The Bangabandhu Cup is the first international kabaddi tournament to be held since the pandemic and will take place from March 28 to April 2 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The tournament features five countries participating; Poland, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Kenya and hosts Bangladesh and all matches will be played at the Shahid Noor Hossain National Volleyball Stadium in the nation’s capital.
It will be the biggest kabaddi tournament to be held in Bangladesh and is being held to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sheikh Mujibar Rahman, considered to be the Father of the Nation. Watch Bangabandhu Cup kabaddi live in India!
Each nation will play the other once, which means every country will play four matches in the league stages. Two points will be awarded for a win.
The team that will lead the points table at the end of the league stage will go straight to the final. The second and the third-placed teams, meanwhile, will face off in the qualifiers, the winner of which will head to the final on April 2.
Bangabandhu Cup kabaddi, schedule, fixtures and live India match times
All times are in India Standard Times (IST)
28 March, Sunday
Bangladesh vs Poland - 6:30 PM IST
Kenya vs Sri Lanka - 7:30 PM IST
29 March, Monday
Sri Lanka vs Poland - 6:30 PM IST
Bangladesh vs Nepal - 7:30 PM IST
30 March, Tuesday
Nepal vs Kenya - 6:30 PM IST
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - 7:30 PM IST
Kenya vs Poland - 9:00 PM
Sri Lanka vs Nepal - 10:00 PM
31 March, Wednesday
Poland vs Nepal - 9:00 AM
Kenya vs Bangladesh - 6:30 PM IST
1 April, Thursday
Playoffs qualifier: 2nd-placed team vs 3rd-placed team
2 April, Friday
Final: League leader vs winner of qualifier
Where to watch Bangabandhu Cup kabaddi live in India?
Live streaming of the Bangabandhu Cup kabaddi tournament will be available on the T Sports YouTube channel for fans in India.
Lead photo: Poland Kabaddi Team/ Facebook