Pakistan’s first Kabaddi league backed by Telenor starts tomorrow

Kabaddi is a very popular sport in South Asia, especially in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. This contact team sport features 2 teams of 7 members per side.

Given the popularity of the sport, Pakistan has finally created a Kabadi league of its own which will attempt to rival India’s Pro Kabaddi League which has been around since 2014.

Backed by one of Pakistan’s largest cellular network, Telenor, the Pakistan Super Kabaddi League in Pakistan will feature 10 city-based teams which will also include international players from Iran, Bangladesh, Srilanka, and more.

Meet the teams of Pakistan Super Kabaddi League

The league will feature 10 teams including Peshawar Haiders, Faisalabad Sherdils, Gujrat Warriors, Gwadar Bahadars, Karachi Zorawars, Multan Sikandars, Sahiwal Bulls, Islamabad All-Stars, Lahore Thunders and Kashmir Janbaazs.

Shahid Afridi Challenges Shehzad Roy to a match of Kabbadi

One of the teams in the league the ‘Kashmir Jaanbaaz’ is being endorsed by Shehzad Roy. When Shahid Afridi found out about this, he not only wished Shehzad Roy good luck for the upcoming matches but also jokingly challenged him to a kabaddi match.

I wish my friend @shehzadroy ‘ s team @KashmirJaanbaaz luck for the upcoming matches of #SuperKabaddi league. Roy bhai aik Kabbadi ka match ho jye phir #kashmirjaanbaaz – Shahid Afridi

@SAfridiOfficial bhai match to kar laitay hain kabaddi ka, Laikin phir mairay biwi buchon ka kya hoga. Thanks bro for supporting my team #kashmirJaanbaaz … – Shehzad Roy

Pakistan Super Kabaddi League Timings

Pakistan Super Kabaddi League will start tomorrow with the opening ceremony scheduled to take place at 6:30 pm onwards in Lahore.

The League will consist of 30 plus matches over a span of 10 days starting from 1st May to 10th May. All the matches will take place in Lahore at 7 PM onwards.

You will be able to watch the league on your TV through live coverage from PTV Sports. Live streaming will also be made available once the league starts.