PKL Season 6: UP Yoddha will put in everything to tick the victory box against Telugu Titans
Match after match the season 6 of Pro Kabaddi League has become more and more engaging for the viewers. After a rest of one day, two matches will be held today. In the first one, Jaipur Pink Panthers will play against Haryana Steelers, in the next game home team UP Yoddha will lock horns with Telugu Titans.
UP Yoddha are placed at the second spot on the points-table. They have lost two matches and tied one match on their home ground. Today, Yoddha’s will come on the mat aiming a win against Telugu Titans. Yoddha’s raiding trio Rishank Devadiga, Prashanth Kumar Rai and Shrikant Jadhav is in solid form. But their defence has leaked points with some poor performances. Though Narender, Nitesh Kumar have performed for them, Jeeva Kumar and Sagar Krishna are yet to rise for the team.
Telugu Titans have won four matches and lost two. Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke have been lethal raiding duo for them. Both have played appreciably till now. Telugu Titans is the team with highest average tackle points of 13.5. They have one of the best left-right corner combinations with skipper Vishal Bhardwaj and Abozar Mohajermighani. Covers Anil and Farhad have also done a great job. All-rounder Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari has been a key player for them. In their last match, they have thrashed Patna Pirates 53-32. So their morale will be high in today’s game.
Head to Head
Both the teams have clashed four times in which UP Yoddha has won three matches and Telugu Titans have won one match.
Prashanth Kumar Rai VS Abozar Mohajermighani
Prashanth Kumar Rai has shown the best form of him this season. With his fearless attitude, he has grabbed 69 raid points from 10 games. His fighting ability till the last minute of the game makes him most successful raider of UP Yoddha for this PKL edition. As UP will face the challenge of Telugu Titans it will be very tough for him to score points from Telugu’s defensive backbone Abozar Mohajermighani. Abozar has 21 tackle points to his name from 5 games. Proving himself as one of the best right corners in the business Abozar tackles the raider even near the midline which makes him a deadly defender.
Shrikant Jadhav, UP Yoddha
Shrikant Jadhav has 69 raid points to his name from 10 matches. Shrikant is proving himself as a dependable raider of the team. He has come up as a do-or-die raid specialist. Shrikant is the second raider of this season with most 15 do-or-die raid points.
Vishal Bhardwaj, Telugu Titans
Telugu Titans skipper Vishal Bhardwaj had led his team’s defense from the front. Vishal ranks seventh in defender’s tally to score 26 tackle points from 6 matches. His stats and performance mark his contribution to the team.
The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) in Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida.
Star Sports network will broadcast the match. And hoststar.com will broadcast the match online.
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
Rahul Chaudhari, Abozar Mohajermighani, Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Rakesh Singh Kumar, C Manoj Kumar, Sanket Chavan, Mahender Reddy, Nilesh Salunke, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Vishal Bhardwaj, Rakshith, Sombir, Kamal Singh, Ankit Beniwal, Anand, Rajnish, Anuj Kumar, Armaan