Amarpreet Singh Makkar
In the first match of Indo International Premier Kabaddi League (IIPKL) of day 3, Pondicherry Predators easily beats Haryana Heros. The winning team Pondicherry Predators takes 52 points while Haryana Heroes managed to secure only 28 points.
Till the half time, Pondicherry Predators has taken 30 points while Haryana Heroes were far behind with ten points only. The man of the match was awarded with cash prize of Rs 25000 by the organizers of IIPKL. The second match was played between Pune Pride and Bangalore Rhinos.
Veteran Kabaddi Player and Promoter of IIPKL Dr Prasad Babu said that the people of Pune and Maharashtra were giving overwhelming response to League which motivated the players. He informed that the total 48 matches will be played in three cities- Pune, Mysore and Bangalore. The finals of league will be held in Bangalore 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.
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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