The sixth edition of Pro Kabaddi League is around the corner. There is no other league in the world that has grown by greater proportions than Pro Kabaddi. The season V set many monumental milestones in viewership, as it entertained 313 million viewers and had a watch time of 100 billion minutes. The final fixture of season V was the most viewed non-cricket sporting event on Indian Television.

Pro Kabaddi Season 6 kicks off on 5th October 2018 and has its final scheduled on 5th January 2019. Are you ready for 13 weeks of non-stop action?

 

Highlights of Pro Kabaddi Season VI auctions

Pro Kabaddi Season VI auctions shattered several bidding records of the previous seasons. The marquee players – Rahul Chaudhari (Telugu Titans), Monu Goyat (Haryana Steelers) and Deepak Niwas Hooda (Jaipur Pink Panthers) – were the three top buys.

Raider Monu Goyat received the highest bid among all, of INR 1. 51 Crore by Haryana Steelers. Fazel Atrachali, at INR 1 crore, was roped in by U Mumbai as the highest valued international player.

 

 

Monu Goyat expressed delight at becoming the highest paid player in Pro Kabaddi League but also realised it as “a huge responsibility to deliver”. Goyat is hopeful of raising his game and delivering for the side.

 

Check Pro Kabaddi Season VI Schedule and venues

 

Pro Kabaddi Season 6 squads

Bengal Warriors squad: Vijin Thangadurai, Bhupender Singh, Vittal Meti, Amit Kumar, Rakesh Narwal, Amit Nagar, Ashish Chhokar, Manoj Dhull, Ran Singh, Jang Kun Lee, Ziaur Rahman, Shrikant Tewthia, Mahesh Goud

Retained – Surjeet Singh, Ravindra Ramesh Kumawat, Amaresh Mondal, Maninder Singh

FKH – Mithin Kumar

 

Dabang Delhi squad: Viraj Landge, Pawan Kumar, Ravinder Pahal, Rajesh Narwal, Chandran Ranjit, Vishal Mane, Shabeer Bapu, Siddharth, Khomsan Thongkham, Yogesh Hooda, Joginder Narwal, Satpal Narwal, Anil Kumar, Kamal Kishor Jat

Retained – Meraj Sheykh, Tapas Pal, Vishal, Tushar Balaram Bhoir

FKH – Naveen Kumar

 

Gujarat Fortunegiants squad: K Prapanjan, Ajay Kumar, Dong Geon Lee, Hadi Oshtorak, Shubham Palkar, Amit Sharma, Dharmender, Parvesh Bhainswal, Ruturaj Koravi

Retained –Mahendra Rajput, Sachin, Sunil Kumar

FKH – Lalit Chaudhary, Vikram Kandola, Anil

 

Bengaluru Bulls squad: Pawan Kumar, Raju Lal Choudhary, Dong Ju Hong, Gyung Tae Kim, Sandeep, Mahender Singh, Kashiling Adake, Jasmer Singh Gulia, Jawahar Vivek, Mahesh Maruti Magdum, Nitesh BR, Anil, Anand V, Rohit, Mahendra Singh Dhaka

Retained – Rohit Kumar

FKH – Sumit Singh, Harish Naik, Amit Sheoran

 

Patna Pirates squad: Kuldeep Singh, Deepak Narwal, Vikas Kale, Manjeet, Tushar Patil, Hyunil Park, Jae Min Lee, Vikas Jaglan, Vijay Kumar, Ravinder Kumar, Surender Singh, Taedeok Eom,

Retained – Pardeep Narwal, Jawahar Dagar, Manish Kumar, Jaideep

FKH – Vijay, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar

 

Puneri Paltan squad: Nitin Tomar, Vinod Kumar, Bajrang, Takamitsu Kono, Sanjay Shrestha, Parvesh, Akshay Jadhav

Retained – Sandeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal, Vikash Khatri, Rinku Narwal, Monu, More GB, Girish Maruti Ernak

FKH – Amit Kumar

 

Haryana Steelers squad: Monu Goyat, Md. Zakir Hossain, Prateek, Patrick Nzau Muvai, Surender Nada, Vikash Khandola, Wazir Singh

Retained – Kuldeep Singh, Neeraj Kumar, Vikas, Mayur Shivtarkar

FKH – Arun Kumar

 

 

U Mumba squad: Fazel Atrachali, Vinod Kumar, Abofazl Maghsodloumahali, R. Sriram, Rohit Baliyan, Hadi Tajik, Adinath Gavali, Dharmarajan Cheralathan, Abhishek Singh, Siddharth Desai

Retained – E Subash, Surinder Singh, Shiv Om

FKH – Gaurav Kumar, Mohit Balyan, Anil

 

Jaipur Pink Panthers squad: Deepak Niwas Hooda, Chang Ko, David Mosambayi, Gangadhari Mallesh, Sunil Siddhgavali, Sandeep Dhull, Mohit Chhillar, Anup Kumar, K Selvamani, Bajirao Hodage, Anand Patil, Shiva Ramakrishna, Brijendra Singh Chaudhary,

FKH – Lokesh Kaushik

 

Tamil Thalaivas squad: Sukesh Hegde, Darshan J, Anil Sharma, Abhinandan Chandel, D Gopu, Vimal Raj, Jae Min Lee, Manjeet Chillar, Jasvir Singh, K Jayasselan, Atul MS, Chan Sik Park

Retained – Ajay Thakur, C. Arun, D Pradap, Amit Hooda

FKH – Rajnish

 

UP Yoddha squadRishank Devadiga, Sachin Kumar, Darshan Kadian, Seaong Ryeol Kim, Suleiman Kabir, Narender, Rohit Kumar Choudhary, Jeeva Kumar, Shrikant Jadhav, Amit, Bhanu Pratap Tomar, Prashanth Kumar Rai

Retained – Nitesh Kumar, Pankaj

FKH – Azad Singh, Arkam Shaikh

 

Telugu Titans squad: Rahul Chaudhari, Rakesh Singh Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Abozar Mohajermighani, Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Sanket Chavan, Mahender Reddy

Retained – Nilesh Salunke, Rakshith, Sombir, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Vishal Bhardwaj

FKH – Kamal Singh, Anand, Ankit Beniwal

 

Where to watch Pro Kabaddi 2018

The enthusiasts can live stream VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 6 on Star Sports Network’s Hotstar and TV channels.

 

Pro Kabaddi 2018 format

In the curtain raiser, Telugu Titans clash with Tamil Thalaivas on 5th October 2018 to renew their rivalry. Speaking of the format, there are two zones of six teams each. Prior to the anticipated playoffs, each team will be playing a set of 15 intra-zone and 7 inter-zone matches.

The play-offs encompass 3 eliminators, 2 qualifiers and the final.

 

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