The inaugural champions Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on three-time winners Patna Pirates in the 53rd match of Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22 season at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru on Friday.
Patna Pirates have been in sublime form and they will look to continue their good show.
The Pirates are currently at the summit of the points table after six wins from eight matches. The most successful team of the PKL has lost a solitary match so far and one of their games has ended in a tie. Ergo, they have 34 points under their bag.
On the other hand, Jaipur Pink Panthers have managed four wins and as many losses in the eight matches, they have played. Thus, they have 23 points in their ledger and they are currently placed in the seventh position.
Patna Pirates convincingly won their previous match against U Mumba by 43-23. Neeraj Kumar added eight points while skipper Prashanth Kumar and Sachin contributed seven points each.
Jaipur Pink Panthers also won their last game against Dabang Delhi K.C by 30-28. Arjun Deshwal scored seven points whereas Deepak Hooda added nine points.
Patna Pirates Predicted Playing 7: Monu Goyat, Prashanth Kumar, Sachin, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh, Neeraj Kumar, Sajin C, Sunil.
Jaipur Pink Panthers Predicted Playing 7: Deepak Niwas Hooda, Arjun Deshwal, Amirhossein Mohammad Maleki, Dharamraj Cheralathan, Sandeep Dhull, Amit Hooda, Sachin Narwal.
Match: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Patna Pirates, Match 53rd, Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22.
Date and Time: January 14, 2022, Friday, 7:30 PM IST.
Venue: Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru.
Players to watch out for
Patna Pirates: Monu Goyat, Prashanth Kumar, Sachin.
Jaipur Pink Panthers: Deepak Niwas Hooda, Arjun Deshwal, Amirhossein Mohammad Maleki.
Match Prediction: Patna Pirates will begin the contest as favorites against Jaipur Pink Panthers.