PKL 8, Match 104: Tamil Thalaivas Vs UP Yoddha Preview

We are in week eight of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 8. Tonight Tamil Thalaivas will play against UP Yoddha. The last time these two teams played against each other in PKL 8 the result was in favour of Tamil Thalaivas.

Team Analysis:

Tamil Thalaivas

Thalaivas lost their last match against Haryana Steelers. Ajinkya Pawar, Manjeet Dahiya & Athul MS have raided well for the team. Skipper PO Surjeet Singh, Sagar, Mohit & Sahil Singh are defending the team well. But team is not able to convert their performance into a win.

UP Yoddha

The team won their last match against Telugu Titans. Shrikant Jadhav and Surender Gill played well. But Pardeep Narwal is still out of form. The defense of Skipper Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Shubham Kumar, & Ashu Singh needs to pick up more points.

Key Battle

PO Surjeet Singh Vs Surender Gill

Tamil skipper PO Surjeet Singh is team’s one of the top defenders. He is tough to beat with his dashes. On the other side UP raider Surender Gill is been amazing in raiding department. This battle will be exciting.

Key Players

Manjeet Dahiya, Tamil Thalaivas

He is team’s most raid points scorer. He will be hoping to keep going.

Shrikant Jadhav, UP Yoddha

As a secondary raider of UP Yoddha he has done well.

Match Prediction

Tamil Thalaivas 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.


Tamil Thalaivas

PO Surjeet Singh (Captain), Manjeet Dahiya, K Prapanjan, Athul MS, Bhavani Rajput, Ajinkya Pawar, Himanshu, Asiri Alawathghe, PO Surjeet Singh, Sagar Krishna, santhapanaselvam, Himanshu, Sahil, M. Abhishek, Sagar, Ashish, Mohit, Sahil, Sagar Krishna, Santhapanaselvam, Saurabh Patil

UP Yodhha

Nitesh Kumar (Captain), Pardeep Narwal, Shrikant Jadhav, Gulveer Singh, Mohammad Taghi Paein Mahali, Surender Gill, Sahil, Rohit Tomar, James Kamweti, Ankit, Aman, Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Aashish Nagar, Ashu Singh, Gaurav Kumar, Shubham Kumar, Gurdeep, Nitin Panwar