PKL 8, Final : Patna Pirates Vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Preview

Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 8 is underway in Bengaluru. It is the last day of PKL eighth edition. Tonight three times champion Patna Pirates will take on Dabang Delhi K.C. in the final match.

Patna Pirates are consecutive three time champions. They were crowned as title winners in season 3 (2016 March), season 4 (2016 July) & season 3 (2016 October).

On the other hand, Dabang Dekhi K.C. was runners up in PKL season 7. They have never won the trophy till now.

While Patna Pirates will try to clinch the trophy for the fourth time Dabang Delhi K.C. will be trying to win their maiden trophy.

Dabang Delhi K.C. has defeated Patna Pirates in both the matches played in this season.

Team Analysis:

Patna Pirates

The team has played 22 matches. There are 16 wins, 5 losses & 1 tie to their name. The team was table topper in league stage. They beat UP Yoddha in the semi-finals.

Skipper Prashanth Kumar Rai, Sachin, Monu Goyat & Guman Singh are playing in the offense. Sachin- Prashanth- Guman raiding trio will be hoping to keep going.

The defense including Sunil, Sajin C, Neeraj Kumar & Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is playing well & defending the team. It will be important. Chiyaneh will play a major role here.

Dabang Delhi K.C.

The team has played 22 matches. There are 12 wins, 6 losses & 4 tie to their name. The team stand at second place in league stage. They defeated Bengaluru Bulls in the semi-finals.

Star raider Naveen Kumar, Vijay, Ashu Singh & Neeraj Narwal are playing in the offense. Naveen Express aka Naveen Kumar’s performance will be the key to win for Delhi.

The defense including skipper Joginder Singh Narwal, Manjeet Chhillar, Sandeep Narwal, Jeeva Kumar & Krishan is playing well & defending the team. It will be important how they stop Patna raiders.

Key Battle

Mohammadreza Chiyaneh Vs Pardeep Narwal

Patna left corner Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is team’s top defender in this season. He stands at the top position in the top defender’s list. He has scored 87 tackle points in 23 matches. He is leading the team’s defense from the front.

His main responsibility will be to stop Delhi raider Naveen Kumar. Naveen is Delhi’s top raider. He has clinched 194 raid points from 16 games. He is consistently scoring raid points.

This battle will be the one of the factors of deciding match result.

Key Players

Sachin, Patna Pirates

As a top raider his performance in raiding is really well with 163 raid points from 22 matches.

Manjeet Chhillar, Dabang Delhi K.C.

He is the top defender of Delhi. He has done well with 50 tackle points in 23 games.

Head To Head in PKL 8

Patna Pirates 0 – 2 Dabang Delhi K.C.

Match Prediction

Patna Pirates might win the match

Match Timing

The match will be held at 7.30 pm (IST) at Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel & Convention Centre Bengaluru.


Star Sports network will broadcast the match. Disney+ hotstar will also broadcast the match online.


Patna Pirates

Prashanth Kumar Rai (Captain), 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

Dabang Delhi K.C.

Joginder Singh Narwal (Captain), Ashu Malik, Emad Sedaghatnia, Naveen Kumar, Neeraj Narwal, Nitin Panwar, Sushant Sail, Jeeva Kumar, Mohit, Sumit, Mohammad Malak, Vikash Kumar, Balram, Manjeet Chhillar, Sandeep Narwal, Vijay Jaglan