The lowly-ranked hosts Jaipur Pink Panthers lost their final match of home-leg against strong southerners Telugu Titans at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium on Friday. Titans thrashed the Deepak Niwas Hooda and team with a great margin of 51-31 in a lop-sided match. All thanks to Baahubali raider Siddharth Desai who again shined for his team last night. Record-breaking player Siddharth Desai scored 18 raid points singlehandedly and 22 in total which eventually helped the Titans to clinch the game.
At the beginning of the first half, both the squads went head-on-head against each other. But it was outstanding raider Siddharth Desai who seemed to look in his career-best form. He mounted the series of powerful raids against the hosts. But Panthers’ Deepak Hooda and Deepak Narwal kept scoring for their side’s win. As a result, the first half was ended with a 17-15 scoreline in the favour of Titans with one All-Out on Jaipur Pink Panthers.
After the starting of second half, Panthers looked quite hopeful about their performance but Baahubali Siddharth again crushed their hopes and inflicted another All-Out of the night for his team. The defensive unit of Titans then ensured that there were no slip-ups in the final minutes. As a result, southerners completely took over the match in their control and secured a successful win in the dying minutes.
Here’s see the match highlights of the lop-sided match between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Telugu Titans at Pro Kabaddi League season seven:
With this comfortable win, Telugu Titans reached to the 39 points in current Pro Kabaddi League Standings but still struggling at the second-last spot. On the other hand, Panthers are also struggling at the same seventh position along 52 points in the recent standings.
The Abozar Mohajermighani-led Telugu Titans will next take on Puneri Paltan on October 3rd at Tau Devilal Sports Complex, Haryana while Jaipur Pink Panthers will test their fortunes against the defending champions Bengaluru Bulls on October 4th at the same ground.
Before the enthralling battle of Jaipur Pink Panthers and Telugu Titans, defending champions Bengaluru Bulls faced one-time title lifters U Mumba in the opening battle of day 60th at Pro Kabaddi League season seven. In that match, Bulls edged past Mumba boys with a close margin of 35-33 at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium on Friday. The credit of Bulls’ emphatic win goes to star raider Pawan Sehrawat who scored nine raid points for his team.