PKL Season 6: U Mumba will be looking to put a break on Gujarat’s winning streak

After giving a rock-solid performance last night, U Mumba will be challenged by Gujarat Fortunegiants tonight. Gujarat is in massive form with 5 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. Only these two teams have lost least (only one) matches till now at Zone A. With a win in this match U Mumba’s position will be more stronger. For the Fortunegiants, their third rank in Zone A will not be change but can go for their home leg with winning momentum.

Team Analysis:

U Mumba

U Mumba began their home leg with a bang on victory over Jaipur Pink Panthers, The winning points margin was double the opponent’s score. Yesterday they managed a win without their top raider Siddharth Desai. Abhishek Singh and Darshan Kadiyan’s Super 10’s and captain Fazel’s High 5 helped them to crush their rivals. Fazel has been getting very good support from Surinder Singh. When he initiates the tackle Surinder quickly comes in to support. Dharmaraj Cheralathan and Vinod Kumar have also shown their skills.

Gujarat Fortunegaints

Gujarat’s momentum will be high as they have won five back to back matches. As far as Raiding is concerned Gujarat is not only dependent on Sachin. Rohit Gulia and Dong Geon Lee who scored Super 10 in their last match, have come up with a great show. Gujarat Team ranks second in the list of best average tackle points. Skipper Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Rututraj Koravi, and Sachin Vitthala have formed a good combination of defense.

Head To Head

3 matches have been played between these two teams. Gujarat Fortunegiants has won all of them.

Key Battle

Fazel Atrachali VS Sachin

Having 38 tackle points from 9 matches U Mumba skipper Fazel is in great form. In their previous match, he scored a High 5. He has played a vital role in defense which has taken U Mumba to the first position in the list of teams with inflicted most 19 all-outs on their opponents in this season.Today he will have to face his ex-teammate Sachin who is one of the emerging players of PKL. With 54 raid points to his name from 7 matches, Sachin has been the top raider for Gujarat Fortunegiants.

Key Players

Abhishek Singh, U Mumba

Yesterday Abhishek destroyed his rivals and scored a Super 10. In 9 matches he has clinched 38 raid points. He will be crucial for U Mumba against the Fortunegiants.

Sunil Kumar, Gujarat Fortunegiants

Gujarat skipper Sunil Kumar has earned 22 tackle points from 7 matches. Right cover Sunil had led his team’s defense from the front and is capable of taking down any raider.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at NSCI Indoor Stadium, Mumbai.

TV Broadcasting

Star Sports network will broadcast the match. hoststar.com will also broadcast the match online.

Squads

U Mumba

Fazel Atrachali, Dharmarajan Cheralathan, Abhishek Singh, Siddharth Desai, Vinod Kumar, Abofazl Maghsodloumahali, R Sriram, Rohit Baliyan, Hadi Tajik, Adinath Gavali, E Subash, Surinder Singh, Shiv Om, Gaurav Kumar, Mohit Balyan, Anil, Arjun Deshwal, Darshan Kadian, Rajaguru Subramanian

Gujarat Fortunegiants

Sunil Kumar, K Prapanjan, Parvesh Bhainswal, Ruturaj Koravi, Ajay Kumar, Dong Geon Lee, Hadi Oshtorak, Shubham Palkar, Amit Sharma, Dharmender, Sachin, Mahendra Rajput, Lalit Chaudhary, Vikram Chandola, Anil, Yashwant Bishnoi, Amit, C Kalai Arasan, Sachin Vittala, Rohit Gulia

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