The Patna Pirates have come out all guns blazing and have taken the advantage early on in this game. Pardeep Narwal and Neeraj Kumar have been the star performers for Patna and they will be key to convert this lead into a win for Patna
Puneri Paltan are at the 9th spot but will be high on confidence after they won their first home leg match against Gujarat Fortune Giants last night. Patna Pirates at 10th on the points table but are coming into this contest on the back of two wins in a row as they look for a third consecutive win tonight.
Manjeet Dahiya has 75 raid points to his name in 15 matches thus far. Nitin Tomar picked up his first Super-10 of the season, scoring 11 raid points last night against Gujarat Fortune Giants. Pankaj Mohite has been in a decent form in his debut season. This raiding trio will lead the offense for the team once again.
'Record-breaker' Pardeep Narwal has been a stalwart in Patna's offense with 172 raid points in 15 matches. Jang Kun Lee provided decent support to Pardeep in his recent encounter with eight raid points against Jaipur. Monu could continue as the third raider of the team.
Surjeet Singh has led the defense with 39 tackle points in 15 matches. The team looked well balanced last night with a decent performance from both corners, Hadi Tajik and Girish Ernak. Jadhav Shahji Balasaheb scored his second High-5 of the season from the left cover against Gujarat. Puneri Paltan will be positive heading into this contest.
Jaideep has scored 41 tackle points in 14 matches thus far. Neeraj Kumar scored a brilliant High-5 in his recent outing against Jaipur Pink Panthers. Vikas Jaglan and Hadi Oshtorak have remained consistent thus far and will hope to do the same tonight.
Can Puneri Paltan make it 2-0 against Patna Pirates this season? Or will Patna Pirates register their third win in a row?
Head To Head Record
Puneri Paltan: 2
Patna Pirates: 10
Previous Meeting in Season 7: Puneri Paltan defeated Patna Pirates (20-41).
Time and Date: 8:30 PM IST (15th September 2019)
Venue: Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
Live Streaming: Star Sports
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Published 15 Sep 2019, 20:00 IST