Pro Volleyball League releases its first on-air promo
MUMBAI: Pro Volleyball League, an initiative of Baseline Ventures and the Volleyball Federation of India, has released its first on-air promo.
The promo of the league features 2008 Olympic Gold medalist David Lee along with players from the Indian team. India’s ace shuttler PV Sindhu, whose father represented India in Volleyball can also be seen cheering on the players in the action-packed 30-second commercial.
The league has signed a multi-year broadcast deal with Sony Pictures Network and will be aired on Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 3 and Sony Liv.
The first season will begin on 2nd February and the league will stage its first final on 23rd February. The six franchises that will feature in the first season will be announced on 26 November.
The first season of the league which will commence in February 2019 will feature six teams and will comprise of a total of 18 matches. Each team will play each other once in a round robin format and the top 4 will qualify for the semi-finals. The matches will be held in cities of Chennai and Kochi.
Each team will comprise of 12 players including 2 Foreign Players, 1 Indian Icon Player, and 2 Indian U-21 players. The rest of the players will be from a pool Indian Senior Players and other domestic players.