Telugu Titans and Bengaluru Bulls to face-off in the Southern Derby tonight

On day 5 of Vizag leg, two matches will be held. Haryana Steelers will be up against the Gujarat Fortunegiants. In the second match home team Telugu Titans will be pitted against the Bengaluru Bulls in the southern derby.

Team Analysis

Telugu Titans

Telugu Titans are at the third position and have lost their previous encounter against UP Yoddha. The raiding duo of Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke has been phenomenal. Defense of Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Abozar Mohajermighani, Anil Kumar and skipper Vishal Bhardwaj looked like balanced.

Bengaluru Bulls

Zone B table-toppers Bengaluru Bulls lost their previous match. It was a close battle against Dabang Delhi K.C. As far as the raiding department is concerned skipper Rohit Kumar, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat and Kashiling Adake have performed very well. But the defense of Mahender Singh, Raju Lal Choudhary, Ashish Sangwan, and Amit Sheoran has looked fragile in past few matches.

Key Battle

Vishal Bhardwaj VS Rohit Kumar

Telugu Titans skipper Vishal Bhardwaj who has been very successful in the league with his ankle holds and dashes has grabbed 47 tackle points from 13 matches. He will face opposition captain Rohit Kumar. Rohit has 122 raid points from 17 matches. This captain’s rivalry will be interesting.

Key Players

Abozar Mohajermighani, Telugu Titans

One of the strong pillar of Telugu Titan’s defense Abozar Mohajermighani has 43 tackle points from 16 matches. It will be entertaining to watch out how does he fare in this tie against the raid dominant Bengaluru Bulls.

Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Bengaluru Bulls

Bengaluru Bull’s top raider Pawan Kumar Sehrawat has clinched 177 raid points in 17 matches. Pawan Kumar has been a crucial part of Bengaluru’s raiding highs as he has been an in-form raider right since the beginning of the season.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Vizag.

TV Broadcasting

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


Telugu Titans

Rahul Chaudhari, Abozar Mohajermighani, Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Rakesh Singh Kumar, C Manoj Kumar, Sanket Chavan, Mahender Reddy, Nilesh Salunke, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Vishal Bhardwaj, Rakshith, Sombir, Kamal Singh, Ankit Beniwal, Anand, Rajnish, Anuj Kumar, Armaan

Bengaluru Bulls

Rohit Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Mahender Singh, Kashiling Adake, Jasmer Gulia, Raju Lal Choudhary, Ashish Kumar, Dong Ju Hong, Gyung Tae Kim, Sandeep, Jawahar Vivek K, Mahesh Magdum, Mahendra Singh Dhaka, Nitesh BR, Anil, Anand V, Rohit, Harish Naik, Amit Sheoran, Sumit Singh Mithin Kumar