Homegroup UP will play against the Bengaluru in a Zone B match tonight. U.P had a blended beginning to their home leg so far with 2 losses and 2 ties. They are in any case in the Zone B table with 28 points from 11 matches. They had a tie with the Telugu team. The Bengaluru unit had a fantasy at the starting of this season and is in the second place in the Zone B table with 6 wins from 5 matches with 26 points. They lost against UP in their last encounter.
UP’s raiders have not earned many points and that might be the explanation behind their awful performance till now. Rishank Devadiga has 57 points from 10 matches averaging 5.7 points per match and Shrikanth Jadhav has 73 points from 11 matches. Prashanth Kumar Rai has been the best entertainer and has scored 71 from 10 matches. While the Raiders have not too bad individual scores, they have to help one another and put in a consolidated performance. Their defense has been great this season however it has been let down on numerous events by its raiding unit. Nitesh Kumar in the right corner has been the discovery of the season for them and has inspired scoring 36 of every 11 matches. UP needs to avoid influencing unnecessary difficulties and advance tackles with the end goal to overwhelm the Bengaluru raiding unit.
Bengaluru’s raiding has been splendid all through this season and Captain Rohit Kumar made his mark and drove the side to victory in the last match. He scored 14 points in the last match and has 32 points from 6 matches at long last cresting after a moderate start. Pawan Kumar Sehrawat has been clamoring with vitality and has pained the opponent’s defense more than anyone. He has 83 points from 6 matches and this obviously shows his raiding ability. Kashiling Adake has had a decent season also scoring 45 points from 6 matches. Ashish Kumar Sangwan has been the most amazing defender for them and has scored 18 points from 6 matches playing in both the right corner and cover positions. Mahender in the left cover has scored 12 points from 6 matches supporting his kindred defenders. Sandeep in the left corner is gradually subsiding into his job and has scored 8 points from 5 matches. The defense will hope to proceed with their assembled performance and cause inconvenience the UP raiders.
The two sides will search for a win in this match, the UP side needs a win to solidify their lead in advance and if Bengaluru wins, they will go to the highest point of the table.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
UP Team: (Captain) Rishank Devadiga, Prashant Kumar Rai, Nitesh Kumar, Azad Singh, Jeeva Kumar, Narender, Shrikant Jadhav
Bengaluru Team: (Captain) Rohit Kumar , Ashish Kumar Sangwan, Mahender Singh, Sandeep, Raju Lal Choudhary, Kashiling Adake, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Rohit Kumar and Rishank Devadiga
Pawan Kumar Sehrawat although had a silent performance against UP in their previous rendezvous, the youngster will be hoped to bounce back on them tonight. Rohit Kumar has evolved dramatically with his awesome raids and will be an asset for the raiding unit of the Bengaluru team tonight. Rishank will also be expected to pull up his socks and forget his poor outing against the Telugu team and give a tough challenge to the Bengaluru team.
Sachin Kumar and Sandeep
Sachin Kumar’s contribution has added a cutting edge to the UP’s playing mannerism and he would be keenly looked at to keep the Bengaluru raiders at bay. The inconsistent defensive unit of the Bengaluru team will be hoped to be sorted out with the benign presence of Sandeep tonight.
Adake has emerged as the all-rounder for the season with his tough and imposing ankle holds and blocks. He has come a long way to contribute to Bengaluru’s winning streaks and will be expected to show the same astute raiding sense in tonight’s match too.
Match Prediction – UP vs Bengaluru
We believe that Bengaluru is more likely to win tonight’s match.