After cricket, football, kabaddi, hockey, badminton, wrestling and other sports leagues, here comes one more league- Pro Volleyball League 2019. As the name suggests, it is a volleyball league and is all set to enthrall the fans in its inaugural edition. The Pro Volleyball League 2019 will see six teams in action and it kicks off from February 02. The Pro Volleyball League 2019 end with a final on February 22. PV Sindhu Extends Support to the Pro Volleyball League.
Kochi and Chennai are the host cities of Pro Volleyball League 2019. The volleyball league opens with the first leg in Kochi at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium till February 13 and then the tournament will move to Chennai at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium for its second and last leg, including the semi-finals and final.
Ahmedabad Defenders, Black Hawks Hyderabad, Calicut Heroes, Kochi Blue Spikers, U Mumba Volley, and Chennai Spartans are the names of the franchises that will take part in the first edition of Pro Volleyball League. The teams are loaded with top local and overseas players like Mohan Ukkrapandian, Dipesh Sinha, former Olympic gold medallist David Lee, Carson Clark, Novica Bjelica, Jerome Vinith, and Shelton Moses. Pro Volleyball League 2019: Sale of Tickets Begins at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Kochi.
Which Channel Will Live Telecast Pro Volleyball League 2019 in India?
Sony Pictures Sports Networks have secured the broadcast rights of Pro Volleyball League 2019 and will telecast the matches in India. Sony SIX, Sony SIX HD, Sony TEN 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD will telecast the Pro Volleyball League matches live in India.
Where to Watch Free Live Online Streaming of Pro Volleyball League 2019 in India?
With Sony Pictures Sports Networks holding the broadcast rights, its OTT (over the top) platform SonyLIV will stream the matches live online. The live streaming of Pro Volleyball League 2019 matches can be watched online on SonyLIV’s website or mobile application. Fans can also watch the Pro Volleyball League 2019 on JIO TV and Airtel TV mobile applications.
Pro Volleyball League 2019 Full Schedule:
|02-Feb-2019||Kochi Blue Spikers vs U Mumba Volley||07:00 pm|
|03-Feb-2019||Calicut Heroes vs Chennai Spartans||07:00 pm|
|04-Feb-2019||Ahmendabad Defenders vs Black Hawks Hyderabad||07:00 pm|
|05-Feb-2019||Calicut Heroes vs U Mumba Volley||07:00 pm|
|06-Feb-2019||Kochi Blue Spikers vs Ahmedabad Defenders||07:00 pm|
|07-Feb-2019||Chennai Spartans vs Black Hawks Hyderabad||07:00 pm|
|08-Feb-2019||Kochi Blue Spikers vs Black Hawks Hyderabad||07:00 pm|
|09-Feb-2019||Kochi Blue Spikers vs Calicut Heroes||07:00 pm|
|10-Feb-2019||Calicut Heroes vs Black Hawks Hyderabd||07:00 pm|
|11-Feb-2019||Kochi Blue Spikers vs Chennai Spartans||07:00 pm|
|12-Feb-2019||U Mumba Volley vs Black Hawks Hyderabad||07:00 pm|
|13-Feb-2019||Calicut Heroes vs Ahmedabad Defenders||07:00 pm|
|16-Feb-2019||Chennai Spartans vs U Mumba Volley||07:00 pm|
|17-Feb-2019||Chennai Spartans vs Ahmedabad Defenders||07:00 pm|
|18-Feb-2019||U Mumba Volley vs Ahmedabad Defenders||07:00 pm|
|19-Feb-2019||Semifinal 1||07:00 pm|
|20-Feb-2019||Semifinal 2||07:00 pm|
Here are the captains of respective teams: Ranjit Singh (Ahmedabad Defenders), Carson Clark (Black Hawks Hyderabad), Jerome Vinith (Calicut Heroes), Mohan Ukkrapandian (Kochi Blue Spikers), Shelton Moses (Chennai Spartans) and Dipesh Sinha (U Mumba Volley).
As far as the format of Pro Volleyball League 2019 league is concerned, the teams will face each other in the round-robin style. Top four teams will advance to semifinal and two teams from there will face-off in the final. In the round-robin stage of the league, matches will have five sets of 15 points each. In semis and final each set will have 25 points.