The Pro Kabaddi League will be swinging back and forth in the weekend as three intensifying contests wait for us on a Saturday night. The viewership will be blowing through the roof as the day starts with a blockbuster contest between Puneri Paltan crossing swords with an adversary who has been blowing hot and cold in the ongoing season, Jaipur Pink Panthers. Jaipur Pink Panthers will be desperate to secure a win as that will hand them over an important edge but a victory for the Puneri Paltan will be important to continue their momentum to make it a decent ending in a receding campaign. The second contest of the day will feature another swashbuckling event starring the likes of U Mumba who will be taking the mat against the Gujarat Giants who are in decent shape in the ongoing season. The final battle of the day will feature a soaring Patna Pirates going toe-to-toe with a superior yet modest Haryana Steelers.
Patna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers
Patna Pirates and Haryana Steelers both have so far shown similar fortunes. Haryana Steelers has been roaring hot and cold with 10 wins and 8 losses until now that has seen them grab 63 points while the Patna Pirates soar at the top, grabbing 15 wins from the 21 matches that they have played, a record that they would like to remember in their worst days. However, going by the stature of the fixture, Haryana Steelers will hardly survive the slaughter that the Patna Pirates may impose upon them but then again when it comes to the mat, even Goliath has been slain by David on multiple occasions. The Patna Pirates will have to bounce back as they will be coming fresh from a defeat against the likes of Bengaluru Bulls as they were totally dominated by the latter. When it comes to the Patna contingency, they were outclassed by the likes of Dabang Delhi emphatically in a closely-fought contest. Mohammad Chiyaneh will be their finest pick and will have to ensure that the Patna force manage to keep the momentum alive to be confident ahead of the knock-outs clash. Haryana Steelers must eye a win to keep their campaign alive in the upper half of the table after hanging around closely in the seventh position of the points table as the other teams played their remaining games.
Patna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers Head-to-head
This rivalry between these two teams has been pretty balanced as the Haryana Steelers and the Patna Pirates has shared the spoils of the contests in absolutely equal proprotions. The two teams have played 6 games from which the Haryana unit has managed to register 3 wins while the Patna Pirates managed to claim two wins so far that would be providing them heart that a win in this fixture is very much possible even with their second string squad. Both the teams have also played out a fascinating tie. In the corresponding fixture of the latest edition of the league, Patna Pirates entirely dominated the proceedings and walked out with the bragging rights as the Haryana steelers were left reeling at 39-42.
Patna Pirates vs Haryana Steelers best fantasy team
Patna Pirates will be banking heavily upon the likes of Mohammedreza Chiyaneh while Sourav Gulia will also be crucial to shape the fate of the game. In the clash against the Dabang Delhi, the duo put in 9 tackle attempts in total out of which 8 tackles were successful. Mohammedreza Chiyaneh came to the fore with 4 crucial points that helped them go a long way against the Dabang Delhi to secure a decent fight in the end. Vikash Khandola belted out an exceptional display that starred 13 raid attempts out of which he managed to wring out 1 successful raid and secure 4 points that also comprised 3 bonus points. Ashish also chipped in with 13 crucial points that saw them bagging the lion’s share of the total that they could post in their last game.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Puneri Paltan
In a tale of two contrasting teams, a sixth-placed Jaipur Pink Panthers will be crossing swords with an eighth-placed Puneri Paltan who has been struggling recently without any formidable resilience whatsoever. The Jaipur Pink Panthers has managed to win ten while losing nine. They drubbed the Telugu Titans in their last game where Arjun Deshwal’s sole war created a significant impact to belt out a fighting display. Deshwal was once again instrumental with another 14 points with Brijendra Singh having another great day on the mat with a 8-points display. The Puneri Paltan suffered another defeat at the hands of a formidable Bengal Warriors as they romped over by 43-36. Mohit Goyat and Aslam Inamdar were the best warriors for them on the mat with a 19-point display combined that witnessed them going a long way against the Bengal Warriors.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Puneri Paltan Head-to-head
The rivalry between these two sides have been pretty inclined towards the Jaipur Pink Panthers as they have managed to win more than half of the contests in the rivalry that these two teams have forged. Both the teams have played 17 matches out of which the Pink Panthers has won 10 while the Puneri Paltan has won five. Both the teams have played out two draws so far. The latest clash between these two teams witnessed the Jaipur Pink Panthers walking away with the bragging rights as they stamped their authority with a phenomenal 31-26 win.
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Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Puneri Paltan best fantasy team
Puneri Paltan will be completely relying on their big man, Aslam Inamdar who has been in blistering form so far. Even in the last game, he managed to claim 7 points. He put in 14 raid attempts out of which he wrung out 5 successful raids and 1 bonus point. He also had decent support from Mohit Goyat with 15 important points. Arjun Deshwal will be a crucial pick in the upcoming game considering the surprise form that he is in the midst of. He managed to secure 14 points in the last game with perfect support from Brijendra Singh who chipped in with 8 important points.
U Mumba vs Gujarat Giants
An ailing U Mumba will be desperate to find a victory as they take on Gujarat Fortune Giants in the second contest of the day. Both the teams have shown contrasting forms and will be eager to find their stride. The U Mumba were handed over a fighting defeat after a woeful display as the UP Yoddha walked away with a thrilling win that saw 7 points being the determining factor. V Ajith led the charge for the U Mumba with 5 points. Gujarat Giants ended their last encounter on a thrilling note as they won against an ailing Tamil Thalaivas. Their latest game saw Mahendra Rajput spearheading the battery alongside Parvesh Bhainswal in a thrilling display of triumph.
U Mumba vs Gujarat Giants head-to-head
The two teams have played out an already intensified battled that has seen them sharing the spoils back and forth. U Mumba have managed to secure 3 wins while the Gujarat Giants has managed to secure 5 wins so far. There is still a single draw to be played out from the 9 games between them that they have played so far.
U Mumba vs Gujarat Giants best fantasy team
Mahendra Rajput will be the best ever pick for the Gujarat Giants as he claimed a crucial 10 points in the last game that saw him bagging 8 successful raids out of the 13 that he attempted. Needless to say, but Ajith and Abhishek Singh will be amazing picks for the upcoming game as the duo contributed an overwhelming 9 points that was instrumental in shaping up the fortunes of the game.