Gujarat Giants vs Tamil Thalaivas: Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) In the fifth match of the match, the temper of the thrill was at its peak. The match played between Gujarat Giants and Tamil Thalaivas ended in a 31-31 tie. In the match that lasted till the last raid, both the teams divided the points among themselves. This is the second consecutive tie match of this season and today. Earlier, Patna Pirates and Puneri Paltan also played a 34-34 tie.
The start of the match was very slow and both the teams kept avoiding taking chances. The Thalaivas were all out in the ninth minute and Gujarat took an 11-7 lead. With this all out, the Thalaivas got another big blow due to the injury of Pawan Sehrawat. Pawan’s injury was serious and he was taken out on a stretcher. By the end of the first half, Gujarat was leading 18-16. HS Rakesh took eight raid points from Gujarat, while Narender Kandola, playing the debut match, took six raid points.
Despite Pawan’s absence, the Thalaivas played well and soon took the lead. Narender, playing the first match, was consistently doing well in raiding. After 10 minutes of the second half, Thalaivas had a three-point lead. Gujarat was trying hard, but Thalaivas was not allowing its lead to diminish.
Rakesh gave a strong performance in the last two minutes and took three points in two raids to level the score 30-30. Along with this, Rakesh also completed his Super 10. Thalaivas took the lead in the last minute by taking a bonus point, but Rakesh leveled the score once again by taking a touch point in the next minute itself. In the final raid, Thalaivas did not take the risk and got the match tied.