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Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction date and livestream online: When and where to watch all the action live

Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction date and livestream online: Player auctions will be live available online on Star Sports Network and Disney Hotstar
Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction date and livestream online: Player auctions will be live available online on Star Sports Network and Disney Hotstar (Pro Kabaddi/Twitter)

Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction date and livestream online: Player auction is set to be broadcast live online and it is set to be a thrilling affair as fan favourites Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Chaudhari, Siddharth Desai and Rohit Kumar will be a part of it.

Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction date and livestream online: Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is back and it is promising to put up an even better show than in the last season. With pandemic putting an end to most sporting events, the return of Pro Kabaddi League will be welcomed by the fans. Pro Kabaddi League on Friday had announced the 'Elite Retained Players', 'Retained Young Players' and 'New Young Players' list for the upcoming season 8. However, the action will start when Pro Kabaddi League player auctions is held. What is more, Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction livestream will be made available online. And that means all those fans at home can watch the Pro Kabaddi auction from the comfort of their homes.

Players retained: Pro Kabaddi League has revealed that teams have started assembling their squads for season eight and as many as 59 players were retained across all 3 categories with 22 in the Elite Retained Players (ERP) category, 6 in the Retained Young Players (RYP) category, and 31 in the New Young Players (NYP) category.

Players who will go into auction: The non-retained players including all squad players from PKL seasons 6 and 7 will go under the hammer at the auctions. Fan favorites including Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Chaudhari, Siddharth Desai, and Rohit Kumar will be part of the player pool, thus adding more excitement to the upcoming Pro Kabaddi League auction.

Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 livestream date: When to watch player auction online

Pro Kabaddi League Player Auction will be held in Mumbai from August 29 to 31. PKL is organised by Mashal Sports. Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 season 8 is slated to take place in December.

Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021 auction livestream date: Where to watch player auction online

Pro Kabaddi League official broadcasters and OTT partners are Star Sports and Disney Hotstar. The Category A domestic players Pro Kabaddi League auction will be broadcast live on August 30 on the Star Sports Network and Disney Hotstar.

"The excitement among viewers and fans this year is palpable, and we are confident of delivering a stellar Season 8 of the Pro Kabaddi League," said Anupam Goswami, League Commissioner, Pro Kabaddi and CEO, Mashal Sports.

Pro Kabaddi League star players: Defending champions Bengal Warriors have retained their captain Maninder Singh along with one of the main heroes of the PKL 7 Final -- Mohammed Esmaeil Nabibaksh.

Top points scorer of PKL 7 Pawan Kumar Sehrawat has been retained by Bengaluru Bulls for a second consecutive season. The MVP of PKL 7, Naveen Kumar, has been retained by Dabang Delhi K.C. under the 'Retained Young Players' category.

Experienced players like Fazel Atrachali (U Mumba), Parvesh Bhainswal and Sunil Kumar (Gujarat Giants), Vikash Khandola (Haryana Steelers), and Nitesh Kumar (U.P.Yoddha) have been retained by their respective teams.

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