PKL 8, Match 72: Jaipur Pink Panthers Vs Tamil Thalaivas Preview

It is week 5 in Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season eight. On the fourth day, inaugural champions Jaipur Pink Panthers & Tamil Thalaivas will face each other in the third match. The last time when these two teams played against each other in PKL 8, the match was ended as a draw.

Team Analysis:

Jaipur Pink Panthers

The team lost against Telugu Titans in their last match. Arjun Deshwal & skipper Deepak Niwas Hooda are raiding well for the team. The defense including Sandeep Dhull, Vishal, Sahul Kumar & Amit has performed well.

Tamil Thalaivas

The team lost their last match against Gujarat Giants. Manjeet Dahiya, Ajinkya Pawar & Bhavani Rajput are doing well in the offense. Skipper PO Surjeet Singh & Sagar are very well defending the team. But other defenders need to step up.  

Key Battle

Arjun Deshwal Vs Sagar

Jaipur raider Arjun Deshwal is in outstanding form. His raiding proves his auction price. His main challenge will be to pick up points in front of Tamil defender Sagar. Top defender Sagar is tough to beat with his defense moves.

Key Players

Deepak Niwas Hooda, Jaipur Pink Panthers

He is team’s second most raid points scorer.

Manjeet Dahiya, Tamil Thalaiavs

He is team’s top raider & will play crucial role.

Match Prediction

Tamil Thalaivas has an upper hand over Jaipur Pink Panthers

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9.30 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.


Jaipur Pink Panthers

Deepak Niwas Hooda (Captain), Amin Nosrati, Amirhossein Maleki, Arjun Deshwal, Ashok, Naveen Sushil Gulia, Pawan TR, Amit Hooda, Elavarasan A, Sandeep Dhull, Sahul Kumar, Amit Kharb, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Vishal Lather, Nitin Rawal, Sachin Narwal

Tamil Thalaivas

PO Surjeet Singh (Captain), Manjeet Dahiya, K Prapanjan, Athul MS, Bhavani Rajput, Ajinkya Pawar, Himanshu, Asiri Alawathghe, PO Surjeet Singh, Sagar Krishna, santhapanaselvam, Himanshu, Sahil, M. Abhishek, Sagar, Ashish, Mohit, Sahil, Sagar Krishna, Santhapanaselvam, Saurabh Patil.