Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-45-JAIPUR PINK PANTHERS VS GUJARAT FORTUNE GIANTS
Match 45 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Nov 2, saw the Jaipur Pink Panthers play against Gujarat Fortune Giants.
A superb show by Gujarat in the second half gave them a 36-25 win over Jaipur at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Noida. Sunil Kumar top scored in the game with eight tackle points.
An Entertaining half
Anup Kumar started the proceedings of the game with an empty raid. Gujarat raced to an early 4-0 lead on courtesy of Sachin and Rohit. Jaipur scored their first point of the game with Mohit’s super tackle on Rohit. Jaipur took the lead for the first time in the game by scoring five straight points and reduced Gujarat to two men on the court. Gujarat regained their lead back in the sixth minute with Koravi’s super tackle on Anup. In the 14th minute, Sachin’s touch point reduced Jaipur to two men on the court with the scoreline reading 13-8 in favor of Gujarat. However, Jaipur reduced the deficit to just one point on courtesy of Young Chang’s two super tackle on Sachin and Mahendra Rajput. Finally, Gujarat headed into the break with a 14-13 lead.
Gujarat defense prevail over Jaipur
As the second half started, Gujarat inflicted an all-out on Jaipur with Sachin’s successful raid and took a 19-13 lead. However, Jaipur fought back by scoring five straight points and reduced Gujarat’s lead to two points on courtesy of Mohit and Nitin Rawal. In the 28th minute, Gujarat increased their lead to four points with Sunil’s super tackle on Anup Kumar. In the 33rd minute, Rohit’s touch point on Nitin reduced Jaipur to one player on the mat. In the next raid, Gujarat inflicted an all-out on Jaipur with Parvesh tackle on Hooda and took a 30-20 lead. Jaipur scored three points on a trot in order to get at least one point from the game, but Gujarat defense did not allow the as Koravi and Sunil scored two tackle points each in the end. Finally, Gujarat won the game with a 36-25 score line on courtesy of some sturdy defense.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Gujarat Fortune Giants.
Gujarat Fortune Giants tweet after the game
└📁 Defence better than Gujarat Fortune Giants
└⚠ This folder is empty
— Gujarat Fortune Giants (@Fortunegiants) November 2, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
Done and dusted!
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) November 2, 2018
Jaipur Pink Panthers tweet after the game
— Jaipur Pink Panthers (@JaipurPanthers) November 2, 2018