Dharamraj Cheralathan-led Haryana Steelers will square off against their skipper's former franchise, Telugu Titans in the 47th match of the VIVO Pro Kabaddi 2019. The Titans had defeated the north Indian franchise the last time these two teams met in the Pro Kabaddi League. However, the Steelers have the momentum by their side heading into this clash.
With victories over Patna Pirates, Bengaluru Bulls, and U.P. Yoddha in their last three matches, Haryana Steelers have registered 21 points in 7 matches while the Telugu Titans have just 13 points in 8 games.
The Titans need to turn things around as fast as possible and with a win and a tie in their last two games, it seems like the Abozar Mighani-led franchise is finally finding its mojo back.
With both the teams hungry for a win, this match promises to entertain the fans. Here's how the two teams may line up for this exciting match -
Vikash Kandola will once again have the responsibility of leading the team's raiding attack while he will have the back of the fit-again Prashanth Kumar Rai and Vinay in the raiding department.
The quartet of Sunil, Dharamraj Cheralathan, Ravi Kumar and Vikas Kale should be able to retain their places in the team's defensive unit based on their good performance against U.P. Yoddha.
The Desai brothers, Suraj and Siddharth will lead the raiding department of Telugu Titans with the support of all-rounder, Farhad Milghardan.
The team's defence will constitute of corner defenders, Abozar Mighani and Vishal Bharadwaj along with the experienced C. Arun and Amit Kumar.
Predicted Playing Sevens
Haryana Steelers: Dharamraj Cheralathan (C), Vikas Kandola, Vinay, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Sunil, Vikas Kale, and Ravi Kumar.
Telugu Titans: Abozar Mighani (C), Suraj Desai, Siddharth Desai, Farhad Milghardan, Vishal Bharadwaj, C. Arun, and Amit Kumar.Published 18 Aug 2019, 09:00 IST