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Pro Kabaddi League 2019: Pink Panthers team reaches Jaipur, match on Sep 21

September 19, 2019, 8:43 am

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Pink Panthers players posing for camera at Jaipur Airport.

Jaipur: Pink Panthers players reached Jaipur on Tuesday to play the first Pro Kabbadi League match on the home ground. The match is scheduled to take place on September 21. The team members landed at Jaipur airport in the evening and then checked into a hotel in the city. They were greeted by fans at the airport as well as the hotel. The team will practice for three days before playing their first match.

The Pink Panthers couldn’t play any match in Jaipur in 2018 due to the renovation work at the Indoor Stadium. All the matches were shifted to Panchkula.

The Pink Panthers fans are excited about the games.

“We missed the games last year, I am not going to miss any of them in Jaipur this year,” said Mahesh Parekh, a resident of Mahesh Nagar who himself a kabbadi player.

Pink Panthers is winning the heart of fans this season. The team averages 11.2 tackle points per match and it is joint best this season. The team also has a tackle SR of 49 which is joint second best in the league.

Sandeep Dhull has been the lead defender for the team and is one of the best defenders of the season. He has scored 44 tackle points (4th in the league) and averages 3.4 tackle points per match which is joint 2nd best in the league.

First published: September 18, 2019