Telugu Titans first win of the home-leg, defeat Jaipur Pink Panthers 36-26
Nilesh Shalunke super raid led Telugu Titans to their first win of home-leg. Rahul Chaudhari started the game with empty raid, while Deepak Niwas Hooda scored a point in his first raid. Nilesh Shalunke scored first point for the team in the second minute. Jaipur Pink Panthers had a strong start and were leading by 4 points till the 5th minute. Nilesh Shalunke was the man driving Telugu Titans and his brilliant 4 point raid in the 5th minute brought back Titans in the game early on.
In the 9th minute Jaipur Pink Panthers leveled the score to 7-7 but Telugu Titans took the lead in the 12th minute courtesy Rahul Chaudhari's 2 points raid. Telugu Titans continued to hold on the lead and inflicted the first all-out in the 18th minute and walked into the half time with 4 points lead with 17-13 score on board.
In the second half Telugu Titans continued the momentum, Titans defense looked organized and Anil Kumar begin the second half with a brilliant block, sending Deepak Niwas Hooda on bench. In the second half Deepak Niwas Hooda was quite could just score 1 point courtesy better Telugu Titans defense with 8 tackle points in the second half.
In the 37th minute Telugu Titans inflicted the 2nd all-out which happened to be the last nail in Jaipur Pink Panther coffin and Telugu Titans registered a comfortable win with 36-26 final score on board.
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