Vastavam web: Telugu Titans registered their second consecutive win of Pro Kabaddi Season VI as they beat UP Yoddha 34-29 here on Saturday. It was an all-round effort from the Titans with Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke chipping in with raid points. Abozar Mighani and Vishal Bhardwaj kept the UP Yoddha raiders quiet for most part of the match. Prashanth Kumar Rai scored 11 points for UP Yoddha but his effort went in vain.
UP Yoddha’s raiders found a tough to get going in the first half as they trailed 9-13 after 15 minutes. Rishank Devadiga had three points but didn’t get too much support from the likes of Shrikant Jadhav. Telugu Titans ended the first half strongly by forcing a super tackle in the 20th minute to lead 18-13 at the break. Abozar Mighani put in a solid defensive shift in the first half and scored four tackle points. Mighani was the fittest and strongest defender on the match as he made tackle points at crucial moments.
With less than three minutes to go, UP Yoddha forced a super tackle and trailed 25-30. Prashanth Kumar Rai 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.