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Ashu Malik's Heroics Lead Dabang Delhi to Dramatic Comeback Victory Over Tamil Thalaivas

In a thrilling Pro Kabaddi encounter filled with twists and turns, Dabang Delhi pulled off a sensational comeback victory against Tamil Thalaivas, emerging victorious 45-43. The star of the show was undoubtedly Ashu Malik, whose 18-point performance, including a crucial raid in the dying seconds, proved decisive.

The match started with Tamil Thalaivas dominating, taking an early lead thanks to the brilliance of raider Narender, who scored 18 points himself. Delhi struggled initially, but Meetu Sharma's 6 points and some key tackles from Yogesh and Vikrant kept them in the game.

The first half ended with Tamil Thalaivas comfortably ahead 25-14, but the second half saw a dramatic shift in momentum. Ashu Malik came alive, showcasing his raiding prowess as he picked off Tamil defenders one by one. He accumulated points steadily, reducing the deficit and bringing his team back into contention.

With just minutes remaining, Tamil Thalaivas were still in control, leading 38-35. However, Ashu Malik had other plans. In a do-or-die raid, he displayed incredible agility and presence of mind, escaping the clutches of several defenders and crossing the midline with a touchpoint. This tied the score at 38-38, sending the crowd into a frenzy.


The tension was palpable as the final minutes ticked away. With both teams on edge, it all came down to the last raid. Mohammadreza Kaboudrahangi, brought in as a substitute for Tamil Thalaivas, tried his best to tackle Ashu Malik, but he was unstoppable. He evaded the tackle attempt and touched the midline, securing a crucial two points for Delhi and sealing the victory.

This remarkable comeback win showcased the fighting spirit of Dabang Delhi and the individual brilliance of Ashu Malik. His performance was truly match-winning, and he rightfully earned the title of star performer. With this victory, Delhi strengthens their playoff hopes, while Tamil Thalaivas will be left rueing their missed opportunities.

Key Highlights of the Match

  • Dabang Delhi came back from a 11-point deficit to win the match.
  • Ashu Malik scored 18 points for Delhi, including the winning touchpoint.
  • Narender scored 18 points for Tamil Thalaivas.
  • This win strengthens Delhi's position.