Patna Pirates Squad and Fixtures in PKL Season 5
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A team of known youngsters that rose to glory winning both the previous seasons (3rd and 4th) in a row, Patna Pirates come into the fresh season as an established powerhouse. In the first two seasons, Pirates couldn't manage to go past the semifinal. But, the third edition saw them at their brutal best as they went undefeated in the first 10 matches paving their way to the playoffs easily. In the final against contemporary defending champions U Mumba, they stormed through to a 14-point win. For Pirates, nothing much changed in the 4th edition as well. The repeated the history beating Jaipur Pink Panthers (37-29) in the final. Flashbacks of the last two seasons, which saw Pirates yanking from obscurity to stardom, stiffen their chances to win Pro Kabaddi League season 5 for the third time.
Patna Pirates squad for PKL 2017
Dressed in green, the double defending champions have retained their star raider Pardeep Narwal, one who had been their cohesive source of support and stability in the attack. Now, he will be seen playing dual rules. Apart from being the key raider, Narwal will be seen leading the side this season. Although his raiding abilities are exceptional and well-know, it would be fascinating to see how he fares with the new role assigned to him. Pardeep became the most emerging and most valuable player in 3rd and 4th seasons respectively.
Patna Pirates constitutes a strong squad with Vishal Mane becoming Pradeep's deputy. Monu Goyat, who has 59 raid points in a mere of 13 matches, will share the raiding responsibilities along with Captain Pardeep Narwal. Goyat's addition to the squad certainly strengthens Pirates' attack. However in defense, they have the likes of Sachin Shingade who has got 72 tackle points in 30 matches. Patna Pirates full squad for PKL 2017 features.
Pardeep Narwal (Raider), Vishal Mane (Defender), Monu Goyat (Raider), Vijay (Raider), Md. Zakir Hossain (Raider), Vikas Jaglan (Raider), Vishnu Uthaman (Raider), Jaideep (Defender), Vinod Kumar (Raider), Sachin Shingade (Defender), Sandeep (Defender), Satish Kumar (Defender), Manish Kumar (Defender), Virender Singh (Defender), Arvind Kumar (All Rounder), Jawahar (All Rounder), Mohammad Maghsoudlou (All Rounder) and Parveen Birwal (All Rounder).
Patna Pirates fixtures in PKL season 5 is as follows:
Jul 29 - Telugu Titans vs Patna Pirates
Aug 3 - Telugu Titans vs Patna Pirates
Aug 6 - Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates
Aug 13 - Patna Pirates vs Up Yodha
Aug 20 - Patna Pirates vs Puneri Paltan
Aug 25 - Bengal Warriors vs Patna pirates
Aug 26 - Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas
Sep 1 - Bengal Warriors vs Patna Pirates
Sep 5 - Patna Pirates vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
Sep 8 - Haryana Steelers vs Patna Pirates
Sep 9 - Patna Pirates vs U Mumba
Sep 15 - Patna Pirates vs Telugu Titans
Sep 16 - Patna Pirates vs UP Yodha
Sep 17 - Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors
Sep 19 - Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls
Sep 20 - Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas
Sep 21 - Patna Pirates vs UP Yodha
Sep 26 - Dabang Delhi, Patna Pirates
Sep 29 - Gujarat Fortunegiants bs Patna pirates
Oct 14 - Tamil Thalaivas vs Patna Pirates
Oct 18 - Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls.
Will Patna Pirates be able to win 3rd PKL title on the trot?