Thalaivas, Pink Panthers Play Out A Thrilling Tie
Day five of week four in Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season eight was another excited day. Jaipur Pink Panthers had to satisfy with the tie as 31-31 after leading the game against Tamil Thalaivas.
Manjeet Dahiya started in fine raiding form for Tamil as did Arjun Deshwal for Jaipur as the score was 8-8 after 10 minutes. Jaipur with its fine raiding and defense got Tamil all-out.
The halftime score was 17 Jaipur and 13 Tamil. As soon as the game started in second half Tamil Thalaivas repaid the all-out in first few minutes. Their skipper PO Surjeet Singh was on fire.
After a closely-contested first half both teams picked up points in second half too. This neck to neck competition ended up as a tie. Manjeet Dahiya scored 9 raid points.
Tamil skipper PO Surjeet Singh had 1 raid & 4 tackle tackle points to his name. Sagar picked up 4 tackle points. Sahil Singh got 3 tackle points. Jaipur’s Arjun Deshwal scored 6 raid points.
Naveen took 2 raid & 4 tackle points. Sandeep Dhull who was made captain in the match scored a high 5. Skipper Deepak Niwas Hooda earned 3 raid points.
Best Raider: Manjeet Dahiya – Tamil Thalaivas – 9 Raid Points
Best Defender: Sandeep Dhull – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 5 Tackle Points