The Kabaddi fever is going to take over the minds of fans as the 10th edition of the ProKabaddi League is set to kickstart on 2nd December with a match between Gujarat Giants and Telugu Titans in Ahmedabad. The tournament will consist of a total of 137 matches among 12 teams which will compete against each other for the glory. The matches will take place in 12 different cities in India and each city will be the home ground for one of the teams in the tournament. Among all 12 teams, six teams will be qualified for the playoffs according to their position in the points table. Let’s have a look at how the points table system works in the Pro Kabaddi League
How does Points Table Work in PKL?
A total of 12 teams participate in the Pro Kabaddi League, and half of them qualify for the playoff battle. The teams get qualified according to their points after the league stage. The points are distributed according to the result of the match. Let’s have a look at how points are distributed to the team
- The five points are given to the winning team.
- The two teams will get three points each in case of a tied encounter.
- The losing team will also get one point if the margin of defeat is equal to or less than seven points.
- No points will be given to the losing team if the margin of defeat is more than seven points.
After the league stage, the team with the maximum number of points gets the top spot in the points table. Here, you will get to know how the playoff system works in PKL.
Pro Kabaddi League Playoffs
Out of six teams that qualify for the playoffs, the top two teams automatically qualify for the semi-final. On the other hand, the rest of the four teams have to play in the eliminator to qualify for the semi-finals. The two winning teams in the eliminator join the first two to take part in the semi-finals. The winners of the semi-final will be the last two remaining teams which take on each other in the final encounter and the winners will be crowned as Champions.