Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha Match Preview, Team News, Lineups
Pro Kabaddi League 2018 | Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha
The final face-off between Up Yoddha and Patna Pirates will take place at the Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex in Panchkula which is the adopted home ground of Jaipur Pink Panthers in this season of Pro Kabaddi league.
Patna, who are on the verge of finalizing a spot in the playoffs are left with 4 more games in the league stage, whereas, UP Yoddha who are placed 5th on Zone B would be hoping for a miraculous turn around to finalize a spot among the top 3.
Let us dive into the previous two affairs which took place between the two sides this year;
The two sides clashed for the first time in the opening leg of the tournament which took place in Chennai. Patna Pirates sneak past a 43-41 win in what turned out to be an intriguing battle.
|Most Raid Points||Shrikant Jadhav (12 raids)||Pardeep Narwal (16 raids)|
|Most Tackle Points||Nitesh Kumar (4 tackles)||Jawahar Dagar (4 tackles)|
Pardeep Narwal was magnificent that night as he bagged 16 raid points from 25 attempts and he got an able ally in Jawahar Dagar who got 4 tackle points in defence.
This was the second game in succession for Patna Pirates who once again ended up on the winning side by a scoreline of 43-37.
|Most Raid Points||Shrikant Jadhav (17 raids)||Pardeep Narwal (14 raids)|
|Most Tackle Points||Rishank Devdiga (1 tackle)||Vijay (3 tackles)|
Once again, it was Shrikanth Jadhav who rose to the occasion for UP with 17 raid points, but he was countered by Pardeep Narwal’s 14 raid points excellence which resulted in a successive win over Yoddha’s.
Let us delve into the PAT vs UP Dream11 predicted seven, team news, and squads;
When: December 16, 08:00 PM, IST
Where: Tau Devi Lal Sports Complex, Panchkula
Patna Pirates: WDLWL
UP Yoddha: LLWW_
Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal(c), Surender Singh, Tushar Patil, Vikas Jaglan, Jaideep, Manish, Ravinder Kumar, Vijay, Jawahar Dagar, Vikas Kale, Parveen Birwal, Manjeet, Tae Deok Eom, Arvind Kumar, Deepak Narwal, Vijay Kumar, Hyunil Park, Kuldeep Singh.
UP Yoddha: Rishank Devadiga(c), Bhanu Pratap Tomar, Azad Singh, Jeeva Kumar, Rohit Kumar Choudhary, Sachin Kumar, Sagar B Krishna, Sulieman Kabir, Shrikant Jadhav, Narender, Nitin Mavi, Prakshanth Kumar Rai, Nitesh Kumar, Amit, Vishav Chaudhary, Seong Ryeol Kim, Arkam Shaikh, Pankaj.
UP Yoddha: Nitesh Kumar, Rishank Devadiga, Narender, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Sachin Kumar, Jeeva Kumar, Sagar Krishna.
Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal, Jaideep, Vikas Kale, Manjeet, Manish, Vijay/Deepak Narwal, Jawahar Dagar. (Doubt: Tae Deok Eom, Vijay Kumar)
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Defenders: Vikas Kale and Jaideep have been the top two defenders for Patna this season, whereas, Nitesh Kumar and Sachin Kumar have been the stars for UP.
Among others, Jeeva Kumar, Jawahar Dagar are also safe bets.
All-rounders: Manjeet is nearing 100 raid points this season, whereas, Narender is a fair choice here as he has been quite brave in the defence.
Raiders: The star performer Pardeep Narwal who is second on the tally of most raids this season is an obvious pick here.
From UP, Prashant Kumar Rai and Shrikant Jadhav have done well and can be considerable options.