UP Yoddha will lock horns with Dabang Delhi KC to break their four-match winless streak at Bengaluru’s Sheraton Grand in Pro Kabaddi Season 8.
Nitesh Kumar’s team went down 33-39 to Tamil Thalaivas in their previous game, while Pro Kabaddi 7 runners-up Dabang Delhi are coming off a 36-35 win against Telugu Titans.
Having won just one out of the six games played so far, UP Yoddha sit ninth with 14 points on the PKL points table. Dabang Delhi is yet to lose a game this season and they lead the table with 26 points.
Players to watch out for - UP Yoddha
Surender Gill has the most points for UP Yoddha this season with 42 raid points and four tackle points. He top-scored in the previous match with 14 points and brought up his second super 10 of Pro Kabaddi 8.
Pardeep Narwal is the top raider with 44 raid points and Sumit has 17 tackle points, the most for a UP Yoddha player.
Players to watch out for - Dabang Delhi KC
Naveen Kumar has been in red-hot form with 81 raid points in PKL 8, the highest this season across teams so far. In his most recent game, he picked up a whopping 25 raid points.
Captain Joginder Singh, Jeeva Kumar, and Sandeep Narwal all have nine tackle points each and share the top spot in the defence department.
UP Yoddha vs Dabang Delhi KC head-to-head
The two teams have met five times in the Pro Kabaddi League before, with UP Yoddha emerging winners in four of those encounters. Dabang Delhi KC have managed to win just a single game.
The teams faced each other twice in PKL 7, with the team from Delhi winning 36-27 in the first encounter and the Yoddha registering a 50-33 victory in their second.
UP Yoddha: L, T, T, L, W, L
Dabang Delhi KC: W, T, W, T, W, W