For­tune­giants de­feat Ti­tans

DNA (Daily News & Analysis) Mumbai Edition - - FRONT PAGE - —PTI

Visakha­p­at­nam: Gu­jarat For­tune­giants earned a hard-fought 29-27 win over Tel­ugu Ti­tans in the In­ter Zone Chal­lenge Week of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Sea­son 6 here Fri­day.

The raid­ing duo of K Pra­pan­jan and Sachin com­bined to score 19 points to lead their team’s charge. Tel­ugu Ti­tans’ home leg got off to a bad start. Rahul Chaud­hari top scored with 8 points for the Ti­tans who re­main bot­tom of the ta­ble in Zone B.

Sachin picked up two raid points from his first two raids to give Gu­jarat For­tune­giants a 2-1 lead. Rahul Chaud­hari made his first suc­cess­ful raid in the fifth minute as Tel­ugu Ti­tans led 4-3. The next few min­utes were pretty even as both teams jos­tled for points but Chaud­hari tilted the bal­ance in Ti­tans’ favour in the 10th minute.

Pra­pan­jan made a quick and suc­cess­ful raid in the 13th minute as Gu­jarat trailed 7-8. Pra­pan­jan’s two-point raid in the 15th minute gave Gu­jarat 11-9 lead. The For­tune­giants ended the first half strongly as they in­flicted an all out in the 20th minute. At the end of the first half Gu­jarat For­tune­giants led 17-12.

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