U. P. Yoddhas (UP) will face Tamil Thalaivas (TAM) in match 65 of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2023-24 at DOME by NSCI in Mumbai on Wednesday, January 10.

Last time out, U. P. Yoddhas lost to Puneri Paltan 31-40 as Pardeep Narwal notched six points, the most by a U. P. Yoddhas player.

Tamil Thalaivas, meanwhile, were defeated by Puneri Paltan 26-29 in their latest PKL 10 encounter. Sagar Rathee topped the scoring charts for the Tamil Thalaivas with seven points.

Pro Kabaddi Season 10 Points Table and Standings

After 11 games in PKL 10, U. P. Yoddhas are placed tenth in the points table.

Tamil Thalaivas, meanwhile, are ranked eleventh after 10 games.


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U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas form guide

U. P. Yoddhas: L, L, L, W, L

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

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas squads

U. P. Yoddhas: Anil Kumar, Ashu Singh, Gulveer Singh, Gurdeep, Mahipal, Nitesh Kumar, Nitin Panwar, Sumit, Surender Gill, Gagan Raju Gowda, Harendra Kumar, Helvic Simuyu Wanjala, Kiran Laxman Magar, Samuel Wanjala Wafula, Shivam Chaudhari, Vijay Malik, Hitesh and Pardeep Narwal

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

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas fantasy team


Pardeep Narwal - He has scored 1655 raid points in his PKL career, averaging 10.09 points per match, and has 83 super 10s.

Surender Gill - With an average of 7.59 raid points per match, Surender Gill has 486 raid points to his name, including 20 Super 10s, in the Pro Kabaddi League.

Ajinkya Pawar - The Tamil Thalaivas’ raider has scored 394 raid points in this tournament while averaging 4.86 points per match.

Narender Kandola - He has notched 63 raid points in 8 matches at an average of 7.88 points per game while claiming 3 Super 10s.

Himanshu Narwal - Meanwhile, Himanshu Narwal from Tamil Thalaivas has notched 14 points in this season.


Nitesh Kumar - He has made 344 tackle points in 124 matches in his PKL career. The U. P. Yoddhas’ defender scored 23 High 5s so far and averages 2.77 points per match.

Sagar Rathee - Sagar Rathee would be a good inclusion in your fantasy team. He has collected 187 tackle points in 61 PKL matches at an average of 3.07 points per game. Sagar Rathee has also recorded 16 High 5s in his Pro Kabaddi League career.

Sumit - The 24-year-old U. P. Yoddhas defender, who has 230 tackle points in 78 PKL matches, can bolster the defensive unit. While he averages 2.95 points per game, Sumit has also notched 18 High 5s in his career.

Sahil Gulia - With 34 tackle points in 10 matches, which includes 3 High 5s,

Abishek - The defender has 12 tackle points in 10 matches in this tournament at an average of 1.20 per contest.

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas fantasy prediction: Top captain and vice-captain picks

  1. Pardeep Narwal: U. P. Yoddhas’ Pardeep Narwal will do wonders as the captain for your fantasy team. The raider has notched 87 raid points in PKL 10. Overall, he has 1655 raid points in PKL history. He has 4 Super 10s to his name in the Pro Kabaddi this season.
  2. Sumit: Featuring from the U. P. Yoddhas is Sumit. The 24-year-old defender has registered 230 tackle points in PKL history. In PKL 10, he has collected 4 High 5s. Sumit, hence, will be a suggested captaincy pick for the upcoming match.
  3. Vijay Malik: All-rounder Vijay Malik from the U. P. Yoddhas has been among the best players in PKL 10. He has scored 33 points in 11 matches. Courtesy of his recent performances, Vijay Malik will be a must-have pick in your fantasy teams and be one of the captaincy or vice-captaincy choices.

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas PKL 10 player points leaderboard

Most raid points - Pardeep Narwal (87)

Most tackle points - Sumit (37)

Most Super Tackles - Sumit (6)

Most Super Raids - Surender Gill (12)

Most Super 10s - Surender Gill (4)

Most High 5s - Sumit (4)

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas head-to-head record in PKL

U. P. Yoddhas and Tamil Thalaivas have squared off on 13 occasions in PKL, with the U. P. Yoddhas winning five and the Tamil Thalaivas securing five victories while three matches have been tied.

The latest match between the two franchises saw Tamil Thalaivas beat U. P. Yoddhas 42-40. The U. P. Yoddhas had 1 win while the Tamil Thalaivas won 2 in this head-to-head in the last Pro Kabaddi League season.

U. P. Yoddhas vs Tamil Thalaivas Dream11 Prediction

Both teams have won five times of the last 13 matches against each other. Going by recent form, U. P. Yoddhas will start as favourites against Tamil Thalaivas on Wednesday.

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