Bengal Warriors vs Jaipur Pink Panthers: Preview and Prediction

Jaipur Pink Panthers have tied two out of their last three matches

Bengal Warriors will lock horns with the Jaipur Pink Panthers in the 75th match of the Pro Kabaddi League at the Sheraton Grand Convention Centre in Bengaluru on Monday. The two teams are placed in the mid-table. 

The Warriors are over-reliant on Maninder Singh while the Pink Panthers are dependent on Arjun Deshwal. The match can be decided on which raider does well. The Bengal Warriors were supported by luck in the previous match against the Bengaluru Bulls and will be hoping to continue on the momentum.

How have they done so far?

The Jaipur Pink Panthers have 5 wins and as many losses in the tournament so far. Both the franchises have lost just one out of their last five matches. The Warriors have won 6 matches lost 6 matches as well.

Head to Head Record

The Bengal Warriors have won 9 matches against the Jaipur Pink Panthers in the history of the Pro Kabaddi League. The two teams met earlier this season and the Warriors edged out the Panthers by 3 points as Maninder and Arjun dominated the clash with a plethora of raid points.

Key Players

Arjun Deshwal has 9 super 10s in this season

Arjun Deshwal has 9 super 10s in this season

Arjun Deshwal: The raider scored 15 raid points for the Pink Panthers in the previous match and was the lone warrior. The next best was the substitute with 5 points. The raider has been in the list of top 5 raiders and he got the better of the Thalaivas defence in the previous match which will help his confidence further.

Maninder Singh: The raider has been in stellar form with 165 raid points so far and has been leading from the front for the Bengal Warriors. The next best for the defending champions is Mohammed Esmail Nabibaksh with 44 points. The skipper has carried the responsibility of the raiding unit on his shoulders. 

Predicted Starting 7s

Bengal Warriors: Maninder Singh, Amit Nirwal, Vijin Thangadurai, Sukesh Hegde, Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Abozar Mighani, Ran Singh

Jaipur Pink Panthers: Arjun Deshwal, Naveen, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Shaul Kumar, Amit Kharb, Vishal, Deepak Niwas Hooda


Both the teams have seemed to found their mojo in the last few matches. The Bengal Warriors are reliant on Maninder Singh while Arjun Deshwal will be a vital cog for the Pink Panthers. However, the Warriors will enter as favourites.