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U Mumba looks to end home leg on winning note against Gujarat Fortunegiants

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 2 August 2019, 17:27 IST

U Mumba will aim to bundle up their home leg in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 with a win over Gujarat Fortune giants when they meet this evening at Dome, NSCI, SVP Stadium in Mumbai. Gujarat Fortunegiants, are so far unbeaten this season and will look to add another win to their campaign.

Head-to-head: U Mumba 1 – 5 Gujarat Fortunegiants. 0 Ties.

U Mumba

Form guide:

Played: 5

Won: 2

Tied: 0

Lost: 3

Win rate: 40%

Best Raider: Abhishek Singh

Best Defender: Surinder Singh

With two wins and three defeats so far this season, it has been a middle of the road start to the campaign for U Mumba. Fazel Atrachali and co, will be looking to add some positive results to gather some momentum as the season propels. This fixture will be U Mumba’s last match in Mumbai and the team will be aiming to grab maximum points in front of their home crowd. U Mumba’s raiding unit comprising of Abhishek Singh, Rohit Baliyan and Arjun Deshwal will have to be at their best to score points against a solid Gujarat Fortunegiants defence, while Sundeep Narwal and Surinder Singh will look to keep things intact in defence.

Gujarat Fortunegiants

Form guide:

Played: 3

Won: 3

Tied: 0

Lost: 0

Win rate: 100%

Best Raider: Rohit Gulia

Best Defender: Parvesh Bhainswal

Gujarat Fortunegiants have been at their best so far this season, as they have won all their three games. A well-balanced team, Manpreet Singh led Fortunegiants carries significant threats both in offence as well as in defence. The defensive front, led by skipper Sunil Kumar, have been in brilliant form. Sumit and Pravesh Bhainswal, too, have stood out this season and have provided good support to their skipper. In More GB, Sachin Tnwar and Rohit Gulia, Fortunegiants have a very skillful raiding unit which can trouble any defence, but the key to their success has been their capability of working as a unit and contributing at crucial times.



First published: 2 August 2019, 17:27 IST