Telugu Titans 45-34 Dabang Delhi; The Eagles go down fighting
Telugu Titans won their second match at home while Dabang Delhi suffered their second loss in Vizag. Kashiling Adake and Surjeet Singh starred for the visitors with 12 and 10 points respectively, while Rahul Chaudhari and Rohit Baliyan scored 11 points for their team.
The home team began the match with a bang as Rohit Baliyan came up with a super raid in the second minute itself to take a 4-0 lead. Rohit Kumar Chaudhary opened the Eagles’ account with 2 points while Kashiling Adake got into the act, with 2 points on the 6th-minute mark, despite being the lone man for his team. Rahul Chaudhari, however, completed the all out as the home team made the score 12-5 with just 8 minutes gone.
By the 15th minute, the Titans had increased their lead to 10 points. In the last raid, Kashi won a bonus point, but was tackled on the buzzer raid as the Eagles suffered another all out.
HT: Telugu Titans 26-10 Dabang Delhi
3 minutes into the second half, Kashi conjured up a super raid, but Pravin Niwale got caught in a super tackle a minute later. In the 30th minute, the scorecard read ‘Telugu Titans 34-20 Dabang Delhi’, but the team in red were not going to give up without a fight.
Buoyed by Surjeet Singh’s adventurous raids, the Eagles inflicted an all out on the home team in the 32nd minute to make it a 9-point game. Kashi reduced the deficit further with a successful raid in the 35th minute, but Rohit Baliyan kept on amassing the points for the Titans.
Both the teams exchanged points till the end of the match and the Titans emerged victorious over the Eagles to the delight of the home crowd.
FT: Telugu Titans 45-34 Dabang Delhi