Pro Kabaddi League 2015: Your complete guide and match schedule

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The second season of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is set to get under way in Mumbai next month with defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers in action on the opening day.

There will be 60 matches played over 37 days across 8 cities on home and away basis. Like last year, this season too, there will be 8 teams.

File photo: Jaipur Pink Panthers celebrate their win last year


Here is is your complete guide to PKL 2015

When is the second season starting and ending?

  • Season 2 is from July 18 (Saturday) to August 23 (Sunday)

How many matches?

  • 60 games over 37 days in 8 cities

Teams, owners, captains and coaches' information

There are 8 teams (same as last year)

  • 1. Bengal Warriors
  • Owner: Future Group
  • Captain: Nilesh Shinde
  • Coach: Raj Narain Sharma

  • 2. Bengaluru Bulls
  • Owner: Kosmik Global Media
  • Captain: Manjit Chillar
  • Coach: Randhir Singh

  • 3. Dabang Delhi
  • Owner: Do It Sports Management
  • Captain: Jasmer Singh
  • Coach: Arjun Singh

  • 4. Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • Owner: Abhishek Bachchan
  • Captain: Navneet Gautam
  • Coach: Kasinathan Baskaran

  • 5. Patna Pirates
  • Owner: Rajesh Shah
  • Captain: Rakesh Kumar
  • Coach: RS Khokhar

  • 6. Puneri Paltan
  • Owner: Insurekot Sports
  • Captain: Wazir Singh
  • Coach: Ramphal Kaushik

  • 7. Telugu Titans
  • Owner: Veera Sports
  • Captain: Rajaguru Subramanian
  • Coach: J Udayakumar

  • 8. U Mumba
  • Owner: Unilazer Sports
  • Captain: Anup Kumar
  • Coach: Ravi Shetty

Where to watch on TV in India?

  • All matches will be broadcast Live on Star Sports

Who won the inaugural edition of the league last year?

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers defeated U Mumba 35-24 in the final to win the title in Mumbai

What is the format?

  • Pro Kabaddi League is an 8-city league with games to be played on home/away basis with each team playing each other twice in July and August. It has 'Caravan Style' where each city hosts matches for 4 days with the home team in action against 4 visiting franchise on all days.

Which are the host cities and venues?

  • Bengaluru - Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium
  • Delhi - Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium
  • Hyderabad - Gachibowli Indoor Stadium
  • Jaipur - Sawai Mansingh Stadium
  • Kolkata - Netaji Indoor Stadium
  • Mumbai - The National Sports Club of India
  • Patna - Patliputra Sports Complex
  • Pune - Balewadi Sports Complex

Pro Kabaddi's second season from 18 July

Here is the full schedule of 2015 season

(Times: 1st match starts at 8 PM IST followed by next game at 9 PM IST)

18 July (Saturday) - Mumbai

  • U Mumba Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Bengal Warriors

19 July (Sunday) - Mumbai

  • Telugu Titans Vs Dabang Delhi
  • U Mumba Vs Bengaluru Bulls

20 July (Monday) - Mumbai

  • Puneri Paltan Vs Telugu Titans
  • U Mumba Vs Patna Pirates

21 July (Tuesday) - Mumbai

  • U Mumba Vs Puneri Paltan

22 July (Wednesday) - Kolkata

  • Bengal Warriors Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Patna Pirates

23 July (Thursday) - Kolkata

  • Bengal Warriors Vs Telugu Titans

24 July (Friday) - Kolkata

  • Dabang Delhi Vs Puneri Paltan
  • Bengal Warriors Vs U Mumba

25 July (Saturday) - Kolkata

  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Puneri Paltan
  • Bengal Warriors Vs Dabang Delhi

26 July (Sunday) - Jaipur

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Patna Pirates
  • Telugu Warriors Vs U Mumba

27 July (Monday) - Jaipur

  • Dabang Delhi Vs Bengaluru Bulls
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Telugu Titans

28 July (Tuesday) - Jaipur

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Bengaluru Bulls

29 July (Wednesday) - Jaipur

  • Puneri Paltan Vs Bengal Warriors
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Dabang Delhi

30 July (Thursday) - Patna

  • Patna Pirates Vs Telugu Titans

31 July (Friday) - Patna

  • Telugu Titans Vs Bengaluru Bulls
  • Patna Pirates Vs Dabang Delhi

1 August (Saturday) - Patna

  • Dabang Delhi Vs U Mumba
  • Patna Pirates Vs Puneri Paltan

2 August (Sunday) - Patna

  • Puneri Paltan Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • Patna Pirates Vs Bengal Warriors

3 August (Monday) - REST DAY


4 August (Tuesday) - Hyderabad

  • Telugu Titans Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • U Mumba Vs Dabang Delhi

5 August (Wednesday) - Hyderabad

  • Telugu Titans Vs Bengal Warriors

6 August (Thursday) - Hyderabad

  • Bengal Warriors Vs Bengaluru Bulls
  • Telugu Titans Vs Patna Pirates

7 August (Friday) - Hyderabad

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs U Mumba
  • Telugu Titans Vs Puneri Paltan

8 August (Saturday) - Delhi

Dabang Delhi Vs Bengal Warriors

Patna Pirates Vs Bengaluru Bulls


9 August (Sunday) - Delhi

  • U Mumba Vs Bengal Warriors
  • Dabang Delhi Vs Patna Pirates

10 August (Monday) - Delhi

  • Dabang Delhi Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers

11 August (Tuesday) - Delhi

  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Puneri Paltan
  • Dabang Delhi Vs Telugu Titans

12 August (Wednesday) - Bengaluru

  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs U Mumba

13 August (Thursday) - Bengaluru

  • Bengal Warriors Vs Puneri Paltan
  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers

14 August (Friday) - Bengaluru

  • Bengal Warriors Vs Patna Pirates
  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Dabang Delhi

15 August (Saturday) - Bengaluru

  • Patna Pirates Vs U Mumba
  • Bengaluru Bulls Vs Telugu Titans

16 August (Sunday) - Pune

  • Puneri Paltan Vs Dabang Delhi
  • Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Bengal Warriors

17 August (Monday) - Pune

  • Puneri Paltan Vs U Mumba

18 August (Tuesday) - Pune

  • U Mumba Vs Telugu Titans
  • Puneri Paltan Vs Patna Pirates

19 August (Wednesday) - Pune

  • Patna Pirates Vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
  • Puneri Paltan Vs Bengaluru Bulls

20 August (Thursday) - REST DAY


21 August (Friday) - Mumbai

  • Semi-final 1 and 2

22 August (Saturday) - REST DAY


23 August (Sunday) - Mumbai

  • 3/4 Play-off
  • FINAL

Note: Schedule subject to change. Start times yet to be announced

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