Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of the Openeing Ceremony of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 in Hyderabad. Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest updates. With the past four seasons producing a bang on performance, the wait is over as we bring to you the beginning of the Pro Kabaddi League, one of the most watched sports leagues in the country. The first match will be between the Telegu Titans and the Tamil Thalaivas at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad. With the introduction of 4 new teams such as UP Yodha, Gujarat Fortune Giants, Haryana Steelers and Tamil Thaliavas, the competition has become more ferocious and competitive as Season 5 will bring out the best of every team. Season 3 and Season 4 winners Patna Pirates are all set to defend the title. The Pro Kabaddi League is considered to be one of the biggest leagues in India at the moment as Season 5 kicks off from today.
There are Two Zones which will consist of Six teams each. Zone A and Zone B.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM PRO KABADDI LEAGUE 2017 OPENING CEREMONY
19.58 IST: Teams have lined up as Bollywood's Khiladi sings the National Anthem.
19.54 IST: The host's Telegu Titans make their impactful entrance in the arena.
19.53 IST: Tamil Thalaiva's players make their way into the arena.
19.50 IST: Rana Dagubatti ensures his presence is known.
19.48 IST: Sachin Tendulkar states that he is a fan of the game for a long time as he hope his debut team Tamil Thalaivas makes an impact.
Akshay Kumar posts an image along with his team on Twitter.
18.35 IST: The first match will be played at 20.00 IST. Telegu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas.
18.30 IST: The second match will be played at 21.00 IST. U Mumba vs Puneri Paltan.