Preview: The Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Kochi will play host to Eliminator 2 between Dabang Delhi KC and Bengal Warriors on Sunday. A brilliant home leg was the cornerstone of Dabang Delhi KC's third-place finish in the Zone A standings that got them their first ever Playoffs appearance, while solid performances throughout the season helped Bengal Warriors finish second in the Zone B standings.
Dabang Delhi KC have been led in Season 6 by their young raiders with rookie Naveen Kumar taking charge, leading them to their first ever Pro Kabaddi Playoffs. Their young duo of Naveen and Chandran Ranjit scored 299 of their 439 raid points, accounting for 68.10% of the team’s total raid points. Over the course of their campaign, Dabang Delhi KC managed 361 successful raids, the third-most in the league. Boasting of a few veterans in defence, Dabang Delhi KC returned with the best home record among all teams, finishing with five wins and a tie in their six matches. With coach Krishan Kumar Hooda having identified Naveen and Meraj Sheykh as their key players in the Playoffs, Dabang Delhi K.C. will lean on them to get the bulk of their points against an experienced Bengal Warriors defence.
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Updated Date: Jan 07, 2019 19:00:03 IST