PKL 8, Match 18: Telugu Titans Vs Haryana Steelers 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. This match is the last match of week one in Pro Kabaddi.

Team Analysis:

Telugu Titans

The team lost close battle against Puneri Paltan played by them. Except Siddharth Desai none of the raiders are raiding well for the team. Skipper Rohit Kumar will look to come back in form. Defense of Ruturaj Koravi and Sandeep Kandola tackled some amazing raiders. But other defenders are not supporting them. This needs to change in order to win.

Haryana Steelers

The team suffered a loss against Jaipur Pink Panthers in thrilling match. Skipper Vikash Kandola has been playing role of prime raider very well. But he is unable to receive much needed support from other raiders. Defenders Surender Nada and Jaideep did a great job against Jaipur. Rest of the defenders were out of form.

Key Battle

Siddharth Desai Vs Surender Nada

Even though his team lost the match Telugu vice-captain Siddharth Desai scored a super 10 against Pune. He did not get any support from other raiders. Tonight he has got a tough challenge. He will have to score raid points from Surender Nada. In his comeback season, Nada is doing well till now. This battle will be interesting.

Key Players

Sandeep Kandola, Telugu Titans

Sandeep is defending his team from left corner. His timing with right corner Ruturaj Koravi is also good.

Vikash Kandola, Haryana Steelers

Skipper is carrying raiding department on his shoulders. He needs support from other raiders.

Match Predicion

Haryana Steelers might win the match.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 8.30 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.


Telugu Titans

Rohit Kumar (Captain), Siddharth Desai (Vice-Captain), Rajnish, Ankit Beniwal, Rakesh Gowda, Galla Raju, Hyunsu Park, Amit Chauhan, C Arun, Surinder Singh, Ruturaj Koravi, Sandeep Kandola, Adarsh T, Manish, Akash Chaudhary, Akash Arsul, Prince D, Abe Tetsuro, Muhammad Shihas, Palla Ramakrishna.

Haryana Steelers

Vikash Kandola (Captain), Akshay Kumar, Ashish, Mohammad Esmaeil, Vinay, Ravi Kumar, Chand Singh, Rajesh Gurjar, Surender Nada, Ajay, Hamid Nadar, Rajesh Narwal, Rohit Gulia, Shrikant Tewathia, Vikas Jaglan