Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls: Pro Kabaddi 2017 today's match probable playing 7 for Pune vs Haryana
The Patna Pirates will be taking on the Bengaluru Bulls for the 3rd time this season. To ease you into the match, we look at the predicted lineups for both teams.
Pardeep Narwal (Raider)
The captain of the Patna team, Pardeep Narwal was the Most Valuable Player of the previous season. Narwal has the ability to steal points in intense situations.
On paper, the obvious choice would be to go with Jaideep as he has played more matches and amassed more points. But with Patna's place in the playoffs guaranteed, they could opt to go with Sandeep.
Vishal Mane (Defender)
Mane is one of the most dependable defenders on the team. Out of a total 21 matches in season 5, he has amassed 34 tackle points.
Sachin Shingade (Defender)
Out of a total 21 matches, Shingade has scored 18 tackle points and he is a solid defensive player.
Jawahar Dagar (Allrounder)
Patna are one of the few teams to opt for only three traditional defenders. Jawahar will act as the fourth in this ultra attacking line up. Dagar has picked up 20 tackle points and 6 raid points this season.
Vijay is another solid allrounder and has an impressive array of points. He has 20 raid points and 23 tackle points to his name.
Vinod Kumar (Allrounder)
Kumar will play the role of the third raider tonight. He has played in 18 matches and picked up 33 rid points and 14 tackle points.
Rohit Kumar (Raider)
Rohit Kumar to Bengaluru Bulls can be termed as the most important buy of the season. He is quite literally the danger man for the rampaging Bulls. This season alone, he has scored 210 raid points.
Kuldeep Singh (Defender)
Singh is a solid defensive player and has scored 29 tackle points this season. He has also made a total of 62 tackles, of which, 27 have been successful.
Mahender Singh (Defender)
Mahender Singh displayed a defensive masterclass against U.P. Yoddha on Sunday. He reached his High 5 early and then doubled his points from there to finish with 10 tackles points from the game. He will be a huge asset to the team.
Ravinder Pahal (Defender)
Ravinder Pahal was the side’s hero in their win against Delhi on 11th October and he will be part of the Benngaluru defensive wall.
Sunil Jaipal (Allrounder)
Out of 12 matches played, he has scored 13 raid points and 14 tackle points.
Ashish Kumar (Allrounder)
Ashish has pocketed 17 raid points and 15 tackle points so far this season and will be aiming to increase that tally.
Preetam Chhillar (Allrounder)
Chhillar has appeared in 15 matches this season and has bagged 3 raid points and 4 tackle points this season. He has the ability to pick up points through ankle, back and thigh holds.