U.P. Yoddhas, owned by the GMR Group, take on Jaipur Pink Panthers in match 87 of Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday, November 19.

Both U.P. Yoddhas and Jaipur Pink Panthers enter the tie with victories in their last games. While the Yoddhas secured a 50-31 victory against Dabang Delhi K.C, Jaipur, on the other hand, beat U Mumba 32-22.

Players to watch out for - U.P. Yoddhas

Since taking on the captaincy role, Pardeep Narwal has stepped up with his performances on the mat for U.P. Yoddhas in Pro Kabaddi League Season 9. The record-breaker has accrued 133 raid points in 14 games, including 22 points in the win against Dabang Delhi K.C. in his previous game.

Ashu Singh and Sumit will carry the responsibility of tackling Jaipur Pink Panthers' raiders in the former's half.

Players to watch out for - Jaipur Pink Panthers

Arjun Deshwal, with 161 raid points, will be Jaipur Pink Panthers' main player to watch in the fixture.

In defence, Jaipur will hope the likes of Ankush (51 tackle points) and Sunil Kumar (43 tackle points) to ward off U.P. Yoddhas' Surender Gill and Pardeep Narwal from claiming easy raid points.

U.P. Yoddhas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers | Head-to-Head

U.P. Yoddhas and Jaipur Pink Panthers have faced each other eight times, with the Yoddhas dominating the head-to-head with five wins. Jaipur, meanwhile, have claimed three victories.

In the reverse fixture of PKL 9, U.P. Yoddhas secured a narrow 34-32 victory.

Recent form

U.P. Yoddhas: W, W, W, D, D

Jaipur Pink Panthers: W, W, L, W, W