Kabaddi is gaining huge popularity in India and auction for the fifth season of Pro Kabaddi League 2017 on 22 May 2017 (Day 1) threw up something similar. The fifth season is scheduled to be played in July 2017. Earlier, Vivo had signed a five-year deal approximately worth Rs 300 crore, making the league second richest in India in terms of sponsorship money. Here are top buys from the first day’s auction:
Star raider Nitin Tomar emerged as the costliest pick of the auction close to end of the auction after GMR infra owned team Uttar Pradesh bid a massive Rs 93 lakh for the raider who represented India at the world cup last year in Ahmedabad.