The two consistent teams of the inaugural edition of Ultimate Kho Kho League 2022 – Gujarat Giants and Telugu Yoddhas – will face each other in the 18th match of the tournament at the Shiv Shree Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Thursday.
Telugu Yoddhas is currently at the top of the points table with four wins in five matches. The Yoddhas have a total of 12 points under their bag and they have come up with a collective show.
Telugu Yoddhas bested Mumbai Khiladis by 12 points on Tuesday in their previous match of the season.
On the other hand, Gujarat Giants have won three out of their five matches so far in the tournament. The Giants lost their previous match against Chennai Quick Guns by two points and they will look to return back to winning ways.
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.