Dabang Delhi vs Gujarat Fortunegiants Match Prediction: Who will win today's Pro Kabaddi 2017 match?
What can the out-of-sorts Dabang Delhi come up with, against the in-form Gujarat Fortunegiants?
In Match No. 106 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5, Dabang Delhi will lock horns against the Gujarat Fortunegiants at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai.
Previously when these two teams have clashed earlier in the season, the Gujarat Fortunegiants have come out on top against the Dabangs and will thus be eager to maintain the record and notch up another win tonight.
Dabang Delhi are coming into this clash on the back of a loss against the Telugu Titans while the Gujarat team will be high on confidence post their last win against the defending champions Patna Pirates.
Dabang Delhi have quite evidently struggled so far in the season and even had a dismal home leg wherein they did not manage to register even a single win. Hence, the team will be hoping to turn the tables in their favour in this fixture.
The Delhi attack is spearheaded by the Iranian duo of Meraj Sheykh and Abolfazl Maghsoudlou along with Rohit Baliyan, who plays in the capacity of the third raider. However, it is the defence that has lacked some sheen, with the coach trying out various player combinations but none of them have been particularly successful so far. Satpal has been a bright spark in the recent matches but lacks effective support from others in the likes of Sunil, Vishal and even Swapnil Shinde to a certain extent.
Gujarat Fortunegiants, on the other hand, have been in stellar form with most of their players, even those on the bench, playing to their potential when given a chance midway through the match.
The starting seven comprises of a trio of raiders led by captain Sukesh Hegde and Sachin alongside either Chandran Ranjit, Rohit Gulia or Mahendra Rajput, all of whom have been contributing to the scoreline in a good measure.
The defence is primarily unchanged since the start of the season with the Iranian duo of Fazel Atrachali and Abozar Mighani manning either corner on the mat and displaying some lethal tackles against the best of the raiders. They are assisted by the Indian cover duo of Sunil and Parvesh Bhainswal, who have been quite impressive with their combination tackles and body blocks.
Dabang Delhi vs Gujarat Fortunegiants match prediction
If one has to call the match, it would be in favour of the Gujarat Fortunegiants, given the kind of form that they have been in as compared to Dabang Delhi who can be adjudged as the easier teams to beat this season.