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UKK: Ruthless Odisha Juggernauts clinch thriller towards Rajasthan Warriors; Gujarat Giants beat Telugu Yoddhas

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], August 25 (ANI): Riding on Nilesh Jadhav’s outstanding all-round efficiency, Odisha Juggernauts clinched a sensational come-from-behind win towards Rajasthan Warriors whereas Gujarat Giants defeated Telugu Yoddhas in one other thrilling encounter of the day on the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Pune, Maharashtra on Thursday.

Apart from P Siva Reddy, who secured 3.18 minutes in defence in addition to scored three factors, Abhinandhan Patil and skipper Ranjan Shetty additionally performed essential roles in Gujarat Giants’ win by including 9 factors every. They gained by 3 factors in a closely-fought recreation with rating 51-48.

For Odisha Juggernauts, Jadhav recorded 3.22 minutes within the defence and likewise scored 16 factors within the assault that included six dismissals to assist his facet declare high place on the factors desk with their fourth successive win by six factors with a 51-45 rating.

Skipper Dipesh More, was the opposite high performer of the match, who led Odisha Juggernauts from the entrance with well timed defence of three.58 minutes.

Having grabbed 21 factors within the opening flip, Rajasthan Warriors regarded equally sturdy after they switched to defence as they restricted in-form Odisha Juggernauts to simply 17 factors. Dilrajsing Sengar and Akshay Ganpule contributed brilliantly, profitable bonus factors for defence time of three.25 minutes and a couple of.35 minutes respectively.

While, Rajasthan Warriors ended the primary innings at 27-21 lead, More rescued Odisha Juggernauts by clinching six bonus factors for his defence of virtually 4 minutes. Due to More’s efficiency, Rajasthan Warriors needed to accept solely 16 factors within the third flip.

Ganpule as soon as once more stood tall within the defence by spending shut to a few minutes however Jagannatha Murmu captured him to equal the rating for Odisha Juggernauts earlier than they accomplished a nailbiting win.

For Rajasthan Warriors, Ganpule impressed essentially the most by defending for five.32 minutes, together with 2.57 minutes within the second innings.

Meanwhile, within the robust second encounter of the day, two of the league’s greatest groups, Gujarat Giants and Telugu Yoddhas, produced equal resistance because the scores have been locked at 27-27 after the primary innings.

Though P Siva Reddy defended 3.18 minutes for Gujarat Giants, Telugu Yoddhas managed to go previous the opposition with 46-31 lead with seven minutes left.

With the group trailing by simply two factors at 46-48, Reddy offered three profitable factors for Gujarat Giants by dismissing Adarsh Mohite with a skydive.

On Friday, Chennai Quick Guns and Mumbai Khiladis will face challenges from Gujarat Giants and Telugu Yoddhas respectively.

Chennai Quick Guns, Gujarat Giants, Mumbai Khiladis, Odisha Juggernauts, Rajasthan Warriors and Telugu Yoddhas are the six franchises competing within the season 1 of India’s first-ever franchise-based Kho-Kho league.

The league is promoted by Amit Burman in collaboration with the Kho Kho Federation of India.

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