Day 56 will offer triple panga for the final time in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad. In the first fixture of the evening, Bengaluru Bulls will square off against U Mumba, while Tamil Thalaivas will face Haryana Steelers in the second match and Patna Pirates will meet Bengal Warriors in the last league game of the season.

Here are our previews for the last three matches from Hyderabad as the league stage comes to a close.

Match 130: Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba

Bengaluru Bulls have qualified for the playoffs with 13 wins, seven losses and a tie. Bharat has been the top-scorer for the Bulls with 257 raid points, while Vikash Kandola and Neeraj Narwal have chipped in with 111 and 87 raid points respectively. On the defensive front, Saurabh Nandal has been the top tackler for the Bulls with 61 tackle points. Aman and Mahender Singh have also contributed for the Bulls with 49 and 41 tackle points respectively.

U Mumba, on the other hand, have nine wins as well as 12 losses and are out of the playoffs race. Guman Singh has been their best raider with 137 raid points, while Ashish and Jai Bhagwan have contributed with 97 and 64 raid points respectively. Defensively, Rinku has been the main man for U Mumba with 59 tackle points and he has been helped by Mohit who has amassed 42 tackle points as well as Surinder Singh who has 35 tackle points. 

Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba head-to-head

Bengaluru Bulls and U Mumba have met on 17 occasions. Bengaluru Bulls have won five times and U Mumba have got the better of the Bulls in 12 games.

Match 131: Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers

Tamil Thalaivas are through to the playoffs with 10 wins, seven losses and four ties. Narender has been the top raider for the Thalaivas with 220 raid points. Ajinkya Pawar has also proved his worth with 114 raid points, while Himanshu Singh has been the third best raider for the team with 37 raid points. As far as their defence goes, Sagar and Sahil Gulia have been their most consistent defenders with 53 and 51 tackle points in this campaign. M. Abishek and Mohit have played their part with 38 and 28 tackle points respectively. 

Meanwhile, Haryana Steelers have won nine matches, suffered 10 losses, played out two ties and are out of playoff contention. Manjeet and Meetu Sharma have scored 148 and 135 raid points respectively. The likes of Rakesh Narwal (40 raid points), K. Prapanjan (40 raid points) and Vinay (27 raid points) have also made their presence felt. In defence, Jaideep Dahiya had led the charge for the Steelers with 54 tackle points. Mohit Nandal and Nitin Rawal have supported Dahiya with 44 and 34 tackle points respectively. 

Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers head-to-head

Tamil Thalaivas and Haryana Steelers have met in eight matches. Tamil Thalaivas have won two matches, whereas Haryana Steelers have won three matches. Three matches concluded in ties.

Match 132: Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors

Patna Pirates are out of playoff contention and have seven wins, 11 losses and three losses in the campaign. Sachin and Rohit Gulia have been the two shining stars in offence for the three-time champions with 176 and 148 raid points respectively. As far as their defence is concerned, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is the leading defender in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 with 77 tackle points. Sunil and Neeraj Kumar have also chipped in with 40 and 29 tackle points respectively.

On the other hand, Bengal Warriors, who are also out of playoff contention, have eight wins, 10 losses and three ties. Maninder Singh has been a driving force for the Warriors with 238 raid points, while Shrikant Jadhav has supported him with 123 raid points and Deepak Hooda has managed 47 raid points. In defence, Girish Maruti Ernak has been the team’s dominant tackler with 51 tackle points, while Shubham Shinde and Vaibhav Garje have contributed 43 and 30 tackle points respectively.  

Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors head-to-head

Patna Pirates and Bengal Warriors have played against each other in 20 matches. Patna Pirates have won 12 matches, while Bengal Warriors have been victorious in five matches. Three matches finished in ties.

vivo PKL Schedule for December 10, Saturday 7:30 PM onwards

Match 130: Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba

Match 131: Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers

Match 132: Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors

Where to watch vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 LIVE?

Catch all the LIVE action from vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 on the Star Sports Network and LIVE streaming on Disney+Hotstar.