After the grand success of pro kabaddi season one, the league received tremendous response from the franchises. So before the starting of second season 14 international player signed up, which sign of the tremendous upcoming league.
A list of 27 international players had put out which went into the playing list of second season. This include both young and experience players from 13 country.The highest bid is 21.1 lakhs goes to Hadi Oshtorak form Iran by Telugu Titans. One another player named Meraj Sheykh signed by Telugu Titans for Rs 20.1 lakhs. It is really much larger from last year highest bid goes to Rakesh Kumar for Rs. 12.8 Lakh by Patna Pirates.
“It’s a great moment for the sport of Kabaddi. The fact that Iranians are the two most prized players in Pro Kabaddi League bears testament to the growth and acceptance of the game beyond India. The expansion of the global pool of players is a great step towards making Kabaddi an Olympic sport.”Srini Sriramaneni, owner, Telugu Titans said
A PKL team can have a maximum of 4 international players in their squad. The pro kabaddi is the second sport that got so much popularity in both Indian and international platforms. It attracts many countries to play kabaddi.