Odisha Juggernauts will lock horns against Rajasthan Warriors in the 17th match of the ongoing Ultimate Kho Kho League at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Thursday. Odisha Juggernauts have played consistently as they have won four out of the five matches in the tournament.
On the other hand, Rajasthan Warriors haven’t been able to come up with a collective show as they have lost of their five matches and look in all sorts of trouble at the bottom of the points table.
Odisha Juggernauts is currently at second place in the standings with 12 points. The Juggernauts won their previous match against Chennai Quick Guns on Wednesday by 10 points (51-41). Milind Chavrekar scored nine points as an attacker for the team while Subhasis Santra spent 1:18 minutes on the mat as a defender.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Warriors continued their dismal show on Wednesday as they lost their last game against Mumbai Khiladis by 14 points.
Dipesh Vijay More and Milind Dilip Chavarekar will collectively lead Odisha Juggernauts whereas Akshay Prashant Ganpule and Majahar Kalandar Jamadar will collectively lead Rajasthan Warriors.
Match Prediction: There is no doubt that Odisha Juggernauts will enter this contest as favorites against Rajasthan Warriors.
Odisha Juggernauts squad:
Category A: Gowtham MK, Dilip Khandavi, Vishal, Jagannatha Murmu
Category B: Aditya Sunil Kudale, Nilesh Ananda Jadhav, Suraj Shital Lande
Category C: Dipesh Vijay More, Subhasis Santra, Mahesha.p, Avinash Shivaji Desai, Lipun Mukhi, Dinesh Naik S, Arjun Singh, Suresh Kumar, Thugana Vinod Kumar, Shiv Kumar Sen
Category D: Milind Dilip Chavarekar, Manoj Narayan Ghotekar, Darshanapu Sathish, Gurjinder Singh, Swayam Satyaprakash Parija, Mukesh Prajapat.
Rajasthan Warriors squad:
Category A: Abhijit Patil, Dilrajsing Sengar, Sushant Dattatray
Category B: Akshay Prashant Ganpule, Hrushikesh Vijay Murchavade, Sourabh Shivaji Adavkar, Suresh Shamrao Sawant
Category C: Majahar Kalandar Jamadar, Mohammed Taseen, Shailesh Mahadev Sankapal, Govind Yadav, Sk. Murtaja Ali, Bharat Kumar Pradhan, Nikhil .b, Yalla Satish, Jithin B, Konjengbam Dhananjoy Singh
Category D: Sushant Sanjay Kaldhone, Atla Siva Nagi Reddy, Tapan Pal, Mahesh M, Biswajit Das, Ashwani Ranjan, Mukesh Maurya, Bhuneshwar Sahu.