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Editor's Pick (PKL)

We are at the fag end of what has been a really really long series. A good fun series. The teams who have made it to the next round have worked very hard to get to the top. That does not mean the other teams did not. This is a very tiring game indeed, both physically and mentally. Some teams have played back to back matches as well.
As of now, Gujarat and Pune are definitely in. They meet today. So it is just a game of who is better. Telugu Titans is out. Bengal warriors is on top and in. Honestly, two very irrelevant matches. But we can still play and hope to win, yes?


The final two matches of this round are between Telugu - Bengal and Pune - Gujarat.
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
Bengal Warriors - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Defenders –  Young Chang Ko, Ameares Mondal, Sandeep Malik, Surjeet Singh, Virender  Singh, Rahul Kumar, Shashank Wankhede
Raiders – Jang Kun Lee, Maninder Singh, Deepak Narwal, Vinod Kumar, Virender Wazir Singh, Kuldeep, Anil Kumar
All Rounders –  Bhupender Singh, Shrikant Tewthia, Ran Singh, Ravindra Kumavat, Vikash


My lineup
AR: Ran Singh, Vishal Bharadwaj
DF: Sombir
RA: Jang Kun Lee, Rahul Chaudhari, Nilesh Salunke, Maninder Singh


The second match
Pune and Haryana - second and third - have the same points. This won't make that big a difference as both teams look to be through but it might make a difference as to whom they meet in the next round.
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
Gujarat Fortune Giants - Squad strength: 18 (15 Indian, 3 Overseas)
Defenders – Abozar Mighani, C Kalai Arasan, Fazel Atrachali, Vikas Kale, Manoj Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Sunil Kumar
Raiders –  Sukesh Hegde, Mahendra Rajput, Sachin, Amit Rathi, Dange Sultan, Pawan Kumar, Rakesh Narwal, Chandran Ranjit
All Rounders – Seong Ryeol Kim, Mahipal Narwal, Rohit Gulia


My lineup
AR: Sandeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda
DF: Girish Maruti Ernak, Abozar Mighani, Fazel Atrachali
RA: Sachin, Sukesh Hegde


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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