The Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on the UP Yoddha in the first match of a double-header on Monday, 16th September at 7:30 PM IST at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune as part of Pro Kabaddi 2019.
UP Yoddha beat Jaipur with a score-line of 31-24 when both these sides met earlier this season. In Jaipur's previous encounter, they lost 36-33 to the Patna Pirates while UP Yoddha meanwhile beat the Gujarat Fortune Giants 33-26 in their previous outing.
Team News- Jaipur Pink Panthers
Jaipur Pink Panthers' defense wasn't able to stop Pardeep and Jang Kun Lee as only Sandeep Dhull and Amit Hooda were among the tackle points. Both Elavarasan and Pavan TR had a bad game and Elavarasan could make way for Sunil Siddhgavali.
In the raiding department, Deepak Niwas Hooda and Nitin Rawal had an average game getting 10 raid points between them while Nilesh Salunkhe had a bad game. Sushil Gulia from the bench did the star turn for them getting 8 raid points and he could replace Nilesh Salunke in the team.
Predicted Starting 7: Deepak Niwas Hooda (C), Nitin Rawal, Deepak Narwal, Amit Hooda, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Sushil Gulia and Elavarasan/Sunil Siddhgavali.
Team News- UP Yoddha
UP looked comfortable in their win against Gujarat as all three of their raiders got among the points. Rishank Devadiga, Surender Gill and Shrikanth Jadhav got 17 raid points between them and should retain their places in the side.
In defense, Sumit got a High 5 to his name while skipper Nitesh Kumar did well with 4 tackle points. Amit blanked but no changes are expected to their lineup.
Predicted Starting 7: Nitesh Kumar (C), Surender Gill, Shrikanth Jadhav, Rishank Devadiga, Amit, Ashu Singh and Sumit.
Dream 11 Fantasy Tips
Raiders: Surender Gill, Shrikanth Jadhav and Sushil Gulia are the main raiding options and Shrikanth, especially is a must-have due to the great season he's having so far.
All-Rounders: Deepak Niwas Hooda is a must-have as far as the all-rounders are concerned while Nitin Rawal and Rishank Devadiga are good options as well.
Defenders: Sumit, Sandeep Dhull, Amit Hooda and Nitesh Kumar are the premium defensive options for this match and any two of them will suffice. Ashu Singh and Amit offer good value for money as well.
Fantasy Suggestion 1: Shrikanth Jadhav, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Nitin Rawal, Sandeep Dhull, Nitesh Kumar, Sumit and Ashu Singh.
Captain: Shrikanth Jadhav Vice Captain: Deepak Niwas Hooda.
Fantasy Suggestion 2: Surender Gill, Shrikanth Jadhav, Rishank Devadiga, Sushil Gulia, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Amit Hooda and Amit.
Captain: Sachin Tanwar Vice Captain: Sumit.