Puneri Paltan Team Analysis for PKL 8

Puneri Paltan is owned by Insurekot Sports Private Limited. In PKL 7, their journey ended in group stage only. Then after team retained Pankaj Mohite, Sanket Sawant, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav, Pawan Kumar Kadian, Hadi Tajik for PKL 8. Former Indian Skipper Anup Kumar is the coach of team. Nitin Tomar is the captain whereas Vishal Bhardwaj is the vice-captain. Puneri Paltan’s first match will be versus Dabang Delhi K.C. on 23rd December.

17 players are there in Puneri Paltan squad.

Puneri Paltan Squad in PKL 8:

Nitin Tomar, Rahul Chaudhari, Pankaj Mohite, Pawan Kumar, Mohit Goyat, Vishwas S, Akash Shinde, Aslam Inamdar, Shubham Shelke, Vishal Bhardwaj, Baldev Singh, Jadhav Shahaji, Sanket Sawant, Hadi Tajik, Sombir, Sourav Kumar, Karamvir, Subhash E, Abinseh Nadarjan, Subhash E.

Complete Analysis:

Raiders 

9 raiders will be part of Puneri Paltan offense. Showman Rahul Chaudhari might play as prime raider to the team. He will be excited to back in his original form. He will be supported by skipper Nitin Tomar and young lad Pankaj Mohite. Pawan Kumar, Mohit Goyat, Vishwas S, Akash Shinde, Aslam Inamdar, Shubham Shelke, are the alternatives for raiders.

Defenders

7 defenders will be seen in Puneri Paltan. Vice-captain Vishal Bhardwaj will play at left corner and Baldev Singh will be seen playing at right corner position. Cover positions will be filled according to the combination. Team has players such as Jadhav Shahaji, Sanket Sawant, Hadi Tajik, Sombir, Sourav Kumar, Karamvir, Subhash E, Abinseh Nadarjan.

All-Rounders

Subhash E is the only all-rounder in the team.

On paper Puneri Paltan team looks a balanced team with mixture of experience and young talent on both offensive and defensive front. Covers combination lacks experience. Puneri’s game will tell us whether the team strong only on paper or on the mat too.

Possible Starting 7 for Patna Pirates in initial matches of PKL Season 8:

Right Corner – Baldev Singh

Right In – Pankaj Mohite

Right Cover – Sanket Sawant

Center – Nitin Tomar

Left Cover – Jadhav Shahaji

Left In – Rahul Chaudhari

Left Corner – Vishal Bhardwaj