Bengal Warriors host Gujarat Fortunegiants in opening match of their home leg

Bangalore Warriors will want to begin their home leg in the Pro Kabaddi Season 7 with a win against the Gujarat FortuneGiants at thee Netaji Shubhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in the Kolkata on Saturday. The hosts currently occupy the fourth spot in the standings and will even be looking to bounce back from a loss in their last outing by beating the two times finalists for the second time this campaign. Gujarat FortuneGiants, on the other hand, seem to be rediscovering their early season form and have won two of their last three matches.

Match 78: Bengal Warriors vs. Gujarat Fortunegiants

Head-to-head: Bengal Warriors 1 – 2 Gujarat Fortunegiants. 1 Tie.

Bengal Warriors

Form guide:

Played: 12

Won: 6

Tied: 2

Lost: 4

Win rate: 50%

Best Raider: Maninder Singh

Best Defender: Rinku Narwal

Bengal Warriors somewhat struggled to score said raid points in their last match. Having got the better of opposing defenses for most of the season, Bengal Warriors raiding unit could not quite make their mark in the last match with the Mohammad Nabibakhsh finishing as their top raid points scorer after scoring four touches and two bonus points. That said, their raiders have delivered more often than not, and it would not come as much of aa surprise if Maninder Singh and K.Prapanjan were to produce another raiding clinic on Saturday. Moreover, Bengal Warriors will need to be on the top of their game on both ends of the mat to overcome the Gujarat FortuneGiants. Veteran Jeeva Kumar will be keen to move on from his past few outings and use his experience for the benefit of the team.

 Gujarat Fortunegiants

Form guide:

Played: 12

Won: 5

Tied: 0

Lost: 7

Win rate: 41.67%

Best Raider: Rohit Gulia

Best Defender: Sunil Kumar

Udit Agarwal

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