The home side, Gujarat will go up against Mumbai in a Zone A match at the Transstadia Arena tonight at 9 PM.
Gujarat capitulated to their second loss of the season as they went down 26-29 against Delhi in their last match. While they were incredible in defense with 12 tackle points all because of the High 5 by Parvesh Bhainswal (6 tackle points), their below average raiding prompted their defeat last night. The Gujarat raiders could simply manage 13 raid points. Their issues still hold on without a help raider to assist Sachin, who has been the only player against the defense since the start of the season. The amazing actuality is the absence of K Prapanjan, who has been an impressive disclosure in the past seasons. Giving Prapanjan a reliable run could lessen the duties on Sachin and additionally give Gujarat an additional opportunity in raiding.
Mumbai is emerging out after an extensive 14 points win against the Tamils. While their raiders could manage just 14 raid points, it was their defense which got them through with an astounding 17 tackle points. While Vinod Kumar and Fazel Atrachali, both, got a High-5, Surender Singh and Rohit Rana contributed with 3 tackle points each. The Mumbai side looks all set and might have discovered the offset it requires with the incorporation of Darshan Kadian and Vinod Kumar into the side.
The last time the opposite sides confronted each other was in Match 57 of the current season where Gujarat ended up as the winner with a 2 points win.
Tentative 7 players aligned for each team
Gujarat Team: (Captain) Sunil Kumar, Rohit Gulia, Sachin Tanwar, Ruturaj Koravi, K. Prapanjan/Dong Geon Lee, Sachin Vittala, Parvesh Bhainswal
Mumbai Team: (Captain) Fazel Atrachali, Rohit Rana, Darshan Kadian, Siddharth Desai, Surender Singh, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Vinod Kumar
Dong Geon Lee and Siddharth Desai
Desai will be expected to be back with his overwhelming play tonight against Gujarat. Dong Geon Lee will be hoped to show a performance similar to what he displayed against Delhi with his Super 10.
Fazel Atrachali, Surender Singh and Ruturaj Koravi
Fazel and Surender have paired well to create Mumbai’s strong defense. Their pairing against Gujarat will be expected to pile up stress on their opponents. For Gujarat, Koravi will play the lead role of a defender in tonight’s match.
Rohit Gulia and Vinod Kumar
Rohit Gulia with his superb raiding and defending actions will be hoped to get his team, victory in tonight’s match. Vinod’s presence in the team as an all-rounder will play a crucial role for the Mumbaikars and he would be expected to deliver a confident performance tonight.
Match Prediction – Gujarat vs Mumbai
Gujarat will definitely strive to beat Mumbai once gain in tonight’s match.