Telugu Titans seek to finish home leg with a flourish

Today is the last day of Vizag leg. Pro Kabaddi League journey will move to next destination tomorrow. Tonight only one match is scheduled where home team Telugu Titans will take on Patna Pirates.

Team Analysis

Telugu Titans

Telugu Titans have won seven matches, lost ten and tied one. Last night they suffered a loss against Bengaluru Bulls. Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke have been lethal raiding duo for them. Both have played appreciably till now. Telugu Titans have one of the best left-right corner combinations with skipper Vishal Bhardwaj and Abozar Mohajermighani. Both have been splendid for the team. Covers Anil, C Manoj Kumar, and Farhad have also done a great job. All-rounder Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari has been a key player for them.

Patna Pirates

With 9 wins, 7 losses, and one draw the Pirates stands at the second position in Zone B. They successfully won their previous outings against Puneri Paltan with the courtesy of skipper Pardeep Narwal’s massive 27 raid points. Talking about their offense skipper Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Narwal and Manjeet have done their work very well. In defense Jaideep, Vikas Kale, Kuldeep, and Ravinder Kumar formed a strong defensive combination.

Head To Head

Telugu Titans 8 – 6 Patna Pirates

Key Battle

Abozar Mohajermighani VS Pardeep Narwal

Telugu’s defensive backbone Abozar Mohajermighani has 51 tackle points to his name from 17 games. Proving himself as one of the best right corners in the business Abozar tackles the raider successfully even near the midline which makes him a deadly defender. His battle will be with Patna’s skipper Pardeep Narwal. With his consistent form, Pardeep is the top raider for Patna Pirates. He has grabbed 185 raid points from 16 matches. This rivalry will be significant for both the teams.

Key Players

Vishal Bhardwaj, Telugu Titans

Telugu Titans skipper Vishal Bhardwaj ranks seventh in defender’s tally to score 51 tackle points from 14 matches. His stats and performance mark his contribution to the team.

Jaideep, Patna Pirates

Patna Pirate’s left corner Jaideep is in great form. Leading the team’s defense from the front he has grabbed 51 tackle points from 17 matches.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 8 pm (IST) at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Vizag.

TV Broadcasting

Star Sports network will broadcast the match. hoststar.com will also broadcast the match online.

Squads 

Telugu Titans

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

Patna Pirates

Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Narwal, Vikas Kale, Kuldeep Singh, Manjeet, Tushar Patil, Surender Singh, Tae Deok Eom, Hyunil Park, Jae Min Lee, Vikas Jaglan, Vijay Kumar, Ravinder Kumar, Jaideep, Jawahar Dagar, Manish Kumar, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar, Vijay

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