The Telugu side will play against the Gujarat side in an Inter-Zone challenge match of Pro Kabaddi 2018 at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Vizag tonight at 8 PM.
The match of Pro Kabaddi group will currently move to another base in Vishakhapatnam which will be the home for Telugu this year. The opening session of this leg will highlight the home side Telugu conflicting with Gujarat and afterward, the Patna side will square off against Pune. This will be an exceptionally crunchy match for the Telugus’ who are presently positioned at the fifth position with 5 wins from 13 matches. They are experiencing an unpleasant time starting at now having lost 4 matches on the skip and their odds of completing among the main three looks is totally disheartening. Their wins need to take a sharp turn else it will be late for them in the competition.
Then again, Gujarat has effectively qualified from Zone A with 12 wins to their name from 17 matches. They are very much settled and will search for one more win to snatch the best spot in Zone A table.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
Telugu Team: (Captain) Vishal Bhardwaj, Manoj Kumar, Rahul Chaudhary, Mohsen Maghsoudlou, Abozar Mighani, Farhad Milaghardan, Anil Kumar
Gujarat Team: (Captain) Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Ruturaj Koravi, K Prapanjan, Sachin Tanwar, Sachin Vittala, Ajay Kumar
Sachin has managed to pick up Super 10s and his current shape might be threatening to the Telugu team.
Abozar Mighani, Ruturaj Koravi and Anil Kumar
Mighani has been splendid in his defense showcase and his ability to gain fabulous tackle points makes him a good value addition to the Andhra team. Anil Kumar has also immensely contributed to the defense strategies of the team and he would have the spotlight tonight. Koravi has been a strong defender for the Gujarat side and he will be expected to unleash the same power in tonight’s match too.
Mohsen Maghsoudlou and Vishal Bhardwaj
Vishal Bhardwaj, who missed out the last match due to injury, is hoped to be back with this match attaining his regular corner position and showcasing mature defending and raiding tactics. Mohsen’s agile raiding and roaring defending actions would be something that everyone would be looking for in tonight’s match again.
Match Prediction – Telugu vs Gujarat
Gujarat seems more confident to win the evening’s match again.