Haryana will go up against the Tamils in an Inter-Zone Wildcard match of PKL 2018 at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata tonight at 8 PM.
The Haryana are falling off a 30-39 loss against the Jaipur side due to one more, poor cautious performance. The raiders of the Jaipur side effectively figured out how to take 23 from the Haryana’s defense, as the Haryana defenders watched out of their components on the night.
The Tamil side is additionally falling off a loss too. They lost 24-27 to the Bengal squad because of poor defensive execution. The Tamils could oversee only 6 tackle points on a night when their contrary numbers scored 10.
Both the groups, Haryana and Tamil, have had a significant comparable season. Their defense has consistently driven their raiders down, and on the uncommon events that their defense has performed were where they have figured out how to anchor the match.
While the Haryana’s crusade was extremely hampered by the damage to Surender Nada in the underlying piece of the season, the Tamil experienced an absence of coordination between remarkably gifted people, any semblance of Amit Hooda, Manjeet Chhillar, Sunil and C Arun among others.
Both the groups gaze at the base of the table and would play for pride in their last match of the season. The two groups, Haryana and Tamil, have confronted each other once before in this season, in Match 62, which ended up in a 32-32 tie.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
Haryana Team: (Captain) Monu Goyat, Vikas Khandola, Naveen Kumar, Sunil, Kuldeep Singh, Mayur Shivtarkar, Sachin Shingade
Tamil Team: (Captain) Ajay Thakur, Sukesh Hegde, Amit Hooda, Sunil, Jasvir Singh, C Arun, Ponparthiban Subramanian
Ajay Thakur and Monu Goyat
The Tamil captain Ajay Thakur has been one of the top raiders this season and has scored an exorbitant 186 raid points and will be expected to finish this season on a bright note. His counterpart, Monu, Haryana captain, too had a decent season and will be hoped to complete this match too with a respectable performance.
Amit Hooda, Ponparthiban Subramania, and Kuldeep Singh
Kuldeep, who is the left corner defender for the Haryana has scored the highest tackle points this season and will be aiming to hit the 50 points target mark up. Hooda, who has been considered to be a strong defender, has performed well for Tamils on the right corner and he would be expected to do well in tonight’s match too. Ponparthiban, the young cover defender has shown a stable performance and has been good support for his team with his timely dashes and holds, picking up some good points.
Naveen Kumar and Mayur Shivtarkar
Naveen has been the all-rounder and the third raider for the Haryana side this season and has done well to support to his team. Mayur another all-rounder for Haryana has been utilized in the defense well and will be expected to contribute some raid points in tonight’s match..
Match Prediction – Haryana Steelers vs Tamil Thalaivas
Though it’s a tough opinion, we think that Haryana might steal the show tonight.