PKL 8, Match 25: U Mumba Vs UP Yoddha Preview

Pro Kabaddi League season 8 is underway in Bengaluru. On the first day of 2022, U Mumba will be up against the UP Yoddha in first match of tonight.

Team Analysis:

U Mumba

The team won their match against Jaipur Pink Panthers. V Ajith expected to keep his game going. Vice-captain Abhishek Singh will support him in offense. The defense consists of Skipper Fazel Atrachali, Harendra Kumar, Rinku and Mohsen Maghsoudlou has picked up the momentum.

UP Yoddha

The team tied their match against Gujarat Giants. Pardeep Narwal and Surender Gill raiding duo is been good in offense. Their defense is somewhere unsettled. Skipper Nitesh Kumar, Sumit are picking the points. But rest of the defenders will have to up their performance.

Key Battle

Fazel Atrachali Vs Pardeep Narwal

U Mumba skipper is back in form. He took 4 tackle points with his defensive skills. His fight will be with opposition star raider Pardeep Narwal. In the last match against Gujarat Pardeep scored 11 raid points. It will be interesting to see how Pardeep steals points from Fazel.

Key Players

V Ajith Kumar, U Mumba

He picked up super 11 raid points aginst Jaipur and helped his team win the match.

Surender Gill, UP Yoddha

This talented raider is been good in raiding. He will be hoping to continue the same.

Match Prediction

U Mumba 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.


U Mumba

Fazel Atrachali (Captain), Abhishek Singh (Vice-Captain), V Ajith Kumar, Navneet, Pratap S, Jashandeep Singh, Shivam Ali, Kamlesh, Sunil Siddhgavali, Ajeet, Harendra Kumar, Prince, Rinku HC, Prathap S.

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