PKL 2019: Laggards Haryana Steelers seek redemption against Patna Pirates
CHANDIGARH: bruised and mistreated after three successive defeats, Haryana Steelers will seek to review their strategies when facing hosts below par Patna Pirates in his fifth game of the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League in Patna on Wednesday.
The Steelers will be eager to prove a point on Wednesday after they fell fighting Tamil Thalaivas in the previous game.
The return of star assailant Vikash Khandola has reinforced the attack of the Steelers. The fit assailant topped the score card with seven points against Thalaivas. Vikash is positive about Wednesday's game and hopes to win some crucial points.
Speaking about the mood in the locker room, Vikash said he was still positive despite the results.
The last game was very close, we lost by seven points. At the beginning we had the lead, but we had the bad luck of losing. We are sure to return to the Pirates. The coach has asked us to leave the results behind and take only the positive aspects. of the match against Thalaivas, said Vikash.
The Pirates, on the other hand, have lost two consecutive home games and their captain. Pardeep Narwal It is yet to come.
The drop in local team performance will serve as a confidence booster for the Steelers.
The steelers are aware of the threat posed by Patna's captain and have plans to keep him under control.
Our goal will be to keep Pardeep off the field, increase our chances of winning. We know that his team has little confidence after his last game and we will seek to capitalize on it, Vikash added.
A victory on Wednesday would lead the Steelers to eleven points in five games.