Telugu Titans beat Tamil Thalaivas

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 29 Jul 2017 09:39:05


July 28,


Telugu Titans beat debutants Tamil Thalaivas 32-27 in the opening match of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at a cpacity Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad on Friday. Captain Rahul Chaudhari started the early onslaught and gave the hosts a 18-11 lead by half-time. In total, Rahul bagged as many as 10 points.

Nilesh Salunke also starred for the hosts securing seven points out of his 14 raids.Vishal Bhardwaj (five points) and Farhad Milaghardan (4) also scored crucial points for the winning team. Thalaivas’ star raiders Ajay Thakur (6) and K Prapanjan (7) scored signficant points for their side.

Narwal to captain Patna Pirates

TWO-TIME defending champions Patna Pirates on Friday named Pardeep Narwal captain for the fifth edition of Vivo Pro Kabbadi. Narwal, who played a vital role in Patna Pirates’ campaign in the fourth edition, will lead the charge for the franchise. In 38 matches, Pardeep has made 190 successful raids, earning 263 points.