Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-34-GUJARAT FORTUNE GIANTS VS TAMIL THALAIVAS
Match 34 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Oct 26, saw the Gujarat Fortune Giants play against Tamil Thalaivas.
Gujarat came back strongly in the second half, which handed them a 36-25 victory over Thalaivas at the Patliputra complex in Pune. Sachin top scored in the game with 11 points, ably supported by Koravi and Bhainswal who shared eight tackle points between them.
Gujarat entered the break with a slender lead
Ajay started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid, on the other Sachin picked up the first point for his side with a bonus touch. Rajput and Ajay helped Gujarat to take an early 5-3 lead. However, Jasvir picked up a two-point raid and leveled the scores at five points each in the fifth minute. The early exchanges were closely fought with both teams exchanging points and were tied at 13 points each. Ajay and Sachin did the bulk of raiding for Gujarat, on the other hand, Thalaivas entirely relied on Ajay Thakur. Sachin’s two-point raid helped Gujarat lead at the stroke of halftime. Ajay and Thakur ended the half with a successful raid and Gujarat entered the break with a slender lead of two points.
Gujarat pick up a 11 point win over Thalaivas
As the second half started, Gujarat switched gears as they reduced Thalaivas to three men on the court with the help of Koravi and Sachin. In the 25th minute, Gujarat inflicted an all-out on Thalaivas with Surjeet’s unsuccessful raid. Thalaivas forged a comeback as they sent Sachin and Sunil to the bench and reduced the deficit to nine points in the 30th minute. However, Sachin and Gujarat defenders did not allow any momentum to shift as they kept chipping in points regularly. Gujarat consistently sent Ajay of the mat in the second half, maintained the lead, and allowed Thalaivas raiders to commit a mistake. Bhainswal ended the game with a tackle on Atul and Gujarat won the game by 36-25.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Gujarat Fortune Giants and Tamil Thalaivas.
Gujarat Fortune Giants tweet after the game
— Gujarat Fortune Giants (@Fortunegiants) October 26, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
Giant victories are a given when it’s the @Fortunegiants in question! 💪
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 26, 2018
Tamil Thalaivas tweet after the game
— Tamil Thalaivas (@tamilthalaivas) October 26, 2018