By stretching it to a three-month League, Pro Kabaddi League runs the risk of diluting the intensity, and in turn, dulling a sport that had begun with great promise.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: How Patna Pirates captain Pardeep Narwal became the Sachin Tendulkar of his yard
One of the very few constants across the three seasons for the Pirates has been Pardeep Narwal who has grown from an unsure teenage sensation to become one of India's best raiders at the very young age of 20.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: While big buys falter, young guns Sachin Tanwar, Vishal Bhardwaj rake in plaudits
Gujarat Fortunegiants’ Sachin Tanwar and Telugu Titans’ Vishal Bhardwaj provided the most bang for the buck in the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 season.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants' season didn't end perfectly, but they had a debut to remember
In their first outing, Gujarat Fortunegiants showed a lot of heart and emerged as one of the best teams the Pro Kabaddi League has seen.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Twitter hails Pardeep Narwal's Patna Pirates on winning third straight title
Here's how Twitter reacted to Patna Pirates securing their third Pro Kabaddi League title after beating Gujarat Fortunegiants.
Pro Kabaddi League Final 2017: Patna Pirates thump Gujarat Fortunegiants to clinch third consecutive title
Patna Pirates thumped Gujarat Fortunegiants 55-38 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on Saturday to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 5 title.
Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017, final result: Patna Pirates defeat Gujarat Fortunegiants for third title
Catch the live score and updates of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 final between Gujarat Fortunegiants and Patna Pirates.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017 final: When and where to watch Gujarat vs Patna, coverage on TV and live streaming
Here's all you need to know on catching all the live action from the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2017 final between Gujarat Fortunegiants and Patna Pirates in Chennai.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants can claim title if they keep Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal quiet
The course of the final heavily depends on how Pardeep scores and the Pirates coach exuded confidence that the Pirates' captain has improved a lot as a player in the last few games.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal helps Patna Pirates snap Bengal Warriors hoodoo, enter 3rd final
Even as the duo of Maninder and Deepak Narwal consistently scored raid points for the Warriors in a bid to get back into the game, Pardeep continued to amass points in a hurry.
Patna Pirates sealed their place in the final of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) - Season 5 defeating Bengal Warriors 47-44 in the Qualifier Two at Nehru Stadium on Thursday.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Bengal Warriors aim to nullify Pardeep Narwal effect against Patna Pirates to qualify for final
Though the Pirates have won six of their eight encounters against Warriors over the past four seasons, things are different this time around
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal propels Patna Pirates into 2nd qualifier; Gujarat Fortunegiants continue dream run
However mouth-watering that clash is turning out to be, the Patna Pirates have to go through Bengal Warriors, who have been rock-solid all through this season and will play with equal if not more aggression than the Pirates.
Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants storm into final, Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan to reach 2nd qualifier
Catch the live score and updates of Qualifier 1 and Eliminator 3 of Pro Kabaddi League 2017 at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai.
A little more than a year ago, Pro Kabaddi League gave a glimpse of their plans for a full fledged women’s League, through the Women’s Kabaddi Challenge (WKC). But in a bigger and longer 2017 season, Women's Kabaddi didn't reappear. Here are the reasons why.
It was a match between a Puneri Paltan with a strong all-round game and the UP Yoddha who needed to buckle up on their defence to compliment their in-form raiders.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Cavalier attitude of Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal defines his meteoric rise
The Patna Pirates coach Ram Mehar Singh revealed, "Pardeep was pretty flustered that his record was broken and wanted to urgently reclaim it."
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal's record score helps Patna Pirates set up clash against Puneri Paltan
Patna skipper Pardeep Narwal led from the front to score 34 points, the most by any raider in the history of Pro Kabaddi, and also became the first man to reach 300 raid points in Season 5.
Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Pardeep Narwal-led Patna Pirates script historic victory; Puneri Paltan win a thriller
Catch the live score and updates of Puneri Paltan vs UP Yoddha and Haryan Steelers vs Patna Pirates from the 1st and 2nd Eliminator of Pro Kabaddi League 2017.
Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Puneri Paltan, UP Yoddha look to exploit each other's frailties in play-off duel
Having dominated for large parts in the season, Pune start as favourites not on the night but also to emerge out from the Eliminators. But they will be wary of UP Yoddha's raiding weapons that may all fire in tandem for once.