Puneri Paltan will be keen, on registering their second win of the home leg when they face off against the Tamil Thalaivas in the 96th fixture of the PKL 2019 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune.


The Paltan started with their home leg on a possible note with a 43-33 win over the Gujarat Fortune Giants but were dealt a massive loss at the hands of the Patna Pirates, who beat the home side by a huge 55-33 margin.

The Thalaivas have a lot of issues that have dented with their campaign as they are currently on an eight-match losing streak and languish at the bottom of the points table with just three wins from the 16 matches.

At the time of the previous encounter between these two sides in Chennai, Surjeet Singh was the star for the Puneri Paltan as he registered a High five while the due of the V Ajith Kumar and Rahul pricked up around 8 points apiece for the Thalaivas as the game ended in a thrilling 31-31 tie.

Puneri Paltan Team News

Predicted Starting 7 – Surjeet Singh (C), Nitin Tomar, Manjeet, Pankaj Mohite, Hadi Tajik, Girish Maruti Ernak, Jadhav Balasaheb Shahaji.

Tamil Thalaivas Team News

Predicted Starting 7 – Manjeet Chhillar (C), Rahul Chaudhari, V Ajith Kumar, Victor Obiero, Mohit Chhillar, Ran Singh, Vineet Sharma.