Kabaddi World Cup 2016: Yet another exciting tournament is on its way. The Kabaddi world cup 2016 is all set to commence. From this year, there will be two editions a year. This year, the kabaddi world cup has already organised the third edition in Jan-Feb and now it is gearing up to organise the fourth edition in Jun-July. All the Kabaddi fanatics might be looking forward to this season as the season 4 will take place from 25th June to 31st July with the existing 8 teams. Ever since its inception in the year 2014, the league has been endorsed well by the people across the country. Star Sports is the official Sponsor for the league has been telecasting the matches live. The league consists of Eight teams and will be played in a caravan format. Recently, the promo for Season 4 has been released by the officials.
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Ever since the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League has started, the sports lovers have lapped it up. It is the first time in 2014, a league based on Kabaddi has been started and is going phenomenally well. Now it has come a long way and is gearing up for Season 4. From this year, there will be two editions. The league is officially sponsored by Star Sports and formally backed by the International Kabaddi Federation (IKF), the Asian Kabaddi Federation (AKF) and the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI). The Winner of the League will get a prize money of Rs. 1 Crore while the Runner Up will get Rs.50 Lakhs. The 3rd Place and 4th Place Holder will get Rs.30 Lakhs and Rs.20 Lakhs respectively
A total of 96 players from 198 were bought by the franchises for a total value of Rs.12.82 crores. As each team was allowed to retain two players, there is going to be a lot of new faces in each team. This season, the expectations are high as the allocation of 15 services players from the Indian Defence Services will be part of this season. The league consists of 60 matches which will be played among 8 teams in a caravan format. Pune will host the opening match with home team Puneri Paltan taking on Telugu Titans in Season 4 on 25th June. The fans might be pretty excited to catch up with the season. The matches will be live streamed on Hotstar as well. The following channels will telecast the live streaming.
Live Streaming Channels:
- English – Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD
- Telugu Coverage – Maa Movies
- Kannada Coverage – Suvarna Plus
- UK viewers – Life OK
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The winner of the first season in 2014 was Jaipur Pink Panthers and the following year was won by U Mumba. This year, the 3rd Edition was held in Jan-Feb which was won by Patna Pirates.
Catch up with the live streaming of the Kabaddi matches from 25th June…