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Players of U Mumba and Patna Pirates in action during a Pro Kabaddi League match at Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur, on June 29, 2016.IANS

The top two teams of the Pro Kabaddi season 4 league table currently clash swords at the NSCI in Mumbai on Friday.

While inaugural season champions Jaipur Pink Panthers lead the standings with 42 points from 12 games, defending champions Patna Pirates are second in the table with 41 points from ten games.

Both teams know the importance of a good result at this very end of the league stage to book a confirmed berth for themselves in the Pro Kabaddi season 4 knockout stages.

The Pirates recorded thumping wins in their previous three matches of the season after conceding a defeat against the Pink Panthers on July 10 and they know the importance of continuing the winning momentum with four league games to go.

The Pink Panthers, meanwhile, are on a two-game winning streak and the importance of continuing the winning momentum is also paramount for their hopes of sealing a confirmed knockout berth.

So far, it has been a neck-to-neck competition in the table with Telugu Titans stationed in the third place with 40 points, while season 2 champions U Mumba stay on 35 points at the moment.

Squads: Jaipur Pink Panthers - Jasvir Singh (C), Ajay Kumar, Lo Chia Wei, Mahipal Narwal, Masayuki S, Shabeer Bappu, Tushar Patil, Amit Nagar, Wei Yang, Amit Hooda, Rohit Rana, Parveen Narwal, Jawahar, Parvesh B, Rajesh Narwal, Ran Singh, Shrikant T.

Patna Pirates - Dharmaraj C (C), Abolfazel M, Mahesh Goud, Pardeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal, Sunny, Surjeet Singh, Vinoth Paulyas, Sunil Kumar, Vijin T, Anil Kumar, Bajirao Hodage, Deepak Dhull, Fazel Atrachali, Hadi Oshtorak, Kuldeep Singh, Sanjay Kumar.

Where to watch live

The match between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Patna Pirates will begin at 8 p.m. IST (3:30 p.m. BST) from the NSCI, Mumbai, on July 22.

Hindi Coverage - Star Gold, Star Sports 3, Star Sports HD 3

English Coverage - Star Sports 2, Star Sports HD 2

Telugu Coverage - Maa Movies

Kannada Coverage - Suvarna Plus

U.K. viewers can catch the action on Life OK

Live streaming will be available on Hotstar and