Pro Kabaddi 2017: Manjeet Chillar’s Jaipur Pink Panther defeated Ajay Thakur’s Tamil Thalaivas 27-24 in a nerve-wracking Inter-Zone match at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium, Chennai on Sunday. With this loss the Thalaivas miserable run, this season continues. Thalaivas have lost their last two matches. Although the points kept ticking on the Thalaivas side, they could not manage to keep up the pace as they fell back in the final hurdle. It is a welcome victory for Jaipur who havw had to deal with the erratic form of late. Manjeet Chillar’s great defensive instincts proved lethal and which also kept Ajay Thakur quiet in the last quarter of the match.
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Here are Tamil Thalaivas vs Jaipur Pink Panthers score updates:
10:15 pm: Pawan Kumar on raid, wastes time, and goes back safe. Score: 27-24 for Jaipur.
10:14 pm: Nitin Rawal on raid for Jaipur, gets no point.
10:11 pm: Do or Die raid for Jaipur, and fails miserably. In very next Do or Die raid for Ajay Thakur, he is dashed out by Jaipur defenders.
10:10 pm: Jaipur still maintaining its 2 point lead. Ajay Thakur on raid, earns no point. Score: 25-22 for Jaipur
10:08 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, goes back safe.
10:05 pm: Lee on Do or Die but gets trapped by Jaipur players. Score: 22-24 for Jaipur.
10:04 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, earns no point goes back safe.
10:04 pm: Nitin Rawal for Jaipur on raid, and is thrown out of the arena. Great tackle by Thalaivas. Score: 23-22 for Jaipur.
10:03 pm: Pawan Kumar of Jaipur on raid, earns no point.
10:02 pm: Prapanjan on raid, Do or Die on but enters the lobby and both the team gets 1 point each.
9:58 pm: Jaipur takes lead, courtesy Manjeet Chillar 2 points. Score: 21-20
9:57 pm: Super Tackle on for Jaipur, Ajay Thakur on raid, earns with no point and goes safe back home.
9:56 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, earns one more point. Score tied at 20-20.
9:55 pm: Jaipur and Tamil both giving their best to win the match. Who will take it all?
9:54 pm: Lee on raid for Thalaivas, earns no point goes back safe. Score: 20-18 for Jaipur.
9:52 pm: Ajay Thakur on Do or Die raid and gets 1 more point for Thalaivas.
9:52 pm: Jaipur on Do or Die raid, earns 1 point. A very bad attempt to tackle the Jaipur player.
9:50 pm: In Do or Die raid, Jaipur fails miserably. In very next raid Ajay Thakur completes his Super 10. This is his 6th Super 10 of the season.
9:49 pm: Pranjan on raid, gets trapped by Siddharth of Jaipur. Score: 19-15 in favour of Jaipur
9:47 pm: Ajay Thakur opens second half and goes back without a point. In very next raid, Jaipur goes without point too.
9:40 pm: Do or Die raid for Pawan Kumar of Jaipur, earns 1 point. In the very next raid, Ajay Thakur on Do or Die raid, and gets 1 point.
9:39 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, but goes back safe and earns no point. Score: 16- 14 for Jaipur
9:37 pm: Thalaivas on raid, and All out. Jaipur in lead.
9:36 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, but gets trapped by Jaipur’s captain.
9:35 pm: Super Tackle on for Thalaivas, and a great defence by Vijay and well support by Ajay Thakur. Thalaivas lead by 2 points at 13-11.
9:33 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid and he strikes again and saves the first All out of the match. Score ties at 11 each.
9:32 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid and has been continuously getting points through bonus.
9:31 pm: Jaipur on raid, earns 1 point. Score: 9-7 for Jaipur
9:30 pm: Review contested by Jaipur for no touch point. Review unsuccessful.
9:28 pm: Jaipur on Do or Die raid, and a great dodge by Tushar gets 2 points. Score 8-6.
9:27 pm: Vineet of Thalaivas on raid, Manjeet can be seen leading the Jaipur defence.
9:26 pm: Jaipur on raid, earns 1 point and a substitute asked by Manjeet Chillar. Score 5-5 each
9:25 pm: Ajay Thakur on raid, and a successful attack, earns 1 point.
9:23 pm: Pranpanjan back on raid, but fails this time and in the very next raid, Thalaivas also get 1 point. Score tied at 4 each.
9:22 pm: Prapanjan on Do or Die raid, gets 1 point and also revives Ajay Thakur
9:21 pm: Jaipur on raid, earns 1 point plus bonus, Score: 3-1 for Jaipur.
9:15 pm: The teams have entered the arena. Manjeet Chillar and Ajay Thakur hugs each other as they wish all the best to one another.
9:10 pm: The match will start shortly.
6:30 pm: Hello and welcome to live commentary for Tamil Thalaivas vs Pink Panthers. It is an Inter-Zonal Challenge Week and the match will be played at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai.