PKL Season 6: Puneri Paltan will look to gain momentum after their first home loss

Pro Kabaddi League will have two matches today at the Pune Leg. Home team Puneri Paltan will take on Jaipur Pink Panthers. Puneri Paltan will be looking for their first win at their home after a loss by the Gujarat Fortunegiants.

Jaipur won their last match against Haryana Steelers. Puneri Paltan stands at the second position whereas Jaipur Pink Panthers are last in the Zone A points table.

Team Analysis:

Puneri Paltan

Puneri Paltan’s raiding department consists of Nitin Tomar, More GB and Rajesh Mondal. Nitin Tomar is leading their attack and is second highest raid points scorer. Skipper Girish Ernak is leading their defense from the front. Sandeep Narwal and Ravi Kumar are yet to shine for the Paltan. Raiding all-rounder Akshay Jadhav is proving valuable on both fronts of the game.

Jaipur Pink Panthers

Raiding all-rounder Nitin Rawal is leading raid points scorer for the team. Deepak Niwas Hooda and Anup Kumar support him very well. But defense combination has not played up to the expectations of their fans. Mohit Chhillar, Sandeep Dhull, Bajirao Hodage, and Young Chang Ko are part of the Jaipur defense.

Head To Head

11 matches have been played between these two teams. Puneri Paltan has won 4 matches and Jaipur Pink Panthers has won 6 matches, whereas one match ended up in a tie.

Key Battle

Girish Ernak VS Anup Kumar

Puneri Paltan skipper Girish Ernak is leading the defender’s chart. He has 22 tackle points to his name from 5 matches. As Anup Kumar is a right raider he will face Girish Ernak. Though Anup has 9 raid points from 2 matches Girish will not do a mistake of underestimating him. He can turn the game at any second of the match. Both are leaders of their teams there will also be Captain’s battle.

Key Players

Nitin Tomar, Puneri Paltan

Having 64 raid points from 5 matches Nitin is playing fabulously. He is Puneri’s leading raider. He will be very crucial for the Puneri Paltan against Jaipur Pink Panthers.

Nitin Rawal, Jaipur Pink Panthers

Nitin Rawal has emerged as the top raider for Panthers in this season. He has clinched 15 raid points from 2 matches. Jaipur will be hoping for him to continue his form.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune.

TV Broadcasting

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


Puneri Paltan

Nitin Tomar, Vinod Kumar, Sanjay Shrestha, Parvesh, Akshay Jadhav, Bajrang, Takamitsu Kono, Sandeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal, More GB, Girish Maruti Ernak, Vikash Khatri, Rinku Narwal, Monu, Amit Kumar, Ravi Kumar

Jaipur Pink Panthers

Anup Kumar, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Sandeep Dhull, Mohit Chhillar, K Selvamani, Bajirao Hodage, Young Chang Ko, David Mosambayi, Gangadhari Mallesh, Sunil Siddhgavali, Anand Patil, Shiva Ramakrishna, Brijendra Chaudhary, Lokesh Kaushik, Ajit Singh, Santhapanaselvam, N Shiva Ramakrishna, Nitin Rawal