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Star Sports to re-run best of kabaddi action during COVID-19 lockdown

From world cup to PKL matches, the sports broadcaster to show some historic Kabbadi games

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MUMBAI: Star Sports is giving fans the opportunity to relive some of kabaddi’s most iconic moments; from India’s 2016 World Cup victory to nail-biting matches in Vivo Pro Kabbadi League seventh season.

The COVID-19 pandemic has halted all live sporting events across the world leading to a dearth of live sports content. Since then, the sports broadcaster has been re-running historical world cup matches played between India and Pakistan from 1992 to 2019.

Starting Saturday, 11 April, Star Sports has started showcasing all the memorable matches every day at 10.30 am on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 3. The re-runs will take place till the end of this month, 30 April.

The programming line-up will begin with the journey of Kabbadi heroes, which will show Pardeep Narwal’s magical Dubkis, Naveen Kumar’s daring raids, Fazel Atrachali’s powerful tackles, Pawan Sehrawat’s hi-flying moments and Maninder Singh’s impeccable season that help Bengal Warrior’s to win their maiden Vivo Pro Kabaddi title.

Stars Sports will also make fans nostalgic with some of the best moments of the heroes of Vivo PKL seven. In addition, fans will also be able to catch some of Season seven’s most thrilling matches, as well as a show on current champions, Bengal Warriors.

Star Sports has also lined up the best matches from India’s victorious 2016 Kabaddi World Cup campaign titled ‘India’s road to Glory’. Kabaddi fans across the country have been reaching out on digital platforms ever since Star Sports began broadcasting the winning moments of the cricket world cup.  

After suffering defeat to the Republic of Korea in their opening match of the Kabaddi World Cup, India, led by captain cool, Anup Kumar, rallied back, stormed to the finals and clinched their third World Cup in stunning fashion against Iran.

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