Dabang Delhi vs Bengal Warriors: Preview, Dream11 and TV Listing
The final of the 2019 Pro Kabaddi League would be held between Dabang Delhi and Bengal Warriors at the EKA Arena in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Notably, Delhi and Bengal finished first and second, respectively, on the points table, as they both look to claim their maiden title. While they are set for an intense match, we present the preview for this season finale.
Delhi and Bengal have defied odds to reach maiden final
As far as the performance of the two teams goes this season, it has been phenomenal. Both the teams are playing their maiden final of the league. While Naveen Kumar has headlined Delhi with his top raids so far, it has been Maninder Singh and Baldev Singh for Bengal, who have dominated with their raid and defense, respectively.
Delhi to rely on their raids
Considering Delhi, they would be heavily relying upon the services of Naveen, along with Chandran Ranjit. The latter too has been in a decent form this season. As for their defense, Ravinder Pahal would be their most reliable man, along with Joginder Narwal, Anil Kumar and Vishal Mane, with all the three being in sensational form.
Bengal to dominate through their all-round show
As for Bengal, they too would be depending on the services of their prime raider Maninder, along with Sukesh Hegde and Esmaeil Nabibaksh. Unfortunately, Maninder's injury makes him a doubtful starter. Meanwhile, defenders Rinku Narwal and Baldev, along with Jeeva Kumar, have immensely helped bolster Bengal's defense and would be relentless, come Saturday.
Here is the predicted starting seven
Dabang Delhi KC: Ravinder Pahal (D), Vijay (All-rounder), Vishal Mane (D), Naveen Kumar (R), Anil Kumar (D), Chandran Ranjit (R), Joginder Narwal (D). Bengal Warriors: Baldev Singh (D), Mohammed Nabibaksh (A), Mayur Shivtarkar (A), Maninder Singh / Sukesh Hegde (R), Jeeva Kumar (D), K Prapanjan (R), Rinku Narwal (D). Dream XI: Naveen, Sukesh, Vijay, Mayur, Ravinder, Rinku, Anil.
When, where and how to watch?
Match: Dabang Delhi Vs Bengal Warriors, PKL 2019 Final. Venue: EKA Arena, Ahmedabad. Time: 8:00 PM IST. Where to watch (TV): Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 1 Hindi and other regional languages channels of Star Sports (also available in HD). Where to watch (Online): Hotstar.