U.P. Yoddhas, owned by the GMR Group, take on Bengaluru Bulls in match 119 of Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Sunday, December 4.
The Yoddhas need a win to confirm their place in the PKL 9 playoffs and are coming off a narrow 38-28 win against U Mumba. Bengaluru Bulls, on other hand, lost to Jaipur Pink Panthers 25-45.
Players to watch out for - U.P. Yoddhas
Since taking up the captaincy role, Pardeep Narwal has been at the forefront of the Yoddhas' march towards the PKL9 playoffs. The record breaker has tallied 198 raid points this term and is poised for a commanding performance on Sunday
Ashu Singh and Sumit will look to deny Bengaluru Bulls' raiders from claiming easy points.
Players to watch out for - Bengaluru Bulls
Bharat has been Bengaluru Bulls' go-to man in PKL 9, scoring 229 raid points. He will look to keep the Yoddhas' defence on their toes on Sunday.
Saurabh Nandal, meanwhile, will lead the defensive line against the formidable duo of Pardeep Narwal and Surender Gill.
U.P. Yoddhas vs Bengaluru Bulls | Head-to-Head
U.P. Yoddhas and Bengaluru Bulls have faced each other 12 times, with the latter leading the head-to-head with seven wins. The Yoddhas, on the flip side, have claimed five victories.
In the reverse fixture of PKL 9, U.P. Yoddhas beat Bengaluru Bulls 44-37.
U.P. Yoddhas: W, W, W, W, L
Bengaluru Bulls: L, W, L, L, W