Puneri Paltan PKL 8 Campaign Analysis

Puneri Paltan is owned by Insurekot Sports Private Limited. Team retained Pankaj Mohite, Sanket Sawant, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav, Pawan Kumar Kadian, Hadi Tajik for PKL 8. Former Indian Skipper Anup Kumar was the coach of team. Nitin Tomar was the captain whereas Vishal Bhardwaj was the vice-captain.

Aslam Inamdar was on fire in his debut season. He was the top raider for team with 169 raid points in 23 matches. Mohit Goyat won the award of ‘Most Valuable Player’ in this season. He was another finds of Puneri Paltan. He had 159 raid points in 21 matches. Skipper Nitin Tomar played well.

Vice-captain Vishal Bhardwaj led the defense. Sombir who clinched 60 tackle points in 19 matches turned out to be top defender for the team. Abinesh Nadarajan & Sanket Sawant were also part of the defense. Puneri Paltan was standing at the bottom of the point’s table till first half of the tournament.

But in the second half team defeated many of the top teams & got qualified for the playoffs. They lost against UP Yoddha in the eliminator. Puneri Paltan played 22 matches in the league stage. They stood at sixth position in point’s table with 12 wins, 9 losses & 1 tie.

Top Raider For Puneri Paltan In PKL 8: 

Aslam Inamdar – 169 Raid Points – 23 Matches Played                           

Top Defender For Puneri Paltan In PKL 8: 

Sombir – 60 Tackle Points – 19 Matches Played

Khel Kabaddi Ratings On The Basis Of Team’s Performance in PKL 8:

Puneri Paltan in PKL 8 = 7.5/10