Nitesh Kumar's UP Yoddha will face Joginder Narwal's Dabang Delhi KC on Saturday, October 5 at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida (19:30 IST). Since the PKL playoffs start on October 14, UP Yoddha have to win this game in order to qualify. Dabang Delhi KC were the first team to qualify for the upcoming PKL 2019 playoffs. Let us take a look at the team performances before their game.
.@UpYoddha are a team on a mission as they go into #UPvDEL in search of a win to cement their position in the playoffs.— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 5, 2019
Here's what you need to know about tonight's fixture: https://t.co/vYBy4Sbh1l
⌛️: 7 PM
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Currently ranked sixth on the PKL Points table, UP Yoddha are just a few points away from qualifying for the playoffs. Shrikant Jadhav, with 114 raid points, is their top performer. Sumit with 61 tackle points and Nitesh Kumar with 50 tackle points have led Yoddha's defence this PKL season. Debutant Surender Singh's performance (62 total points) has also been impressive.
Dabang Delhi KC have been nearly unbeatable this PKL season. Captained by Joginder Narwal, Delhi have a well-balanced defence and attack. Naveen Kumar, with 256 raid points, is their star performer. Their right corner defender Ravinder Pahal has a total of 57 tackle points. Chandran Ranjit has also crossed the 100 point mark. Dabang Delhi KC are ranked first with 82 points.
Captaincy mein inka na koi tod, defence hai inka bejod!— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 5, 2019
Nitesh Kumar or Joginder Narwal - who’ll have the better outing?
⏳: Tonight, 7 PM
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