BEN vs PUN Match Prediction

BEN vs PUN Match Prediction

Bengal Warriors will square off against Puneri Paltan in the 121st match of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2023 at the Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata, on Wednesday, February 14.

As the Pro Kabaddi League 2024 unfolds, one of the most anticipated clashes on the horizon is between the Bengal Warriors and Puneri Paltan. These two powerhouses are set to lock horns in what promises to be a thrilling encounter, capturing the attention of kabaddi enthusiasts across the nation.

Bengal Warriors registered their ninth win, second in a row, in their last encounter against U Mumba (46-34). Captain Maninder Singh led the raiding department with a Super-10 while Nitin Kumar and Vishwas S scored eight raid points each. Vaibhav Garje and Harsh Lad shone in the defense, claiming four tackle points each.

Meanwhile, Puneri Paltan beat Tamil Thalaivas (56-29) to secure the top spot but Jaipur Pink Panthers reclaimed it on Monday after their victory over UP Yoddas. Pankaj Mohite was the star raider with a Super-10 as well as two tackle points while Mohammadreza Shadlu led the defense with six tackle points and two touchpoints.

Bengal Warriors, the defending champions, enter the match with a reputation to uphold. Their stellar performance in the previous season has set the bar high, and fans are eager to see if they can maintain their winning streak. On the other side, Puneri Paltan, known for their tenacity and strategic gameplay, will be keen on toppling the reigning champions.

Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan Match Details

Match: Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan, Match 121, PKL 2023

Date: February 14, 2024, 09:00 pm IST

Venue: Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata

Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan Form Guide in PKL 2023

Bengal Warriors (BEN): W W L W L

Puneri Paltan (PUN): W W T W T

Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan Player Squads

Bengal Warriors (BEN): Maninder Singh (C), Vaibhav Bhausaheb Garje, Nitin Rawal, Shubham Shinde, Shrikant Jadhav, R Guhan, Suyon Baban Gaikar, Parshant Kumar, Chai-Ming Chang, Akshay Kumar, Akshay Bodake, Nitin Kumar, Aslam Thambi, Bhoir Akshay Bharat, Vishwas S.

Puneri Paltan (PUN): Abhinesh Nadarajan, Gaurav Khatri, Sanket Sawant, Pankaj Mohite, Aslam Inamdar, Mohit Goyat, Akash Shinde, Badal Singh, Aditya Shinde, Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyanneh, Vahid Rezaeimehr, Ahmed Mustafa Enamdar, Ishwar, Hardeep

Bengal Warriors vs Puneri Paltan Expected Playing 7

Bengal Warriors (BEN): Maninder Singh (C), Vishwas S/Shrikant Jadhav, Nitin Kumar, Shubham Shinde, Harsh Lad, Jaskirat Singh, Vaibhav Garje

Puneri Paltan (PUN): Aslam Inamdar (C), Mohit Goyat, Pankaj Mohite, Mohammadreza Shadlu, Gaurav Khatri, Abinesh Nadarajan, Sanket Sawant

Key Players to Watch Out For:

Bengal Warriors boast a formidable squad, with star raiders and solid defenders. Players like Maninder Singh, known for his explosive raids, and Baldev Singh, a stalwart in defense, will be crucial for the team’s success. The chemistry between their raiding and defensive units has been a winning formula, and they’ll aim to replicate that against Puneri Paltan.

Puneri Paltan, led by an experienced captain, will look to make a statement against the champions. Nitin Tomar, their ace raider, possesses the ability to turn the tide in their favor with his swift and strategic raids. The team’s defense, anchored by Surjeet Singh, adds to their well-rounded lineup.

Team Form and Strategy:

Bengal Warriors have exhibited a balanced approach in their matches, with a mix of aggressive raids and disciplined defense. Their raider-defender coordination has been exemplary, putting them in a dominant position. As they face Puneri Paltan, they will likely stick to their winning formula while remaining adaptable to the opponent’s strategies.

Puneri Paltan, known for their fierce defensive strategies, will aim to counter Bengal Warriors’ raids effectively. With a combination of experienced players and emerging talents, they have the potential to outmaneuver the defending champions. The match could see a battle of wits between the raiders and defenders of both teams.

Fan Expectations and Predictions:

Fans of both Bengal Warriors and Puneri Paltan are eagerly awaiting this clash of titans. Social media platforms are buzzing with discussions, predictions, and support for their favorite teams. The unpredictability of kabaddi adds to the excitement, making it difficult to predict a clear winner.

In terms of predictions, it’s likely to be a closely contested match, with both teams having the firepower to secure victory. The head-to-head statistics and recent performances will be crucial factors for enthusiasts trying to gauge the potential outcome.

Match Prediction

Puneri Paltan and Bengal Warriors have a closely fought head-to-head record. Paltan have won 10 games out of 19 while the Warriors have won eight and one ended in a tie.

Both teams have won three out of their last five matches. However, Pune dominated Bengal with a convincing 49-19 margin in the reverse fixture during this season. They are expected to deliver a similar performance in the upcoming game.

Prediction: Puneri Paltan to win.