The home side Telugu will encounter the Patna team in a Zone B conflict of the PKL 2018 at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Vizag tonight at 8 PM. With Bengal breathing down their neck, the Telugu team can’t bear to lose any of the matches remaining, in the event that they need to make it to the playoffs.
The Telugu team lost last night’s match 24-37 to the Bengaluru side in one more annihilation in their home leg. They utilized Rahul Chaudhari (4 points) meagrely and the vast majority of the occasions were in do-or-kick the bucket strikes just, which appeared an approach to adjust the recess while giving him ideal rest.
Nilesh Salunke was dropped from the beginning line up after his poor performance against the UP team however was before long brought in as a substitute where he demonstrated a look at his previous, splendid self with 6 points off his 8 endeavored raids to develop himself as his group’s best raider on the night.
The Patna side, recently won 17 points win upon the Pune side courtesy a dynamic 27 attack points magnum opus by Pardeep Narwal. While the Patna side had a general excursion against Pune with 33 raids and 12 tackle points, exclusively a portion of the players were not up to the mark and were substituted on the night.
Tae Deok Eom, Deepak Narwal and Jawahar returned hardly with a penny from the match and would probably be replaced by Manish, Vijay and Ravinder Kumar in tonight’s match against the Telugu side.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
Telugu Team: (Captain) Vishal Bhardwaj, Rahul Chaudhari, Nilesh Salunke, Mohsen Maghsoudlou, Anuj Kumar, Anil Kumar, Abozar Mighani
Patna Team: (Captain) Pardeep Narwal, Manjeet, Vijay, Manish, Vikas Kale, Ravinder Kumar, Jaideep
Rahul Chaudhari, and Pardeep Narwal
Rahul Chaudhari will be expected to throw some fearsome raids on his opponents in tonight’s match against Patna. Pardeep Narwal, the Patna captain has been a strong raider for his side and has displayed immense raiding skills in previous matches and he would be expected to showcase a similar display tonight too.
Abozar Mighani and Jaideep
Abozar is a concrete defending pillar for the Telugu side. He is highly an efficient and effective tackler and with his strong ankle grasps. 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 defended in the past matches.
Mohsen Maghsoudlou, Vishal Bhardwaj and Vijay
Vishal Bhardwaj will be liked to play this match by achieving his ordinary corner position and exhibiting full grown defending and raiding strategies. Mohsen’s coordinated raiding and defending abilities would be something that everybody would be in search for once more. Vijay has done truly well on the whole and would be depended upon to play well in tonight’s match too for the Patna side.
Match Prediction – Telugu vs Patna
Patna is sure to win tonight’s match.