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Top five perfomers from Pro Kabaddi 2017 final

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Patna Pirates won their 3rd title in a row

The Pro Kabaddi League season 5 has finally come to a close with Patna Pirates becoming the first team to win a hat-trick of titles. They comfortably beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 55-38 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor stadium, here in Chennai. This season witnessed a total o a humongous 138 matches, spread over the entire length and breadth of the country. 12 teams were vying for the coveted title, which was ultimately bagged by the defending champions. This edition threw up plenty of promising youngsters into the limelight, which once again underlined the enormous potential at disposal. Let us take a look at some good performances from the final.

#5 Jaideep

Jaideep effected timely tackles on the Gujarat raiders

This promising youngster once again proved his credentials as one of the finds of the season. He was like a rock in the Patna backline, effecting great ankle holds and winning crucial tackle points. He scored 5 tackle points in all, which were decisive in making the opponents rethink their strategy. He finished the season with 71 tackle points, including 66 successful tackles. The stocky defender stood up during crunch times and refused to buckle under pressure. This quality is sure to hold him in good stead for the rest of his career.

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