PKL season 8 starting date 2021




As we all know Pro Kabaddi League is the second most-watched sport after IPL. Once again after a long wait of 2 years, it is going to make a banging comeback, it is a paradise for the fans of Kabaddi.

PKL season 8 starting date 2021
Pro Kabaddi season 8 start date 2021

Mashal Sports, which is the organizer of the Pro Kabaddi League, has already announced the auction date of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021, which is the first step to start the PKL Season 8. On 29th-31st Aug 2021, we are going to see the auction of PKL season 8 in which more than 500 players are going to come under the hammer of the auction. For the first time in the history of PKL, there is going to be a mega auction.




In the official article released by Mashal Sports, he has said about the starting month of Pro Kabaddi Season 8 –


Mashal Sports plans to commence Season 8 of the vivo Pro Kabaddi League in December 2021, in complete compliance with the health and safety regulations set by the Government of India.


The date has not been officially announced, but if the sources are to be believed, we will see the 8th season of the Pro Kabaddi League from the 1st or 2nd week of December.


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Once again, with some new fodder and more enthusiasm than before, the same 12 Pro Kabaddi teams will make a perfect comeback on the  Mat of Pro Kabaddi.  Those teams names are –

Bengal Warriors

Bengaluru Bulls

Dabang Delhi K.C

Gujarat Giants

Haryana Steelers

Jaipur Pink Panthers

Patna Pirates

Puneri Paltan

Telugu Titans

Tamil Thalaivas


UP Yoddha


Safety Protocols Before start Pkl season 8 –


  • After the auction of Pro Kabaddi, it will be compulsory for all the players, officials & other workers to get vaccinations in between the gap of 4 months.


  • Corona’s test of all players should be negative before the match starts.


  • Because of the 50% audience in the stadium and the situation of Covid, matches will be played without an audience.


Possibilities in PKL Season 8 –


Total 12 no. Of teams that play in Pro Kabaddi League, a double round-robin tournament is organized between them in which approx 140 matches are played between them and all the matches are played in the same stadium.


Moto of Pro Kabaddi League –


The main objective of organizing the Pro Kabaddi League is to find and nurture young talent like Pro Kabaddi has been doing since last season.



“We are excited about the return of PKL after two long years as it is home to top-quality kabaddi for fans in India and the world. There is immense excitement among players as we get ready for the player auctions as well as PKL Season 8. We are sure to find more heroes through the upcoming auctions as we have in the last several seasons,” said Anupam Goswami, CEO, Mashal Sports, and League Commissioner, PKL.

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