Pro Kabaddi 2017 Highlights: In match number 96 of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 5, the Telugu Titans have taken on the Jaipur Pink Panthers at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi as a part of the Inter-Zone Challenge Week. The Titans have enjoyed a long break after their 26-26 tie against the Bengaluru Bulls in Ranchi while the Jaipur Pink Panthers are coming into this encounter on the back of a loss against the Haryana Steelers. Fan favorite Rahul Chaudhari would like to lead the Titans to yet another victory and will be assisted by Nilesh Salunkhe, who has been quite consistent in the season and the foreign import, Mohsen Maghsoudlou. In their defense, the Titans have the likes of Vishal Bhardwaj and Sombir who have been in great form this season. On the other hand, Jaipur is heavily dependant on its all-rounders like Nitin Rawal, Siddharth Dahiya and Sunil who are led by the experienced Manjeet Chhillar.
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Here are Telugu Titans vs Jaipur Pink Panthers Live score updates:
9:02 PM: Fittingly of the last raid, Panthers fail to trap Rahul and the iconic player gets his hand over half line as three players try to stop him. Titans beat Panthers 41-34
9:00 PM: Titans trap Panthers raider as seconds left for match to end. Score 40-34
8:59 PM: Rahul Chadhari in attack, unfortunately falls on his own. Twists ankle but returns safely. In counter attack Panthers earn a point. Score 38-32
8:56 PM: Chillar leads Panthers fight back. However, his challenge on raider called as foul play by rival. Accused of Scissors tackle. Panthers lose review. Point granted to Titans. Score 38-30
8:55 PM: Rohit Rana out in raid by Panthers’s Rawal
8:53 PM: With just 5 mins to go, can Panthers beat Titans with score at 35-28?
8:51 PM: Pardeep Narwal with 238 points and Monu Goyat with 148 points, both for pirates, lead Pro Kabaddi season.
8:47 PM: There is no stopping Rahul. On each raid he easily evades trappers and earns points. Score 34-26
8:46 PM: All the excitment has got Abhishek Bachchan on his feet now
8:45 PM: Massive comeback by Rahul, on raid touches out Pawan. Score 33-25
8:44 PM: Titans have 22 points from raids.
8:41 PM: Pawan Kadiyan has overtaken Rahul with 16 points of his own.
8:40 PM: Panthers are effecting a massive fight back. They are reeling in Titans lead very quickly. They are earning points in raids. score- 31-21. Titans all out due to Pawan heroics.
8:39 PM: However, Rahul makes mistake in raid by Panthers. Tries to catch player by ankle but fails to hold on. Is there by declared out for first time in game.
8:38 PM: Rahul has 13 raid points till now. Till now no other Titans player has a raid point.
8:36 PM: However, there is no stopping as he keeps on earning points or thwarting Panthers moves. In his latest raid, evades trappers, gets hand over line. Earns 2 points. Score 29-15
8:36 PM: Pawan Kadiyan has 12 raid points to his name. Score 27-15.
8:35 PM: Salunke earns bonus point for Titans in raid.
8:35 PM: Chillar comes good in defence, traps Titans player with great ankle lock. Earns poiunt for team.
8:34 PM: Owner Abhishek Bachchan is watching the match in the stadium and he would not be very impressed with its showing
8:33 PM: Tushar Patil for Panthers on raid shows that his team even lacks raiding power. Is easil trapped by Titans. Score 25-12
8:32 PM: Panthers have extremely weak defence, Rahul inb latest raid just pushes away tackler over half-line to win points. Score 24-12
8:30 PM: Nitin Rawal gets off second half to start with raid. Returns safely without any point
8:29 PM: Surprisingly! Manjeet Chillar has no points at all to his name today.
8:28 PM: Telugu Titans have 16 raid points to 9 for Panthers.
8:22 PM: At half time, Titans race to virtually match winning score of 23-11. However, miracles have happened as shown by iconic players like Ajay Thakur, Pardeep Narwal.
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) September 27, 2017
8: 20 PM: Rahul gets bonus point in raid, completes super 10. This is his fifth super 10 of the season.
8:19 PM: Panthers finally earn two points, albeit through a review. Their man was tackled but still manage to get tip of his foot over half line. Score 21-10
8: 16 PM: Rahul Chaudhari is having a massive game. Super 10 beckons. score 21-8 in Titan’s favor with just 3 minutes to go.
8:13 PM:Panthers make another mistake on new Rahul raid, fail to trap him. Titans standout player manages to get hand over half-line.
8:12 PM: In great raid, that maintained Titans momentum, Rahul earns one point: score 16-5
8:11 PM: The Raid Machine, Rahul Chaudhari, seems to have started strong in #HYDvJAI! How many points will he score tonight?
8:10 PM: in a big break out lasting over 5 minutes, Titans show exemplary enterprise, raise to 15-5 lead over Panthers
8:02 Pm: Titan take the lead at 3-2
8:02 PM: After two minutes both teams tied 2-2
8:00 PM: Jaipur Pink Panthers have won the match and the game begins.
7:56 PM: The two teams are on the mat and it is almost game time.
7:55 PM: The toss is about to take place.
7: 50 PM:
— Jaipur Pink Panthers (@JaipurPanthers) September 27, 2017
7: 45 PM: After last night’s game Gujarat is at the top of the table in Zone A with 61 points from 16 matches, whereas Tamil Thalaivas are bottom of the table in Zone B with 28 points from 13 matches.
7:40 PM: Stretching towards their next game the Panthers look ready for their clash against the Titans.
— Jaipur Pink Panthers (@JaipurPanthers) September 27, 2017
Rahul or Manjeet – who’ll outclass the other? Catch all the analysis on #KBDLive at 7:30 PM on Star Sports!
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 27, 2017
7: 35 PM: Till the last couple of minutes, Thalaivas didn’t look like winning the match but Thakur scored three raid points in the last minute to lead his team to victory.
7:25 PM: In yesterday’s match, Ajay Thakur produced a remarkable performance in the last five minutes as Tamil Thalaivas edged past Gujarat Fortune giants 35-34 in a thrilling match of the Pro-kabaddi League.
7:00 PM: The game is all set to begin at 8 PM.
Here are Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 Squads for today’s match:
Rahul Chaudhari, Vishal Bharadwaj, Athul M S, Sombir, Farhad Rahimi Milaghardan, Rakesh Kumar, Rohit Rana, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Vinod Kumar, Amit Singh Chillar, Vikas Kumar, Vikas, Nilesh Salunke, Vinoth Kumar, Munish, Vikrant, Ankit Malik, Elangeshwaran R
Squad strength: 18 (16 Indian, 2 Overseas)
Jaipur Pink Panthers
Ajit Singh, Santhapanaselvam, Manjeet Chhillar, Jasvir Singh, Selvamani K., Jaemin Lee, Donggyu Kim, Manoj Dhull, Navneet Gautam, Somvir Shekhar, Pawan Kumar, Kamal Kishor, Tushar Patil, Vignesh B, Siddharth, Sunil Siddhgavali, Ravinder Kumar, Abhishek N., Rahul Choudhary
Squad strength: 19 (17 Indian, 2 Overseas)