The second Eliminator of the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League 2022 will be played between U.P. Yoddhas and Tamil Thalaivas on Tuesday at the Dome, NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai. Both teams will want to bring their best to the mat as it will be a do-or-die game for them.
U.P. Yoddhas qualified for the playoff stages after finishing in fourth place in the standings with a total of 12 wins, eight losses, and two tied games. They had secured 71 points in the league stage.
On the other hand, Tamil Thalaivas had confirmed their playoff berth after winning 10 matches, losing eight, and tying four games. They had gathered a total of 66 points in the league stage.
Both of these teams had won one match each when they had locked horns against one another earlier in the season.
Narender will hold the key for Tamil Thalaivas whereas Pardeep Narwal will be a crucial player for U.P. Yoddhas.
Match Prediction: U.P Yoddhas will enter the contest as slight favorites against Tamil Thalaivas.
Tamil Thalaivas Squad 2022 for PKL 9
Retained Players: Sagar, Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Abhishek M, Himanshu, Himanshu Singh, Mohit, Ashish, Sahil, Jatin, Himanshu, and Narender.
Auction Buys: Pawan Sehrawat, Thanushan Laxmamohan, Md. Arif Rabbani, Visvanath V, Arpit Saroha, K Abhimanyu, and Ankit.
UP Yoddhas Squad 2022 for PKL 9
Retained Players: Nitesh Kumar, Surender Gill, Sumit, Aman, Ashu Singh, Nitin Panwar, Shubham Kumar, Rohit Tomar, Anil Kumar, Mahipal, and Durgesh Kumar.
Auction Buys: Pardeep Narwal, Nitin Tomar, James Namaba Kamweti, Abozar Mighani, Gurdeep, Jaideep, Gulveer Singh, Rathan K, Nehal B Sawal Desai, and Babu Murugasan.