GUJ vs DEL, Pro Kabaddi League 2023: Dream11 Prediction, Player stats & Fantasy Tips – Match 53

GUJ vs DEL Pro Kabaddi League 2023: The Pro Kabaddi League roars into the new year with a mouthwatering clash on Tuesday, 02 January 2024, as the Gujarat Giants take on Dabang Delhi KC at the Noida Indoor Stadium. Both teams come into this encounter with contrasting fortunes, setting the stage for a thrilling battle for supremacy.

GUJ vs DEL (Gujarat Giants vs Dabang Delhi) Match Details

MatchGujarat Giants vs Dabang Delhi
LeaguePro Kabaddi League
DateTuesday, 2nd January 2024
Time08:00 PM (IST) – 02:30 PM (GMT)

Gujarat Giants: Chasing Redemption After a Patchy Run

The Giants, last year’s finalists are at the top of the table. The likes of Rakesh and Mahendra Rajput, known for their explosive raiding, will be eager to rediscover their touch and lead the charge against Delhi. The defensive unit, marshalled by Sunil Kumar, needs to tighten its grip and prevent the Dabang raiders from wreaking havoc.

Dabang Delhi KC: Riding High on Momentum

Delhi, on the other hand, is brimming with confidence after a string of impressive victories. Naveen, the league’s leading scorer, has been unstoppable, his audacious raids leaving opponents with no answers. The defensive duo of Manjeet Chhillar and Amit Tomar has formed an impenetrable wall, frustrating even the most skilled raiders. Delhi’s captain, Vikas Kandola, will be keen to maintain his team’s winning momentum and solidify their position in the top half of the table.

GUJ vs DEL Head-to-Head:

The head-to-head record between Gujarat Giants and Dabang Delhi is quite close, with both teams winning an equal number of matches in their encounters. Here’s a breakdown:


  • Matches Played: 12
  • Gujarat Giants Wins: 5
  • Dabang Delhi Wins: 5
  • Ties: 2

Recent form:

  • Last 3 Matches: Dabang Delhi has won the last 3 encounters.
  • Last Match: Dabang Delhi won 50-47 in Pro Kabaddi Season 9, Match 53 on November 25, 2022.

Top Performers:

  • Gujarat Giants: Rakesh Sungroya (top raider, 84 raid points in PKL Season 8), Parvesh Bhainswal (best defender, 25 tackle points in PKL Season 8).
  • Dabang Delhi: Naveen Kumar (best raider, 135 raid points in PKL Season 8), Manjeet Chhillar (leading defender, 22 tackle points in PKL Season 8).

GUJ vs DEL Live Telecast

The match will be live on Star Sports/Hotstar.

POINTS TABLE – Pro Kabaddi League

#TeamPlayedWonLostTieNRPDPointsRecent Forms
1Gujarat Giants963002333WWWLL
2Puneri Paltan761009031WWWWL
3Jaipur Pink Panthers842201628TWWWL
4U Mumba752002526WWWWL
5Haryana Steelers85300-1626LWLWW
6Dabang Delhi843101725WTWLW
7Bengaluru Bulls104600-3725WLWLW
8Patna Pirates844001222WLWLL
9Bengal Warriors93420-2022LLLTL
10UP Yoddha93510620LWLLT
11Tamil Thalaivas92700-4113LLLLL
12Telugu Titans81700-758LLWLL

GUJ vs DEL Probable Starting 7:

Gujarat Giants

1.Ravi-Kumar, 2. Fazel Atrachali, 3. Sombir, 4. Balaji-D, 5. Rohit Gulia, 6. Rakesh Sangroya, 7. Parteek Dahiya

Dabang Delhi

1.Yogesh, 2. Ashish, 3. Ashu Malik, 4. Vikrant, 5. Mohit, 6. Manjeet-II, 7. Meetu Mehender Sharma

GUJ vs DEL Key Players:

Grand League Picks:

GUJ – Fazel Atrachali – 605 points, Sombir – 558 points
DEL – Ashu Malik – 609 points, Ashish – 490 points

Small League Picks:

GUJ – Balaji-D – 59 points, Ravi-Kumar – 134 points
DEL – Meetu Mehender Sharma – 102 points, Vikrant – 144 points

GUJ vs DEL Dream11 Fantasy Team:

DEFENDERSFazel Atrachali, Ashish
ALL – ROUNDERBalaji-D, Ashu Malik, Ravi-Kumar
RAIDERSMeetu Mehender Sharma, Sombir

Captain: Sombir  I Vice-Captain: Meetu Mehender Sharma

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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