Tuesday, the 24th of October will see what will decide who makes it to the finals. The first Qualifier takes place with the clash of the toppers of each zone - Gujarat Fortune Giants and Bengal Warriors. They have been on top for a while and the winner of this match totally deserves the straight ride to the finals. The team that does not win will meet the winner of the other match today. In the second Qualifier.
The other match is between Pune and Patna. The winner of this match finds a place in the second Qualifier.
Gujarat - BengalGujarat 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
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
Gujarat probable seven - Sukesh Hegde,Chandran Ranjit, Sachin Tanwar,Fazel Atrachali,Sunil Kumar,Parvesh Bhainswal,Abozar Mohajermighani
Bengal Probable seven - Maninder Singh,Surjeet Singh ,Young Chang Ko,Deepak Narwal,Vinod Kumar,Shrikant Tewthia,Ran Singh
AR: Ran Singh
DF: Fazel Atrachali, Abozar Mighani
RA: Deepak Narwal, Jan Kun Lee, Sukesh Hegde, Sachin
The players I have selected above - seem like the obvious choice. Maninder Singh And Surjeet Singh would be my alternate to Jan Kun Lee and Sukesh Hegde.
Pune - Patna
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
Patna Pirates - Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas)Defenders – Vishal Mane, Sachin Shingade, Jaideep, Manish Kumar, Satish, Sandeep, Virender Singh
Raiders – Vijay, Monu Goyat, Pardeep Narwal, Md. Zakir Hossain, Vikas Jaglan, Vinod Kumar, Vishnu Uthaman, Jawahar
All Rounders – Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar
AR: Sandeep Narwal, Deepak Hooda
DF: Girish Maruti, Jaideep
RA: Monu Goyat, Pardeep Narwal, Vijay
Again, a very clear lineup. Course Id like Rajesh Mondal too. But I would have to make some changes then because of salary availability.
What do you think? Ready for the finals?
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 !!!