Pune (Maharashtra) [India], August 29 (ANI): Odisha Juggernauts continued their sensational efficiency to clinch a sixth successive victory by beating Telugu Yoddhas whereas Gujarat Giants escaped with a slender win over Rajasthan Warriors within the inaugural version of Ultimate Kho Kho on the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Pune, Maharashtra on Sunday.
Both groups have already secured their place within the playoffs.
Suraj Lade captured 4 defenders to attain 10 factors whereas Vishal showcased great defensive expertise to spend 3.53 minutes on the mat, including six bonus factors for Odisha Juggernauts as they notched-up a surprising comeback win by 9 factors with the rating of 48-39.
For Rajasthan Warriors, Akshay Ganpule claimed 4 factors brilliantly with 3.24-minute defence within the essential ultimate flip to degree the scores however with simply seven seconds left, Nilesh Patil dismissed him handy an exciting 42-40 win.
Abhinandhan Patil scored 13 factors in Gujarat Giants’ win whereas Hrushikesh Murchavade struck 17 factors for Rajasthan Warriors. Rajasthan Warriors, who had been looking for their maiden win, put up a powerful problem in opposition to Gujarat Giants. However, regardless of resistance from the opposition, Gujarat Giants managed to take a slender one-point lead with a rating of 20-19 after the primary innings.
Rajasthan Warriors, nevertheless, may handle so as to add solely 16 factors within the third flip to take 36-22 lead however Gujarat Giants fought again nicely to finish a convincing win.
Earlier, Telugu Yoddhas began off the match aggressively as Mohite gave them 4 factors inside a fraction of seconds. Switching positions, captain Pratik Waikar added two extra bonus factors to the tally with defence of three.59 minutes as Telugu Yoddhas took a 22-18 lead within the first innings.
Odisha Juggernauts’ defenders Vishal and Subhasis Santra showcased distinctive defensive expertise to permit solely 19 factors to Telugu Yoddhas within the third flip. While Vishal defended for 3.53 minutes, scoring six factors, Santra added two factors for his keep of two.42 minutes.
Table-toppers Odisha Juggernauts, nevertheless, threw warning to the wind within the essential ultimate flip and captured the opposition 9 gamers, scoring 22 factors to register their sixth win on the trot.
Gowtham MK was the opposite high performer for the profitable aspect with 9 factors whereas from Telugu Yoddhas, Adarsh Mohite impressed with 9 factors.
On Monday, Chennai Quick Guns will lock horns with Mumbai Khiladis whereas Telugu Yoddhas tackle Gujarat Giants.Ultimate Kho Kho, India’s first-ever franchise-based Kho-Kho league, is promoted by Amit Burman in collaboration with the Kho Kho Federation of India.
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