Mashal Sports, organisers of vivo Pro Kabaddi League, have announced the schedule for the first half of Season 9. It will begin from 7th October, 2022 at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru and move to Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune on 27th October for its next leg.
This season, the league is ready to welcome kabaddi fans back into the stadium and have a treat in store for them. There will be a grand opening with triple headers on the opening three days of the season. In the schedule released for the first 66 matches, each match is unique and within the first two days itself, fans will get to watch all 12 teams play a game. Fans will also be entertained with Triple headers every Friday and Saturday, through the league stage of vivo PKL season 9.
Season 9 will begin with the returning champions of Season 8, Dabang Delhi K.C. starting their campaign by squaring off against U Mumba on 7 October. This will be followed by the league’s first Southern Derby of the season in the second match, featuring Bengaluru Bulls and Telugu Titans. U.P. Yoddhas will square off against Jaipur Pink Panthers in the last match of the opening day.
The second-part schedule will be released by the end of October 2022 to help the 12 teams assess and rebuild their competition strategies for the second half of the tournament.
Speaking about the schedule of vivo PKL season 9, Anupam Goswami, Head Sports Leagues, Mashal Sports and League Commissioner, vivo Pro Kabaddi League said, “vivo PKL Season 9 is set to bring the high-voltage action of the best kabaddi in the world before Indian sports lovers across the three select cities of Bangalore, Pune, and Hyderabad. As with each previous vivo PKL Season, Season 9 will set strong benchmarks by the League and its broadcast partner, as well as our 12 Teams, to continue the growth of kabaddi in India for in-stadia and on-screen kabaddi fans”.
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Season 9 of the vivo Pro Kabaddi League will be broadcast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar.