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Match 90 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Nov 30, saw the Patna Pirates play against Tamil Thalaivas.

Thakur and Pardeep star as Patna and Thalaivas played out an entertaining 35-35 draw at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi. Thakur top scored in the game with 16 raid points ably supported by Manjeet in defence with four tackle points. Pardeep top-scored for Patna with 11 raid points.

An Entertaining Half

Pardeep Narwal and Ajay Thakur started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid. Ajay’s two-point raid helped Thalaivas to take an early 6-3 lead over Patna. However, Patna leveled the scores at six points each on courtesy of Deepak’s two successful raids followed up by a tackle on Sukesh. Pardeep’s two points in two raids reduced Thalaivas to three men on the mat. In the 14th minute, Patna inflicted an all-out on Thalaivas with Pradap’s unsuccessful raid and took a 13-8 lead. However, after reassembling to the mat Thalaivas reduced the deficit to two points on courtesy of Ajay’s three straight raid points followed up by a strong tackle on Pardeep by Manjeet in the do-or-die raid. Thalaivas ended the half with a powerful dash on Deepak and Patna entered the break with a 16-14 lead.

Both the sides shared the spoils from the game

As the second half started Ajay’s successful raid reduced Patna to three players on the mat. In the next minute, Thalaivas inflicted an all-out on Patna with Ajay’s two-point raid and leveled the scores at 19 points each who completed his super 10 in the process. Thalaivas opened up a 5-point lead after Manjeet tackle on Pardeep followed up by Sukesh two-point raid. However, Patna reduced Thalaivas to three men on the court with Ajay’s unsuccessful raid and brought down the deficit to one point. Pradap’s super tackle on Manjeet gave Thalaivas a 25-22 lead. In the 30th minute, Thalaivas increased their lead to five points with Manjeet Chhillar super tackle on Manjeet. In the 34th minute, Patna inflicted an all-out on Thalaivas on courtesy of Pardeep’s two straight raid points and took a 30-29 lead. In the 38th minute, Pardeep completed his super 10 with a two-point raid, but Thakur picked a two-point raid on his own to give his side a 35-34 lead with a raid left in the game. Pardeep successful touch on Manjeet followed up by Ajay’s empty raid made the match to end in a draw.

Here are the match scores



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