After the immensely successful Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 5, players and fans are gearing up for the 6th season of Pro Kabaddi League. Vivo Pro Kabaddi League announced earlier in the week that Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 Auction is on its way and PKL 6 Auction all set to take place on May 30 and May 31 in Mumbai. PKL Season 6 Auction will allow teams to build their squad from the scratch as well as retain up to 4 players from last season. Latest reports from official PKL sources suggest that, ahead of the Pro Kabaddi Auction 2018, nine of the twelve participating teams have announced the players they will be retaining while 3 teams will create their team from the scratch for the 2018 season.
Rules of Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 Auction 2018
A total of 422 players will go under the hammer for PKL Season 6 auction which will include 58 overseas player and 87 players will feature from the Future Kabaddi Heroes Programme (FKH), a nationwide scouting programme held by the Pro Kabaddi League. PKL season 6 auction will attract players from 14 different countries including Iran, Sri Lanka, Japan, South Korea, Kenya and Bangladesh.
As for the teams, every team will be allowed to pick between 18-25 players at the PKL auction 2018. All the Pro Kabaddi teams have to promote the young Kabaddi players and thus they can choose up to 3 players from Future Kabaddi Heroes 2018 programme. Every team’s salary purse has been set at INR 4 Cr each for the Pro Kabaddi Auction 2018. PKL 6 Auction will see the teams pick a maximum of 4 overseas players.
One new addition to the PKL Season 6 Auction is Player’s policy which will allow the teams to match the highest bid for players from their Season 5 squad. All the teams will be allowed 2 “Mach Bid” option for the Pro Kabaddi Season 6 Auction. If the teams have retained 4 elite players they will get only 1 Match Bid option, however, any team retaining less than 4 elite players will get 2 “Match Bid” options to sign players from their Season 5 squad.
With PKL Season 6 auction set to take place on May 30 and May 31, fans are now beginning to Le Panga one more time as India’s biggest franchise league will return this summer with Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 set to be the biggest season of Kabaddi viewership in India. With IPL Season 11 setting all-time high numbers, PKL Season 6 will continue Star Sports and Hotstar’s dominance over Sports consumption in India.
Players part of PKL 2018 Auction list
Ajit Singh, Jasvir Singh, Kamal Kishor, Pawan Kumar Kadian, Selvamani K, Sunil Siddhgavali, Tushar Patil, Jae Min Lee, Manoj Dhull, Navneet Gautam, Somvir Shekhar, Vignesh B, Dong Gyu Kim, Manjeet Chhillar, Santhapanaselvam, Siddharth.
Md. Zakir Hossain, Monu Goyat, Vijay, Vikas Jaglan, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Uthaman. Manish Kumar, Sachin Shingade, Sandeep, Satish Kumar, Virender Singh, Vishal Mane, Arvind Kumar, Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Parveen Birwal
Akshay Jadhav, More GB, Rajesh Mondal, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Suresh Kumar, Umesh Mhatre, Md. Ziaur Rahman, Ravi Kumar, Takamitsu Kono, Deepak Niwas Hooda
Athul M S, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Munish, Vikas, Vikas Kumar, Vikrant, Vinoth Kumar, Amit Singh Chhillar, Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Rohit Rana, Sombir, Vinod Kumar, Rakesh Kumar, Vishal Bharadwaj, Rahul Chaudhari.
Darshan Kashiling Adake, Nitin Madane Shabeer Bappu, Shrikant Jadhav, Suresh Kumar, Joginder Narwal, Surender Singh, Dong Ju Hong, E Subash, Hadi Oshtorak, Kuldeep Singh, Shiv Om, Yong Joo Ok, Anup Kumar.
Amit Rathi, Mahendra Ganesh Rajput, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Rakesh Narwal, Sukesh Hegde, Sultan Dange, Abozar Mohajer Mighani, C Kalai Arasan, Manoj Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Vikas Kale, Mahipal Narwal, Rohit Gulia, Seong Ryeol Kim.
Ashish Chhokar, Deepak Kumar Dahiya, Khomsan Thongkham, Prashant Kumar Rai, Sonu Narwal, Surjeet Singh, Vikash Khandola, Wazir Singh, Babu M, Jeeva Gopal, Mahendra Singh Dhaka, Mohit Chhillar, Neeraj Kumar, Rakesh Singh Kumar, Vikas, David Shilisia J Mosambayi, Deepak Kumar Rathee, Mayur Shivtarkar, Parmod Narwal.
Bhavani Rajput, Dong Geon Lee, K. Prapanjan, M. Thivakaran, Sarang Arun Deshmukh, Sombir, Vineet Sharma, Waleed Al Hasani, Anil Kumar, Anil Kumar, Darshan J, Mugilan, Rajesh, Sanket Chavan, T. Prabhakaran, Vijay Kumar, Vijin Thangadurai, Ananthkumar, Chan Sik Park, Prathap, Sujit Maharana.
Ajvender Singh, Gulveer Singh, Mahesh Goud, Nitin Tomar, Rishank Devadiga, Sulieman Kabir, Surender Singh, Gurvinder Singh, Hadi Tajik, Jeeva Kumar, Nitesh Kumar, Rohit Kumar Jr., Sanoj Kumar, Santosh B.S. Pankaj, Rajesh Narwal, Sunil.