PUN VS UP Dream11 Prediction: Puneri Paltan vs U.P. Yoddha encounter is all set to begin as the 60th match of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22. Puneri Paltan at the moment sits in the 10th position on the points table, while U.P Yoddha is in the 6th slot. Read our PUN vs UP Dream11 Prediction Pro Kabaddi League to see if Puneri Paltan are up for an upset.
Puneri Paltan vs U.P Yoddha
17 January, 19:30 IST
Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru
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Puneri Paltan: W, W, L, W, L
U.P Yoddha: W, D, W, L, L
Pro Kabaddi Points table:
Puneri Paltan: 10th
U.P Yoddha: 6th
Nitin Tomar (Raider)
Mohit Goyat (Raider)
Aslam Inamdar (Raider)
Abinesh Nadarajan (Defender)
Sanket Sawant (Defender)
Baldev Singh (Defender)
Vishal Bharadwaj (Defender)
Puneri is looking a different team after Nitin Tomar’s comeback and their last two consecutive wins show their intent. Talking about the performances, experienced Nitin Tomar is the spine of the team and he showed in the last game (9 points) as well why the team relies so much on him. Apart from Nitin, Aslam Inamdar is also performing consistently and has 67 points in the 8th edition of PKL. But, the highlight of the Paltan’s last win is the team effort where every member of the team including right cover defender Abinesh (4 points), Vishal Bharadwaj (5 points), and Monu Goyat (5 points) contributed to the winning cause.
Top Fantasy Picks
Ever dependable Nitin Tomar (14 super 10s), Aslam Inamdar (67 points this year), and Vishal Bharadwaj (23 super tackles and 16 high 5s) are among the top fantasy picks for the PUN vs UP Dream11 contest.
|Player||Category||Matches||Total Raid |
|Tackle Points||Total Points||Special Mentions|
|Nitin Tomar||Raider||72||460||30||490||11 Super Raids |
14 Super 10s
4 Super Tackles
1 High 5s
|Aslam Inamdar||Raider||09||54||13||67||1 Super Raids |
1 Super 10s
|Vishal Bharadwaj||Defender||69||03||221||224||23 Super Tackles |
16 High 5s
Pardeep Narwal (Raider)
Shrikant Jadhav (Raider)
Surender Gill (Raider)
Shubham Kumar (Defender)
Ashu Singh (Defender)
Nitesh Kumar (Defender)
U.P. Yoddha hasn’t lost a game in their last three outings, thanks to a wonderful display of both attack and defense. In the last game, Telugu Titans were won by the sheer brilliance of defense, in which even raiders earned tackle points. Pardeep Narwal’s late assault (10 points) and all-round show of Shrikant Jadhav (2 tackle points in the tally of 7 points) and Surender Gill (7 points) helped the team maintain their position in the super six. But it was a top defense of Nitesh Kumar with 7 tackle points, who saved the game in crucial moments.
Top Fantasy Picks
While the complete squad of U.P. Yoddha are looking in the top touch, Pardeep Narwal (62 super 10s in his career), Surender Gill (161 points in just 28 matches), and Nitesh Kumar (19 high 5s in 77 matches) are among the top fantasy picks for PUN vs UP Dream11 contest.
|Player||Category||Matches||Total Raid Points||Tackle Points||Total Points||Special Mentions|
|Pardeep Narwal||Raider||117||1229||09||1238||53 Super Raids |
62 Super 10s
2 Super Tackles
|Surender Gill||Raider||28||144||17||161||5 Super Raids |
3 Super 10s
3 Super Tackles
|Nitesh Kumar||Defender||77||02||245||247||20 Super Tackles |
19 High 5s
Going by the current form of the players, Yoddha seem to have an upper hand in the PUN VS UP Dream11 contest, especially with both defense and attack showing great moves.
U.P. Yoddha look favorite and may be able to save their position in the top 6 after this match as well.
PUN VS UP Head-2-Head
|Total – 5||Won||Lost||Drawn|