Pro Kabaddi League 2018 as it happened, Tamil Thalaivas vs Telugu Titans: Titans beat Thalaivas 33-28
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Pro Kabaddi League 2018 as it happened, Tamil Thalaivas vs Telugu Titans: Titans beat Thalaivas 33-28

Telugu Titans continued their winning run against Tamil Thalaivas as they ran out 33-28 winners in the southern derby.

By HT Correspondent | Oct 09, 2018 23:11 IST

Tamil Thalaivas succumbed to their second successive defeat in a row as they lost to Telugu Titans 28-33 on the third day of the Pro Kabaddi tournament at the packed Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Tuesday. Playing their first game of the sixth season, Telugu Titans rode on star raider Rahul Chaudhuri’s nine raid points and Iranian Mohsen Maghsoudlou’s all round effort (three raid points, four tackle points) to down Tamil Thalaivas.

22:30 hrs IST

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22:25 hrs IST

Telugu Titans win

Telugu Titans have won their first match of the tournament 33-28 against Tamil Thalaivas. They also continue their unbeaten run against the Thalaivas. Poor from Thalivas who lose their second match in a row.

22:19 hrs IST

Chhillar and Jasvir weak links??

Some questionable decisions by Manjeet and Jasvir have handed the initiative back to Titans. Kudos to Titans for targeting the weaklinks of Thalaivas.

22:15 hrs IST

Couple of points for Thalaivas

A couple of points for Thalaivas have reduced the deficit and the gap is now down to four points. jasvir Singh with a point after a scorpion kick.

22:11 hrs IST

Telugu Titans keeping the lead

As much as Thalaivas try to cut the deficit, Titans are able to extend it on every occasion. Rahul Chaudhari is the big reason for Titans’ dominance.

22:07 hrs IST

Points needed by Thalaivas

Telugu Titans lead by five points with 8 minutes to go!!! Tamil Thalaivas need points and in a hurry to get back in this game, or they will go down again today.

22:03 hrs IST

MS Athul with an unsuccessful raid!!

Mohsen Maghsoudlou brilliant with an ankle lock and MS Athul is trapped. The decision is reviewed but is unsuccessful!! 22-17 to Telugu Titans.

21:58 hrs IST

Green Card

Green card for Manjeet chhillar. That’s now one a piece for both teams. Salunke on the other hand keeps earning points for his team.

21:54 hrs IST

Successful Raids from both sides

Successful raids from Nilesh Salunke and Ajay Thakur mean a point for both sides and the score moves to 19-13 in the favour of Telugu Titans.

21:46 hrs IST

Half time

Half Time and it’s Telugu Titans all the way. They lead 17- 11, Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke have been their best players!! Ajay Thakur the best for Thalaivas.

21:44 hrs IST

Thalaivas all out

Thalaivas all out and Telugu Titans open a big lead in the first half. 17-9 they lead.

21:42 IST

Almost for Manjeet

Manjeet Chhillar had a poor game Yesterday and to be honest it hasn’t been the best of days for him today either.

21:37 hrs IST

Mohsen Maghsoudlou key!!

Mohsen Maghsoudlou will be the key for Titans. He is an allrounder and not just a raider. scores level 9-9.

21:36 hrs IST

Green card

Vishal Bhardwaj, Telugu Titans’ captain is given a green card for stepping out of the court.

21:33 hrs IST

Ajay Thakur leading by example

As expected Ajay Thakur has begun very well and has earned points for his team!

21:29 hrs IST

Scores level

Scores level after Tamil Thalaivas had pulled ahead in the initial minutes. Nilesh Salunke gets Titans level.

21:25 hrs IST

MS Athul with the first point

MS Athul gets Thalaivas on the board with a successful raid.

21:19 hrs IST

Tired Thalaivas?

This is Thalaivas’ third match in three days. As for Titans it’s their first match of the tournament.

21:11 hrs IST

Hello and Welcome

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