Professional Kabaddi League 2018 | Match 71



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19 Nov 2018, 06:24 IST

Sachin in action. [Picture Courtesy:]
Sachin in motion. [Picture Courtesy:]

Coming from eight wins within the present tonight, Gujarat Fortune Giants in one more match on their dwelling floor would have wished to maintain the ball rolling of their favour. However with Three losses to their identify, UP Yoddhas had been determined to show their fortunes. This may be a cracker of a match to look at certainly. Will UP Yoddhas be capable of defeat the Fortune Giants at their dwelling turf in Gujarat?

Enjoying 7:

Gujarat Fortune Giants – Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Sachin, Dong Geon Lee, Ruturaj Koravi, Sachin Vittala, Ok. Prapanjan.

UP Yoddha – Shrikant Jadhav, Nitesh Kumar, Jeeva kumar, Azad Singh, Narender, Rishank Devadiga, Sachin Kumar.

Substitutes used:

Rohit Gulia, Mahendra Rajput and Shubham Palkar from Gujarat Fortune Giants. Bhanu Pratap Tomar and Vishal Chaudhary from UP Yoddha.


Toss gained by UP Yoddha and so they selected the court docket.

5 minutes into the sport and the Gujarat Fortune Giants had all weapons blazing with again to again profitable raids by Sachin and tackles by Parvesh Bhainswal, taking the rating to 7-Three of their favour. The Giants tackled Rishank Devadiga leaving solely 2 males on the court docket from the opposing facet. Don Geon Lee, within the very subsequent raid, took a contact level on Sachin Kumar and with the final man standing, Vishal Chaudhary getting tackled, UP Yoddha noticed the first all-out of the night time inside the first 9 minutes of the sport. Rating, 12-4.

After the Yoddhas returned from their 1st all-out, Rishank Devadiga was tackled but once more with a sprain in his left ankle. He was despatched to the bench for the remainder of the match. It was one-way site visitors after that with Gujarat Fortune Giants all around the sport.

At 6 minutes remaining, Jeeva from UP Yoddha took a overview on a profitable deal with execution and saved a participant of their workforce.  With Three minutes remaining earlier than halftime, UP Yoddha began to point out some nerve to battle a comeback within the sport. The UP defence began executing again to again tackles however Gujarat Fortune Giants weren’t prepared to go away their 10-point lead as each Ruturaj and Parvesh Bhainswal, performed their elements because the defenders for the house workforce. Sunil Kumar even received a inexperienced card for an aggressive touchpoint on a Yoddha.

Shrikant Jadhav during a raid. [Picture Courtesy:]
Shrikant Jadhav throughout a raid. [Picture Courtesy:]

At halftime, nevertheless arduous the Yoddhas tried to clear the hurdle, they had been staggering by 9 factors from the in-form dwelling workforce with the scoreboard studying 19-10.

With hearth of their bellies, UP Yoddhas retaliated the Fortune Giants with a terrific comeback within the second half of the match. Simply after halftime, Jeeva reviewed the very 1st profitable raid executed by Shrikant Jadhav, in his favour, third profitable overview for the Yoddhas in a row. Shrikant Jadhav, dove proper into the scenario of the lurching Yoddhas and in a do-or-die raid neatly removed Parvesh Bhainswal, taking the scoreline to 20-14. In his subsequent raid, he removed Ruturaj as nicely.

The Yoddha defence was certainly again in motion too. Your complete workforce, as if, resounded for a sport of their favour. With solely Three males remaining on the court docket from Gujarat Fortune Giants, the Yoddhas had a terrific likelihood of coming again within the sport by inflicting an all-out on the house workforce. Shrikant Jadhav, the lead raider of UP Yoddha, in his very subsequent do-or-die raid did inflict the first all-out of the night time on the house workforce by taking away all the three males and scoring 5 factors for the Yoddhas, coming to a 1-point lead.

Dong Geon Lee in a raid. [Picture Courtesy:]
Dong Geon Lee in a raid. [Picture Courtesy:]

At this level, the sport turned very intense with each groups buying and selling blows to take the lead. In the meantime, Shrikant scored a Tremendous-10. Nitesh Kumar adopted with a Excessive-5 for a profitable Tremendous deal with on the Fortune Giants, getting the rating to 27-all from a 2-point distinction.

With just one minute remaining on the clock, at this important juncture, Gujarat Fortune Giants inflicted the 2ndall-out of the night time on UP Yoddhas by tackling Shrikant Jadhav and coming again in lead. With 30 seconds remaining, the Gujarat Fortune Giants, sending out the message, loud and clear, performed a quite highly effective sport with Mahindra Singh Rajput executing profitable raids and Parvesh Bhainswal dealing with all of the tackles down the wire bringing the rating to 37-32, in favour of the Giants.

What a resonant win by the Gujarat Fortune Giants! The Yoddhas should be hurting after dropping this match which might’ve been of their favour had they saved their calm within the essential moments. Gujarat continues to stay undefeated on their dwelling turf.

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