High on confidence, full of spirit, our UP Yoddha are all set to face Dabang Delhi K.C. as their next hurdle to proceed to Qualifier. The match will take place at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium, Kochi on Monday.
A Quick Look
Our defense is our key, and so is the case with Dabang Delhi – which makes the match a close contest of powers. Both teams have recovered from string of defeats and will now be hungry to claim their ticket to the final. Our Yoddha are currently in a brilliant form, going without a defeat in seven matches and they would be determined to carry on with similar intensity.
Ravinder Pahal will be the most crucial player to watch out for in the Dabang defense. Though ‘The Hawk’ has been one of the most experienced and dependable players for Delhi, he has not been at his consistent best this season – which is something Yoddha can build upon. With him at right corner and Vishal Mane at right cover, our left-raiders Shrikant and Prashanth will have some big challenges on their way to raid points. For right-raider Rishank, captain Joginder Narwal and Viraj Vishnu Landge will pose danger. However, our raiders have been in a good form, which will make them confident to face the tough opponents.
A player who has attracted the ProKabaddi followers with his gameplay is Meraj Shaikh. Though he did not play full-time in the previous eliminator, he will surely put his best foot forward in tomorrow’s crucial fixture. Along with him, our potent team of Nitesh, Narender, Jeeva and Sachin will have to tackle in-form Naveen Kumar and Chandran Ranjit. However, Nitesh being the most successful defender of ProKabaddi 2018, the advantage lies with us.
Story So Far
Dabang Delhi defeated Bengal Warriors to proceed to Eliminator 3 while we reached the same beating U Mumba in our previous game.
UP Yoddha 2 - 0 Dabang Delhi