PKL Auction – NYP (New Young) vs C Category Players ?

In salary capped leagues, it is of the utmost importance to spend efficiently, in order to achieve the best possible results. Mismanagement here can have an adverse impact on team performance and a couple of bad contracts can prove to be extremely detrimental. The Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) is no…

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Rise of Glan Martins

It has been quite the eventful last year for talented Goan midfielder Glan Martins. The 27-year-old made the switch from Churchill Brothers to the Indian Super League with ATKMB in 2020 but things didn’t go quite as well as both parties had hoped. Martins would start just 3 games in…

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Win Probability in Kabaddi – Analysing PKL Match

A win probability is a likelihood that, given any time-state in the game, a certain team will win the game. It’s not a case of saying this is definitely going to happen, it’s providing an insight into what is likely to happen given the various game situations the teams are…

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Machine Learning (ML) based Advanced Kabaddi Metrics for PKL – Part 2

Kabaddi needs a more evolved and a more nuanced system which adds more meaning to the numbers by measuring the net impact they have on the game. Advanced Kabaddi Metrics-Part 1 featured the introduction of the True Raider Impact (TRI) metric which helped to better evaluate the performance of raiders.…

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Machine Learning (ML) based Advanced Kabaddi Metrics for PKL – Part 1

With the advent of the Pro Kabaddi League, the sport of Kabaddi has seen a meteoric rise in its standing in India. While the sport has evolved a lot over these years and its popularity has soared, the tools when it came to measuring performance on the mat, hadn’t witnessed…

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Leveraging NYP Players for Success in the PKL – Case Study

In a competition like the Pro Kabaddi League that doesn’t operate around the year, the pre-season is of utmost importance when it comes to player evaluation and improvement. This is especially the case when it comes to New Young Players (NYP), as there isn’t a ton of information available regarding…

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Improving Player Performance – Analytical Approach Case Study

Quality Analysis plays a big part when it comes to player development at any level of football and we at SportsKPI pride ourselves in providing high quality solutions to teams, to bring out the best in each individual. Over our many years in this field, countless challenges have been put…

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5 Key Qualities Scouts Look For in Football Player

Scouting is a key element in the football ecosystem and players progressing through various age ranks constantly fight the difficult battle of being scouted. They need to understand what scouts look for in a player and the SportsKPI Football Analytics Platform can help them improve on their weakness and add…

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Analytics and Digital Partnership with KSFA

Youth football and grassroots development play a vital role in developing local talent and bringing more people into the football community. Recognising the importance of the aforementioned in realising the potential of football in the state, the Karnataka State Football Association (KSFA) decided to conduct U8, U10, U12, U14, and…

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