Telugu Titans lost to Jaipur Pink Panthers 35-54 in the 123rd match of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. The most effective player of the match for the Jaipur Pink Panthers was Arjun Deshwal. He was ably supported by Brijendra Singh Chaudhary. G Raju's efforts went in vain tonight.
Coach Sanjeev Baliyan will be delighted with this win as it takes his team to 5th spot on the points table with 62 points. This loss leaves Telugu Titans in the 12th spot with 27 points.
Jaipur Pink Panthers were dominant in the raiding department scoring 32 points to Telugu Titans's 23. When it came to tackling Jaipur Pink Panthers scored 14 points to Telugu Titans's 9 points. Jaipur Pink Panthers cleaned up the opposition into 3 All-Outs. And that made all the difference.
The mainstay of the Jaipur Pink Panthers was Nitin Rawal staying on the mat for 94% of the raids and scoring 2 points.
Jaipur Pink Panthers led right from the word go with their lead going as high as 12 points in the 38th raid. At half-time, they led by 12 points and easily wrapped up the match with a score difference of 19 points. As a result, Jaipur Pink Panthers took home 5 points from the match without sparing a single point to their opponents.
Here are reasons why Jaipur Pink Panthers this stole the win in this match,
Jaipur Pink Panthers were simply superior in the raiding department led by Arjun Deshwal
Arjun Deshwal scored 16 raid points and he was supported by Brijendra Singh Chaudhary with 5 points. Arjun Deshwal kept picking points to keep the Telugu Titans at bay.
G Raju delivered for the Telugu Titans with 8 points, but it was not sufficient on the day against the Jaipur Pink Panthers. Telugu Titans scored a total of 23 raid points and their raiders were tackled 26 times.