PUN vs UP Dream11 Prediction: Welcome to the 60th match of the Pro Kabbadi League Season 8, 2021 where Puneri Paltan takes on UP Yoddha. Puneri Paltan have been blessed by the return of their skipper Nitin Tomar under whom they have made a strong comeback. The Paltan have won three of their last four games and are in great form. They come into this game on the back of a comprehensive 42-23 win over U Mumba courtesy of an all-round display by Nitin Tomar. That win saw them climb up to the 10th spot with four wins and five losses. On the other hand, UP Yoddha have also been brilliant recently, especially in their defense. They have climbed up to the fourth spot in the points table with 28 points having won three games, tying four, and losing three. Pardeep Narwal was back in form in the previous outing, which helped UP Yoddha grab a comfortable 39-33 win.
Fixture: Puneri Paltan vs UP Yoddha
Date: 17 January
Time: 7:30 PM IST
Venue: Sheraton Grand, Whitefield
Watch Puneri Paltan vs UP Yoddha live on Star Sports Network and Disney + Hotstar
PUN(recent last): LWLWW
UP(recent last): LLWDW
Pro Kabbadi Points Table:
Puneri Paltan – 10th
UP Yoddha – 6th
Nitin Tomar has 18 raid points so far in 4 matches and he is a player who can deliver match winning performances regularly.
Aslam Inamdar has 54 raid points and 13 tackle points in 9 matches but looked off-color in the previous match.
Vishal Bharadwaj has 22 tackle points in 9 matches so far this season and will play a key role in the defense.
Pardeep Narwal has been in good form so far this season and already has 69 raid points to his name in 10 matches.
Surender Gill has been good in the support raider role and has picked up 73 raid points so far in this edition.
Sumit has 26 tackles to his name in 10 matches and has been one of the best defenders from this team.
UP Yoddha have been really struggling with their defense and they have conceded a lot of points in this season (337) compared to Puneri Paltan who have done reasonably well (295). Coming to the attack once again UP Yoddha have been terrific and have the third most successful raids in this season (167) and average 16.5 raids per match which is better compared to Puneri. Hence this will be a closely fought match with UP Yodha expected to win it.