Pro Kabaddi: Telugu Titans Beat Yoddha 34-29

SONEPAT: The Telugu Titans recorded their second consecutive win of Pro Kabaddi season 6 after defeating UP Yoddha 34-29 here on Saturday.

It was a total Titan effort with Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke exchanging raid points.

Abozar Mighani and Vishal Bhardwaj kept the UP Yoddha raiders silent for most of the match. Prashanth Kumar Rai scored 11 points for UP Yoddha but his efforts were in vain.

The Telugu Titans were leading 3-0 after three minutes while UP Yoddha opened with one point in the fourth minute. Rahul Chaudhari scored a point in the 10th minute to give the Titans an 8-7 lead.

Yoddha's attackers struggled to commit in the first half, while they trailed from 9 to 13 after 15 minutes. Rishank Devadiga had three points but did not receive much support from Shrikant Jadhav.

The Telugu Titans ended the first period by forcing a super tackle in the 20th minute to lead 18-13 to the break. Abozar Mighani set up a strong defensive system in the first half and scored four points.

Mighani was the strongest and strongest defender of the match, scoring points in attack at crucial moments.

The second half followed a pattern similar to that followed by the Telugu Titans for most of the first 10 minutes. Rishank Devadiga scored with a two-point run in the 26th minute while UP Yoddha led 16-21.

Less than three minutes from the back, UP Yoddha forced a super tackle and lost 25-30. Prashanth Kumar Rai came up with the brave moment of the match by doing the tackle that led to the super tackle.

For a moment, it seemed that UP Yoddha could make a comeback as they trailed four points to two minutes from the end.

However, Mighani made another crucial tackle in the 39th minute to give the Telugu Titans a 31-26 lead. Rahul Chaudhari made a super raid in the last seconds to win 34-29.

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