Qualifier 1 - Gujarat Fortunegiants takes on Bengal Warriors

File Photo - Sugesh Hegde
Gaurav Saxena|24-Oct-2017 13:53

After 3 months of long hard fought season first finalist will be decided tonight when Gujarat faces Bengal in NSCI stadium Mumbai.

Both teams were group topper of their respective groups and it will be a cracker of a contest. Gujarat team looks rock solid and tonight they will start as favourites.

Gujarat main strength lies in Iran Corners Fazel Atrachali and Abozar Mighani. Both of them have been the best corners till now and it would be interesting to see how Bengal raiders break their defence. Gujarat raiding will be in safe hands of Sachin, Chandran Ranjit and Sugesh Hegde.

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This trio can challenge any defence and could bring vital points for the team.

Bengal team on the other hand started their journey in the league slowly but sooner find their way to top the league. Captain Surjeet has played an important role in bringing Bengal to this position.

Bengal raiding department is having players like Maninder Singh, Deepak Narwal and Korean star Jang Kun Lee. Defence of Bengal is also reliable with Likes of Surjeet, Shrikanth and Ran Singh in good form.

All-rounder Bhupender could prove handy in important fixture

Probable Starting 7

Gujarat Fortunegiants – 1) Fazel Atrachali 2) Abozar Mighani 3) Sunil Kumar 4) Parvesh Bhainswal 5) Sugesh Hegde 6) Sachin 7) Chandran Ranjit

Bengal Warriors – 1) Surjeet Singh 2) Ran Singh 3) Shrikant Tewathia 4) Young Chan Ko 5) Maninder Singh 6) Deepak Narwal 7) Vinod Kumar/Jang Kun Lee