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Match Details

Date: 07 January 2022

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Venue: Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru


Defending champions Bengal Warriors will face in-form Haryana Steelers on Friday evening in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 8. Captain Maninder Singh and Iranian all-rounder Mohammad Nabibakhsh will once again lead the Warriors who will be keen to maintain momentum after halting their losing streak.

Haryana's fortunes will depend on how well the defensive combination of Surender Nada and Jaideep handle Bengal captain Maninder Singh. With 17 tackle points each, the duo has been the most interesting defensive line to watch with Surender providing the experience to young Jaideep's exuberance.

Bengal have been overly reliant on Maninder Singh and Mohammad Nabibakhsh for the points. Thus, Coach Rakesh Kumar will want his Steelers to start the match aggressively and stop the duo. The more time the two players spend away from the mat, the more likely Haryana are to win.

Game 1 on January 7- Bengal Warriors vs Haryana Steelers

Probable Starting 7

Haryana Steelers: Vikash Kandola, Ravi Kumar, Jaideep, Meetu, Rohit Gulia, Mohit, Surender Nada

Bengal Warriors: Maninder Singh, Darshan J, Amit Nirwal, Rohit, Mohammad Nabibakhsh, Abozar Mighani, Sachin Vittala

Key Players

Maninder Singh



Haryana Steelers: Vikas Kandola (captain), Akshay Kumar, Ashish, Mohammad Esmaeil, Vinay, Ravi Kumar, Chand Singh, Hamid Nader, Rajesh Narwal, Rohit Gulia, Shrikant Tewthia, Vikas Jaglan, Rajesh Gurjar, Surender Nada, Ajay.

Bengal Warriors: Maninder Singh (captain), Rishank Devadiga, Sukesh Hegde, Abozar Mohajermighani, Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Manoj Gowda, Rohit, Tapas Pal, Ravindra Kumawat, Akash Pikalmunde, Anand V, Darshan J, Vijin Thangadurai, Amit, Rinku Narwal, Rohit Banne, Parveen, Sachin Vittala.

Fantasy Team of the game: 

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