Gujarat Giants will face Telugu Yoddhas in the second qualifier of the ongoing Ultimate Kho Kho League 2022 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Saturday.
The Giants lost the first qualifier against Odisha Juggernauts by 14 points whereas Telugu Yoddhas qualified for the second qualifier after beating Chennai Quick Guns by 18 points in the Eliminator contest.
Gujarat Giants had won seven matches out of the 10 they played in the league stage while Telugu Yoddhas had won six games.
When these two teams met earlier in the season, Gujarat Giants won the first contest by three points while Telugu Yoddhas won the second game by a huge margin of 67 points.
Both of these teams were consistent in the league stage and they will look to bring their best in the all-important contest.
Prajwal KH will lead Telugu Yoddhas while Ranjan Sridhar Shetty will lead Gujarat Giants.
Match Prediction: Telugu Yoddhas might enter the contest as favorites against Gujarat Giants.
Telugu Yoddhas squad
Category A: Pratik Waikar, Rohan Shingade, Sudarshan, Arun SA.
Category B: Arun Ashok Gunki, Deepak Vitthal Madhav, Avdhut Bharat Patil, Prajwal K H.
Category C: Adarsh Dattatray Mohite, Prasad Vaibhav Radye, Subramani V, Anukul Sarkar, Gavara Venkatesh, Thokchom Sadananda Meitei, P Hemachandran, Dhruv.
Category D: Sachin Bhargo, Dhanush K C, Aditya Das, Sinam Rokeson Singh, Pittu Bala Sambi Reddy, Bojjam Ranjith.
Gujarat Giants squad:
Category A: Ranjan Shetty, Pothireddy Sivareddy, Mareppa
Category B: Aditya Sunil Kudale, Nilesh Ananda Jadhav, Suraj Shital Lande
Category C: Abhinandan Mahadev Patil, Akshay Sandip Bhangare, Sagar Subhash Lengare, Monoj Sarkar, Dhiraj Vinod Bhave, S. Kavin Raj, Vinayak Sadashiv Pokarde, Bhat Hakmaji Govind, Chinmoy Nandi, Shubham Motiramji Jambhale, S Sarathkumar, Ajay Kumar Mandra
Category D: Aniket Bhagawan Pote, Nilesh Sarjerao Patil, Saleem Khan, Debendra Nath, Praful Raju Bhange.