Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on neighbour rivals Dabang Delhi K.C. in the 90th match of the Pro Kabaddi League season 8.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Match Preview:
Jaipur Pink Panthers with the mixed run this season, are currently placed 9th in the points table with 40 points to their name in 14 matches. The Pink Panthers have managed six wins, six losses and 2 ties in these matches. The inaugural champions Jaipur smashed 3-time champions Patna Pirates 51-30 in their last fixture.
Dabang Delhi K.C. have recovered well from Naveen’s loss and are currently sitting atop the points table with 53 points in 15 matches. Delhi have won nine games, lost 4 and tied 2 matches till now. Delhi defeated their traditional rivals Mumbai 36-30 in their last match.
A virtual do-or-die contest for Jaipur, to keep their playoff chances alive. The inaugural champions have managed just one win in their last five matches and a loss today would mean the end of the line for them more or less.
Dabang Delhi K.C. have maintained their dominance despite the absence of Naveen Kumar Goyat. The runners up of season 7 have managed three wins in their last five matches and have the strongest contention for the playoff race at the moment.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Match Details:
- Date: 3rd February 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM IST
- Venue: Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Head-to-Head:
Jaipur Pink Panthers have a slight edge over Dabang Delhi K.C. in head-to-head count.
Jaipur gained this edge earlier in the season when they ended Delhi’s undefeated run in PKL season 8.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. H2H:
- Total – 17
- Jaipur Pink Panthers – 8
- Dabang Delhi K.C. – 7
- Tied – 2
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Probable Starting 7:
Jaipur Pink Panthers –
Arjun Deshwal, Shaul Kumar, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Deepak Niwas Hooda (C), Vishal, Amit Kharb, Naveen
Dabang Delhi K.C. –
Naveen Kumar, Vijay Malik, Manjeet Chillar, Sandeep Narwal, Ashi Malik, Joginder Singh Narwal (C), Jeeva Kumar
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Prediction:
The match between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Dabang Delhi K.C. is expected to be a close contest.
The key battle of this match will be between Jaipur’s star-raider Arjun Deshwal and the most experienced defender in PKL history, Delhi’s Manjeet Chillar. Arjun has remained consistent throughout PKL season 8 while Manjeet has found good form at the right moment.
Manjeet has ably led the Delhi team in the absence of regular captain Joginder Singh Narwal and remains as the best defender this season despite a shaky start.
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Fantasy Team:
- Defenders: Shaul Kumar, Joginder Singh Narwal, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Amit Kharb
- All-Rounders: Manjeet Chillar
- Raiders: Naveen Kumar (C), Arjun Deshwal (VC)
Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. Players to watch out:
- Jaipur Pink Panthers – Arjun Deshwal, Deepak Niwas Hooda
- Dabang Delhi K.C. – Manjeet Chillar, Sandeep Narwal