So Pro-Kabaddi League 2016 is going take off on 25th June, 2016 with Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans opening match. The venue DOME@NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai is all set to host the opening match along with grand inauguration ceremony. This is the first time that PKL championship has been arranged for more than one time in a year. Earlier in January 2016 we witnessed PKL season 3 action.
Talking about the Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans match, it seems to be most awaited inaugural contest. With huge changes in all the teams it has become difficult to predict the upcoming season 4 performance. Till seaon 3 Telugu Titans were in the mid of the points table consistently while Puneri Paltan jumped up and performed well in last season by conquering 3rd spot. Let us see the new squads of both teams.
Puneri Paltan Squad
Retained players: Manjeet Chillar and Deepak Niwas Hooda
New players: Ketut Ariana, Gurpreet Singh, Somvir Shekhar, Ravinder Pahal, Joginder Narwal, Khomsan Thongkham, Virender Chhillar, Parmod Narwal, Preetam Chhillar, Dalbir, Ajay Thakur, Sonu Narwal, Jay Bahadur Bohara, Anil Shriram Nimbolkar, Akshay Jadhav.
Telugu Titans Squad
Retained players: Sukesh Hegde and Rahul Chaudhuri
New players: Vinod Kumar, Sandeep Dhull, Jasmer Singh Gulia, Rupesh Tomar, Sandeep Narwal, Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Shashank Wankhede, Aklhaq Hussain, Muhammed Rizwan, Sagar B. Krishna, Vishal Bhardwaj,Vinoth Kumar, K.Prapanjan, Nilesh Salunke, Sukesh Hegde, Sombir, Athul MS.
Live telecast and Live streaming of Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans PKL 4, 2016
Kabaddi fans and viewers can really enjoy this thrilling opening match live. All live matches are available in more than one language live commentary. Given below is the list of live TV channels.
English commentary: Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2HD
Hindi commentary: Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3HD and Star Gold
Kannada commentary: Suvarna Plus
Marathi commentary: Star Pravah
Telugu commentary: Maa Movies
Live streaming is available on Hotstar app and starsports.com
Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans 1st match Prediction
Winning prediction: Puneri Paltan
Looking at the squads, it seems that there is a good mixture of experienced and youngsters. Puneri Paltan with captain Manjeet Chillar and coach Ashok Shinde is going to be tough team to beat in this season. They have improved a lot and will come out with new tactics.
Currently Telugu Titans is led by Rahul Chaudhuri and his experience wiil be handy for his team. Telugu Titans Coach Ramesh Bhendigiri will be aware of strengths and weaknesses of Puneri Paltan and he will be planning accordingly.