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U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls look to register back-to-back wins.

We witnessed three closely contested matches on Friday. Day 14 of vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 also offers Triple Panga at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday night. U Mumba will take on Bengaluru Bulls, Jaipur Pink Panthers will square off against Telugu Titans and Haryana Steelers will face Gujarat Giants in the last game.

Here are our previews for Day 14.

Match 33: U Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls

U Mumba won their last game against Haryana Steelers and have three wins and two losses so far. Surinder Singh and Co. are currently positioned in sixth position on the points table and will look to continue the winning momentum. Guman Singh has been the most threatening raider for U Mumba with 37 raid points and will look to improve his numbers. Jai Bhagwan and Ashish will want to step up and take the responsibility as well with the two raiders scoring 23 and 20 raid points respectively. Skipper Surinder Singh and Rinku have been key for U Mumba in defence as they have scored 14 tackle points each this season. Harendra Kumar and Kiran Magar have scored six tackle points each and will look to up their game. 

Bengaluru Bulls, on the other hand, will be high on confidence as they head into this game after a win against Tamil Thalaivas in the last match. With three wins and two losses, Bengaluru Bulls are placed in fifth position in the standings. Bharat has been their best raider with 45 raid points in Season 9. He has been supported well by Vikash Kandola who has scored 42 raid points. Neeraj Narwal has scored 14 raid points and will also be expected to help Bharat and Kandola in attack and enhance their game. Saurabh Nandal has been the chief of defence for the Bulls with 15 tackle points and has been assisted well by Aman and Mahender Singh with 12 and 10 respectively.

U Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls head-to-head

U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls have faced each other in 16 matches. Out of these, U Mumba have won 12 matches while Bengaluru Bulls have won four matches.

Match 34: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Telugu Titans

Jaipur Pink Panthers have shown brilliant form to make it four wins in a row after losing their first game in the league. Arjun Deshwal has been a reliable force for the Panthers in attack with 53 raid points. There has been a lack of support in the raiding department and he would expect V Ajith Kumar, Bhavani Rajput and Rahul Chaudhari to contribute more often to have a solid attack unit. In defence, captain Sunil Kumar is playing his part and has been their most trusted defender with 19 tackle points. He has been complemented well by Ankush who has scored 16 tackle points. Abhishek KS and Sahul Kumar have scored seven tackle points apiece and will be hoping to deliver on a consistent basis.

Telugu Titans, on the other hand, are placed at the bottom of the points table with one win and four losses. Vinay has scored 29 raid points for the Titans and is their top-scorer. Seasoned campaigners like Siddharth Desai and Monu Goyat have chipped in with 27 and 22 raid points respectively. Telugu Titans’ defence has got some work to do and will be eying to come up with a combined effort. Surjeet Singh has been the top defender for Telugu Titans with 10 tackle points. Vishal Bhardwaj and Parvesh Bhainswal who have scored 6 tackle points each will also look to add more value to the Telugu Titans’ defence.

Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Telugu Titans head-to-head

Jaipur Pink Panthers and Telugu Titans have faced each other on 15 occasions. Jaipur Pink Panthers have won six games while Telugu Titans have won eight games. One match ended in a tie.

Match 35: Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat Giants

Haryana Steelers head into this game after suffering a close defeat against U Mumba. Joginder Narwal’s side have two wins and three losses and are placed in the ninth position on the points table. Manjeet has been the best raider for the Steelers with 39 raid points. Meetu has been a helping hand for Manjeet with 29 raid points and will be aiming to score on a regular basis. In defence, Mohit Nandal and Jaideep Dahiya have been a force to reckon with as they have scored 14 and 12 tackle points respectively. Nitin Rawal has been the third-best defender for the team with nine tackle points.

On the other hand, Gujarat Giants will go into this game after a big win against U.P. Yoddhas. It has been a roller coaster ride for them this season as they have two wins and two losses along with a tie. With 60 raid points, Rakesh has been the go-to man for the Giants in the attack. Their captain, Chandran Ranjit has scored 31 raid points and will look to lead from the front after a good performance last time around. All-rounder, Parteek Dhaiya has also chipped in with 15 raid points. In defence, Sourav Gulia has impressed with his defensive skills and has contributed with 13 tackle points, while Arkam Shaikh and Shankar Gadai have amassed 9 and 8 tackle points for Gujarat Giants respectively.

Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat Giants head-to-head

Haryana Steelers and Gujarat Giants have met on 10 occasions. Out of which, Haryana Steelers have won six matches whereas Gujarat Giants have won three matches. One game finished in a tie.

vivo PKL Schedule for October 22, Saturday 7:30 PM onwards

Match 33: U Mumba vs Bengaluru Bulls

Match 34: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Telugu Titans

Match 35: Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat Giants

Where to watch vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 LIVE?

Catch all the LIVE action from vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 on the Star Sports Network and LIVE streaming on Disney+Hotstar.