Vivo Pro Kabaddi will return in a big way. Dabang Delhi after winning the last kabaddi season will be a hot favorite. The Pro Kabaddi Season 9 Schedule, however, is still a mystery. But it is soon to be anticipated that the competition would start between October-December 2022.
So, kabaddi lovers, are you ready to cheer up your team?
The PKL Season 9 Auction dates have been released.
Mashal Sports, the organization behind the VIVO Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), has finally confirmed the dates, thus PKL Season 9 will soon return.
The PKL Season 9 auction is scheduled to take place in Mumbai on August 5 and 6, 2022.
Shocking Updates before Mega PKL 2022 Auction
- There will be 500+ players participating in this auction, including domestic, international, and new young players.
- At the auction, Pawan Sehrawat, Siddharth Desai and Pardeep Narwal will be under hammered.
- New Patna Pirates head coach to be named is Ravi Shetty
- This season, UP Yuddha will appear in a new avatar.
- Ram Mehar Singh is named the head coach of the Gujarat Giants for the upcoming PKL season.
- The auction for the PKL Season 9 will be hosted by Charu Sharma.
Pro Kabaddi League 2022 Auction Date & Price Bands
The dates for the Pro Kabaddi 2022 Auction have been announced, and the mega season auction will take place on the 5th and 6th of August.
Furthermore, this next weekend will be a major event with several well-known kabaddi players in auction. Most intriguing, over 500 players, including NYP stars, will be up for auction.
There will be four categories created from the Domestic, Overseas, and New Young Players (NYPs): A, B, C, and D. Within each category, the players will be again classified into “All-Rounders,” “Defenders,” and “Raiders.”
The starting costs for every category in Pro Kabaddi Auction 2022 are as follows:
|Category A||30 lakhs|
|Category B||20 lakhs|
|Category C||10 lakhs|
|Category D||6 lakhs|
PKL Auction Season 9 Key Details
The 24 players from the 2 best teams at the Bangalore-based Khelo India University Games in 2021 will be among the over 500+ participants in the PKL season 9 auction 2022.
In front of the vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 Player Auction, all 12 teams have maintained a total of 19 Elite Retained Players, 38 Existing New Young Players (NYPs), and 13 Retained Young Players (RYP).
This year, 41 New Young Players (NYPs) have received nominations from franchisees.
Here are some details about the Auction:
- 12 teams would each receive 4.4 crore for the auction. Nevertheless, it could be reduced based on the PKL Season 9 retained players list.
- There can be a total of 18 to 25 players in each squad.
- The league has decided that teams may keep up to 6 top players from each category while adding up to 4 new young players (NYP).
PKL 2022 Highest Paid Players Web Story
PKL Season 9 Retained Players List
Since the PKL Auction is coming up shortly, all of the 12 PKL teams have retained their players. The team owners’ battle over auctioning players will be quite entertaining to watch.
Before that, let’s check out the pro kabaddi season 9 retained list.
|Maninder Singh||Raider||Bengal Warriors|
|Akash Pikalmunde||Raider||Bengal Warriors|
|Manoj K Gowda||All-rounder||Bengal Warriors|
|Mahender Singh||Defender||Bengaluru Bulls|
|GB More||All-rounder||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Mayur Jagannath Kadam||Defender||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Saurabh Nandal||Defender||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Rohit Kumar||Defender||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Vinod Lachmaya Naik||Defender||Bengaluru Bulls|
|Naveen Kumar||Raider||Dabang Delhi|
|Krishan Existing||Defender||Dabang Delhi|
|Vinay Kumar||Defender||Dabang Delhi|
|Ashu Malik||Raider||Dabang Delhi|
|Rakesh S||Raider||Gujarat Giants|
|Gaurav Chhikara||TBC||Gujarat Giants|
|Sohit Existing||Raider||Gujarat Giants|
|Arjun Deshwal||Raider||Jaipur Pink Panthers|
|Sahul Kumar||Defender||Jaipur Pink Panthers|
|Deepak R||Defender||Jaipur Pink Panthers|
|Abhinesh Nadarajan||Defender||Puneri Paltan|
|Sanket Sawant||Defender||Puneri Paltan|
|Monu Goyat||Raider||Puneri Paltan|
|Aslam Inamdar||All-rounder||Puneri Paltan|
|Pankaj Mohite||Raider||Puneri Paltan|
|Akash Shinde||Raider||Puneri Paltan|
|Govind Gujjar||All-rounder||Puneri Paltan|
|Aditya Shinde||Raider||Puneri Paltan|
|Badal Singh||Defender||Puneri Paltan|
|Mohammedreza Shadlou Chiyaneh (Iran)||Defender||Patna Pirates|
|Sajin Chandrashekar||Defender||Patna Pirates|
|Neeraj Kumar||Defender||Patna Pirates|
|Rohit New||TBC||Patna Pirates|
|Nitesh Kumar||Defender||UP Yoddha|
|Surender Gill||Raider||UP Yoddha|
|Sumit Retained||Defender||UP Yoddha|
|Ashu Singh||Defender||UP Yoddha|
|Nitin Panwar||All-rounder||UP Yoddha|
|Shubham Kumar||Defender||UP Yoddha|
|Rohit Tomar||Raider||UP Yoddha|
|Ajinkya Ashok Pawar||Raider||Tamil Thalaivas|
|Sahil Gulia||Defender||Tamil Thalaivas|
|Himanshu Singh||Raider||Tamil Thalaivas|
|M Abhishek||Defender||Tamil Thalaivas|
|Ankit Beniwal||Raider||Telugu Titans|
|Muhammed Shihas||Defender||Telugu Titans|
|Prince D||Defender||Telugu Titans|
|Palla Ramakrishna||Defender||Telugu Titans|