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Editor’s Pick (PKL)

Bengaluru Bulls - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Defenders –  Ravinder Pahal, Sachin Kumar, Navjot Singh, Pradeep Narwal, Kuldeep Singh, Mahender Singh
Raiders – Rohit Kumar, Ajay Kumar, Sumit Singh, Harish Naik, Sinotharan Kanesharajah, Gurvinder Singh, Rohit, Sunil Jaipal
All Rounders – Sanjay Shrestha, Ashish Kumar, Ankit Sangwan, Amit, Preetam Chhillar
Puneri Paltan - Squad strength: 15 (13 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Defenders – Dharamraj Cheralathan, Girish Ernak, Md. Ziaur Rehman
Raiders –  Rajesh Mondal, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Umesh Mhatre, Akshay Jadhav, More GB, Suresh Kumar, Deepak Niwas Hooda
All Rounders – Takamitsu Kono, Sandeep Narwal, Ravi Kumar, Ajay, Narender Hooda

Interzone match between Bengaluru Bulls and Puneri Paltan. Bengaluru stands with 24 points whereas Pune has 31 points. Both teams are standing low in their respective zones. The thing with interzonal matches is all about scoring now. When the matches are played within the zone, it is also about overtaking the other team. Makes sense?

AR: Deepak Hooda
DF: Mahender Singh, Girish Maruti
RA: More GB, Ajay Kumar, Rohit Kumar, Rajesh Mondal

Players like Rohit Kumar have done exceedingly well. Rajesh Mondal and Girish are consistent with their performance as well. There is no one on my team you could have a problem with.

The other match is between Haryana and Hyderabad
Haryana Steelers - Squad strength: 22 (20 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Defenders – Mohit Chhillar, Neeraj Kumar, Vikash, Surender Nada, Mahender Singh Dhaka, Jeeva Gopal, Rakesh S. Kumar, Neeral Kumar, Babu M, Raju Lal Choudhary
Raiders – Sonu Narwal, Khomsan Thongkham, Deepak Kumar, Surjeet Singh, Prashant K Rai, Deepak Dahiya, Wazir Singh, Vikash Khandola, Ashish Chhokar
All Rounders –  David Mosambayi, Mayur Shivtarkar, Deepak Rathee, Parmod Narwal, Kuldeep Singh
Telugu Titans - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Defenders – Rohit Rana, Farhad Rahimi, Vinod Kumar, Amit Singh Chhillar, Sombir
Raiders – Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Athul MS, Rahul Chaudhari, Vikas Kumar, Vikas (Services), Nilesh Salunke, Munish, Vinoth Kumar, Munish, Vikrant, Ankit Malik
All Rounders – Rakesh Kumar, Vishal Bharadwaj, Elangeshwaran R

My original pick is Vishal, Farhad, Nada, Rahul, Wazzir and Vikash. With a salary of ten, I cannot quite get anyone on my team. So time to take out the most expensive - Wazir.

AR: Vishal Bharadwaj
DF: Mohit Chhillar, Surendar Nada, Farhad Milaghardan
RA: Mohsen Maghsoudiou, Vikash Khandola, Rahul Chaudhari

What do you think?
Indu

P.S. Please note that the above-expressed opinions are purely the Editor’s. We do not take responsibility, nor can we guarantee the performance of the players. All the best !!!

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