FBM (FINAL BID MATCH) CARD IN PRO KABADDI

FBM card details for PKL auction 2021

FBM (FINAL BID MATCH) CARD IN PRO KABADDI

The vivo Pro Kabaddi player auction, to be held from 29th to 31st August 2021.

It is very important to have rules to conduct a Pro Kabadi auction. By the way, there are many rules of Pro Kabaddi auction, one of those rules is FBM.

FBM card in pro kabaddi

FBM card details for PKL auction 2021
FBM card details for PKL auction 2021

What is FBM ( Final Bid Match) in PKL 2021 Auction?

FBM stands for Final Bid Match. The Final Bid Match (FBM) is a card that allows a teams franchise to bring back Elite Players from their previous season in their squad at the exact amount that matches the winning bid from a rival team franchise.

For example, Patna Pirates released Pardeep Narwal from their Elite Players category, last year’s captain of Patna Pirates, into the auction. The Patna Pirates team franchise can match the bid for the Pardeep Narwal made by another franchise, say Tamil Thalaivas, Patna Pirates can using the FBM card and get him back at the revised value.

FBM rule is introduced first time in Pro Kabaddi Season 6, now this rule is a very interesting rule in PKL auctions.

Which Teams Are Eligible To Use FBM Card In PKL Season 8 Auctions?

FBM Card can be used by the teams a maximum of 2 times, Although it completely depends on the player’s retention (ERP – Elite Retain Players ) of the teams.

If the team has retained six Elite Retain Players (ERP) it means that teams are not eligible for the use of an FBM card.

If the team has retained five Elite Retain Players (ERP) it means that team are eligible to use one FBM card.

If the team has written four or less than four Elite Retain Players (ERP) it means that teams are eligible to use two FBM cards in the Players auction.

Before the auction of PKL season 8, all the 12 teams have retained four and less than four elite players. This means that all 12 teams are eligible to use the FBM (Final Bid Match) card.

How many FBM cards are left on all the 12 teams?

All 12 teams have two FBM cards left.

Bengal Warriors – Bengal Warriors has retained 3 players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Bengal Warriors have 2 FBM cards are available.

Bengaluru Bulls – Bengaluru Bulls have retained 2 players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Bengaluru Bulls have 2 FBM cards are available.

Dabang Delhi – Dabang Delhi has retained 2 players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Dabang Delhi have 2 FBM cards are available.

Gujarat Giants – Gujarat Giants have retained 2 players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Gujarat Giants have 2 FBM cards are available.

Haryana Steelers – Haryana Steelers have retained 1 player from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Haryana Steelers have 2 FBM cards are available.

Jaipur Pink Panthers – Jaipur Pink Panthers has retained 3 players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Jaipur Pink Panthers have 2 FBM cards are available.

Patna Pirates – Patna Pirates has retained 2  players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Patna Pirates have 2 FBM cards are available.

Puneri Paltan – Puneri Paltan has retained 3  players from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Puneri Paltan have 2 FBM cards are available.

Tamil Thalaivas – Tamil Thalaivas has not retained a single player from the category of Elite Players. Means Tamil Thalaivas also have two FBM cards available.

Telugu Titans – Telugu Titans has retained 1 player from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Telugu Titans have 2 FBM cards are available.

Umumba – Umumba has retained 4 players, maximum from the category of Elite Retained Players. This means Umumba have also 2 FBM cards are available.

UP Yoddha – UP Yoddha has not retained a single player from the category of Elite Players. Means UP Yoddha also have two FBM cards available.

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