Puneri Paltan will look for a win to stay in contention
Pro Kabaddi League has reached in its eighth destination. Pune is the new halt of PKL season. But this time its a home ground for Bengaluru Bulls. Two matches will be held today. First will be played between Bengaluru Bulls and Bengal Warriors. Then Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on Puneri Paltan.
Jaipur Pink Panthers
With three wins and eight defeats, Jaipur is at bottom of the Zone A standings. Anup Kumar is not in the same form as he had in previous seasons. But Deepak Hooda and Ajinkya Pawar raiding combination have worked for them. In defense, Sandeep Dhull has done well. But Mohit Chhillar and corner contenders Sunil Siddhgavali, Amit Kumar, Santhapanaselvam and Young Chang Ko have failed to deliver their performance.
Puneri Paltan is at the third position in Zone A points table. Nitin Tomar is injured. Nitin Tomar is injured and has not played Puneri Paltan’s last 5-6 matches. More GB, Akshay Jadhav, Rinku Narwal, Deepak Dahiya have contributed in raiding. Defense is all set with skipper Girish Ernak, Sandeep Narwal, Ravi Kumar and Monu.
Head To Head
Jaipur Pink Panthers 6 – 5 Puneri Paltan, 1 Tie
Deepak Niwas Hooda VS Sandeep Narwal
All-rounder Deepak Hooda is the top raider for Jaipur Pink Panthers with 84 raid points from 11 matches. After a slow start to the campaign, he picked up momentum in last 5-6 matches. His battle will be against Puneri Paltan right corner Sandeep Narwal. Sandeep is the second defender in the list of most Super Tackles.
Ajinkya Pawar, Jaipur Pink Panthers
Ajinkya Pawar has performed very well by supporting Deepak Hooda. He will be a key player for Jaipur Pink Panthers today.
Ravi Kumar, Puneri Paltan
Right cover Ravi Kumar has managed to score most number of Super Tackles in this season. He has clinched 30 tackle points from 15 matches.
The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune.
Star Sports network will broadcast the match. hoststar.com will also broadcast the match online.
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
Nitin Tomar, Vinod Kumar, Sanjay Shrestha, Parvesh, Akshay Jadhav, Bajrang, Takamitsu Kono, Sandeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal, More GB, Girish Maruti Ernak, Vikash Khatri, Rinku Narwal, Monu, Amit Kumar, Ravi Kumar