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The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 10 began on December 2 with Gujarat Giants beating Telugu Titans 38-32 in the opening match at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad.

As many as 12 teams will play a total of 132 league matches in PKL 10 across 12 cities in India. The dates for the PKL 10 playoffs will be announced at a later date.

Apart from Gujarat Giants and Telugu Titans, Bengal Warriors, Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi K.C, Haryana Steelers, Jaipur Pink Panthers, Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan, Tamil Thalaivas, U Mumba and U.P. Yoddhas are the other teams that are competing for the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 title.

As per the PKL Season 10 format, each team will play the other 11 sides twice in a double round-robin format. 

The top six teams after all the league matches will advance to the playoffs. The top two teams in the standings will automatically book their places in the PKL Season 10 semi-finals. 

The remaining four teams will clash in the eliminators. The third-placed team will square off against the sixth-placed outfit, while the fourth-placed side will play the fifth-placed team in the eliminators for a place in the semi-finals.

The winners of the two semi-finals will later battle in the Pro Kabaddi Season 10 final to be held in March.

Some of the world's most talented defenders including the likes of Fazel Atrachali, Sombir, Saurabh Nandal, Sunil Kumar, Aman and Rinku are featuring in the ongoing edition of Pro Kabaddi League.

Jaipur Pink Panthers’ young defender Ankush finished with the most tackle points in the last edition of PKL. Ankush accumulated 89 tackle points in 24 matches to guide Jaipur Pink Panthers to their second PKL title.

Meanwhile, Iran’s Fazel Atrachali holds the record for the most tackle points in Pro Kabaddi League history. He has scored 486 tackle points in 168 matches so far.

Apart from Fazel Atrachali and Ankush, all-rounders Mohammadreza Chiyaneh and Nitin Panwar are a few of the top contenders to finish with the most tackle points in the ongoing PKL season. 

Know who has the most tackle points in PKL Season 10.

Most tackle points in PKL Season 10

Rank

Player

Team

Matches

Tackle Points

1

Mohammadreza Chiyaneh

Puneri Paltan

22

92

2

Krishan

Patna Pirates

23

76

3

Yogesh

Dabang Delhi K.C.

23

74

4

Mohit Nandal 

Haryana Steelers

22

69

5

Sahil Gulia

Tamil Thalaivas

22

69

6

Ankush

Jaipur Pink Panthers

21

69

7

Rahul Sethpal

Haryana Steelers

21

68

8

Jaideep Dahiya

Haryana Steelers

21

67

9

Sagar

Tamil Thalaivas

18

66

10

Ankit

Patna Pirates

22

65

Photo credit: Alamy

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