Box Office Open for Ticket Sales of RuPay Pro Volleyball League
~ Kerala Derby between Kochi Blue Spikers and Calicut Heroes sold out ~<br><br> <br><br> <br><br>Kochi, January 28, 2019: RuPay Pro Volleyball League today announced the opening of the box office at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium for physical sales of tickets for the league. The league, an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation Of India, will kick off with a match between the Kochi Blue Spikers and The U-Mumba Volley on 2nd February, 2019.<br><br>The much awaited match for the fans in Kerala which will see the two Kerala based franchises Kochi Blue Spikers and Calicut Heroes go head to head was sold out days before the league commenced.<br><br>The first season will see a total of 18 matches where each team will play against each other in a round robin format. The 18 matches are divided in two legs to be held in two cities - Kochi and Chennai. The first twelve matches will take place in Kochi while the remaining six matches, including the two semi finals and the final, is going to be held in Chennai. The Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Kochi and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai will be the two venues for the matches of the inaugural season of the league.<br><br>The tickets have been priced at Rs. 300 while season passes will be made available at a 30% discount and the early bird tickets will be available at a 20% discount. All the tickets are also available on Paytm and Insider.in, the tournament’s official ticketing partners.<br><br> <br><br>Commenting on the occasion Joy Bhattacharjya, CEO, Pro Volleyball League said, “ We are really happy that there is such enthusiasm amongst the volleyball fans in the state. Seeing the interest of the fans in the derby only makes us believe that such enthusiasm will be shown for all the matches of the league. We hope that the first season will prove to be a real hit amongst all the volleyball fans in the country.”<br><br>The inaugural edition of the league will see six franchises vying for the title. Ahmedabad Defenders is owned by Bonhomie Sports Event Mgmt. Ltd., Kerala’s Calicut Heroes is owned by Beacon Sports while the Chennai Spartans is owned by Chennai Spartans Pvt. Ltd. U Mumba Volley is owned by U Sports, who also own a team in the Kabaddi league while Black Hawks Hyderabad is owned by Agile Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Thomas Muthoot owns the Kochi franchise called the Kochi Blue Spikers.<br><br> <br><br>All the matches will be broadcasted live on Sony Six and Sony Ten 3 and will be streamed live on Sony LIV.
RuPay Pro Volleyball League
An initiative of Baseline Ventures India Pvt. Ltd and Volleyball Federation of India, RuPay Pro Volleyball League aims to transform the sporting landscape of the country by elevating the world’s fifth most popular sport to the league of the most followed sports in the coming times. The first season of the league will see 6 teams playing a total of 18 matches in Chennai and Kochi, and will be broadcasted on Sony Six, Sony Ten 3 and online platform Sony Liv.
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