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Bengaluru Bulls (BLR) will face Tamil Thalaivas (TAM) in match 82 of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2023-24 at Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday, January 21.

Last time out, Bengaluru Bulls beat Telugu Titans 42-26 as Akshit Kuldeep Dhull notched nine points, the most by a Bengaluru Bulls player.

Tamil Thalaivas, on the other hand, won versus Patna Pirates 41-25 in their latest PKL 10 encounter. Ajinkya Ashok Pawar top-scored for the Tamil Thalaivas with 10 points.

Pro Kabaddi Season 10 Points Table and Standings

After 14 matches in the tournament Bengaluru Bulls are placed ninth in the points table.

Tamil Thalaivas, on the other hand, are ranked tenth after 13 matches.

Team name

Games Played

Won

Lost

Drawn

Score difference

Points

Jaipur Pink Panthers

14

10

2

2

54

58

Puneri Paltan

12

10

2

0

156

52

Dabang Delhi K. C.

14

8

4

2

32

49

Gujarat Giants

13

8

5

0

8

44

Haryana Steelers

13

7

5

1

-26

39

Bengal Warriors

13

6

5

2

5

38

U Mumba

13

6

6

1

6

37

Patna Pirates

14

6

7

1

3

37

Bengaluru Bulls

14

6

8

0

-30

37

Tamil Thalaivas

13

4

9

0

-14

25

U. P. Yoddhas

15

3

11

1

-54

23

Telugu Titans

14

2

12

0

-140

15

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas form guide

Bengaluru Bulls: W, L, W, L, W

Tamil Thalaivas: W, L, W, L, L

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas squads

Bengaluru Bulls: Aman, Banty, Bharat Hooda, Neeraj Narwal, Ponparthiban Subramanian, Rakshith S, Ran Singh, Sachin Narwal, Vikash Kandola, Yash Hooda Khatri, Abhishek Singh, Aditya Shankar Powar, Arul Nandha Babu Velusamy, Md Liton Ali, Monu, PO Surjeet Singh, Sunder, Sushil Om Khatri, Vishal Lather, Piotr Pamulak, Akshit Kuldeep Dhull, Ankit Nandal, Parteek, Rohit Surender Nandal, Amit Sheoran and Saurabh Nandal

Tamil Thalaivas: Aashish Umed, Abishek S Manokaran, Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Himanshu, Himanshu Narwal, Himanshu Virender Singh, Jatin Phogat, Mohit Jakhar, Narender Hoshiyar kandola, Sahil Gulia, Amirhossein Bastami, Masana Muthu, Mohammadreza Kaboudrahangi, Nitin Mahanand Singh, Sathish Kannan Suryan, Selvamani K, Vishal Rothas Chahal, Nitesh Kumar, Ritik, Ronak and Sagar Rathee

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas fantasy team

Raiders

Vikash Kandola - He has scored 788 raid points in his PKL career, averaging 6.85 points per match, and has 30 super 10s.

Bharat Hooda - With an average of 8.24 raid points per match, Bharat Hooda has 486 raid points to his name, including 23 Super 10s, in the Pro Kabaddi League.

Ajinkya Pawar - The Tamil Thalaivas’ raider has scored 414 raid points in this tournament while averaging 4.93 points per match.

Narender Kandola - He has notched 87 raid points in 11 matches at an average of 7.91 points per game while claiming 4 Super 10s.

Sushil Om Khatri - Meanwhile, Sushil Om Khatri from Bengaluru Bulls has notched 27 points in this season.

Defenders

Surjeet Singh - He has accumulated 393 tackle points in 141 matches in his PKL career. The Bengaluru Bulls’ defender notched 33 High 5s so far and averages 2.79 points per game.

Sagar Rathee - Sagar Rathee would be a good inclusion in your fantasy team. He has registered 202 tackle points in 64 PKL matches at an average of 3.16 points per game. Sagar Rathee has also recorded 18 High 5s in his Pro Kabaddi League career.

Vishal Lather - The 27-year-old Bengaluru Bulls defender, who has 174 tackle points in 79 PKL encounters, can boost the defensive unit. While he averages 2.20 points per game, Vishal Lather has also notched 7 High 5s in his career.

Sahil Gulia - With 46 tackle points in 13 matches, which includes 5 High 5s,

Saurabh Nandal - The defender has 37 tackle points in 14 matches in this tournament at an average of 2.64 per contest.

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas fantasy prediction: Top captain and vice-captain picks

  1. Ajinkya Pawar: Tamil Thalaivas’ Ajinkya Pawar will do wonders as the captain for your fantasy team. The raider has registered 86 raid points in PKL 10. Overall, he has 414 raid points in PKL history. He has 2 Super 10s to his name in the Pro Kabaddi this season.
  2. Sahil Gulia: Featuring from the Tamil Thalaivas is Sahil Gulia. The defender has scored 133 tackle points in PKL history. This season, he has collected 5 High 5s. Sahil Gulia, hence, will be an ideal captaincy pick for the upcoming game.
  3. Sachin Narwal: All-rounder Sachin Narwal from the Bengaluru Bulls has been in great form in PKL 10. He has registered 21 points in 4 matches. Considering his current form, Sachin Narwal will be a crucial pick in your fantasy teams and be one of the captaincy or vice-captaincy alternatives.

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas PKL 10 player points leaderboard

Most raid points - Bharat Hooda (92)

Most tackle points - Sahil Gulia (46)

Most Super Tackles - Sahil Gulia (4)

Most Super Raids - Bharat Hooda (11)

Most Super 10s - Bharat Hooda (4)

Most High 5s - Sahil Gulia (5)

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas head-to-head record in PKL

In PKL history, Bengaluru Bulls have played Tamil Thalaivas in 13 matches, wherein the Bengaluru Bulls have won 11, the Tamil Thalaivas have two victories.

The latest match between the two teams saw Bengaluru Bulls beat Tamil Thalaivas 38-37. The Bengaluru Bulls had two wins while the Tamil Thalaivas won 0 in this head-to-head in the last Pro Kabaddi League season.

Bengaluru Bulls vs Tamil Thalaivas Dream11 Prediction

Bengaluru Bulls have the advantage against Tamil Thalaivas considering the results of matches between the two sides and their form.

Bengaluru Bulls are expected to beat Tamil Thalaivas in the upcoming PKL 10 clash.

Photo credit: Alamy

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