QuarterFinals LineUps | 38th AIMKC
The league stage is over. And the best teams have qualified for playoffs. Winners of QF#1 will face off winners of QF#2, and winners of QF#3 and QF#4 will face off each other in the semi-finals. Matches are scheduled to start at 12 noon.
Indian Navy led by all-rounder left-corner Rinku Narwal will face off against the might of Air Force starring Naveen Kumar and Sombir. Naveen has been unstoppable in this tournament scoring 59 points from 68 raids in just 5 matches. If his form continues in the quarters, then Indian Navy have an uphill task. Follow match here.
In the 2nd QF match Ordnance Factory will face UP Yoddha (junior squad) led by right corner Nitesh Kumar. Surender Gill will lead the raiding for Yoddhas (27 points from 38 raids). Ordnance Factory earlier edged out NER in a brilliant with young raiders Neeraj Narwal and Sushil Gulia performing well. UP Yoddha might just hold the edge in playing big matches. Follow match here.
In the 3rd QF, ONGC Sonepat will take on Yuva Paltan. ONGC Sonepat is coached by Manpreet Singh. ONGC Sonepat has an interesting balance of veterans Jasvir Singh, Rajesh Narwal, Joginder Narwal enabling future Kabaddi stars Meetu, Jaideep and Ankush Ashok. Yuva Paltan on the other is a young squad groomed by Coach Ravi Shetty as the future Puneri Paltan. ONGC definitely with the stronger raiding squad while Yuva Paltan hold the edge in the defense. Follow match here.
In the 4th QF, Haryana XI with its mighty defenders Amit Hooda and Mohit Chillar take on Deepak Niwas Hooda's Northern Railway. In the pre-quarters, Northern Railway brought in giant raider Siddharth Desai who went on a merciless rampage to score 14 points against NK academy. Follow match here.
The action is likely to be intense and not one match is worth missing.