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UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas: Pro Kabaddi 2017 today's match probable playing 7 for Yoddha vs Thalaivas

Vidhi Shah
Modified 19 Dec 2019, 10:47 IST

UP Yoddha will play Tamil Thalaivas today

In the fifth home match, UP Yoddha will take on the Tamil Thalaivas in a Zone B encounter at the Babu Banarasi Das Indoor Stadium in Lucknow in Season 5 of the Pro Kabbadi League.

UP has lost 4 matches on the trot in their home leg and will hence be gunning for a win while the Thalaivas are coming into this match on the back of a loss against Dabang Delhi.

UP Yoddha predicted line-up

Nitin Tomar (c) [Raider]

Nitin Tomar will play a huge role as the skipper of the side and will look to lead by example in a greater margin while spearheading the attack.

Rishank Devadiga [Raider]

Rishank has seen a slump in form post his 14-point inning against U Mumba but has the ability to bounce back against the Thalaivas.

Rajesh Narwal [All-rounder]

Rajesh is vital to the team for he can execute tackles all by himself while also bringing in the rare raid point.

Jeeva Kumar [Right Cover Defender]


Jeeva Kumar, the veteran defender will look to hold a major command of the defensive proceedings of the team.

Mahesh Goud [Raider]

Mahesh Goud can be utilized as the third choice raider to perform in the do-or-die situations.

Sagar Krishna [All-rounder]

The young all-rounder has showcased his might in the defence with ankle and thigh holds and body blocks that have stopped the best of the raiders in their tracks.

Hadi Tajik [Right Corner Defender]

The Iranian young gun in tandem with the other defenders gives the side the much-needed strength to stop the approaching raiders.

Tamil Thalaivas predicted line-up

Ajay Thakur [Raider]

He will look to continue with his stellar performance against Delhi wherein he amassed 14 raid points and thus lead the team by example.

K Prapanjan [Raider]

The young gun will assist the attack as the second-in-command behind Ajay Thakur and has been quite impressive so far.

D. Pradap [All-rounder]

The all-rounder has been more utilized as a raider and his ability to put in the tackles will come to the fore against UP raiders.

Amit Hooda [Right Corner Defender]

He will be the key if the Thalaivas are to succeed, for he will be responsible for keeping the likes of Nitin Tomar and Rishank at bay.

C. Arun [Left Cover Defender]

Arun will look to combine with Amit Hooda and thus put up a formidable wall in the defence.

Dong Geon Lee [Raider]

The foreign import has given rare glimpses of his talent and thus can shine if given a chance in the frontline attack.

Darshan J [Right Cover Defender]

Darshan will be effective in terms of combination and chain tackles which have the key element of timing associated with them especially with regards to the UP attack.

Published 23 Aug 2017, 11:18 IST
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