August 10, 2017 –1st Match – 8 p.m.
Pro Kabaddi League season 1 winners, Jaipur Pink Panthers, played and lost their first match of the season 5 against Dabang Delhi on July 29. After a long break, the Panthers are set to face Manjeet Chhillar-led Puneri Paltan, who have won both their games this edition. The Paltans have played with the same starting line-up in the two games and are likely to continue with the same against Jaipur. Jaipur’s premium raider Selvamani K, who was sent to the bench midway through their first game, is likely to start again.
Puneri Paltan: Deepak Hooda, Ravi Kumar, Sandeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal, More GB, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Girish Maruti Ernak
Possible Substitutes: Ziaur Rahman, Rohit Kumar Choudhary, Monu, Rinku Narwal, Suresh Kumar
Jaipur Pink Panthers: Jasvir Singh, Somvir Shekhar, Manjeet Chhillar, Pawan Kumar, Selvamani K, Manoj Dhull, Navneet Gautam
Possible Substitutes: Dong Gyu Kim, Kamal Kishor, Tushar Patil, Sidharth, Nitin Rawal
Players who cannot be ignored:
Deepak Hooda: The ‘Raiding Machine’ recently joined the elite league after completing 400 points in the Pro Kabaddi league. Deepak, who is a raiding all-rounder, is adept at the left cover position as well. In two games, the Pune skipper has made 27 raids and has scored 12 points.
Jasvir Singh: The star raider is one of the senior most players in the kabaddi circle. Jasvir is famous for his scorpion kicks and his ability to win games single-handedly. Besides possessing great raiding skills, Jasvir has the knack of executing Super Tackles. He is likely to raid in tandem with Selvamani K. and lead Jaipur’s attack.
Alternative players you could consider: Manjeet Chhillar, Dharmaraj Cherlathan, Selvamani K
Happy Hunting!!! Kabaddi... kabaddi.... kabaddi....
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