PKL 2018-19: Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Telugu Titans by slender margin after K Prapanjan, Sachin's heroics

Gujarat Fortunegiants earned a hard-fought 29-27 win over Telugu Titans in the Inter Zone Challenge Week of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 on Friday.

The raiding duo of K Prapanjan and Sachin combined to score 19 points to lead their team's charge. Telugu Titans' home leg got off to a bad start. Rahul Chaudhari top scored with eight points for the Titans who remain bottom of the table in Zone B.

File image of Gujarat Fortunegiants. Image courtesy: Twitter/ @ProKabaddi

File image of Gujarat Fortunegiants. Image courtesy: Twitter/ @ProKabaddi

Sachin picked up two raid points from his first two raids to give Gujarat Fortunegiants a 2-1 lead. Chaudhari made his first successful raid in the fifth minute as Telugu Titans led 4-3. The next few minutes were pretty even as both teams jostled for points but Chaudhari tilted the balance in Titans' favour in the 10th minute.

Prapanjan made a quick and successful raid in the 13th minute as Gujarat trailed 7-8. Prapanjan's two-point raid in the 15th minute gave Gujarat 11-9 lead. The Fortunegiants ended the first half strongly as they inflicted an all out in the 20th minute. At the end of the first half Gujarat Fortunegiants led 17-12.

Telugu Titans started the second half strongly as they scored three quick points to reduce the deficit to just two points. Sachin made a two-point raid as Gujarat Fortunegiants led 19-17 after 24 minutes. In the 30th minute, substitute Rakshith scored with a two-point raid as Titans trailed 20-21.

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Updated Date: Dec 07, 2018 23:33:36 IST

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