File Photo: Pardeep Narwal in action

Pro Kabaddi League 2021 to start on Dec 22 in Bengaluru without spectators

The season eight of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL 2021) will begin on December 22 in Bengaluru and will be held without spectators due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Player Auctions for the season were conducted on August 29-31 in Mumbai.

Mashal Sports, orgainsers of the event, said that keeping the health and safety of the players and all stakeholders in mind, this year the league will be held without spectators at a single venue in Bengaluru, moving away from the traditional caravan format.

Speaking on the return of PKL 2021, Anupam Goswami, CEO, Mashal Sports and League Commissioner VIVO PL said: “Bengaluru has all the facilities for the conduct of big competitive sports events with best safety practices, and we look forward to demonstrating this with PKL Season 8.”

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai welcomed the league to the state.

“Kabaddi is a genuine indigenous sport of India and very popular in Karnataka. We welcome and support the conduct of forthcoming Pro Kabaddi Season 8 in our state,” Bommai said in a statement.

The orgainisers further stated that the league will implement protocols to comply with government regulations and guidelines and will work with specialised safety agencies to implement stringent safety practices and create a bio-secure bubble.

Here is the full list of players sold at PKL 2021 auction:

Player name Teams Base price (Rs lakh) Final bid price (Rs lakh)
Pardeep Narwal (Raider) UP Yoddha 30 165
Siddharth Desai (Raider) Telugu Titans 30 130
Arjun Deshwal (raider) Jaipur Pink Panthers 20 96
Manjeet (Raider) Tamil Thalaivas 30 92
Sachin (Raider) Patna Pirates 30 84
Rohit Gulia (all-rounder) Haryana Steelers 30 83
Chandran Ranjit (Raider) Bengaluru Bulls 30 80
Surjeet Singh (Defender) Tamil Thalaivas 30 75
Ravinder Pahal (Defender) Gujarat Giants 30 74
Shriant Jadhav (Raider) UP Yoddha 30 72
K Prapanjan (Raider) Tamil Thalaivas 30 71
Nitin Tomar (Raider) Puneri Paltan 20 61
Vishal Bhardwaj (Defender) Puneri Paltan 30 60
Baldev Singh (Defender) Puneri Paltan 30 60
Sandeep Narwal (all-rounder) Dabang Delhi 20 60
Sandeep (Defender) Telugu Titans 10 59.5
Deepak Niwas Hooda Jaipur Pink Panthers 30 55
Surender Singh (Defend er) Telugu Titans 30 55
Prashant Kumar Rai (Raider) Patna Pirates 30 55
Brijendra Singh Chaudhary (All-rounder) Haryana Steelers 10 55
Mahender Singh (Defender) Bengaluru Bulls 30 50
Ajay Thakur (Raider) Dabang Delhi 20 46
Sandeep Kumar Dhull (Defender) Jaipur Pink Panthers 30 45
Jeeva Kumar (Defender) Dabang Delhi 20 44
Rahul Chaudhari (Raider) Puneri Paltan 30 40
Rohit Kumar (Raider) Telugu Titans 30 36
Sombir (Defender) Puneri Paltan 10 34.5
Rinku (Defender) U Mumba 10 32
Sunil (Defender) Patna Pirates 20 31.5
Sukesh Hegde (Raider) Bengal Warriors 20 30
Athul MS (Raider) Tamil Thalaivas 20 30
Ravi Kumar (Defender) Haryana Steelers 20 27.5
Deepak Narwal (Raider) Bengaluru Bulls 20 26.5
More G B (raider) Bengaluru Bulls 20 25
Ajith V Kumar (Raider) U Mumba 20 25
Rathan k (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 25
Naveen (Raider) Jaipur Pink Panthers 20 22
Vikas Jaglan (all-rounder) Haryana Steelers 20 20
Dharmaraj Cheralathan (defender) Jaipur Pink Panthers 20 20
Joginder Singh Narwal (Defender) Dabang Delhi 20 20
Surender Nada (defender) Haryana Steelers 20 20
Sonu (Raider) Gujarat Giants 20 20
Sumit Singh (Raider) Bengal Warriors 20 20
Amit (Defender) Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 20
Manjeet Chillar (All-rounder) Dabang Delhi 20 20
Rishank Devadiga (Raider) Bengal Warriors 20 20
Monu Goyat (Raider) Patna Pirates 20 20
Girish Maruti Ernak (Defender) Gujarat Giants 20 20
Ruturaj Shivaji Koravi (Defender) Telugu Titans 10 19.8
Ajinkya Ashok Pawar (Raider) Tamil Thalaivas 10 19.5
Guman Singh (Raider) Patna Pirates 10 18.5
Sachin Vittala (Defender) Bengal Warriors 10 17.5
Akash Pikalmunde (Raider) Bengal Warriors 10 17
Sourabh Tanaji Patil (All-rounder) Tamil Thalaivas 10 15
Mayur Jagannath Kadam (Defender) Bengaluru Bulls 10 15
Mahendra Ganesh Rajput (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 15
Manoj Gowda (All-rounder) Bengal Warriors 10 10
Sajin Chandrasekar (All-rounder) Patna Pirates 10 10
Rajesh Narwal (All-rounder) Haryana Steelers 10 10
Ajay Ghanghas (All-rounder) Haryana Steelers 10 10
Gurdeep ((All-rounder) UP Yoddha 10 10
E Subash (All-rounder) Puneri Paltan 10 10
Pankaj (All-rounder) U Mumba 10 10
Vijin Thangadurai (Defender) Bengal Warriors 10 10
Parveen (Defender) Bengal Warriors 10 10
Sourav Gulia (Defender) Patna Pirates 10 10
Rohit Banne (Defender) Bengal Warriors 10 10
Gaurav Kumar (Defender) UP Yoddha 10 10
Rajesh Gurjar (Defender) Haryana Steelers 10 10
Sunil Siddhgavali (Defender) U Mumba 10 10
Sandeep (Defender) Patna Pirates 10 10
Darshan J (Defender) Bengal Warriors 10 10
Adarsh T (Defender) Telugu Titans 10 10
Ankit (Defender) Bengaluru Bulls 10 10
Shubham Shinde (Defender) Patna Pirates 10 10
Karamvir (Defender) Puneri Paltan 10 10
Ajeet (Defender) U Mumba 10 10
Sahil (Raider) UP Yoddha 10 10
Ashok (Raider) Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 10
Bhavani Rajput (Raider) Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Maninder Singh (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 10
Harshit Yadav (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 10
Jashandeep Singh (Raider) U Mumba 10 10
Rahul Rana (Raider) U Mumba 10 10
Vishwas S (Raider) Puneri Paltan 10 10
Gulveer Singh (Raider) UP Yoddha 10 10
Ankit (Raider) UP Yoddha 10 10
C Arun (Defender) Telugu Titans 10 10
Sahil (Defender) Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Amit Nagar (Raider) Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 10
Vikas (Defender) Bengaluru Bulls 10 10
Shaul Kumar (Defender) Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 10
Ashish Kumar Sangwan (All-rounder) U Mumba 10 10
Pardeep Kumar (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 10
Sagar B Krishna (All-rounder) Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Aashish Nagar (Defender) UP Yoddha 10 10
Sushant Sail (Raider) Dabang Delhi 10 10
Ajay Kumar (Raider) Gujarat Giants 10 10
Santhapanaselvam (All-rounder) Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Rohit (All-rounder) Bengal Warriors 6 6
Abinesh Nadarajan (Defender) Puneri Paltan 6 6
Vikas (Defender) Dabang Delhi 6 6
G Raju (Raider) Telugu Titans 6 6
Amit Chauhan (Raider) Telugu Titans 6 6
Sourav Kumar (Defender) Puneri Paltan 6 6

Full List of foreign players sold at PKL 2021 auction:

Player name Teams Base price (Rs lakh) Final bid price (Rs lakh)
Mohammad Malak Dabang Delhi 10 10
Abozar Mohajer Mighani Bengal Warriors 20 30.50
Jang Kun Lee Patna Pirates 20 20.50
Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari U Mumba 10 12.80
Victor Onyango Obiero Puneri Paltan 10 10
Hamid Mirzaei Nader Haryana Steelers 10 12.10
Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh Patna Pirates 10 31
Abe Tetsuro Telugu Titans 10 10
Soleiman Pahlevani Gujarat Giants 10 11.50
Ziaur Rahman Bengaluru Bulls 10 12.50
Dong Geon Lee Bengaluru Bulls 10 12.50
Abolfazl Maghsodlou Mahali Bengaluru Bulls 10 13
Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsodlou Haryana Steelers 10 13.20
Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali UP Yoddha 10 12
Mohammad Amin Nosrati Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 11
Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki Jaipur Pink Panthers 10 10
Emad Sedaghat Nia Dabang Delhi 10 10.20
Anwar Saheed Baba Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Hyunsu Park Telugu Titans 10 10
Hadi Oshtorak Gujarat Giants 20 20
Mohammad Tuhin Tarafder Tamil Thalaivas 10 10
Md. Masud Karim UP Yoddha 10 10

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