New Delhi: The fifth season of  PKL began in Hyderabad on July 28. This year 12 teams are taking part in it and the tournament will last for three months. Also Check: Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Schedule

The final will take place on October 28 in Chennai. The 12 participating teams are Dabang Delhi, Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls, Gujarat Fortune Giants, Haryana Steelers, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Puneri Paltan, Telugu Titans, Tamil Thailavas and UP Yodha.

ZONE A

Teams P W L D SD PTS
Gujarat Fortunegiants 21 14 4 3 125 82
Puneri Paltan 21 15 6 0 92 79
Haryana Steelers 22 13 5 4 40 79
U Mumba 22 10 12 0 -50 56
Jaipur Pink Panthers 22 8 13 1 -91 51
Dabang Delhi K.C. 22 5 16 1 -134 38

ZONE B

Teams P W L D SD PTS
Bengal Warriors 21 11 5 5 19 74
Patna Pirates 22 10 7 5 60 71
U.P. Yoddha 22 8 10 4 2 60
Bengaluru Bulls 22 8 11 3 10 57
Telugu Titans 21 7 12 2 -2 49
Tamil Thalaivas 22 6 14 2 -71 46

The local sport of Kabaddi has gained popularity in the nation ever since the broadcasters kicked off the inaugural season. The admiration of the sport is setting new records in terms of viewership and sponsorship deals.

This time, a zone system has been introduced with each team playing 15 intra-zone and 7 inter-zone matches, prior to the play-offs. The play-offs will comprise three qualifiers and two eliminators.