Pro Kabaddi's eighth season will be held without spectators, in a bio-secure bubble, in a single city format in Bengaluru.
Narwal smashed a record after he was bought by UP Yoddha for Rs 1.65 crore, while Siddharth Desai was retained by the Telugu Titans through FBM card for Rs 1.30 crore.
A total of 59 players were retained across all three categories with 22 in the Elite Retained Players (ERP), six in the Retained Young Players (RYP), and 31 in the New Young Players (NYP) category.
The higher payout from the broadcaster will also ensure that the revenues for the franchisees double, the sources said.
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Pro Kabaddi 8 has been postponed indefinitely and will take place next year when it is safe to do so, said the organisers in a tweet.
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