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Pro Kabaddi Auction 2018 : Will take place in 30-31 May 2018

Pro Kabaddi Auction 2018 : Will take place in 30-31 May 2018
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After the closing of IPL, all sports lover ll move their attention to next big sporting event in India, and that is Kabaddi. Which is going to take place in 30-31 may 2018. The teams have already retained their best player, now the Auction for the season 6 of Pro Kabaddi league is going to take place on 30th and 31st of may this year.

Also Read: Complete list of Retained player of PKL  2018 

The PKL auction will have the 12 teams coming together to build their strongest teams. There are a total of 422 players drafted into the auction pool. This list includes 58 overseas players from 14 different countries like Iran, Bangladesh, Republic of Korea, Japan, and Sri Lanka. There are 87 players from PKL’s Future Kabaddi Heroes Programme (FKH), a nationwide talent scouting programme, who will also be a part of the auctions.


“The Player Auction for VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season VI will be the culmination of the player policy for the upcoming Season, which has been designed for the long-term association as well as even redistribution of athletic talent,” said VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Commissioner Anupam Goswami. “It epitomizes the continuing advancement in VIVO Pro Kabaddi for the quality of competition, along with the right balance between compensation to athletes and affordability for their employers.” Source

PKL 6 Auction will also feature RTM ( Right to Match )

In this year PKL  auction we are going to see the  feature of  RTM (Right to Match) option, which was first seen in the recently-concluded player auction for the Indian Premier League. As a result, the star players ‘dropped’ by their teams could well return to their respective teams using the RTM option.

RTM becomes applicable once the auction is done and another team, for which the player did not play in Season 5, has bid the highest price for a player. Then, the previous team that owned the player has an option to match the price and pick him up at that amount.


Other Guideline for Pro Kabaddi Auction 2018

  • Each franchise having a total salary purse of Rs 4 crore.
  • The teams need to choose between 18-25 players to form a team.
  • 2-4 overseas players and upto three players from the FKH.
  • This year’s auction will also see the introduction of a ‘Final Bid Match’ option.
  • If a team has less than 4 Elite Retained Players, they can exercise 2 “Final Bid Match” options in open auction.

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