five/6), the release stated.