Telugu Titans will clash with Gujarat Fortunegiants and Patna Pirates will clash with Puneri Paltan on the opening day of the Pro Kabaddi League 2018 Season VI, scheduled to start at the Rajiv Gandhi (Port) Indoor Stadium, here on Friday.
On Thursday, announcing this at a media conference, CEO of Telugu Titans Pavan Kumar and its manager Trinadh Reddy expressed that the league became from strength to strength in the quality of competition, gameplay and player performances. There were some extraordinary performances by newcomers in the Telugu Titans team like captain Vishal Bharadwaj and seasoned player Rahul Chaudhari, who was the first player to achieve 700 points.
Mr Pavan Kumar expressed that support from the home fans in Visakhapatnam would be a confidence booster for the Telugu Titans team and supports in its success.
Replying to queries, Mr Vishal attributed the losses in the last matches to ‘some mistakes’ but added there would be no changes in the team. Mr Trinadh Reddy expressed that based on player fitness and the composition of the opposition team, a choice would be taken on the change of players.
He answered another query Neelesh was rested for the last two matches as he needed some rest and to use senior and experienced players in the home match.
The match will be telecast live on Star Sports Network, which includes the FTA channel, Star Sports First, Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD in English and on Star Maa Gold, Star Sports 1 Telugu and Hotstar in Telugu, from 8 p.m. on Friday.
Sale of tickets
Tickets will be available at the following outlets: box office counter at the stadium, beside gate No.1, Fresh Choice bakery at CBM Compound, Asilametta, Gluttons Garage, beside Aqua Sports complex, Pandurangapuram Beach Road, Four Seasons Bakery outlets on Sampath Vinayaka temple road, near Asilametta junction, and beside SBI at Old Gajuwaka junction.