The current players of UP Yoddha for defender post are Amit Narwal, Nitish Kumar and Aashish Nagar and all three of them are from the Indian team. The number of raiders is six, including Monu Goyat, Shrikant Jadhav, Rishank Devadiga, Surender Singh, Gulveer Singh, and Ankush and again all these players are from the Indian team.
The players who are from teams other than Indian team are from Iran and Bangladesh, and these are designated as Raider and all-rounders such as Masud Karim and Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari.
UP Yoddha Raid Stats
A total of whopping 1068 raids have been achieved by the UP Yoddhas from which 357 are the successful ones, and 456 went for a draw. However, the rest of the raids were not successful.
UP Yoddha Tackle Stats
We saw the number of matches and the number of raids achieved by UP Yoddha, now what’s left is the tackle score. In total 594 tackles were attempted during the matches out of which 240 were successful tackles, and 354 went unsuccessful, and there were a total of 27 super tackles.
UP Yoddha Stats
It is evident from the raw stats that when considered in comparison to Pro Kabaddi League season 5 and season 6 the performance in season 7 has declined. Other than that, the number of matches won in season 5 was 8 out of 22 and that stayed the same in season 6, but in season 7 the number declined to 1 win out of 5 matches.
Match Schedule 2019
The first match took place on 24th July 2019, between UP Yoddha and Bengal Warriors in Hyderabad and the clear winner were Bengal Warriors who won by 31 points. Talking about the second match that was between UP Yoddha and Gujarat Fortune Giants that was held on 26th July in Hyderabad and was won by Gujarat fortune giants by 25 points.
On 31st July the third match took place between U Mumba and UP Yoddha which was finally won by UP Yoddha by 4 points. Apart from that the venue for the match is SVP Stadium, Mumbai. The other phase started on 2nd August that was between Telugu Titans and UP Yoddha that was conducted in the SVP Stadium, Mumbai. The match had no clear winner and was a tie.
Moreover, the second match in the series of a tie was conducted on 7th August in Patliputra sports complex, Patna and was held between UP Yoddhas and Tamil Thalaivas. Currently, the team is struggling to maintain it’s position in the leagues. Fans are eagerly waiting for a miracle to happen. UP Yoddha, as a team, now needs to understand that every other team is performing well and have got a good strategy too. They need to re-think on their strategy to keep up with others and stay in the competition.