Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas: Pro Kabaddi 2017 today's match probable playing 7 for Pirates vs Thalaivas
Match number 86 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5 will see home side Patna Pirates take on the Tamil Thalaivas in Ranchi. Pardeep and co. look in menacing form as they get ready to battle the bottom-placed Thalaivas.
LIVE COMMENTARY: Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas, September 20, 2017
Patna Pirates predicted starting lineup
Pardeep Narwal (Raider)
Patna's young captain continues to break and make new records, and will be eager to break the 20-raid point mark in a single game.
Monu Goyat (Raider)
Goyat's transformation from a bystander to active contributor has been impressive and he will act as Pardeep's right hand.
Vishal Mane (Defender)
Inconsistency continues to plague the experienced campaigner but Mane is just one good game away from springing back to life.
Sachin Shingade (Defender)
The cover defender was brought in to ensure solidity but he's found it tough to build momentum. He is still likely to be part of the starting 7.
The relatively unknown corner defender has surprisingly established himself as the lynchpin of his Patna defense.
Jawahar Dagar (All rounder)
Dagar is a no-nonsense all-rounder who keeps things simple. The debutante has shown no signs of nervousness so far.
Vijay (All rounder)
Another all-rounder who has been given the opportunity to shine by his coach, Vijay will be keen to cement his place in the starting 7
Tamil Thalaivas predicted line up
Ajay Thakur (Raider)
The captain is in the best form since the season began. Ajay looks confident and will face a mammoth task on Wednesday
K Prapanjan (Raider)
No more the second fiddle to Ajay, Prapanjan continues to improve at a rapid pace and is pushing his captain all the way.
Amit Hooda (Defender)
Hooda remains as dependable as ever at the corner and will be tasked with keeping Pardeep in check.
C Arun (Defender)
Another player who has been a surprise package, Arun will play as a cover and will have to be extra attentive against Patna Pirates
Darshan J (Defender)
Giving Arun company in the cover position will be Darshan who hasn't been great by any means. Options are few and far between though for the Thalaivas.
Vijay Kumar (Defender)
Up against a star-studded attack, Kumar will shore up the back line as the additional defender. The Thaliavas cannot afford to let Pardeep run riot.
D Pradap (Raider)
Pradap will play as the third raider in this lineup and will have to be ready to deliver if one of Ajay or Prapanjan falters on the mat.