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As it happened: UP Yoddha vs Tamil Thalaivas, 33-33

Second match
Updated: 23 August 2017 22:30 IST - Published: 23 August 2017 22:08 IST
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That's all for today! We shall be back with the live coverage tomorrow when the UP Yoddhas take on the Telugu Titans in their last match at home.
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The match swung like a pendulum, was a cracker of a contest as the teams settled for a surprising tie! 
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The Yoddhas were celebrating in the second last raid but failed to estimate the clock! 
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Vineet Kumar raids successfully! And Rishank has to go in but succumbs! 
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Thivakaran with nothing and DO-OR-DIE for Rishank! And he gets it! 
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A couple of empty raids on either shore and Rishank goes back empty handed again! 
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Massive 2 points! Sagar and Rishank combine for a SUPER TACKLE and bring down Ajay! 
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Sagar Krishna gets a couple of points! A bonus and a touch off C. Arun's dash! 
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Jeeva tries for a hold on Ajay but the raider drags him past the midline.
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Empty raid from Thivakaran and Amit Hooda brings down Rajesh Narwal with a thigh hold.
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Yoddhas go in for a review! It is UNSUCCESSFUL and Nitin has to go back to the bench.
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Thivakaran gets a good touch on Santhosh and Nitin despite a good effort just misses the midline by a slender margin! 
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A couple of empty raids before Ajay Thakur goes off to the bench after succumbing to the Jeeva Kumar tackle on the DO-OR-DIE.
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Pradap with an empty raid and Nitin gets a bonus! 
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On the other shore, a similar story unfolds as Hadi is brought down in the DO-OR-DIE.
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Santhosh with yet another empty raid and Lee on the DO-OR-DIE but he succumbs to an ankle hold by Santhosh.
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A couple of empty raids on either end and Ajay is now in against four men but goes back without a point.
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Pradap with a solid ankle hold on Rishank to send him packing to the bench.
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Ajay dives to the midline for a point after a dash comes in from the UP defence. 
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Rishank on fire again as he gets 2 points, one bonus and one touch point off the dash again! 
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Rishank with an empty raid and Ajay comes in. Nitin with an error as he goes for a wasteful advance and solo tackle.
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A technical point is awarded to UP by the referees. 
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Prapanjan runs into Jeeva Kumar while trying for a touch point! 
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Ajay with an empty raid while Rishank gets a bonus on the reverse. 
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Nitin on a roll as he gets a hefty hand touch on the cover player in the Thalaiva defence. 
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Ajay gets a touch point on Nitesh as Santhosh steps on the end line and is self out! 
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Nitin gets a much-needed point on the raid! 
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DO-OR-DIE and Ajay gets an easy point as Sagar makes a silly advance tackle attempt! 
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Ajay goes back empty handed and Nitin in to raid, but he also retreats without a point.
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Prapanjan with an empty raid and Rishank in the attack but he succumbs to a brilliant block from Darshan! 
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Ajay gets a hefty touch on Jeeva Kumar! And the defence brings down the sole ranger, Santhosh to inflict the ALL-OUT! 
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Review is UNSUCCESSFUL and the Thalaivas lose their review. 
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Some confusion on the mat as the Ajay Thakur goes in for a review regarding his previous raid. 
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UP reduced to two men as Sagar comes in to raid but goes back empty-handed. 
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Mahesh Goud brought down by the Thalaiva defence as a tough dash comes in from the right, 
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A couple of empty raids and Ajay shines on the DO-OR-DIE as he gets past an attempted block from Nitesh.
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DO-OR-DIE and Nitin succumbs! Despite an attempted jump he is pulled down by the defence! 
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Santhosh comes back empty handed and Ajay comes in and goes out quickly! 
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Ajay gets the hand touch on Rajesh Narwal as he fails to retreat in time.
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Nitin also retreats into his half without a point. 
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Ajay to start off things in the second half but no point taken. 
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At the half way mark, UP Yoddha have managed to attain a hefty lead. Can the sustain until the end of the match with the same momentum or will the Thalaivas stage a comeback?
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Rajesh Narwal for the buzzer raid of this half and goes back empty-handed.
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Empty raids by both the skippers, Ajay and Nitin as Pradap also retreats without a point.
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A stunning ankle hold by the Yoddha corner to pin down Prapanjan and Amit Hooda replicates it with one on Rishank Devadiga.
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Rishank shines on the DO-OR-DIE! A running hand touch, evades a dash and dives to the midline! 2 points!
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Rajesh tried for the bonus but is unable to get it, Vijay Kumar goes back empty handed.
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Rishank and Prapanjan with empty raids! 
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However, the success is short-lived as Ajay is brought down by the Yoddha defence.
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An empty raid by Ajay and Hadi Tajik is brought down with a chain tackle in the DO-OR-DIE!