Patna Pirates Team Analysis for PKL 8
Three times title winner team Patna Pirates is owned by Rajesh shah. This team failed to reach knock out stage in PKL 7. The team retained Neeraj Kumar, Monu, Sahil Mann, Rajveersinh Pratap Rao Chavan, Mohit for Pro Kabaddi League season 8. Under the guidance of coach Ram Mehar Singh and captaincy of Prashanth Kumar Rai the team will play their first match against Haryana Steelers on 23rd December.
20 players are there in Patna Pirates team.
Patna Pirates Squad in PKL 8:
Prashanth Kumar Rai, Selvamani K, Monu Goyat, Sachin, Monu, Guman Singh, Mohit, Rajeevsinh Chavan, Rohit, Sandeep, Neeraj Kumar, Shubham Shinde, Sunil, Sajin C, Sourav Gulia, Manish, Sahil Mann, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, Daniel Odhiambo
10 raiders are in the squad. Skipper Prashath Rai might play as a supportive raider as he has a captainship responsibility. Monu Goyat is there in the team. He will look to back in form. Another raider on the board is Sachin. He can be a primary raider for Patna team. Prashanth and Monu might support him. Selvamani K, Monu, Guman Singh, Mohit, Rajeevsinh Chavan, Rohit are other raiders in the camp.
7 defenders will defend Patna team. Shubham Shinde may give a chance to play as a right corner. Rest all young players such as Sandeep, Neeraj Kumar, Shubham Shinde, Sunil, Sajin C, Sourav Gulia can play at different positions.
Sahil Mann, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, Daniel Odhiambo are the 3 all-rounders who will be seen in Patna team. Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is the most expensive overseas player of this season. He is the player to watch out for.
New raiders’ major responsibility will be raiding fearlessly. It will be interesting to see how team fills the void due to Pardeep Narwal’s absence. Defense is inexperienced so they will have to work hard.
Possible Starting 7 for Patna Pirates in initial matches of PKL Season 8:
Right Corner – Shubham Shinde
Right In – Monu Goyat
Right Cover – Sourav Gulia
Center – Sachin
Left Cover – Sajin C
Left In – Prashanth Kumar Rai
Left Corner – Neeraj Kumar