VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 to begin on October 5, 2018
The league, to be telecast on Star Sports Network and Hotstar, will go on for a duration of 13 weeks
Mashal Sports has announced that the Sixth season of VIVO Pro Kabaddi League will begin on Friday, October 5, 2018 and the finals would be held on January 5, 2019.
The league will continue its existing format and will go on for a duration of 13 weeks. Season V expanded from 8 teams to 12 teams and conducted 138 matches over a duration of 13 weeks. It was viewed by 313 million viewers with a watch time of 100 billion minutes.
Anupam Goswami, League Commissioner, VIVO Pro Kabaddi, said, “The change of window for the League from the usual July-October cycle has been actioned to ensure full availability of top players from India and overseas, given the 2018 Asian Games. This window also allows the teams and fans to capitalise on the opportunities afforded by the festive season. The whole League ecosystem is geared to provide the highest standard Kabaddi experience for fans in Season VI.”
Dr Mridul Bhadauria, President, AKFI, said, “The VIVO Pro Kabaddi League has catalysed the growth and popularity of Kabaddi in our country since its inception in 2014 and we at the Federation eagerly await the onset of Season VI. VIVO Pro Kabaddi has established itself as a highly competitive league and we only expect the competition to get better year on year. We wish the franchises the very best and look forward to the best of Kabaddi.”
Fans can catch the VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season VI action in stadiums, on the Star Sports Network and Hotstar as per the schedule to be announced.
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