PKL Season 6: U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers Preview

Pro Kabaddi league is in its 3rd day today. The matches at the Chennai leg have piqued the interest of the Kabaddi fans. With every passing game the matches are going to get unpredictable.

Some results are as expected while some are totally unexpected. Amongst all this fervour we will witness two matches today. First game will be played between the Jaipur Pink Panthers and U Mumba. Whereas the home team Tamil Thalaivas will take on Bengaluru Bulls in the second match of the night.

Team Analysis:

U Mumba
U Mumba with their new captain, coach and squad managed to do a tie against Puneri Paltan. Siddharth Desai came out as a star in Mumba’s first game itself. In the defense, captain Fazel Atrachali and Dharmaraj Cheralathan were successful in stopping the Puneri raiders. But this time the challenge will bigger as Anup Kumar and Deepak Hooda will be there from the Jaipur team.

Jaipur Pink Panthers

Anup Kumar as a captain, Mohit – Sandeep as corner combo and Deepak’s versatility as a all-rounder. Jaipur Pink Panthers looks one of the most evenly balanced team with all these players. It will be interesting to see how these individual best players play in one team.

Key Battle

Deepak Hooda vs Fazel Atrachali
One of the best all-rounders of PKL and left raider Deepak Hooda will face the challenge coming from Fazel Atrachali. This Iranian defender and U Mumba skipper has picked up 4 tackle points in his previous match. His blocks, dashes and ankle holds will be tough for Deepak. There will be much of a curiosity among the fans to see how Deepak saves himself from Fazel. There will be great battle between these two.

Key Players

Anup Kumar, Jaipur Pink Panthers

Former U Mumba captain Anup Kumar will play his first match for Jaipur. There is no doubt about Anup’s abilities and anticipation about the game. He can turn the match to his side any time with his skills.

Siddharth Desai, U Mumba

In his debut match against the Puneri Paltan Siddharth scored a Super 10 with 15 raid points. His game was totally beyond the anticipation of Puneri Paltan defense. If he continues his form in today’s match he’ll be prove to be a crucial player for Mumba.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 8 pm (IST) at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai.

TV Broadcasting

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

Squads

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

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

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