PKL 8, Match 44: Bengaluru Bulls Vs UP Yoddha Preview

It is day five of week three in Pro Kabaddi League season eight. PKL 6 champions Bengaluru Bulls will be up against UP Yoddha in the second match of tonight.

Team Analysis:

Bengaluru Bulls

The team won their match against Jaipur Pink Panthers. Skipper Pawan Kumar Sehrawat is leading team’s offense from the front. He is getting Chandran Ranjit’s support too. The defense of Vice-captain Mahender Singh, Aman, Saurabh Nandal and Mayur is strong and stable. They are successful in keeping opposition raiders out of the court.

UP Yoddha

The team lost their match against Dabang Delhi K.C. Pardeep Narwal and Surender Gill are playing very well. But star raider Pardeep Narwal has not been in his usual form for which he is known for. Their defense except Shubham Kumar and Sumit is not stable. Rest of the defenders including skipper Nitesh Kumar will have to up their performance.

Key Battle

Pawan Kumar Sehrawat Vs Pardeep Narwal

Both raiders are the top raiders for their respective teams. They are the ‘Star Players of PKL’. Both of them have many records to their name due to which they are called as ‘Record Kings’ of PKL. Whoever picks more points will win the match.

Key Players

Saurabh Nandal, Bengaluru Bulls

He is team’s top defender. He is leading the team defense from the front.

Surender Gill, UP Yoddha

As a secondary raider he is picking good points. Team will be hoping him to play well.

Match Prediction

Bengaluru Bulls 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.


Bengaluru Bulls

Pawan Sehrawat (Captain), Abolfazl Maghsodloumahali, Chandran Ranjit, Deepak Narwal, Dong Geon Lee, More GB, Naseeb, Rohit Sangwan, Mayur Kadam, Mohit Sehrawat, Mahender Singh, Aman, Saurabh Nandal, Amit Sheoran, Ankit, Vikas.

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