After last year’s winter edition of Yuva Kabaddi Series, the new season of YKS will be launched on March 30. The event will be held at the Rajaram Bhiku Pathare Stadium in Kharadi, Pune. The number of participating teams will be increased to 16 teams, divided into two pools A and B. Let’s see which team will win the series this time, or which player will have an unexpected performance. Kabaddi fans can watch live on the Fancode app or website and easily follow live scores and predictions for today’s games.
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What is Yuva Kabaddi Series (YKS)
Yuva Kabaddi Series is a youth kabaddi tournament organized by the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI). The tournament is designed to provide a platform for young kabaddi players to showcase their skills and talent at the national level. The tournament is open to players aged 23 years and below, and teams from different states and regions of India participate in the tournament.
The Yuva Kabaddi Series has become an important event for identifying and nurturing young talent in Indian kabaddi. Many players who have played in this tournament have gone on to represent their respective states and even the national team. The tournament is also a great opportunity for scouts and talent hunters to identify potential players for their respective teams.
KMP YKS IDYL 2023 Teams
|Pool A||Pool B|
|Pune District Palani Tuskers||Parbhani District Panchala Pride|
|Mumbai Upnagar District Murthal Magnets||Nashik District Dwarka Defenders|
|Kolhapur District Tadoba Tigers||Ratnagiri District Aravalli Arrows|
|Palghar District Kaziranga Rhinos||Thane District Hampi Heroes|
|Raigad District Maratha Marvels||Mumbai Shahar District Maurya Mavericks|
|Sangli District Sindh Sonics||Dhule District Chola Veerans|
|Ahmednagar District Periyar Panthers||Nanded District Chambal Challengers|
|Latur District Vijayanagara Veers||Nandurbar District Himalayan Tahrs|
KMP YKS IDYL 2023 Fixtures
- Pool A
|Date||10:00 AM||12:00 PM||2:30 PM||4:30 PM|
|30th March||Pune District vs Kolhapur District||Mumbai Upnagar District vs Latur District||Palghar District vs Ahmednagar District||Raigad District vs Sangli District|
|31st March||Mumbai Upnagar District vs Palghar District||Kolhapur District vs Ahmednagar District||Latur District vs Sangli District||Pune District vs Raigad District|
|1st April||Ahmednagar District vs Latur District||Sangli District vs Pune District||Palghar District vs Kolhapur District||Raigad District vs Mumbai Upnagar District|
|2nd April||Latur District vs Palghar District||Ahmednagar District vs Raigad District||Pune District vs Mumbai Upnagar District||Sangli District vs Kolhapur District|
|3rd April||Palghar District vs Pune District||Kolhapur District vs Mumbai Upnagar District||Raigad District vs Latur District||Sangli District vs Ahmednagar District|
|4th April||Palghar District vs Raigad District||Latur District vs Kolhapur District||Pune District vs Ahmednagar District||Mumbai Upnagar District vs Sangli District|
|5th April||Latur District vs Pune District||Ahmednagar District vs Mumbai Upnagar District||Kolhapur District vs Raigad District||Sangli District vs Palghar District|
- Pool B
|Date||10:00 AM||12:00 PM||2:30 PM||4:30 PM|
|6th April||Nashik District vs Parbhani District||Mumbai Shahar District vs Nandurbar District||Ratnagiri District vs Dhule District||Thane District vs Nanded District|
|7th April||Mumbai Shahar District vs Ratnagiri District||Parbhani District vs Dhule District||Nandurbar District vs Nanded District||Nashik District vs Thane District|
|8th April||Dhule District vs Nandurbar District||Nanded District vs Nashik District||Ratnagiri District vs Parbhani District||Thane District vs Mumbai Shahar District|
|9th April||Nandurbar District vs Ratnagiri District||Dhule District vs Thane District||Nashik District vs Mumbai Shahar District||Nanded District vs Parbhani District|
|10th April||Ratnagiri District vs Nashik District||Parbhani District vs Mumbai Shahar District||Thane District vs Nandurbar District||Nanded District vs Dhule District|
|11th April||Ratnagiri District vs Thane District||Nandurbar District vs Parbhani District||Nashik District vs Dhule District||Mumbai Shahar District vs Nanded District|
|12th April||Nandurbar District vs Nashik District||Dhule District vs Mumbai Shahar District||Parbhani District vs Thane District||Nanded District vs Ratnagiri District|
KMP YKS IDYL 2023 Points System
The point system of Yuva Kabaddi Series is similar to the point system used in other kabaddi tournaments. At the end of 40 minutes match, the team with the highest number of points is declared the winner. The following are the point system of Yuva Kabaddi Series:
|Win with score difference > 7 points||Winning team: 6 points; Losing team: 0 points|
|Win with score difference ≤ 7 points||Winning team: 5 points; Losing team: 1 point|
|Tie (non-knockout matches)||Both teams: 3 points each|
- Standings on the points table will be displayed as Points and will get sorted according to Points to define the position in the points table.
- The Points table does reset after every round.
- At the end of every round, teams that have qualified get points that get carried forward to the next round.
- The team that finishes 1st will get 6 points as carry forwarded points, the team that finishes 2nd will get 5 points, the team that finishes 3rd will get 4 points, the team that finishes 4th will get 3 points, the team that finishes 5th will get 2 points, the team that finishes 6th will get 1 point, the team that finishes 7th and 8th will get 0 points.
- As per the position finished in rounds, the teams will start with that many carry forwarded points in the next round.
- The first tiebreaker is the win percentage for each team, calculated as the number of wins divided by the total number of games played.
- The second tiebreaker is the score difference calculated as the score difference of all teams in the Points table.
- The third tiebreaker is the total score in the tournament.
- The fourth tiebreaker is the toss.
The Yuva Kabaddi Series is a national-level kabaddi tournament in India that is organized by the Amateur Kabaddi Federation of India (AKFI) in association with the Sports Authority of India (SAI). The tournament is exclusively for players under the age of 23 and aims to provide a platform for young talent to showcase their skills and gain recognition.
The tournament has been a breeding ground for some of the best kabaddi talent in India. Many players who have played in the Yuva Kabaddi Series have gone on to represent their state and country at the senior level. The tournament also provides a great opportunity for young players to learn from experienced coaches and improve their skills.
Overall, the Yuva Kabaddi Series is an important platform for young kabaddi players to showcase their talent and make a name for themselves in the sport.