UP Yoddha PKL 8 Campaign Analysis
GMR Group is the owner of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League franchise UP Yoddha. For PKL 8, Nitesh Kumar, Sumit, Surinder Gill & Ashu Singh were retained. Nitesh Kumar was the captain of UP Yoddha. Coach Jasveer Singh coached this team in PKL 8.
Talking about raiding department, Surender Gill performed very well as prime raider. On many occasions he stepped out & saved his team from losing the match. Star raider Pardeep Narwal did not played for what he is famous for.
UP Yoddha defense was stable. Skipper Nitesh Kumar & Sumit had a decent season with their defense. Sumit was their top defender. Ashu Singh & Shubham Kumar supported them with their defensive skills.
UP team played 22 matches in the league stage. They got qualified for the playoffs. They won against Puneri Paltan in eliminator. Patna Pirates beat them in the semi-final. They stood at third position in point’s table with 10 wins, 9 losses & 3 tie.
Top Raider For UP Yoddha In PKL 8:
Surender Gill – 189 Raid Points – 23 Matches Played
Top Defender For UP Yoddha In PKL 8:
Sumit – 62 Tackle Points – 24 Matches Played
Khel Kabaddi Ratings On The Basis Of Team’s Performance in PKL 8:
UP Yoddha in PKL 8 = 8/10