Arch-rivals Gujarat Fortune Giants and Patna Pirates lock horns in the inaugural day of Greater Noida leg at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida as a part of Pro Kabaddi 2019.
Both Gujarat Fortune Giants and Patna Pirates have got knocked out of the playoffs' race as they will be playing for pride tonight to end their campaign on a positive note.
Rohit Gulia has been the top scorer in Gujarat's offense with 118 raid points in 20 matches. In the absence of regular lead raider Sachin Tanwar, Sonu Jaglan has been in decent form with a Super-10 in his recent encounter. GB More could come in as the dependable all-rounder of the team.
'Record-breaker' Pardeep Narwal has 251 raid points in 20 matches for Patna Pirates. He has led the offense single-handedly throughout the tournament. Jang Kun Lee has provided him decent support in the few outings. Esmaeil Maghsoudlu will look to keep up with a strong performance tonight.
Parvesh Bhainswal has scored 48 tackle points in 20 matches thus far. While the return of regular skipper Sunil Kumar remains doubtful, Amit and Vinod Kumar could aid the defense. Ruturaj Koravi and Pankaj will look to improve their numbers from the corner defense.
Neeraj Kumar has scored 51 tackle points in 20 matches for Patna Pirates. Jaideep will have to reduce his advance tackles while Vikas Jaglan and Hadi Oshtorak will be hoping for a consistent performance tonight.
Will Gujarat Fortune Giants win over Patna Pirates for the second time? Or will Patna Pirates avenge their previous losses against Gujarat?
Head To Head Record
Gujarat Fortune Giants: 5
Patna Pirates: 1
Previous Meeting in Season 7: Gujarat Fortune Giants defeated Patna Pirates (29-26).
Time: 08:30 PM IST (5th October 2019)
Venue: Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida
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