Impressed by India’s performance in this competition, Pro Kabaddi League started

History of Pro kabaddi league: If Pro Kabaddi League is explained in easy language, then you can call it the most exciting sport in India. This league, which started in the year 2014, has increased its popularity season by season. Pro Kabaddi League is a professional Kabaddi league in India. It was launched in 2014 and since then it is aired on Star Sports Networks. However, this league was postponed in the year 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the same season has started from 22 December 2021. Out of 31 matches played so far, 7 matches have been tied, which tells how exciting this game is.

League impressed by India’s performance in Asian Games

From 1990 to 2014, the Indian team won 7 consecutive gold medals in the Asian Games, which increased the popularity of Kabaddi in the country. Influenced by which this league started. The format of the Kabaddi tournament is influenced by the Indian Premier League. The league started with eight teams in the first season, which increased to 13 in the fifth season. In the first season itself, this game left such an impression on the audience, which remains intact even today. This event, which was broadcast on Star Sports, was seen by 435 million viewers in the first season. Let us tell you that after IPL, Kabaddi was the second most watched event. That year IPL was watched by 55.2 million people.

Growing popularity

Season by season the popularity of this league increased. After cricket, the way people showed their love towards this game was unbelievable. According to the data of the TV rating agency BARC (BARC), the league also attracted the attention of viewers in the last edition and registered a growth of 9% with 1.2 billion impressions. Around 328 million viewers watched Season 7. Season 8 has been the most exciting season so far. Despite the absence of many veteran players, the youth have performed wonderfully in this league.

Not only this, no one becomes a showman: ‘Red Machine’ Rahul Chaudhary of Pro Kabaddi League has made many records, but this thing makes him different

When it comes to ‘DO OR DIE’ raids, this team creates panic on the mat, has done over 500 successful DO OR DIE raids in 130 matches


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