Amarpreet Singh Makkar
In the first match of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) of day 2, Bangalore Rhinos beats Pondicherry Predators with 7 Points. The winning team Bangalore rhinos takes 39 points while Pondicherry Predators takes 32 points.
In a close match between both the times, Bangalore Rhinos takes 20 points while Pondicherry Predators managed to secure 17 points till half time.Veteran Kabaddi Player and Promoter of IIPKL Dr Prasad Babu said that both the teams played very well and he wishes good luck to all teams for next matches.
Director of IIPKL Ravikiran said that the total 48 matches will be played in three cities- Pune, Mysore and Baglore. The finals of league will be held in Banglore of June 4.The eight teams participating in the league are Banglore Rhinos, Chennai Challengers, Diler Delhi, Telugu Bulls, Mumbai Che Raje, Pune Pride, Haryana Heros and Pondy Predators.
Ravikiran further informed that the winning team will get prize money of Rs 1.25 crores, first runner up will get Rs 75 lakh, Rs 50 lakh as third prize and Rs 25 lakh as fourth prize. He also added that IIPKL is very happy to share the maximum money to the franchises and the players and this is for the first time that the players are also the stake holders.
The league is being telecasted live across the globe on DSport , DD Sports and MTV along with series of regional channels and on digital platforms. The title sponsor of Kabaddi league is Parle- G and it is co-powered by Fogg. The Regional media partners for English and Punjabi news stories are Daily Post and Fastway. The Regional media partners for Hindi news stories is Living India News.
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