PKL 8, Match 17: Puneri Paltan Vs Patna Pirates Preview

On day 7 of Pro Kabaddi League season eight, Puneri Paltan will lock the horns with Patna Pirates will play against Jaipur Pink Panthers.

Team Analysis:

Puneri Paltan

The team won against Telugu Titans in the last match played by them. Skipper Nitin Tomar, Aslam Inamdar and Mohit Goyat are doing well in offense. But Rahul Chaudhari’s form is worry for the team. Defense led by Vishal Bhardwaj is settled. Still some players need to improve.

Patna Pirates

The team suffered a loss against UP Yoddha. Sachin and skipper Prashanth Kumar Rai is been good in offense. Except Mohammadreza Chinayeh rest of the defenders will have to up their performance. Otherwise coach might try some new players in defense.

Key Battle

Vishal Bhardwaj Vs Sachin

Puneri Paltan vice-captain and left corner Vishal is back in form. He tackled Telugu raiders fantastically. His main challenge will be to stop Patna Pirates raider Sachin. Sachin is performing well for his team. This raider vs defender battle will be interesting.

Key Players

Aslam Inamdar, Puneri Paltan

In just two matches this raider has put some amazing raids. He carried raiding department on his shoulders.

Mohammadreza Chinayeh, Patna Pirtaes

This Iranian all-rounder took 7 tackle points against Haryana Steelers. His defense moves are very much strong.

Match Predicion

Puneri Paltan 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.


Puneri Paltan

Nitin Tomar (Captain), Vishal Bhardwaj (Vice-Captain), Rahul Chaudhari, Pankaj Mohite, Pawan Kumar, Mohit Goyat, Vishwas S, Akash Shinde, Aslam Inamdar, Shubham Shelke, Baldev Singh, Jadhav Shahaji, Sanket Sawant, Hadi Tajik, Sombir, Sourav Kumar, Karamvir, Subhash E, Abinseh Nadarjan, Subhash E.

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