Bengal Warriors will face off against Gujarat Giants in the 85th match of the Pro Kabaddi League season 8.
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Match Preview:
Bengal Warriors are currently placed in the 6th spot on the points table with 41 points in 14 matches. The defending champions have managed seven wins, six losses and a tie in these matches. Bengal Warriors thrashed Jaipur Pink Panthers 41-22 in their last match.
Gujarat Giants are having a tough season and are in the 11th position in the points table. Giants have four wins, six losses and three draws in 13 matches, assembling 33 match points. Gujarat defeated rivals Haryana 32-26 in their last match yesterday.
The Warriors have seen their ups and downs this season till now, with over-dependence on captain & star-raider Maninder Singh being their main concern.
Gujarat’s ‘strong’ defence has till now failed to perform up to the expectations. While the raiding unit has seen stars moving from Rakesh Narwal to Rakesh HS. After Rakesh, the raiding unit is now being ably led by Ajay Kumar and Pardeep Kumar.
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Match Details:
- Date: 1st February 2022
- Time: 7:30 PM IST
- Venue: Sheraton Grand Bengaluru Whitefield Hotel and Convention Centre.
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Head-to-Head:
The head-to-head count between Bengal Warriors and Gujarat Giants is equal and consequently, these two rivals are facing off in the ‘Rivalry Week’ of the Pro Kabaddi League season 8.
Bengal Warriors defeated Gujarat Giants 31-28 when these two teams met earlier in this season.
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants H2H:
- Total – 6
- Bengal Warriors – 2
- Gujarat Giants – 2
- Tied – 2
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Probable Starting 7:
Bengal Warriors –
Maninder Singh (captain), Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Sukesh Hegde, Ran Singh, Vishal Mane, Abozar Mohajermighani, Anand V
Gujarat Giants –
Pardeep Kumar, Rakesh Sungroya, Rakesh Narwal, Girish Maruti Ernak, Bhuvneshwar Gaur, Sunil Kumar (captain)
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Prediction:
Bengal Warriors are expected to win this match against Gujarat Giants.
After missing a long period of PKL season 8 due to injuries, Ravinder Pahal returned to the mat yesterday. He would carry the responsibility to stop Jaipur’s captain Maninder Singh in this face-off which would be the deciding battle of this match.
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Fantasy Team:
- Defenders: Girish Maruti Ernak, Vishal Mane, Ran Singh, Amit
- All-Rounders: Sunil Kumar, Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh
- Raiders: Maninder Singh (C)
Bengal Warriors vs Gujarat Giants Players to watch out:
- Bengal Warriors – Maninder Singh, Mohammad Nabibakhsh
- Gujarat Giants – Parvesh Bhainswal, Pardeep Kumar