December 15, the penultimate day of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9. Two tense semi-finals will be played at 7:30pm on Thursday at the Dome of the NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai. The first semi-final will see the Jaipur Pink Panthers take on the Bangalore Bulls. The second semi-final will see the Puneri Paltan team meet the Tamil Thalaivas. The following pre-match kabaddi betting tips are for your reference.
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Semifinal 1: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Bengaluru Bulls
After covering the standings at the end of the league phase, Jaipur Pink Panthers will be eager to proceed their good form this season versus Bangalore Bulls in the semi-finals. The Pink Panthers, who have actually already beaten the Bulls when in the current event, will aspire to defeat them once more tonite as well as will certainly be really hoping that Arjun Deshwal (286 points) will be at his finest. Deshwal is sustained in assault by the likes of V Ajith Kumar (81 points) as well as Rahul Chaudhari (69 points). On the defensive side, Ankush was their leading entertainer with 81 points while Sunil Kumar (58) and also Sahul Kumar (43) both contributed.
Bangalore Bulls qualified for the semifinals after defeating Dabang Delhi K.C. in the elimination round. They are confident about their chances and hope they can get the final at the expense of Panthers. To defeat the Panthers, their raiding duo of Bharat (272 points) and also Vikash Kandola (130 points) must be at their best. Neeraj Narwal is their next best raider with 90 raid points. On the defensive side, Saurabh Nandal (68 points) has been the group’s best tackler, while Aman is not far behind with 56 points.
Head to Head
The Jaipur Pink Panthers and Bangalore Bulls have dealt with each other 17 times. One finished in a draw and the remaining 2 teams won eight games individually.
Semifinal 2: Puneri Paltan vs Tamil Thalaivas
Puneri Paltan qualified for the semifinals by ending up 2nd in the league phase. In the league stage, Puneri Paltan had 2 exhilarating suits with Tamil Thalaivas. They won among the games 35-34 and also lost the other one by the very same rating. Their raiding triad of Aslam Inandar (138 points), Akash Hinds (131 points) as well as Mohit Goyat (120 points) looked strong offensively. The defense was strong too, with captain Fazel Atrachali leading the crime with 51 points. The similarity Sombir (35 points) and Abinesh Nadarajan (29 points) likewise contributed.
Tamil Thalaivas will enter the semifinals for the first time after beating UP Yoddhas in an exhilarating decider in the knockout round. As far as the raid department is concerned, a lot will depend on Narender’s young shoulders. He has racked up 232 raid points this period as well as is well sustained by Ajinkya Pawar (123 raid points). On defense, Sahil Gulia (54 points) as well as Sagar (53 points) were their best tacklers, while M. Abishek had 39 points.
Head to head
Puneri Paltan as well as Tamil Thalaivas have met 8 times in Pro Kabaddi matches. Each side won 3 matches, two of which ended in draws.