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Gujarat Fortune Giants vs U.P. Yoddha - Match Result

Pro Kabaddi 2018
Gujarat Fortune Giants
38-31
U.P. Yoddha
GUJARAT FORTUNE GIANTS won the match
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That's all for the night. The finals is set - Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Bengaluru Bulls on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai.

Catch all the action right here at Sportskeeda.
Gujarat Fortunegiants will face off in the Pro Kabaddli League Season 6 final against the Bengaluru Bulls in a repeat of the Qualifier 1.
Full Time: Gujarat Fortunegiants 38 - 31 UP Yoddha

Gujarat Fortunegiants have made the Pro Kabaddi League 2018 finals with a good win over the UP Yoddha. Sachin Tanwar starred with a Super 10 for the Gujarat side.
40' Rohit Gulia is able to escape the ankle hold by Sachin Kumar and go past the midline as the game is all but wrapped up now for Gujarat.
40' Shrikant Jadhav escapes the clutches of Parvesh Bhainswal at the baulk line and rushes past the midline.
40' Nitesh Kumar attempts a heroic tackle on Rohit Gulia but he stepped past the midline during his attempt conceding the point.
39' Sachin Kumar commits an error stepping into the lobby at the left corner of the Gujarat defence.
39' Ajay Kumar comes in for the do-or-die raid. He takes his time before being tackled at the right corner. However, he picked the bonus point to keep the lead intact.
39' The TV Umpire has ruled the review unsuccessful for the UP Yoddha. UP Yoddha lose their review.
39' Shrikant Jadhav scores a similar touch point at the right corner escaping the tackle attempt by Sunil Kumar.

UP Yoddha call for a review claiming a bonus point.
38' Shrikant Jadhav escapes the diving tackle hold by Hadi Oshtorak at the right corner and scrambles to the midline.
38' Just under three minutes to play as Gujarat's lead is down to seven points now. (34-27)

Can UP Yoddha pull off a win from here?
38' All-out!! Shrikant Jadhav goes for the raid against the last two Gujarat defenders.
He forces Rohit Gulia out of the bounds and gets the touch on Sachin Vittala to enforce the all-out.
37' Sachin Vittala scores !! He escapes the ankle hold by Sachin Kumar and gets the key touch point.
36' Sachin Kumar corners the Gujarat defence with a strong raid and gets the touch on Sunil Kumar. Last man on the mat for Gujarat now.
36' Substitution for Gujarat

Sachin Vittala comes in for Prapanjan
36' Sachin Kumar goes up against three defenders and gets the touch on Hadi Oshtorak after corning the defence with a smart move. Two men on the mat for Gujarat now.
36' Sachin comes in for the do-or-die raid and is ruled out after not getting the bonus point at the right corner.
35' Sachin Kumar gets a raid point escaping the ankle hold from Ajay Kumar at the right In position.
34' Prashant Kumar Rai scores a running hand touch at the left cover tagging Parvesh Bhainswal with a good burst of speed.
34' Substitution for Gujarat Fortunegiants
 Ajay Kumar comes in for K Prapanjan
33' Parvesh Bhainswal produces a strong block on Jadhav trapping him at the baulk line.
33' Nitesh Kumar scores another High 5 for UP Yoddha. Rohit Gulia is trapped with the ankle hold at the right corner and the support arrived in no time.
32' Shrikant Jadhav almost pulled off a Super Raid but is dashed out in time by the defence after getting the running hand touch on Parvesh at the left corner.
Just under nine minutes left to play as Gujarat Fortunegiants lead 30-17.

Can UP Yoddha mount a comeback and cut the distance on the scoreboard. Stay tuned!!
32' Prapanjan is tackled at the right corner with a sturdy ankle hold by Nitesh Kumar and the defence rushed to his aid to keep the raider down.
30' Sachin gets tackled at the left lobby with a strong dash by Jeeva Kumar. The raider got the bonus point before the tackle. A point each for the two sides.
29' Sachin Vittala executes a strong hold on Shrikant Jadhav keeping him away from the midline.
28' All-out No.2 for Gujarat!! Sachin gets the surrender raid on Narender and Gujarat extend their lead to 14 points (28-14)
27' Do-or-die raid for UP now as Azad Singh comes off the bench. The young raider walks into the thigh hold of Parvesh Bhainswal at the left cover position.
26' Do-or-die forced on Gujarat as Rohit Gulia faces three defenders. He is able to get the running hand touch on Sachin Kumar at the left corner.
25' A strong ankle hold from Hadi Oshtorak as he traps Prashant Kumar Rai at the right corner and gets the support from his cover defenders quickly. UP down to three men on the mat.
24' Sachin delves deep into the right corner of the UP defence and manages to get the running hand touch on Jeeva Kumar.
23' Shrikant Jadhav steps up for another do-or-die raid and gets tackled in the covers after a strong combined effort from Parvesh and Sunil Kumar.
22' A couple of empty raids from the two sides force the do-or-die raid. Prapanjan is up first and is able to escape the ankle hold attempt by Nitesh Kumar on the right corner.
Rishank Devadiga comes in for Azad singh
The second half begins in Mumbai as UP Yoddha aim to crawl back after conceding the lead late in the first half.
Half Time:

Gujarat Fortunegiants 19 - 14 UP Yoddha

A late all-out for Gujarat takes them into a five-point lead over the Yoddhas, who did well with two Super Tackles to come close on the board.
20' Gujarat call for a review of the decision claiming no bonus point.

The TV Umpire rules against them and retains the decision. Gujarat lose their review.
20' Azad Singh comes off the bench as the last man on the mat for UP Yoddha. He gets the bonus point but is tackled at the centre of the defence by Parvesh Bhainswal.

All-out for Gujarat in the final minute of the first half.
19' Prapanjan reduces UP Yoddha to the last man jumping over the tackle by Jeeva Kumar.
18' Shrikant Jadhav is tackled at the right corner with a strong ankle hold by Ruturaj Koravi.
18' Rohit Gulia comes off the bench for the do-or-die raid. He gets two points after escaping the dash by Narender and Nitesh Kumar who steps out of bounds in the attempt.
17' Sachin Kumar steps into the lobby area during a casual raid to kill time.
15' Do-or-die raid for Shrikant Jadhav and he escapes the ankle hold by Gujarat skipper Sunil Kumar from the cover position.
15' Nitesh Kumar jumps in with a strong block on Sachin at the lobby and the defence followed with the support.
13' Super Tackle No.2!! Nitesh Kumar delivers for UP as he traps Prapanjan with the double thigh hold and his teammates rush in with the assist.
12' Do-or-die for Prashant Rai and it is the raider Sachin who dives in with the ankle hold to get the tackle point.
12' Do-or-die raid for Prapanjan against three defenders and he gets caught at the left corner by Sachin Kumar and Amit comes in for the assits. Super Tackle for UP!!
Ten minutes have gone and Gujarat hold the lead at 10-7 with UP down to three men on the mat. Can they get the all-out and establish a strong lead?
10' Prapanjan does well to score two touch points at the centre of the defence escaping the clutches of the cover defenders.
9' Hadi Oshtorak scores the ankle hold on Shrikant Jadhav who went too deep into the right corner of the defence. Gujarat lead by two points (8-6)
8' Sachin forces an error from Nitesh Kumar as he turns away from the short block and rolls past the midline.
8' Do-or-die yet again for Shrikant Jadhav and he gets the touch on Parvesh Bhainswal catching him on the knee.
7' Sachin gets the big scalp as he tags Nitesh Kumar with the running hand touch at the right corner.
6' First tackle point of the night as Prapanjan is dashed out at the right lobby after the ankle hold by Nitesh Kumar.
5' Rishank Devadiga scores the running hand touch on his opposite number Sunil Kumar at the cover position.
4' Do-or-die raid for Shrikant Jadhav. He gets the running hand touch at the left corner on Sachin Vittala and dives using the lobby to reach the midline.
3' Sachin scores yet again getting two points now as he got the running hand touch on Jeeva Kumar in the covers after the bonus attempt.
3' Sachin scores again now escaping the ankle hold attempted by Sachin Kumar at the left corner.
2' Prashant Kumar Rai starts off strong going past Sachin Vittala after getting the bonus point as well.
1' Sachin Tanwar braves the block from Narender and turns towards the midline to start of proceedings for Gujarat.
The teams are making their way onto the mat now and we are just a few moments away from the toss.
Starting sevens - 

Gujarat Fortunegiants: Sunil Kumar (c), Sachin Tanwar, K Prapanjan, Hadi Oshtorak, Parvesh Bhainswal, Ruturaj Koravi, Sachin Vittala.

UP Yoddha: Rishank Devadiga (c), Prashanth Rai, Shrikant Jadhav, Nitesh Kumar, Jeeva Kumar, Sachin Kumar, Narender.
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the second qualifier between Gujarat Fortunegiants and UP Yoddha!

The Fortunegiants are coming into the game with a loss against the Bengaluru Bulls in the first qualifier while the UP Yoddha will be upbeat with an eight-match unbeaten streak and will hope to book a spot in the finals.
As the Pro Kabaddi League 2018 action heats up for the all-exciting final on the 5th of January 2019, the second qualifier that will feature the Gujarat Fortunegiants and UP Yoddha will decide which of the two teams will book the last spot in the summit clash alongside the Bengaluru Bulls. 

On one hand, UP Yoddha will be high on confidence with wins over U Mumba and Dabang Delhi earning them a spot in the qualifier while on the other hand, Gujarat Fortunegiants will hope to shut the doors on the ghosts of their previous loss against the Bengaluru Bulls and fight hard in what will be their 'second bit at the cherry'. 

Stay tuned for some exciting action from the second qualifier, right here at Sportskeeda!


MATCH DETAILS
Venue
DOME@NSCI SVP Stadium, Mumbai
Match Start Time
Thu, 03/Jan/2019 20:00:00 Asia/Kolkata
Match
Gujarat Fortune Giants vs U.P. Yoddha
Round
Qualifier
Group
Qualifier
Season
Pro Kabaddi 2018
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