The Tamil team will play against Patna in a Zone B conflict of the Pro Kabaddi Season 6 at the Transstadia Arena in Ahmedabad, tonight at 8 PM.
The Tamils have recently won by 27-23 points against a solid Telugu team. The cordiality of their win was the overall brilliant performance in that low scoring match. While the raiders, driven by Captain Ajay Thakur (8 points), contributed with 15 points, the defense was likewise on the spot with 9 tackle points. Manjeet Chhillar was the best defender for the Tamils with his 3 tackle points. In spite of the fact that the Tamils left the experienced Amit Hooda and Jasvir Singh out of the beginning lineup, with D Gopu and Athul MS in the side they looked considerably more of a group with a superior coordination in the defense.
The Patna team is also retrieving after a win (38-35 points) against Delhi roused by a 16 points exertion by their Captain, Pardeep Narwal. Manjeet too did well with his commitment of 8 points which contained 6 raid and 2 tackle points. Jaideep, the left corner, was the Pirates top defender in the match with 4 tackle points. The main issue with the Patna group is the right corner, where they have been spilling a significant number of points. They attempted Ravinder Kumar in the spot, in the match against Delhi but he failed to score even a solitary tackle point. The special case who has done, even remotely well for Patna in that position has been Jawahar Dagar, who has scored 6 tackle points in the season until now.
The last time the two groups confronted each other was in the current season’s opening match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai where the Tamils defeated Patna by a 16 points edge, i.e. 42-26.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
Patna Pirates: (Captain) Pardeep Narwal, Deepak Narwal, Manjeet, Jaideep, Ravinder Kumar/Vijay, Vikas Kale, Kuldeep Singh
Tamil Titans: (Captain) Ajay Thakur, Athul MS, D Pratap, D Gopu, Ponparthiban Subramanian, Sukesh Hegde, Manjeet Chhillar
Manjeet, Pardeep Narwal and Sukesh Hegde
Pardeep Narwal has kept up his form so far in all the matches until now. Manjeet too has demonstrated an astonishing performance. Sukesh Hegde is the best raider from the Tamil side and has shown some wonderful presentations that have fascinated his fan following.
Amit Hooda and Jaideep
Hooda who has been seen as a strong defender had his great and awful occasions, yet he would be depended upon to do well in this evening’s match. Jaideep, the left corner defender for the Patna group will be relied upon to jump back in tonight’s clash, considering the way that he has been the best defender for the group so far.
Vijay and Manjeet Chhillar
Manjeet Chhillar will be expected to show a sincere work in the match from the Tamil’s side with his all-rounding execution. Vijay has done genuinely well on an average and would be relied upon to play well in tonight’s match too for the Patna side.
Match Prediction – Patna vs Tamil
Though it is a tough call, we still feel that the Tamil side is more on the verge of winning tonight’s match.