Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 15 (ANI): In-form Jaipur Pink Panthers will lock horns with the thrilling Tamil Thalaivas on Sunday within the ongoing Professional Kabaddi League Season 8.
The Pink Panthers have overwhelmed high sides Patna Pirates and Dabang Delhi KC of their earlier outings and will probably be trying to proceed their giant-killing spree by beating Surjeet Singh and Co.
The Thalaivas had a morale-depleting loss in opposition to Bengal Warriors, however their spectacular defenders will probably be trying to flip issues round in opposition to the Season 1 champions.
The second match of the night time will characteristic Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates. Pawan Sehrawat has been in red-hot type for the Bulls and can eye one other dominating efficiency in opposition to a Pirates defence that struggled in opposition to Jaipur. Each matches will probably be held at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru.
Jaipur had did not optimise Arjun Deshwal’s raiding performances early season as a result of they lacked a very good secondary raider. However with Deepak Hooda stepping up, they immediately look a well-balanced aspect able to difficult high groups. Deepak Hooda has the third-highest raid factors in PKL historical past and confirmed why he’s thought of amongst the perfect with a Tremendous 10 in opposition to Patna. He was significantly spectacular in Do-or-Die conditions which can ease the stress on Arjun Deshwal.
The 2 raiders will, nonetheless, face a special battle in opposition to Thalaivas’ Surjeet Singh and Sagar. Patna confirmed an excessive amount of respect for Deepak Hooda within the defence however do not count on the identical from the in-form Thalaivas duo. The Tamil crew’s power has been their defence and it’s important they do not hesitate in opposition to the Jaipur raiders. The South Indian crew’s personal raiders had a disappointing night time in opposition to Bengal and will probably be aiming to recuperate from the blip.
Bengaluru Bulls have been functioning in high gear in the previous few matches with Pawan Sehrawat selecting up Tremendous 10s with ease. This will probably be Patna Pirates and coach Ram Mehar Singh’s best fear particularly with Mohammadreza Shadloui wanting off-colour. Pawan is thought to focus on the left aspect of the mat so the duvet defenders Sajin C. and Neeraj Kumar will should be on high of their sport to make sure Shadloui is supported in his deal with.
Bharat’s emergence as a high all-rounder has sharpened the Bulls’ assault who even have Chandran Ranjit of their ranks. The 2 have revived Pawan Sehrawat rapidly whereas Bharat’s attain may even make him an amazing raiding choice in Tremendous Deal with conditions. This would possibly pressure the Pirates to start out the match with an additional defender.
Patna’s personal raiding trio of Prashanth Rai, Monu Goyat and Sachin might want to shoulder extra obligations. The Pirates’ good begin to the season, regardless of shedding Pardeep Narwal within the auctions, has largely been all the way down to their unity and all-around performances. They are going to be eager to ship one other assertion win in opposition to a Bulls crew in type. (ANI)