Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-115-PATNA PIRATES VS UP YODDHA
Match 115 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Dec 16, saw the UP Yoddha play against Patna Pirates.
An all-around performance from Yoddha gave them a comfortable victory 47-31 at Tau Devilal Indoor Stadium Complex in Panchkula. Prashanth Kumar returned with super 10 ably supported by Azad Singh who took eight raid points and Sachin picked up a High 5
Azad’s super raid gave Yoddha a 5-point lead at the break
Pardeep Narwal and Prashanth Kumar Rai started the proceedings of the game with an empty raid. Patna took an early 4-0 lead through Manjeet’s successful raids. However, Yoddha leveled the scores at four points each on courtesy of Shrikant touch point followed up by Prashanth’s successful raid points. In the fifth minute, Jadhav’s two-point raid reduced Patna to three men on the mat. However, Patna took the lead through Vikas super tackle on Sachin Kumar followed up by Vikas successful raid in the do-or-die raid. In the 13th minute, Yoddha inflicted an all-out on Patna on courtesy of Prashanth’s two successive two-point raids to take a 15-10 lead. After returning to the mat Manjeet’s super raid reduced Yoddha to three men on the court. In the last minute of the half Pardeep’s touch point followed up by a successful tackle on Prashanth reduced Yoddha to a single player on the mat. However, Azad’s brilliant super raid in the next raid avoided an all-out for Yoddha and helped them to take a 22-17 lead before the break.
Prashanth’s super 10 helps Yoddha to overcome Patna Pirates
As the second half-started Azad’s two successive raids followed up by Sachin’s tackle on Pardeep reduced Patna to a single player on the mat. In the 22nd minute, Yoddha inflicted another all-out on Patna with Manjeet’s unsuccessful raid to take a 29-18 lead. In the next four minutes, Yoddha managed to reduce Patna to three players on the mat with the help of Jadhav’s two-point raid. In the next minute, Yoddha inflicted third all-out on Patna with Jadhav’s two-point raid to take a 38-21 lead. In the next minute, Prashanth completed his super 10 with a touch point. From then Patna kept on chipping some quick points, but the star raiders of Yoddha helped their team to keep their lead intact with some successful raids. In the last minute of the game, Manjeet completed his super 10 with a touch on Sachin before Prashanth’s ankle hold on Tushar. In the end, Yoddha picked up a convincing victory to keep their playoffs hope alive.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between UP Yoddha and Patna Pirates.
UP Yoddha tweet after the game
FULL-TIME! WHAT. A. GAME.
— UP YODDHA (@UpYoddha) December 16, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
Making the right moves when it mattered the most! 💪
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) December 16, 2018
Patna Pirates tweet after the game
— Patna Pirates (@PatnaPirates) December 16, 2018