Tamil Thalaivas Team Analysis for PKL 8

Quest Enterprises Pvt Ltd & Blasters Sports Ventures Pvt Ltd are the owners of Tamil Thalaivas team. Since the inception this team has finished at the bottom place in Pro Kabaddi League points table. They retained New Young Players such as Himanshu, Sagar, and Abhishek. J Udaya Kumar is their coach for season 8. PO Surjeet Singh led Tamil Thalaivas will play in Southern Derby with Telugu Titans on the PKL inaugural day i.e. 22nd December.

18 players make Tamil Thalaivas squad of PKL 8.

Tamil Thalaivas Squad in PKL 8:

Manjeet Dahiya, K Prapanjan, Athul MS, Bhavani Rajput, Ajinkya Pawar, Himanshu, Asiri Alawathghe, PO Surjeet Singh, Sagar Krishna, Santhapanaselvam, Himanshu, Sahil, M. Abhishek, Sagar, Ashish, Mohit, Sahil, Sagar Krishna, Santhapanaselvam, Saurabh Patil.

Complete Analysis:


7 raiders will be there in raiding department. Manjeet Dahiya as a primary raider, K Prapanjan as a secondary raider and Athul MS as a third raiders makes a good raiding combination for the team. Alternatives such as Bhavani Rajput, Ajinkya Pawar, Himanshu, Asiri Alawathghe are also there.


The team has 8 defenders. Skipper PO Surjeet Singh will lead the defense. Sagar Krishna, santhapanaselvam, Himanshu are expected to be part of starting seven. Rest of the players such as Sahil, M. Abhishek, Sagar, Ashish, Mohit, Sahil can also be tried at some positions.


There are 3 all-rounders in the team. They are Sagar Krishna, Santhapanaselvam and Saurabh Patil.

Offensive side is good with youngsters. Except Surjeet the whole defense is quite new. His role will be crucial in setting the defense combination.

Possible Starting 7 for Tamil Thalaivas in initial matches of PKL Season 8:

Right Corner – Sagar Krishna

Right In – K Prapanjan

Right Cover – PO Surjeet Singh

Center – Manjeet Dahiya

Left Cover – Himanshu

Left In – Athul MS

Left Corner – Santhapanaselvam