Pro Kabaddi League – Season 5 MATCH 65 TELUGU TITANS VS PUNERI PALTAN
Match 65 of Pro Kabaddi League season 5, held on Sep 7, saw the Telugu Titans play against Puneri Paltan.
Puneri Paltan vanquishes the Titans
Deepak of Pune won the toss and chose their side on mat. The match kick started with Rahul Chaudhari’s unsuccessful raid, followed by Rajesh’s Successful raid. Pune dominated Titans with their defensive unit and inflicted first all-out of the match in the 6th minute on Titans without even conceding a single point to take 9-0 lead. Paltan once again handed their 2nd all-out of the match on Titans in the 10th minute to take a 18-0 lead. Titans picked up their first point of the match in the 11th minute after a self out by Paltan’s Girish. Titans made a comeback in the match after a four point raid by Elangeshwaran in 12th minute and it was a big boost for Titans, from then on Titans put on a stiff fight. Titans inflicted their first all-out of the match on Paltan in the 14th minute. Paltan went into break with 26-12 lead.
Amazing comeback by Titans, yet no win in sight
The second half started with empty raids by Mondal and Munish. Both the teams started to pick points on regular basis in the starting 5 minutes of the half. But Paltan inflicted another all-out on Titans in the 27th minute to make it 37-18. Everything changed in the last 10 minutes of the game, as Titans started to give back as good as they got. Mohsen and Rahul came up with super raids which helped Titans to get some valuable points, with the help of their defenders Titans inflicted an all-out on Paltan in the 36th minute to make it 40-30.With 2 minutes left in game Titans were trailing by just 4 points. But a super tackle on Rahul by Girish in the penultimate raid shattered the hopes for Titans. Puneri Paltan finally won the match by 42-37. Deepak top scored for Paltan with 9 points, while Girish managed 7 points in the match. Rahul top scored for Titans with 9 points.
Here are the match scores
|TEAM||RAID POINTS||TACKLE POINTS||ALL OUT POINTS||EXTRA POINTS||BEST RAIDER||BEST DEFENDER|
|TELUGU TITANS||20||10||4||3||RAHUL CHAUDHARI||SOMBVIR|
|PUNERI PALTAN||18||15||6||3||DEEPAK NIVAS HOODA||GIRISH ERNAK|
|BEST RAIDER OF THE MATCH||DEEPAK NIVAS HOODA|
|ZYADA KA FAYDA PLAYER OF THE MATCH||SANDEEP NARWAL|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH||DEEPAK NIVAS HOODA|
|MOMENT OF THE MATCH||GIRISH ERNAK|
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Telugu Titans and Puneri Paltan.
Titans tweet after the match
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) September 7, 2017
Tweet by Pro Kabaddi after match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 7, 2017
Paltan celebrating their victory
— Puneri Paltan (@PuneriPaltan) September 7, 2017