Patna Pirates continue their golden run in Pro Kabaddi 2016 season 4 against Telugu Titans last night. They beat Telugu Titans(35-33). The game was full of twist and turn. It was not one side. Let us see the match result and highlights in details.
The game was cautious and quite from both sides. The first raid was empty raid from both sides. Then Patna Pirates broke the shackles and started taking lead. It was 5-2 when Pradeep Narwal brought 2 points for Patna Pirates. But Telugu Titans were also fighting hard. The score was moving neck-to neck. It was 10-10 till the last the 5 minutes of first half.
The game could have moved anywhere and it moved towards Telugu Titans as they conquered the points in the last 5 minutes of the first half time. Till the first half time the score was 19-13 where Sandeep Narwal and Rahul put on impressive show for Telugu Titans. They were looking confident while Patna Pirates camp looked restless.
Things started very well for Telugu Titans as they extended the lead(21-13). The pressure was on Patna Pirates. But slowly and steadily Patna Pirates started turning the tables. They ensured that they stay in the game and never allowed the lead go beyond their reach.
I think Telugu Titans took Patna Pirates for granted as they were leading the game. But one should underestimate the opponent or else you will have to pay the price for it. Things changed in the last couple of minutes. Patna Pirates inflicted their first all out of the game in the late in the second half which proved winning all out for them. In the last minute Rajesh Mondol brought 2 points for Patna Pirates and helped team to lead by 1 point. Then Rahul came in with attacking mindset. The pressure looked clearly on him. He had to take the point but he couldn’t as he showed his back and was brilliantly tackled by Patna defense. They led the game by 2 points and it was the last raid of the match.
In this way Patna Pirates pulled off thriller which looked almost impossible. Things do change, real champions change them. That’s the lesson we learnt through this dramatic win.