Patna Pirates wins 4th season of Pro Kabaddi League
The Patna Pirates have won the fourth edition of STAR Sports-ProKabaddi League by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers.
With this win Patna Pirates has become first team to defend its title which they won in the third season in March 2016.
- In the final match played at Gachibowli Stadium, Hyderabad (Telangana) the defending champion defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers by 37-29 score.
- The Puneri Paltan was placed at the third place in this edition after they defeated Telugu Titans by 40-35 score.
- Women’s Section: Storm Queens have won inaugural edition of the Women’s Challenge of Pro Kabaddi League. In the final match they defeated Fire Birds by 24-23 score.
About Pro Kabaddi League (PKL)
- PKL is a professional Kabaddi (indigenous sport) league based on the format of the Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament.
- It is known as the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi for sponsorship reasons. It is currently managed by Mashal Sports.
- The first edition of the tournament was played in 2014 with eight franchises representing various cities in India. It was won by Jaipur Pink.
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