The hosts Bengal Warriors will look to pick up their second victory at home as they take on U Mumba in the fifth day of Kolkata leg in Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Stadium, Kolkata part of Pro Kabaddi 2019.
Maninder Singh and Sukesh Hegde have picked up 5 points apiece while Arjun Deshwal has starred for U Mumba with 9 points to his name. U Mumba have made a good comeback to erase a massive deficit and will be hoping to put up a spirited performance in the second half in their quest for a win.
Bengal Warriors will be hoping to solidify the 2nd spot in the points table tonight with a win while a victory for U Mumba will take them to the 4th spot in the standings.
Maninder Singh has led the offense of Bengal Warriors from the front with 114 raid points in 14 matches thus far. K Prapanjan has been a valuable support raider for the side with 86 raid points while Esmaeil Nabibakhsh scored a brilliant 5-point raid against Puneri Paltan that scripted their first victory of Kolkata leg.
Abhishek Singh is the top scorer for U Mumba's offense with 73 raid points in 12 matches. Arjun Deshwal scored nine raid points last night against Telugu Titans as he led his side to a comfortable 41-27 win against the Titans. Athul MS could essay his role as the third raider and contribute with some crucial points tonight.
On the defence front, Baldev Singh has 41 tackle points in 14 matches played so far while Rinku Narwal has 38 tackle points to his name. They have remained as a dependable corner defense for the team. Jeeva Kumar and Mayur Shivtarkar will yet again contribute as the cover defenders for the team.
Fazel Atrachali has 46 tackle points in 14 matches for U Mumba. Sandeep Narwal has 37 tackle points for the side. Both of them have emerged as a rock-solid corner duo with the aid of Surinder Singh and Harendra Kumar in the cover defense who will look to improve their numbers.
Can Bengal Warriors register their 2nd victory at home? Or will U Mumba avenge their previous loss against Bengal?
Head To Head Record
Bengal Warriors: 3
U Mumba: 10
Previous Meeting in Season 7: Bengal Warriors defeated U Mumba (32-30).
Time and Date: 8:30 PM IST (11th September 2019)
Venue: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium, Kolkata
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Published 11 Sep 2019, 20:00 IST