Pro Kabaddi League: Sachin steers UP Yoddha to easy win over Telugu Titans

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 13 August 2017

Ahmedabad: UP Yoddha kept their nerves until the dying minutes to defeat Telugu Titans 39-32 in an even battle of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here at the Trasstadia Arena on Saturday.

The Lucknow outfit kept calm till the very end with its skipper Nitin Tomar scoring a super 10 points through his successful raids to lead his side to a narrow seven points win.

Ahmedabad: UP Yoddha kept their nerves until the dying minutes to defeat Telugu Titans 39-32 in an even battle of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here at the Trasstadia Arena on Saturday.

The Lucknow outfit kept calm till the very end with its skipper Nitin Tomar scoring a super 10 points through his successful raids to lead his side to a narrow seven points win.

On the other hand, the Hyderabad outfit captain Rahul Chaudhari’s (12 points) effort from his 23 attempted raids ended in vain. Telugu Titans accumulated their initial points courtesy of successful raids from skipper Rahul Chaudhari and a single tackle point from Vishal Bhardwaj to take a 2-0 lead. Chaudhari continued to take charge of raiding and succeeded in giving his side a slender 11-7 lead clinching five points from two raids.

For U.P Yoddha, star raider Rishank Devadiga along side Rajesh Narwal and Nitesh Kumar pulled back crucial points in the initial minutes to keep the scoreboard tight with the opposition not letting them take the advantage.

Results
Match 1
UP Yoddha 39 (Nitin Tomar 10, Rishank Devadiga 6, Rajesh Narwal 5, Surender Singh 3) beat Telugu Titans 32 (Rahul Chaudhari 12, Rakshith 6, Vishal Bhardwaj 4).
Best Defender: Rajesh Narwal
(UP Yoddha)
Best Raider: Rahul Chaudhari
(Telugu Titans)
Match 2
Gujarat Fortunegiants 29 (Sachin 8, Sukesh Hegde 7, Sunil Kumar 3) beat Dabang Delhi KC 25 (Miraj Sheykh 8, Ravi Dalal 5).
Best Defender: Sunil Kumar  
(Gujarat Fortunegiants)
Best Raider: Sachin
(Gujarat Fortunegiants) 

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