With 5 days to go, Pro Kabaddi League 2022 is closing in on the playoff stages of the tournament and we have the lineup ready for the big playoff of season 9.
PKL follows a playoff format for the semi-finals and finals with 12 teams fighting for the top 6 spots in the points table. The top 2 teams get direct entry to the semi-finals while the teams ranked from 3rd to 6th meet in the eliminator first.
The winner of the semi-finals goes on to play in the final of the tournament. The third-ranked team will take on the sixth-ranked team and the fourth-ranked team will battle with the fifth-ranked team in the eliminators.
The teams going through the eliminators will face either Jaipur Pink Panthers or Puneri Paltan in the semi-finals.
Qualified Teams: Jaipur Pink Panthers, Puneri Paltan, Bengaluru Bulls, U.P. Yoddhas, Tamil Thalaivas, Dabang Delhi.
Eliminated: Telugu Titans, U Mumba, Patna Pirates, Haryana Steelers, Bengal Warriors, Gujarat Giants.
PKL 9 Playoffs
Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan became the first teams to qualify for the playoffs and semi-finals as they sit comfortably on first and second with 79 points.
Bengaluru Bulls, U.P. Yoddhas, Tamil Thalaivas and Dabang Delhi will battle also qualified and will be playing the eliminators.
Telugu Titans are finishing another season with a wooden spoon while Patna Pirates, Haryana Steelers, Gujarat Giants, U Mumba and Bengal Warriors will like to finish on a high and a better ranking on the points table.
The playoffs of PKL will be played at NSCI Dome, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium from 13th December to 17th December 2022.