Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-6- TAMIL THALAIVAS VS TELUGU TITANS
Match 6 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Oct 9, saw the Tamil Thalaivas play against Telugu Titans.
Titans picked up their first win of the season by defeating the hosts comprehensively by 33-28 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai. Rahul and Ajay top scored for their respective teams with nine raid points and Amit Hooda picked up the first high five of this season.
Iranian players gets Titans ahead
Jasvir and Rahul started the proceedings of the game with an empty raid. Atul and Manjeet gave the hosts an early two-point lead. However, Titans leveled the score by 2-2 in the fourth minute with Nilesh and Rahul’s successful raid. Both the teams were neck on the neck as they kept on picking points in the do-or-die raid. However, after the introduction of Mohsen things started to change as he picked points in both defence as well as offence. Titans with the help of Mohsen inflicted an all-out in the 18th minute on hosts to open up a 7-point lead. Ajay’s two successful raids helped his team to reduce the deficit to 6 points at the halftime.
Titans wins the first southern derby of PKL Season 6
As the second half started, Thalaivas reduced the deficit to 5 points with the help of Hooda and Thakur. However, Vishal and Abozar at the corners kept Thalaivas raiders on the check and on the other hand, Rahul kept on picking points with his successful raids to pet pressure on hosts. Both sides started to pick points later, but the lead taken by Titans in the first half helped them to have an advantage over the hosts in the last 5 minutes of the game. Hooda reached his high-five in the last minute of the game with a super tackle on Rahul. However, his efforts were not enough for the hosts as Titans defeated them by 33-28 in the first southern derby of this season.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Tamil Thalaivas and Telugu Titans.
Titans tweet after the game
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) October 9, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
They came, they raided, they won! 🙌
@Telugu_Titans, led by Rahul Chaudhari’s heroics, made it a #TitansTuesday to remember & registered yet another win over @tamilthalaivas tonight! #VivoProKabaddi #CHEvHYD pic.twitter.com/WGlpoOLcqQ
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 9, 2018
Thalaivas tweet after the game
— Tamil Thalaivas (@tamilthalaivas) October 9, 2018