PKL 9, Eliminator 2: UP Yoddha Vs Tamil Thalaivas Preview
Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 9 is underway in Mumba The knockout matches will begin from tonight. In the second Eliminator game UP Yoddha will face the challenge of Tamil Thalaivas. The winner of this match will play Puneri Paltan on 15th December in the semi-final 2.
The team has played 22 matches. There are 12 wins, 8 losses & 2 tie to their name. The raiding trio of Pardeep Narwal, Rahul Tomar & Surender Gill is doing well in the raiding. A lot will be dependent on Pardeep. The team will be hoping for Surrender to be fit & perform well. The defense of Skipper Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Gurdeep & Ashu Singh is playing well for the team. Sumit & Nitesh corner duo’s form will be significant.
The team has played 22 matches. There are 10 wins, 8 losses & 4 tie to their name. Skipper Ajinkya Pawar, Narender & Himanshu Singh are playing in the offense. Ajinkya-Himanshu raiding duo will be hoping to keep going. The defense including M Abhishek, Sahil Gulia, Arpit Saroha & Mohit are playing well & defending the team. Their defense will be important.
Sumit Vs Narender
UP left corner Sumit is team’s top defender in this season. He has scored 49 tackle points in 20 matches. He is leading the team’s defense from the front. His main responsibility will be to stop Tamil raider Narender. Narender has clinched 220 raid points from 21 games. He is consistently scoring raid points. This battle will be interesting.
Pardeep Narwal, UP Yoddhas
As a primary raider of UP Yoddha he has done well with 208 raid points in 21 games.
Ajinkya Pawar, Tamil Thalaivas
As a top raider his performance in raiding is good with 114 raid points from 20 matches.
Head To Head in PKL 9
UP Yoddha 1 – 1 Tamil Thalaivas
UP Yoddhas has an upper hand over Tamil Thalaivas.
The match will be held at 8.30 pm (IST) at Dome National Sports Club of India (NSCI) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (SVP) Indoor Stadium, Mumbai.
Star Sports network will broadcast the match. Disney+ hotstar will also broadcast the match online.
Pardeep Narwal (Captain), Surinder Gill, Sumit, Ashu Singh, Nitin Panwar, Shubham Kumar, Aman Hooda, Rohit Tomar, Anil Kumar, Mahipal, Durgesh Kumar, Nitesh Kumar, Nitin Tomar, James Namaba Kamweti, Abozar Mighani, Gurdeep, Jaideep, Gulveer Singh, Rathan K, Nehal B Sawal Desai, Babu Murugasan.
Ajinkya Ashok Pawar (Captain), Abhishek M, Himanshu, Himanshu Singh, Mohit, Ashish, Sahil, Jatin, Himanshu, Narender, Thanushan Laxmamohan, Md. Arif Rabbani, Visvanath V, Arpit Saroha, K Abhimanyu, Ankit.