Gujarat Giants play Telugu Titans in match 105 of Pro Kabaddi Season 8 at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
Gujarat Giants went down 31-36 against Jaipur Pink Panthers in their previous fixture on Monday. Trailing by 10 points in the second half, Sunil Kumar and Co. put up a brave effort to reduce the deficit to under five but failed to seal the match in the final few minutes. Rakesh Narwal was the top scorer for the team with eight points including two tackle points while Parvesh Bhainswal ended with four tackle points.
Meanwhile, Telugu Titans tied 32-32 against Bengal Warriors in their last encounter. Ankit Beniwal scored eight raid points Akash Choudhary and Sandeep Kandola scored three tackle points each.
Rakesh Sungroya has been the best raider for Gujarat Giants this season with 93 raid points in 16 outings including three super 10s. He scored 16 raid points the last time two sides clashed earlier this season.
Amongst the defenders, Parvesh Bhainswal tops the charts for Gujarat Giants with 42 tackle points in 17 outings. He has seven super tackles to his name this season, the most by any player in PKL 8. Parvesh also managed to score a high 5 the last time Gujarat Giants played Telugu Titans in Season 8.
Gujarat Giants have scored 19 super tackles this season, the second-most by any team. They have a super tackle rate of more than one per match. Meanwhile, Telugu Titans are amongst the bottom four teams.
The Titans, who have struggled to win matches this season, have conceded an all out on 23 instances in 17 matches, the second-most by any side in Pro Kabaddi Season 8. On the other hand, Gujarat Giants have conceded at an average of just over one per game.
Rajnish has been the top raider for Telugu Titans with 80 raid points in 10 outings whereas Sandeep Kandola has been their best defender with 41 tackle points.
Gujarat Giants are ninth in the PKL standings with 44 points in 17 matches. Telugu Titans, meanwhile, are last with 26 points, having won just one match so far this season.
The top six teams at the end of the league stage will qualify for the Pro Kabaddi playoffs.
Gujarat Giants vs Telugu Titans head-to-head record
Gujarat Giants and Telugu Titans have played each other five times in the Pro Kabaddi League with Gujarat Giants winning four of them.
Gujarat Giants’ 40-22 win over Telugu Titans earlier this season is so far their biggest margin of win in PKL season 8.
Where to watch Gujarat Giants vs Telugu Titans live?
Live telecast of the Gujarat Giants vs Telugu Titans 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 Telugu Titans match will be on Disney+ Hotstar.