PKL Season 6: UP Yoddha look for a much needed win against the Bengal Warriors

Pro Kabaddi League continues to amuse with the Kabaddi action for its fans. UP is the current destination of PKL. Home team UP Yoddha is still in search of win on its home turf. Wounded Yoddhas are to be challenged by the Warriors of Bengal. Their previous encounter was tie 40-40 when they faced each other earlier this season.

Team Analysis

UP Yoddha

Skipper Rishank’s absence has made the differance for his UP team. Though Prashnth Kumar Rai and Shrikant Jadhav have come up as prime raiders for the team. In defense Narender and Nitesh Kumar have played well. But failures of Jeeva Kumar and Sagar Krishma is affecting the team badly. Yoddhas will have to make strong efforts in front of Warriors if they wants to stay in hunt.

Bengal Warriors

Bengal Warriors stands the fifth in Zone B points table. But they have played less matches as compared to teams who stands above them. Mahesh Goud, Maninder Singh in offense and Surjeet Singh, Ran Singh in defense are shocasing their skills. Bengal Warriors have played precisely well till now. They have won three matches, lost two and drawn one.

Head to Head 

Both the teams have clashed 4 times in which Bengal Warriors has won 2 matches and whereas two matches ended up with a draw. Its a best chance for UP to stay in this battle.

Key Battle

Prashanth Kumar Rai VS Surjeet Singh

Even if his team has failed to win the matches this man Prashanth Kumar Rai has stand up like alone warrior. He has 69 raid points from 9 matches. His agility to perform in crunch situations is making him matured player. But today he will get challenged by one of the best right covers in the business. Surjeet is the man with the second most High 5’s in PKL history. He has 19 tackle points to his name from 6 matches in this PKL campaign.

Key Players

Jeeva Kumar, UP Yoddha 

UP Yoddha’s left cover has returned to the team after suffering from injury. It was a morale booster for his team. He is expected to give his best today.

Maninder Singh, Bengal Warriors

Just like last season Maninder Singh has continued his spectacular form in this season too. He has grabbed 49 raid points from 5 matches.

Match Timing 

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) in Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida.

TV Broadcasting 

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


UP Yoddha

Rishank Devadiga, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Jeeva Kumar, Shrikant Jadhav, Sachin Kumar, Seaong Ryeol Kim, Suleiman Kabir, Narender, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Amit, Bhanu Tomar, Pankaj, Nitesh Kumar, Azad Singh, Nitin Mavi, Vishav Chaudhary, Akram Shaikh, Sagar Krishna

Bengal Warriors

Surjeet Singh, Ran Singh, Jang Kun Lee, Ziaur Rahman, Shrikant Tewthia, Mahesh Goud, Vijin Thangadurai, Bhupender Singh, Vittal Meti, Amit Kumar, Rakesh Narwal, Amit Nagar, Ashish Chhokar, Manoj Dhull, Maninder Singh, Ravindra Ramesh Kumawat, Amaresh Mondal, Mithin Kumar, Baldev Singh