Pro Kabaddi 2019, Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortunegiants Live Score: The Pro Kabaddi League 6 finalists Bengaluru Bulls and Gujarat Fortunegiants are taking on each other in the first match of Day 2 of PKL 2019 at Hyderabad. Bulls defeated Gujarat in the finals making a comeback after trailing by 7-points at the half-time. The Gujarat side will look avenge that loss by starting this season on a high. The defending champions Bengaluru got off to a winning start against the Telegu Titans in the first match of PKL 2019 and they will look to carry on the momentum.
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Gujarat Fortunegiants have won the toss and they will raid first.
The players make their way
The player of Bengaluru Bulls and Gujarat Fortunegiants enter the stadium to a rapturous welcome from the capacity crowd at the Gachibowli indoor stadium in Hyderabad.
The stars to watch out for
Pawan Sherawat, Bengaluru Bulls: Pawan Sehrawat was exceptional in PKL 6 and was the leading raid point scorer with 271 raid points. In addition he was remarkable in scoring Super Raids. He scored a total of 11 Super raids in PKL 6 and it was the most by any raider. Pawan was also very successful during the super tackle situations in PKL 6. He had a Raid SR of 96 and was 2 nd best among raiders who went for a minimum of 15 raids in Super tackle situations.
Sunil Kumar and Parvesh Bhainswal, Gujarat Fortunegiants: Sunil Kumar and Parvesh Bhainswal played a huge part in helping the team finish at the top of Zone A at the end of league stage in PKL 6. The team also had the most number of wins in PKL 6. Sunil and Parvesh had a very good win percentage in matches where they scored a minimum of 3 tackle Points in a match or a High 5.
Bengaluru Bulls: Vijay Kumar, Pawan Sherawat, Ashish Sagwan, Sumit Singh, Mahender Singh, Rohit Kumar, Amit Sheoran.
Gujarat Fortunegiants: Ruturaj Koravi, Vinod Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Sachin, Parvesh Bhainswal, Rohit Gulia, Pankaj
PKL 6 records
Bengaluru Bulls PKL 6 Record
13 wins, 7 losses, 2 ties (1 st in Zone B)
Champions of PKL 6
Won their first match in PKL 7 (34 – 32) against Patna Pirates
Gujarat Fortunegiants PKL 6 Record
17 wins, 3 losses, 2 ties (1 st in Zone A)
Runners up of PKL 6
Overall: Matches – 4| Bengaluru Bulls – 2 | Gujarat Fortunegiants – 1 | Tie – 1
Bengaluru have the upper hand over Gujarat in this H2H winning 2 of the 4 matches (1 Tie)
Bengaluru Bulls are one among the only two teams to have won more than once against Gujarat
Fortunegiants in PKL. Both their wins came when it mattered the most (Qualifier 1 and Finals).
The only game that Gujarat won against Bengaluru came in PKL 5 (the first meeting between both these sides)
All but one of the 4 matches between these two sides were close encounters (1 tie and 2 by a margin of 5 or less)
Last season Bengaluru Bulls and Gujarat Fortunegiants met 3 times and Bengaluru Bulls won twice and one resulted in a tie. Both the victories against Gujarat came in the playoffs (Qualifier 1 and the Final).
In the Final, Bengaluru Bulls were 9 – 16 down at half-time and made a comeback and won the title. Pawan was the key player in Gujarat’s loss as he scored 22 raid points out of which 18 raid points came in the 2 nd half.
Hello and welcome
Hi and a very warm welcome to the live coverage of the Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortunegiants Pro Kabaddi league match at Hyderabad. The defending champions Bulls got off to a winning start last night and they will look to continue the same against Fortunegiants tonight. It will be easier said than done though.