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Telugu Titans beat UP Yoddha 34-29 in PKL

Press Trust of India  |  Sonepat 

registered their second consecutive win of Pro Season VI as they beat 34-29 here on Saturday.

It was an all-round effort from the Titans with and chipping in with raid points.

and kept the raiders quiet for most part of the match. scored 11 points for but his effort went in vain.

led 3-0 after three minutes while UP Yoddha opened their account with a point in the fourth minute. scored a raid point in the 10th minute to give Titans 8-7 lead.

UP Yoddha's raiders found a tough to get going in the first half as they trailed 9-13 after 15 minutes. had three points but didn't get too much support from the likes of Shrikant Jadhav.

ended the first half strongly by forcing a super in the 20th minute to lead 18-13 at the break. put in a solid defensive shift in the first half and scored four points.

Mighani was the fittest and strongest defender on the match as he made tackle points at crucial moments.

The second half followed a similar pattern as Telugu Titans led for most of the first 10 minutes. scored with a two-point raid in the 26th minute as UP Yoddha trailed 16-21.

With less than three minutes to go, UP Yoddha forced a super tackle and trailed 25-30. came up with the brave moment of the match as he made that tackle which led to the super tackle.

For a fleeting moment, it seemed like UP Yoddha might make a comeback as they trailed by four points with just two minutes left.

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

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First Published: Sat, October 13 2018. 21:45 IST
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