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Pro Kabaddi League 2018: Tamil Thalaivas beat Telugu Titans 31-25

Manjeet Chhillar had a brilliant game in defence as he scored seven points and was ably supported by Ajay Thakur who chipped in with 7 raid points.

pro kabaddi league Updated: Nov 26, 2018 22:25 IST
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Tamil Thalaivas beat Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League 2018.(PKL )

Manjeet Chhillar shone bright as Tamil Thalaivas notched up a 31-25 win over Telugu Titans in a Pro Kabaddi League encounter in Pune on Monday.

Manjeet Chhillar had a brilliant game in defence as he scored seven points and was ably supported by Ajay Thakur who chipped in with 7 raid points.

Rahul Chaudhari scored six points for Titans but didn’t get enough support.

Ajay and Rahul got their respective teams up and running with a raid point in the first minute. Chaudhari got two more raid points to give Telugu Titans 3-2 lead after three minutes.

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Sukesh Hegde then came up with a super raid in the 10th minute to level the match at 8-8 for Tamil Thalaivas.

Tamil Thalaivas ramped up the pressure with an all out in the 13th minute, extending their lead to 13-9. At the end of the first half they led 18-11 as Telugu Titans faded away after a strong start.

Rahul revived Telugu Titans with two more successful raids as they trailed 15-19 after 23 minutes.

Tami Thalaivas forced a super tackle in 24th minute to lead 22-15. Tamil Thalaivas kept the Titans raiders under control in the second half to wrap up a comfortable win.

First Published: Nov 26, 2018 22:25 IST