Unbeaten Calicut Heroes face Ahmedabad Defenders in their last league match of Pro Volleyball League
Kochi, February 12th 2019: Calicut Heroes, after winning all the four matches and becoming the first team to qualify for the playoffs, will be facing the Ahmedabad Defenders in the last match of the Kochi leg of RuPay Pro Volleyball League on Wednesday.<br><br> <br><br>Calicut have been by far the most consistent team in the league stamping their authority on each match they have played. Skipper Jerome Vinith, Ajith Lal, Paul Lotman and Karthik A has excelled in their respective domains with Vinith and Ajith leading the spikes division and Lotman giving them a close follow. Karthik on the other hand is leading the lot in terms of serve points as well as Super Serves.<br><br> <br><br>Ahead of the match, Jerome Vinith, skipper, Calicut Heroes said “We are really glad that we have made it to the playoffs and we want to end our league stage campaign on a high. Our fan support is also to be credited for the good run of form as without them we would just be any other team. Ahmedabad has done well in both their matches in spite of ending on the losing side and I am hoping that it will be another great entertainer for the fans.”<br><br> <br><br>The league, which is an initiative of Baseline Ventures and Volleyball Federation of India, began on February 2. <br><br> <br><br>Ahmedabad has lost both their matches by the same score line of 3-2 first against Hyderabad and then against Kochi. With three matches left for them to play this match is extremely critical for them.<br><br> <br><br>Victor Sysoev, of Ahmedabad Defenders said it’s only a matter of time that results go their way. “Though we ended losing both our matches, we were never outplayed. Calicut has proved that they are a complete unit doing well overall. We would have to play at 200% to earn a win. We still have a chance of making it to the playoffs and we surely don’t want to leave it to the last match.”<br><br> <br><br>The live broadcast of the match will start on SONY SIX and SONY TEN 3 and live streaming will be done on SONY LIV from 6:50 PM IST on Feb 13th 2019.
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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