Pro Kabaddi Live / Pro Kabaddi live on Hotstar : The 5th edition of the Pro kabaddi League is all set to commence on the 28th of July. 12 teams over 140 games are to be played in this new and improved kabaddi league. The auction saw close to 400 players go under the hammer and more than 46.99 crore rupees being spent on the purchase of quality athletes. The League stages will be played from the 28th of July to the 20th of October. The playoffs will be played from the 22nd of October to the 26th. The finals will be played on the 28th. New coaches, revamped teams are all in alacrity to hold the trophy aloft. Let the games begin.!!
PKL 2017 Live Telecast: Ever since the Pro Kabaddi league came into being, Star Sports has been the official broadcaster in India. Since then the network has covered all the four seasons making the sport ever so popular among the masses. The Kabaddi World Cup was also covered by the same network.
For viewers across India, please follow the channels listed below to follow the Pro kabaddi League:
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Live
Pro Kabaddi 5 Live on Hotstar
The online rights, however, were handed over to starsports.com and hotstar since 2015. Live match streaming, match highlights and snippets are entirely included on hotstar.com. The league this year is going to be telecasted over 10 countries and also in Latin America.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Broadcasting TV channels details
Language : English
commentary in Language : English commentary
Live Telecast Tv channel : Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD2
Language : Hindi
commentary in Language : Hindi commentary
Live Telecast Tv channel : Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD3, Star Gold
Language : Telugu
commentary in Language : Telugu commentary
Live Telecast Tv channel : Maa Movies
Language : Kannada
commentary in Language : Kannada commentary
Live Telecast Tv channel : Suvarna Plus
Language : Marathi
commentary in Language : Marathi commentary
Live Telecast Tv channel : Star Pravah, Sundays only
PKL 2017 Live Scores
Pro Kabaddi 2017 LIVE SCORES: The live scores can be checked on sportskeeda.com and prokabaddi.com.
PKL season 5 VIEWERSHIP :
Star Sports and hotstar have played the catalyst in increasing the viewership of the Pro Kabaddi League. Just to gauge how significant the growth of this league has been, let's have a look at few numbers.
The inaugural edition had 435 million viewers. Data thereafter shows that the viewership over the last 3 years on TV has grown by 56%. The online count has also multiplied enormously. From 7 lakh unique visitors in the year 2015 to 1.3 crores in the second year. 18.5 times more.
The sponsors, the broadcasters and the teams have all played a crucial role in uplifting the popularity of this sport. Can Kabaddi reach the levels that cricket has managed to reach? Of course, it can. The numbers seem to have shifted gears and this year they are bound to be on the rise, AGAIN.!!