Pro Kabaddi 2018, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Dabang Delhi highlights: Led by Meraj Sheykh’s heroic performance, Daban Delhi overpowered Gujarat FortuneGiants for the first time in Pro Kabaddi League. The match which was evenly contested by both the sides saw Delhi eventually turning the table, when Sheykh earned five crucial points for Delhi. The final score was Gujarat 26-29 Delhi. In the first match of the evening, Tamil Thalaivas produced an all-round performance to beat Telugu Titans 27-23.
Gujarat FortuneGiants vs Dabang Delhi
Match 73 | 20 Nov
The Arena by Transstadia, Ahmedabad
Dabang Delhi K.C.
Tamil Thalaivas vs Telugu Titans
Match 72 | 20 Nov
The Arena by Transstadia, Ahmedabad
Pro Kabaddi 2018, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Dabang Delhi highlights:
Dabang Delhi defeats Gujarat FortuneGiants
Meraj Sheykh leads the way as Dabang Delhi defeats Gujarat FortuneGiants for the first time in Pro Kabaddi League. Great contest between both the sides as the final scoreline reads DEL 29-26 GUJ.
DEL 26-26 GUJ
With a little more than 2 minutes to go, FortuneGiants are trailing by one point. Meanwhile, Sachin Vittala picks a point for Gujarat as Rajesh Narwal commits himself for a tackle.
Meraj Sheykh refuses to GIVE UP
FIVE POINTS FOR DELHI!!! Meraj Sheykh displays his herculean power as he dismantles the Gujarat defence. The Iranian just refuses to GIVE UP as he drags his opponents along with him while trying to get past the midline.
Meraj Sheykh earns two raid points
Two raid points for Meraj Sheykh as he quickly evades the block by Sachin Vittala and also touches Sunil Kumar before crawling back past the midline.
GUJ 15-13 DEL
The 2nd HALF action is underway and the tempo remains the same. Both the teams earn points in their respective raids.
FIRST HALF ENDS
What an exciting FIRST HALF action we have witnessed as both teams tussle hard to overpower the other. At the end of 1st HALF, Gujarat FortuneGiants are leading by 2 points.
With less then 5 minutes to go in the 1st HALF, the scores are level at 10-10. Meanwhile, Gujarat earns a point as Meraj Sheykh is blocked by Delhi's Parvesh Bhainswal, who is well assisted by his teammate Sachin Vittala.
Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Dabang Delhi
The second match of the night is underway and we are witnessing a great contest. Both the teams are level at 5-5 at the end of first six minutes.
Tamil Thalaivas WIN
Tamil Thalaivas beat Telugu Titans 27-23 to win the Southern Derby. Ajay Thakur was picked as the best raider of the match, while Manjeet Chillar earned himself the title of best defender.
Rahul Chaudhari STANDS TALL
Rahul Chaudhari earns a bonus and touch point as he rolls past the midline. With a little more than 3 minutes remaining, Telugu Titans are still trailing behind by 5 points.
TITANS narrow the gap
With less than 10 minutes to go, Titans are fighting hard to narrow the gap. The scoreline at this moment is CHE 22-17 HYD. Can Rahul Chaudhari and his team find a way back into the match.
SECOND HALF RESUMES
Telugu Titans start the second half on a positive note as Mohsen Maghsoudlou earns a bonus point for his team.
END OF 1st HALF
Ajay Thakur leads the way for Thalaivas as he secures a bonus point in a do-or-die raid. At the end of 1st HALF, Tamil Thalaivas lead Titans by 8 points.
Tamil Thalaivas on FIRE
With 5 remianing in the 1st HALF, Tamil Thalaivas are leading by FOUR points. Meanwhile, Thalaivas skipper Ajay Thakur earns another three points as he completes a SUPER RAID.
Thalaivas show great TEAMWORK
SUPER TACKLE! Great TEAMWORK shown by Tamil Thalaivas as they take down Nilesh Salunke with the ankle hold.
CHE 8-5 HYD
Rahul Chaudhari survives do-or-die RAID
The fans in the arena burst in a roar as Rahul Chaudhari tears apart the block by Manjeet Chillar and lifts him past the midline to earn Titans a point in do-or-die raid.
The match is underway as Rahul Chaudhari in yellow jersey will start the proceedings. Chaudhari walks into Thalaivas half, but nothing comes from the first raid.
STARTING LINE UP
Tamil Thalaivas: Ajay Thakur, Sukesh Hegde, Athul MS, D Pradap, Manjeet Chillar, P Subramanian, D Gopu
Telugu Titans: Abozar Mighani, Krushna Madane, Anil Kumar, Farhad Milaghardan, Mohsen Maghsoudlou, Rahul Chaudhari, Nilesh Salunke
Hello and Welcome!
Hello and welcome to our LIVE COVERAGE of the PRO KABADDI LEAGUE match between Tamil Thalaivas and Telugu Titan. The Thalaivas would look to bounce back in the tournament after suffering a 14-point loss against U Mumba. In the second match of the night, previous season runners-up Gujarat FortuneGiants will lock horn against Dabang Delhi. Stay tuned for all the LIVE SCORE and UPDATES.