In the first match of Pro Kabaddi 2023, Gujarat Titans will take on Telugu Titans, led by Fazel Atrahcali and Pawan Sehrawat.
The wait is finally over as PKL 2023 gets underway on Saturday, with Gujarat Giants vs Telugu Titans as the first match in Ahmedabad. GG vs TT in Pro Kabaddi 2023 will be played under two new skippers, Fazel Atrachali for Gujarat, and Pawan Sehrawat for Titans. Under seasoned coach Ram Mehar Singh, Gujarat has a lot at stake, who first made it to the finals in 2017.
“The Pro Kabaddi is the best tournament in the world in Kabaddi, and this season the tournament goes back to the caravan format and I am delighted about that. I am very happy to be playing for the Gujarat Giants, who have plenty of very good young players in the squad, who have been performing well. This season will surely be a good one, our team is also quite well-balanced. And I will also learn Gujarati slowly also,” Fazel Atrachali said, on the eve of the Gujarat Giants vs Telugu Titans opening game.
“I am very happy to be teaming up with Ram Mehar Singh, because he is one of the best coaches in the game of Kabaddi, and I am excited about the PKL season. I have played for Gujarat earlier, and I know how well the team can do on their home ground,” the captain said.
Fazel went on to say, “We have a golden target, that is to end the tournament with the title which we haven’t won as yet. We have everything in our squad to play well, and we are ready for to battle the best teams.”
Confident Against Pawan Sehrawat at Home
Up against Pawan Sehrawat’s Telugu Titans at home, Fazel sounded confident of producing great results. “We can surely play well in our home stadium and we hope to see our fans come out and watch us play. Our fans are great and with their support we can surely do very well in the home leg,” the skipper signed off.