By Rohit Ghosh on July 26, 2014
With the Pro Kabaddi League being established in India, one of the world’s oldest sports should be going international within the next few years. Not only will all of India reignite their passion with Kabaddi, but areas in Europe and America may even adopt the sport as their new hobby. Here are 3 fun facts about the league.
There are 24 foreign players currently selected for the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL), including 20-year-old Englander Michael Adam Dubery who will be playing for Bangalore.
The league's eight teams represent different cities in India: Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Pune, Patna, Vizag, Jaipur and Bangalore.
Team owners include media entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala, Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, banker Uday Kotak, retail entrepreneur Kishore Biyani, Rajesh Shah of the Mukund Group, and companies such as the GMR Group and the Murugappa Group.
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