It’s sports, enthusiasm and Bollywood stars galore at the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League, which started last week amidst much promotion and growing fanfare.
The entire series is designed much in line with the Indian Premier League and features eight franchises with players taken from different parts of the world for each team, owned separately by different personalities.
The matches are on in different cities like Bengaluru, Delhi,Patna, Pune, Vizag, and Jaipur.
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The 3rd place play-off match will be played between Patna Pirates and Bengaluru Bulls.
As per the current standings, U Mumba (Mumbai team) is leading the table, followed by Bengaluru Bulls and Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Jaipur Pink Panthers is owned by Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, U Mumbai owned by producer Ronnie Screwvala.
The other teams include Patna Pirates (owned by Rajesh Shah), Bengal Warriors (owned by Kishore Biyani of Future Group), Bengaluru Bulls (owned by Kosmik Global Media), Telugu Titans (owned by Veera Sports), Puneri Paltan (owned by Sumanlal Shah), and Dabang Delhi (owned by Radha Kapoor).
The semi-finals are scheduled for August 28, 2014 and the finals for Pro Kabaddi League are scheduled for August 31, 2014 at 9.10 p.m.
On the opening, many of the Bollywood stars including Abhishek Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachan were seen at the event.
Also present was Sachin Tendulkar, Jaya Bachchan and actor Boman Irani.