Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans hold each other to a Tie
The face-off of the evening was a battle between the defensive Bengal Warriors and the attacking Telugu Titans. Though it was the third day of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 4 in the beautiful city of Kolkata, the crowd was as noisy as the first. In a clash between the raiders of the Telugu Titans and the defense of the Bengal team, Kabaddi was the ultimate winner as they held each other to a draw 34-34.
After a thumping victory against the Puneri Paltan outfit, the Telugu Titans looked confident, rearing to go. The Bengal Warriors team on the other hand were playing to gain some kind of salvation, having virtually lost all their chances to making it beyond the league stage.
However as minutes passed, Bengal’s complacency saw them lose out on crucial points ending the match in a tie.
Earlier, in the first half, a fine show by Rahul Chaudhari had put Telugu Titans in a good position with an all-out within nine minutes.
It was Nitin Madane of the Bengal Warriors came up with the first raid point when he got a bonus . With Nilesh getting out twice and Monu and Jang Kun
Lee getting into the scoring act the scoreboard started moving albeit at a snail’s pace.
Jang Kun lee too was his usual self. Having started confidently before the break he pocketed seven points in the latter half. His heroics brought his team back from the brink of defeat. Having been dismissed by their rivals for the second time when they were trailing 22-20, the Telugu Titans held their nerve with Nilesh Salunke too pulling his weight. He got two points in the dying minutes which proved crucial in the ultimate analysis. But it was the captain Rahul Chaudhary who got a point n the buzzer raid and made the match a tie.
Messy Fractals’s ringside view takes a closer look at the strategies used by players in the match.
Quarter Time View
We have divided 40 minutes of play time into 4 to look at which quarter belonged to whom.
|Time (min)||0-10||10-20||20-30||30-40||Final Score|
Bengal Warriors Raid Analysis
Players Who Spent Time On And Away From The Field
|Time (min)||Bengal Warriors||Telugu Titans|
|Best Field Time||Vishal Mane||S Mahalingam|
|Worst Field Time||Monu Goyat||Rahul Chaudhari|
Most Valuable Players Of The Match
|Raider of the Match||Jang Kun Lee||Bengal Warriors|
|Inspiring Defender of the Match||Vishal mane||Bengal Warriors|
|Marathon Man on the Mat||Sandeep Narwal||Telugu Titans|
|Moment of the Match||Rahul Chaudhari||Telugu Titans|
*Raider of the Match=Player who scored the maximum raid points,
Inspiring Defender of the Match= Player who scored the maximum tackle points,
Marathon Man on the Mat= Player who has spent the maximum time on the mat.