The Pirates are currently placed third in the PKL standings with 45 points from 12 matches. They have eight wins to their name so far this season. The Patna-based club have registered three losses and a draw from their remaining encounters. A win against the Pink Panthers would see them occupy first place.
The Pink Panthers, on the other hand, are in ninth place with 35 points from 13 matches. They have five wins and six losses, while a couple of games ended in draws.
The Jaipur-based club walk into this encounter on the back of a 19-point loss against the Bengal Warriors. Meanwhile, the Patna Pirates defeated Tamil Thalivas by 28 points in their previous Pro Kabaddi encounter and will look to continue their fine run in the ongoing edition of the Pro Kabaddi League.
Mohammadreza Chiyaneh has scored a total of 39 tackle points this season which ranks 5th in the competition. Averaging 3.25 tackle points per match, he has put up three High 5s.
Neeraj Kumar has won 36 tackle points from 12 matches which ranks 7th in the league. He has two High 5s to his name and won 2 tackle points in the reverse fixture.
Prashanth Kumar Rai has scored a total of 71 raid points from 12 matches with a 63% raid strike this season and is a fine pick among the raiders.
Sahul Kumar has been Jaipurs best defender winning 32 tackle points from 12 matches. He has a High 5 to his name and in the reverse fixture, he claimed 4 tackle points.
Arjun Deshwal is among the top 5 raiders this season, with his 152 raid points from 13 matches ranking 3rd in the league. He has a 62% raid strike rate and is an excellent pick.
Sandeep Dhull has won 22 tackle points from 10 matches this season with a 39% strike rate. He has scored one High 5 as well.
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