Telugu Titans tame Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi
Jaipur: Brilliant raids by Rahul Choudhary helped Telugu Titans trounce defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers 33-22 in the Pro Kabaddi season¿2 league match at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium here today.
Recovering from their one point defeat last evening against the leaders U Mumba, Telugu Titans gave no chance to the hapless hosts as Panthers, who wilted under pressure, crashed to their fourth consecutive defeat.
The visitors were leading 8-7 at the breather but raced to a healthy lead 17-9.
Pink Panthers tried hard and scored four consecutive points to come close at 12-17 but that was it. It was Choudhary struck his form to lead his team to a eleven point victory. He was well assisted by Sukesh Hegde and skipper Deepak Nivas Hudda who scored 7 and 6 points respectively. On the other hand Jaipur Pink Panthers who were banking on home advantage to get back to winning ways could match the opponents.
They are languishing at seventh position with only three points from four matches. In fact their performance was below par and they wilted under pressure and are almost out of the contention with fourth consecutive defeat. For them, Rajesh Narwal was top scorer with 9 points while Kuldeep Singh chipped in with 5 points. Jasveer Singh was below par and could score only 3 points.