Rampaging Pardeep, reliable Ajay lead ESPN's PKL Team of the tournament
ESPN's team of the tournament features the usual suspects, Pardeep Narwal and Ajay Thakur. But who else makes the cut in the playing seven?
How Patna Pirates won the Pro Kabaddi League
The two-time defending champions completed a hat-trick of titles and captain Pardeep Narwal and coach Ram Mehar Singh were key to their unstoppable run in the playoffs.
Ajay's heroics, Pardeep's eight-point raid among PKL's best moments
From Ajay Thakur's heroics against table-topping teams to Pardeep Narwal's massive eight-point raid, here are our top five moments from the fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League.
Champions Pardeep and Patna complete the three-peat
Patna Pirates were crowned champions for the third time in a row as they beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 55-38 to win the Pro Kabaddi Season 5.
PKL final: Can Gujarat's dependable defence stop Patna's rampant raiders?
Newcomers Gujarat Fortunegiants, the best team of the league with the most formidable defence, take on two-time defending champions Patna Pirates, the best raiding team, in the final of Pro Kabaddi League Season 5. Who will win the title?
PKL: Record-breaking Pardeep stands between Bengal and maiden final
Two-time champions Patna Pirates will be eyeing their third consecutive final at the Pro Kabaddi League but they will have to get past Zone B toppers Bengal Warriors first.
PKL playoffs: Clash of table-toppers for berth in final
As six teams progress to the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) playoffs stage, ESPN assesses the chances of each team by looking at the upcoming matchups.
'If there were no coaches, there would be no teams'
The challenge of coaching a team in the Pro Kabaddi League is vastly different to coaching the national team as the players are more inexperienced and have not played together before.
PKL: Looking back at the players who will be missed
With the group stage coming to a close in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5, we take a look at some of the players who, despite standing out, will not be seen in the upcoming semi-finals from Monday.
PKL wrap: Rohit's record run, UP's damp squib
From Rohit Kumar's heroics to the Bengaluru Bulls playing spoiler, here are some of the talking points from Week 12 of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5.
PKL wrap: Panthers' poor home run, Devadiga's record-breaking raids
From Manjeet Chhillar's poor form in Jaipur Pink Panthers' miserable home run to Rishank Devadiga's prolific raiding display, here are the top talking points from PKL's Week 11.
'If you take kabaddi away from me, I'm zero'
Although the Tamil Thalaivas will not make the playoffs in their debut Pro Kabaddi League season, captain Ajay Thakur is still thankful because, thanks to the PKL and his World Cup-winning performance, his life has changed forever.
Thalaivas flop at home, Titans win big
From a team's disastrous home leg to the largest margin of victory in the league, ESPN looks at the movers and shakers from the tenth week of PKL Season 5.
PKL finally hits Chennai, makes up for lost time
The fans turned out in their numbers, and in their team's colours, to welcome the sport back home.
ICYMI: Thalaivas stun Bengal; Delhi fall short again
From spectacular heists to last-minute drama, the ninth week of the Pro Kabaddi League had it all. ESPN looks at the movers and shakers from the week gone by.
How the PKL juggernaut left everyone else behind
It is vital that the Pro Kabaddi League stays successful, and sustainable, because its trajectory so far has had a foot each in both dreams and in reality. In fiction and in textbooks.
Pardeep Narwal's new record and a thriller in Patna
The thrilling clash between Patna Pirates and Bengal Warriors, and Pardeep Narwal's new raid point record were the highlights of the week gone by in the Pro Kabaddi League. Here's a recap.
PKL: Meet veteran Nilesh Shinde, Delhi's go-to man
With 22 years of experience under his belt, 36-year-old Nilesh Shinde has seen kabaddi turn from a rural sport into a national phenomenon post the launch of PKL.
Haryana go top, Thalaivas win thriller
From an entertaining match involving two struggling sides, to Ajay Thakur's brilliance, ESPN presents the talking points of the week gone by in season 5 of the Pro Kabaddi League.
'Mitti ka game' kabaddi returns to its roots
Haryana has long been the centre of Indian kabaddi and now embraces the glitzy, glamorous PKL version.
Bargain buys and expensive flops of PKL so far
Big money was invested at the Pro Kabaddi auction prior to season five, but have the players delivered a return on investment? Mohit Shah investigates.
Mid-season report: Gujarat stand tall, Bengal set the pace
Newcomers Gujarat Fortunegiants and star-studded Bengal Warriors top the class in our mid-season review.
PKL week 5: Surjeet's bold coup, Anup leads by example and Monu spins magic
A perfectly coordinated side, a clash between polar opposites and a miraculous comeback. ESPN presents the talking points of the week gone by at the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5.
Pardeep Narwal: Indian kabaddi's 'Mr. Dependable'
Pardeep Narwal's consistent raiding skills, unpredictable for opponents, have been crucial to Patna Pirates' two consecutive Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) titles and as Patna chase a third win this season, his form looks as good, if not better, as ever.
PKL Week 4 - Tomar's dip in form, Haryana's resurgence
From contrasting performances by two teammates to another last-gasp win, here are the talking points from the fourth week of Pro Kabaddi League's fifth season.
Bengaluru Bulls' raider Rohit Kumar talks about the reason he decided to join the Navy Kabaddi team in Mumbai
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room.
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again.