UP lose first home match of the season
Greater Noida: UP Yoddha lost their first match of the home leg 36-41 against Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here.
The standout performances for UP Yoddha’s came from Shrikant Jadhav and Rishank Devadiga, who scored eight points each.
Rishank Devadiga also achieved the milestone of scoring 650 points in the league overall, accompanied by Shrikant Jadhav, who achieved the milestone of scoring 300 touch points overall.
In spite of the valiant efforts by UP Yoddha in the end, Titans came out victorious by 41-36. UP Yoddha now stand at 69 points from 21 matches with 12 wins, seven losses and two draws. The UP side will now face Bengaluru Bulls on Friday at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex here.
Warriors defeat Thalaivas:
Bengal Warriors produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29. Sukesh Hegde (6 raid points), Mohammad Nabibakhsh (7 points) and Rinku Narwal (High 5 with 5 tackle points) impressed for the Warriors as they clinched the win to go to the top of the PKL standings. Rahul Chaudhari scored seven points for the Thalaivas as they finished their woeful campaign with another loss.
Action from the match between UP Yoddha and Telugu Titans played on Wednesday