UP Yoddha will look to tamper Gujarat’s winning mode

Day three of Ahmedabad will be a treat with some exciting matches for Kabaddi fans. Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on Bengaluru Bulls. Later on home team Gujarat Fortunegiants will face the challenge of UP Yoddha.

Team Analysis:

Gujarat Fortunegiants

Gujarat Fortunegiants played a tie against Bengaluru Bulls yesterday. They are still unbeaten at their home. Sachin displayed his skills yesterday with a Super 10. Ajay Kumar, Rohit Gulia supported him very well. Their Skipper Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Rututraj Koravi, and Sachin Vitthala have formed the deadliest combination of defense which can tackle any raider. They are the third team with most average tackle points.

UP Yoddha

UP Yoddha will desperately search for a win. They were not successful in winning a single match at their home ground. They also lost their match against Jaipur Pink Panthers. Tonight’s match will be a crucial tie for them to get back in momentum. Raiding trio of Rishank Devadiga, Prashanth Kumar Rai and Shrikant Jadhav have showcased their skills. Nitesh Kumar and Sachin Kumar’s defensive skills have sent many talented and experienced raiders on the bench.


Gujarat Fortunegiants 0 – 0 U.P. Yoddha. 1 tie


Key Battle

Sachin VS Nitesh Kumar

Sachin who is Gujarat’s strike raider has continued his last season’s brilliant form in this season as well. He has picked 73 raid points in 9 games. His raiding heroics has helped Gujarat so many times. He will face UP’s right corner Nitesh Kumar who ranks second in defender’s list. He has grabbed 49 tackle points from 14 matches. This rivalry will be one of the deciding factors of today’s match result.

Key Players

Sunil Kumar, Gujarat Fortunegiants

Gujarat Fortunegiants skipper Sunil Kumar has established himself as one of the best right covers in PKL. He has scored 31 tackle points from 10 matches.

Rishank Devadiga, UP Yoddha

UP Yoddha captain Rishank Devadiga looked back in form in recent games. Till now he has 71 raid points from 13 matches. He will be crucial for UP Yoddha.

Match Timing

The match will be held at 9 pm (IST) at The Arena By Transstadia, Ahmedabad

TV Broadcasting

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


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

UP Yoddha 

Rishank Devadiga, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Jeeva Kumar, Shrikant Jadhav, Sachin Kumar, Seaong Ryeol Kim, Suleiman Kabir, Narender, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Amit, Bhanu Tomar, Pankaj, Nitesh Kumar, Azad Singh, Nitin Mavi, Vishav Chaudhary, Akram Shaikh, Sagar Krishna