PKL 8, Match 49: Haryana Steelers Vs UP Yoddha Preview

Pro Kabaddi League season 8 is underway in Bengaluru. This is week four in PKL 8. On the first day of week four, Haryana Steelers will face the challenge of UP Yoddha.

Team Analysis:

Haryana Steelers

The team lost their last match against Tamil Thalaivas. The raiding partnership of Captain Vikash Kandola and Meetu is successful for Haryana. All-rounder Rohit Gulia is also contributing for the team. But this did not go well against Thalaivas. Talking about defense, Surender Nada, Mohit and Jaideep are good in defending the team. The team will be looking to get back on winning track.

UP Yoddha

The team won their last match against Bengaluru Bulls. Shrikant Jadhav and Surender Gill were good in the match. But Pardeep Narwal’s poor form is the worry for them. The defense of Skipper Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Shubham Kumar, and Mohammad Taghi rocked the mat against Bengaluru Bulls as they set the record of picking highest tackle points (22) by a team in a match by a team.

Key Battle

Vikash Kandola Vs Sumit

Haryana Skipper Vikash Kandola is consistently scoring raid points. Team’s raiding is dependent upon him. He will get challenged by UP left corner Sumit. He is tough to beat with his defensive moves. This battle will be exciting.

Key Players

Rohit Gulia, Haryana Steelers

This offensive all-rounder is in form. But needs to score more points at crucial times.

Surender Gill, UP Yoddha

As a secondary raider of UP Yoddha he has done well. His form has been gaining him points.

Match Prediction

Haryana Steelers 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.


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

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