So, here we are! After action over 137 matches since October 2018, we are one match away from finding the winner of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2018 season. This Saturday in Mumbai, it will be the last season runners-up Gujarat Fortunegiants taking on the 2015 edition runners-up Bengaluru Bulls for the glittering trophy.
Bengaluru Bulls Preview
Bengaluru booked their spot in the finals by defeating Gujarat 41-29 in the Qualifier 1. The Bulls are a raider-heavy side and will be led by their star raider Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (260 points). The experienced Rohit Kumar (170 points) is also in the ranks giving Bengaluru an edge.
Gujarat Fortunegiants Preview
Their task will be cut out against the strong defensive skills of Gujarat. The Fortunegiants overcame UP Yoddha 38-31 in the Qualifier II to book a rematch with the Bulls. Sachin Tanwar (194 points) averages 8.2 raid points per game this season and will be the best bet for Gujarat to take on the Bulls.
Head to head
The two teams have played each other thrice this season already. Both sides have won one game each and one ended as a tie. That is enough to say how close these two teams are stacked together!
Bengaluru Bulls are good in raids, while the Gujarat Fortunegiants are strong with their tackles. It will be a direct shootout between the raiding strength of the Bulls against the defensive might of the Fortunegiants.
Fantasy Players to Watch
Pawan Kumar Sherawat has been the success story of the season, not just for the Bulls but for the entire league. The star raider averages 10.83 raid points per game this season. He has 12 Super 10 performances in 23 matches. Have him in your side already!
Rohit Kumar has 170 points this season in 23 games. His presence adds strength to the Bulls. His calm demeanour gives the edge for Bengaluru, who will look to their captain to lead them from the front like he did in the qualifier!
Sachin Tanwar averages 8.2 raid points this season and is a key player for Gujarat. Even in the win against UP, he scored ten points. With the final expected to be a battle of the raiders, have Sachin in your fantasy XI to reap raid points!
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Bengaluru Bulls: 1 Pawan Kumar 2 Rohit Kumar 3 Mahender Singh 4 Ajay 5 Amit Sheoran 6 Ankit 7 Kashiling Adake
Gujarat Fortunegiants: 1 Sunil Kumar 2 Sachin Tanwar 3 Prapanjan 4 Rohit Gulia 5 Parvesh Bhainswal 6 Sachin Vittala 7 Hadi Oshtorak