Gujarat Giants has looked good in its recent matches and has eight wins, 11 losses and a tie in Season 9. Parteek Dahiya and Rakesh have been the team’s main raiders with 149 and 131 raid points respectively. Chandran Ranjit (94 raid points) and Mahendra Rajput (54 raid points) have also contributed to the Giants in the attack. As far as their defence goes, Arkam Shaikh and Sourav Gulia have been the top tacklers for the team with 36 and 35 tackle points respectively while Rinku Narwal has amassed 30 tackle points.
Meanwhile, Telugu Titans has had an underwhelming season as it has secured two wins and suffered 18 losses. Siddharth Desai has been their best player with 142 raid points. The Titans have also got the likes of Abhishek Singh, Vinay, Adarsh T and Monu Goyat in attack but none of them has managed to get going consistently in the ongoing campaign. Defensively, the duo of Vishal Bhardwaj and Parvesh Bhainswal have been their best performers having scored 44 and 43 tackle points respectively. Ankit has been the team’s next best defender with 23 tackle points.
PKL 9, week – 8; raiding form, team performance and the race to the knockouts – we’ve discussed it all in our weekly Pro Kabaddi League live stream. Check out the full stream below:
HEAD TO HEAD
Played: 7 | Gujarat Giants: 6 | Telugu Titans: 1 | Tied: 0
PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR
Gujarat Giants: Shankar Gadai
Telugu Titans: K Hanumanthur
Raiders: Dong Geon Lee, Chandran Ranjit, Pardeep Kumar, Rakesh, Mahendra Ganesh Rajput, Rohit Kumar, Purna Singh, Sawin, Sonu, Gaurav Chhikara, Parteek Dhaiya, Sohit, Sonu Singh, Mohammad Ghorbani
Defenders: Rinku Narwal, Sandeep Kandola, Baldev Singh, Ujjval Singh, Kapil, Sourav Gulia, Manuj, Vijay Thangadurai,
All-Rounders: Shankar Gadai, Arkam Shaikh, Rohan Singh, Parteek Dhaiya
Raiders: Abhishek Singh, Monu Goyat, Siddharth Sirish Desai, Rajnish, Ankit Beniwal, Vinay.
Defenders: Surjeet Singh, Parvesh Bhainswal, Vishal Bhardwaj, Adarsh T, Ravinder Pahal, Vijay Kumar, Mohit, Mohit Pahal. Muhammed Shihas S, Palla Ramakrishna, Prince D, Ankit, Nitin.
All-Rounders: Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari, K Hanumanthu, Hamid Mirzaei Nader, Ravinder.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Gujarat Gitans vs Telugu Titans Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Tuesday, December 6.