PKL Season 6: Haryana to take on U Mumba amidst the home advantage

Today in Pro Kabaddi League home-team Haryana Steelers will take on the season 2 champion U Mumba. After the defeat at the hands of Puneri Paltan Haryana Steelers led by new captain Monu Goyat won their first match against Gujarat Fortunegiants. U Mumba has won 1 match in the league whereas secured a draw against Puneri Paltan in Maharashtrian Derby.

Team Analysis:

Haryana Steelers

Haryana Steelers lost their first match against Puneri Paltan and skipper Surender Nada also got ruled out for the whole campaign. But new captain Monu Goyat took the charge of the team and made sure his team won their first match of the season.

Monu and Vikash Khandola scored some good raid points. Kuldeep Singh who played left corner in the absence of Surender Nada did a phenomenal job. He formed a successful partnership with Sunil which proved difficult for Gujarat Fortunegiants to conquer.

U Mumba

U Mumba has won one match and tied another under the captaincy of Iranian star Fazel Atrachali. He is leading team’s defense from the front. Dharmaraj Cheralathan is also supporting him very well. In the offense, Siddharth Desai and Rohit Baliyan are taking responsibility. U Mumba is performing well on both fronts i.e. offense and defense.

Head To Head

Key Battle

Monu Goyat VS Fazel Atrachali

Both captains are performing well in this season. Monu Goyat played well against Gujarat Fortunegiants. Monu Goyat was one of the most successful raiders for Patna Pirates in last season. Whereas U Mumba skipper Fazel is the most successful international defender of the league till now. Fazel has the ability to take down any raider on his day. Their fight will prove to be crucial in this encounter.

Key Players

Kuldeep Singh, Haryana Steelers

In yesterday’s match against Kuldeep Singh fit well in the left corner position. He scored a High 5 in his team’s first home game.

Siddharth Desai, U Mumba 

Having scored 2 Super 10’s in 2 matches young Siddharth Desai is been sensational. He is U Mumba’s successful raider of this season.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, Sonepat.

TV Broadcasting

Star Sports network will broadcast the match. will also broadcast the match online.


Haryana Steelers 

Monu Goyat, Surender Nada, Vikash Khandola, Wazir Singh, Zakir Hossain, Prateek, Patrick Muvai, Kuldeep Singh, Mayur Shivtarkar, Neeraj Kumar, Vikas, Arun Kumar HN, Ananad Tomar, Bhuvneshwar Gaur, Amit Singh, Parveen, Sachin Shingade, Sunil, Vikas

U Mumba 

Fazel Atrachali, Dharmarajan Cheralathan, Abhishek Singh, Siddharth Desai, Vinod Kumar, Abofazl Maghsodloumahali, R Sriram, Rohit Baliyan, Hadi Tajik, Adinath Gavali, E Subash, Surinder Singh, Shiv Om, Gaurav Kumar, Mohit Balyan, Anil, Arjun Deshwal, Darshan Kadian, Rajaguru Subramanian