Pro Kabaddi League 2017 will begin on Friday, July 28, in Hyderabad. This is the fifth edition of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) tournament and this time, there are 12 team (four new franchises). The organisers of PKL announced the new format of the tournament for 2017 in which 12 teams have been divided into two zones of six teams each. Each will play 15 intra-zone and seven inter-zone matches prior to the play-offs. The play-offs will have three qualifiers and two eliminators. The first match of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 will have the match of Telugu Titans vs Tamil Thalaivas. The Pro Kabaddi League 2017 will travel to 12 host cities, with play-offs beginning in Mumbai and Chennai and the finals in Chennai. The Pro Kabaddi League 2017 will be held for over three months and will end on October 28 with the PKL 2017 Finals. ALSO READ: Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Full squads and players list of all PKL 5 teams.