Jaipur Pink Panthers’ chances of going to the playoffs ended when UP Yoddha defeated Dabang Delhi to become the sixth team to qualify. Tamil Thalaivas, on the other hand, occupy the basement spot in the league table. Both teams will be looking to end their campaign by winning the 127th match of the Pro Kabaddi League. The match will be played at Saheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida.
Jaipur Pink Panthers started this season brilliantly but their performances dropped as the league progressed. They are currently placed at the seventh spot of the points table with 57 points. They have played 21 matches and have won nine. They lost ten matches, while two ended up in a draw. Their play-off dream was shattered when UP Yoddha defeated Dabang Delhi to become the sixth team to qualify. Skipper Deepak Hooda, Deepak Narwal and Nilesh Salunke will have to be at their best if they want their team to finish strong. The trio will also have to rise against Tamil Thalaivas’ defence department if they want to with this match.
The Chennai-based franchise is having it's worst season. They are currently placed at the bottom of the points table with 57 points. They have played 20 matches till now and have won only three. They lost 14 matches while three ended up in a draw. The Thalaivas lost their last match against UMumba and would want to win against Pink Panthers. Their star raider Rahul Chaudhari has failed to shine in the tournament and skipper Ajay Thakur has also not been consistent in the raiding department.