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U.P. Yoddha looks to defeat confident Tamil Thalaivas side in Patna

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 August 2019, 15:53 IST

After hotly contested match, U.P. Yoddha return to the Pro Kabaddi mat for their match against Tamil Thalaivas at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna. U.P Yoddha have won just one of their four games this edition so far, and will be looking to grab another win under their belt on Wesnesday. Tamil Thalaivas, on the other hand, claimed a spirited victory over Haryana Steelers in their last match and will want their winning momentum going.

Match 29: U.P. Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas

Head-to-head: U.P. Yoddha 2 – 2 Tamil Thalaivas. 2 Ties.

U.P. Yoddha

Form guide:

Played: 4

Won: 1

Tied: 1

Lost: 2

Win rate: 25%

Best Raider: Monu Goyat

Best Defender: Nitesh Kumar

U.P. Yoddha will be looking to register their second win of the campaign after a nail biting match, which denied them maximum points in their previous game. Coach Jasveer Singh will be asking more from his players, who, are efficient enough of taking on any opposition. As far as their raiding unit is concern, Shrikant Jadhav, Monu Goyat and Rishank Devadiga have manifested their potential time and again in the past and will want to make their presence felt in the season 7 as well. Talking about the defensive unit, skipper Nitesh Kumar will be leading the team by example and will set the standards for the likes of Amit, Sumit and Narendra.

Tamil Thalaivas

Form guide:

Played: 4

Won: 2

Tied: 0

Lost: 2

Win rate: 50%

Best Raider: Rahul Chaudhari

Best Defender: Manjeet Chhillar

Tamil Thalaivas will be vigorous in their approach against U.P.Yoddha having carved a brilliant come back win in their last outing. Rahul Chaudhari who claimed a Super 10 in that match, will look to continue his good form this season, meanwhile, captain Ajay Thakur will look to complement him in attack. Tamil Thalaivas’ defensive front will be led by Manjeet Chhillar, who has enjoyed a lot of success already in this season and is leading tackle point scorer. Other than Manjeet, the experience of Mohit Chhillar and Ran Singh are also valuable in defence.








First published: 6 August 2019, 15:53 IST