We need to improve our defensive skills, says Gujarat Giants coach Ram Mehar Singh. PKL: We need to improve our defensive skills, says Gujarat Giants manager Ram Meher Singh

Digital desk, Bangalore. VIVO’s Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 saw another exciting day as two matches ended in a draw at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru on Saturday. Three-time champions Patna Pirates drew 34-34 with Puneri Paltan while Gujarat Giants finished the match 31-31 with Tamil Thalaivas.

Speaking of their match, Gujarat Giants head coach Ram Mehar Singh said, “It was an up and down game. Our attackers and defenders performed well in the match. However, I feel we could have won the match if our defensive unit would have played a little better.We need to improve our defensive skills.

Gujarat Giants raider Rohit Kumar was brought in as a substitute, but did not raid. When asked about the same, the head coach said: Rohit is good at taking the ankle in the corner and that is why we brought him in during the match. He will also attack in the future. Well played by Narendra of Tamil Thalaivas.

On October 10, U Mumba will take on UP Warriors while Dabang Delhi KC will take on Gujarat Giants. After losing 27-41 to Dabang Delhi KC in their opening match of the tournament, U Mumba will be looking to bounce back when they take on UP Warriors. Raiders Ashish and Guman Singh will try to take their game to the next level. However, UP Yoddha’s Pradeep Narwal and Surendra Gill have been in fine form.

Meanwhile, defending champions Dabang Delhi KC will mainly focus on continuing their good form when they take on Gujarat in the second match on Monday. Meanwhile, the Giants are hoping their captain, Chandran Ranjith, will lead from the front and put on a stellar show against Delhi.

Source: IANS

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