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19 Aug 2019, 17:16 IST

Tamil Thalaivas' Ajith Kumar was in fine form for the Thalaivas
Tamil Thalaivas’ Ajith Kumar was in high quality kind for the Thalaivas

Residence staff Tamil Thalaivas and Puneri Paltan performed out a extremely entertaining 31-31 attract a see-sawing second match of VIVO Professional Kabaddi League Season 7 at Chennai’s Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Sunday.

Children Ajeet and Manjeet had been the celebs for Thalaivas and Paltan respectively in a match that had been billed as a conflict of the Kabaddi stalwarts.

Rahul Chaudhari, Ajay Thakur and Mohit Chhillar are all Kabaddi royalty for a cause, and it was hardly a shock when Tamil Thaliavas made a dominant begin to the match on their dwelling mat.

The early technique from the house staff and coach E Bhaskaran was clearly to make use of Rahul Chaudhari within the raids and protect Ajay Thakur for the latter phases. However the plan backfired because the Paltan defence held agency and troubled the Tamil raiders.

Pankaj Mohite was as soon as once more the very best raider on the mat for Pune because the staff inflicted the primary all-out on the Thalaivas with 9 minutes remaining until half time. The Chennai-based staff began confidently after the reset although, with Rahul Chaudhari and local-boy Ajeet dominating the raids. The primary half ended 15-13 in favour of Puneri Paltan. 

Thalaivas’ defence had a greater recreation plan within the second half, and Ran Singh’s constant, profitable tackles turned issues round for the Chennai staff, clinching their first all-out inside two minutes after the restart.

Defender Girish Ernak had an uncharacteristically poor recreation within the evening and was the goal for the Tamil raiders whereas Manjeet’s all-round efforts for Paltan saved the battle neck-to-neck. Hadi Tajik’s sort out with just below 5 minutes remaining took out Rahul Chaudhari however Ajeet restored parity with a superb follow-up raid, sending Girish Ernak to the dugout within the course of.

Pankaj Mohite, taking part in his first Professional Kabaddi season, defied his expertise, to push his aspect forward with little over three minutes remaining and decreasing the Thailavas on the mat to at least one. However Ajeet, who was the final man standing, had different plans, securing 4 factors in a Tremendous Raid, with barely over two minutes remaining within the encounter, to tilt the stability as soon as once more in Thalaivas’ favour.

However each Rahul Chaudhari for Thalaivas and Manjeet for Paltan failed of their makes an attempt at Do-or-Die raids within the remaining minute which noticed the edges settling for a draw.