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PKL Match 44: Tamil Thalaivas vs Gujarat Giants (30-33) Highlights and Scorecard

PKL Match 44: Tamil Thalaivas vs Gujarat Giants (30-33) Highlights and ScorecardPKL Match 44: Tamil Thalaivas vs Gujarat Giants (30-33) Highlights and Scorecard

(India, Chennai) – In Match 44 of the Pro Kabaddi League the Tamil Thalaivas faced the Gujarat Giants at the SDAT Multipurpose Indoor Stadium in Chennai. Despite a valiant effort by the home team the Giants won with a final score of 33-30.

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Tamil Thalaivas team lineup

The Tamil Thalaivas started with a strong lineup that included Himanshu Singh, M. Abishek, Ajinkya Pawar and Sathish Kannan. Their defensive unit which included Amirhossein Bastami and Sahil Gulia, aimed to thwart the Gujarat Giants raiding ability.

The Gujarat Giants

The Gujarat Giants led by players such as Rakesh, Ravi Kumar and the experienced Fazel Atrachali displayed a well-balanced mix of raiding and defensive abilities. Balaji D, Mohammad Nabibakhsh and Rohit Gulia contributed to the Giants strategic approach.

Match Highlights

The match began with a neck-and-neck battle in the raiding department with both teams trading blows. Ajinkya Pawar and Rakesh led the charge for their respective teams scoring crucial points. However, the defenses were equally impressive with M. Abhishek and Fazel Atrachali proving to be unbreakable defensive structures.

The Giants took the lead midway through the first half capitalizing on a couple of Tamil Thalaivas errors. The Thalaivas, on the other hand, roared back fueled by the loud support of the home crowd. Narender’s super raid in the 18th minute tied the game and the teams went into the half tied at 13-13.

The second half followed the same pattern with neither team giving an inch. With Jatin’s effective raids the Thalaivas looked particularly dangerous but the Giants’ defense held firm. The decisive moment came in the 27th minute when the Giants went all-out on the Thalaivas taking a vital 5-point lead.

Despite their best efforts the Thalaivas were unable to close the gap in the final minutes. Rakesh’s winning touch in the final seconds sent the Giants fans into an uproar.

Key takeaways:

  • Rakesh and Parteek Dahiya were the standout raiders for the Giants, scoring 9 and 8 points respectively.
  • Ajinkya Pawar and Narender were the top scorers for the Thalaivas with 11 and 7 points each.
  • The Giants’ defense proved to be the difference with Fazel Atrachali and Sombir marshalling the backline effectively.

Points Breakdown

In terms of total raids both teams engaged in 42 each emphasizing the competitiveness of the match. Gujarat Giants demonstrated a raid success rate of 45.24% whereas Tamil Thalaivas maintained a strike rate of 42.86%. The longest successful raid streaks were 4 for Tamil Thalaivas and 3 for Gujarat Giants.

Pro Kabaddi League – Match 44: Tamil Thalaivas vs Gujarat Giants


TeamTotal PointsRaid PointsTackle PointsAll Out PointsExtra Points
Tamil Thalaivas30191001
Gujarat Giants33181520

Tamil Thalaivas

PlayerRolePointsSubstituted-In (Mins)Substituted-Out (Mins)
Himanshu SinghRaider2N/AN/A
M. AbhishekDefender – Right Cover0N/A39′
MohitDefender – Left Cover1N/A28′
Ajinkya PawarRaider11N/AN/A
Sathish KannanRight Raider0N/A11′
Amirhossein BastamiDefender3N/A28′
Sahil GuliaDefender – Left Corner2N/AN/A
Nitesh KumarDefender – Left Corner028′N/A
AashishDefender – Left Cover0N/AN/A
RonakDefender – Right Cover0N/AN/A
SagarDefender – Right Corner228′N/A
Himanshu NarwalRaider0N/AN/A

Gujarat Giants

PlayerRolePointsSubstituted-In (Mins)Substituted-Out (Mins)
Ravi KumarDefender – Right Cover0N/A35′
Balaji DAll-Rounder0N/A37′
Mohammad NabibakhshAll-Rounder1N/AN/A
Rohit GuliaAll-Rounder3N/A37′
Fazel AtrachaliDefender3N/AN/A
Narender HoodaAll Rounder035′N/A
Sourav GuliaDefender0N/AN/A
Parteek DahiyaRaider818′N/A
ManujDefender – Right Corner227′N/A
Vikash JaglanAll- Rounder0N/AN/A
Arkam ShaikhAll-Rounder0N/AN/A

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