Gujarat Giants face Bengaluru Bulls in match 54 of Pro Kabaddi Season 8 at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield in Bengaluru on Friday. Both sides are coming off a win in their respective previous fixtures.
In their last match, Gujarat Giants snapped a six-match winless streak this season to record a thumping 40-22 win over Telugu Titans. All-rounder Rakesh Sungroya was the lead raider with 16 raid points while Parvesh Bainswal was the top defender with a high 5 to his name. Mahendra Rajput scored six points in the match including a tackle point.
Meanwhile, Bengaluru Bulls registered a 39-point win over Dabang Delhi K.C. on Wednesday, to record the second-biggest margin of victory in Pro Kabaddi. Pawan Sehrawat scored 27 raid points for the Season 6 champions and was ably supported by Saurabh Nandal’s four tackle points.
With two wins, four losses and two ties, Gujarat Giants are placed in the bottom half of the standings with 20 points. Their opponents Bengaluru find themselves at the second spot with six wins from eight outings this season.
Rakesh Sungroya has been the top raider for Gujarat Giants in Pro Kabaddi Season 8 with 63 raid points in eight matches. While Parvesh Bhainswal has been the lead defender with 18 tackle points.
For Bengaluru Bulls, Pawan Sehrawat has been the best raider with 122 raid points in nine matches including six super 10s. He is currently second on the list of top raiders of the tournament this year. Amongst the defenders, Saurabh Nandal has 23 tackle points in nine matches.
Gujarat Giants vs Bengaluru Bulls head-to-head record
Gujarat Giants and Bengaluru Bulls have played each other six times in the Pro Kabaddi League with Gujarat winning three, Bengaluru winning two with one match ending in a tie.
The last match between the two sides in Pro Kabaddi Season 7 was won by Gujarat Giants 32-23.
Where to watch Gujarat Giants vs Bengaluru Bulls live?
Live telecast of the Gujarat Giants vs Bengaluru Bulls Pro Kabaddi Season 8 match will be broadcast on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD. The Hindi telecast will be on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the Gujarat Giants vs Bengaluru Bulls match will be on Disney+ Hotstar.