Tamil Thalaivas look to end their 9-match winless streak against a consistent Haryana Steelers in the inaugural day of Pune leg at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune as a part of VIVO Pro Kabaddi 2019.
Tamil Thalaivas are at the 12th position with only three wins in 15 matches this season. They will be desperate for a win tonight. A victory for Haryana Steelers will solidify the third spot for them in the points table as they have remained a formidable side thus far.
'Showman' Rahul Chaudhari has scored 95 raid points in 15 matches till now. V Ajith Kumar has played the role of a support raider brilliantly with a Super-10 against Patna Pirates. Skipper Ajay Thakur could make his return in a must-win match tonight.
Vikash Khandola has scored 103 raid points in 11 matches for Haryana Steelers. Prashanth Kumar Rai has been in sublime form in the past few outings as the support raider for the team. Naveen Bazzad could replace Vinay as the third raider for the team.
Manjeet Chhillar has 35 tackle points in 12 matches played thus far. Vineet Sharma could come as a replacement for Ajeeth in the cover dedefenceSagar could play as the right corner of the team. Ran Singh could make his return to the side in the left corner.
Sunil has scored the most tackle points for Haryana Steelers with 35 tackle points. Dharmaraj Cheralathan has remained consistent with 33 tackle points to his name. Vikas Kale and Ravi Kumar will come handy as the cover defenders against the experienced offence Tamil Thalaivas.
Can Haryana Steelers maintain their six-match unbeaten streak tonight? Or will Tamil Thalaivas pull off an upset tonight?
Head To Head Record
Tamil Thalaivas: 1
Haryana Steelers: 0
Previous Meeting in Season 7: Tamil Thalaivas defeated Haryana Steelers (28-35).
Time and Date: 8:30 PM IST (14th September 2019)
Venue: Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune
Live Streaming: Star Sports
Online Streaming: Hotstar
Live Updates: Sportskeeda
Published 14 Sep 2019, 20:00 IST