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Ultimate Kho Kho 2022 Highlights, Match 2: Telugu Yoddhas register 48-38 win over Chennai Quick Guns

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 14, 2022 22:22 IST

Telugu Yoddhas stave away a late comeback from Chennai Quick Guns to win 48-38.

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22:22 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Right then, two pretty one-sided contests in the day but it has been a cracking start to Ultimate Kho Kho! The Mumbai Khiladis were humbled earlier in the day by the Gujarat Giants and the Chennai Quick Guns faced a similar fate against a swashbuckling Telugu Yoddha side. That brings an end to out coverage of the UKK today. it has been an absolute pleasure bringing to you each and every moment that has unfolded on this historic day! Join us back tomorrow for another couple of riveting contests! Till then, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, signing off! Goodbye! 

22:18 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Chennai Quick Guns 38-48 Telugu Yoddha

A game that the scoreboard would perhaps not correctly signify. Telugu Yoddha were far superior and by quite some margin too. Their exploits in the first innings had all but sealed the game for them. However, a good comeback from the Quick Guns in the second innings has ensured that the points difference between the two sides remains at 10 points. In the end, it is the Yoddha who seal the deal! It has been quite a dominant performance from them!

22:16 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' None of the defenders from the batch are tagged and the final second innings score reads 23-19 in favour of the Quick Guns. However, in the larger scheme of things, they have lost the match and by quite a margin too! 

22:15 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' A sky dive has brought about the end of Avdhut Patil and the Yoddha have brought the deficit down to just 10 points. However, there are just under forty seconds to spare in the contest!

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 23-19 Telugu Yoddha

22:14 (IST)14 AUG 2022

6' A clever pole five from the Quick Guns attacker sends the first defender from batch three back to the bench. A simple running touch follows soon after, leaving Avdhut Patil as the lone defender. 

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 20-19 Telugu Yoddha

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And that will bring an end to the power play!

22:11 (IST)14 AUG 2022

4' Subramani V is the last defender to be tagged from the second batch of defenders but Telugu will not be too concerned. They have a massive lead still in the contest!

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 15-19 Telugu Yoddha

22:10 (IST)14 AUG 2022

4' A sky dive sends back Sachin awhile the skipper, Prajwal has to make his way back after the Quick Guns attacker executed a running touch.

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 13-19 Telugu Yoddha

22:09 (IST)14 AUG 2022

The second batch of the Yoddha make their entry into the mat and the Quick Guns have opted for the power play!

22:08 (IST)14 AUG 2022

3' Pratik runs out of steam and has been tagged by the Quick Guns attacker. 

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 8-19 Telugu Yoddha

22:07 (IST)14 AUG 2022

2' A couple of touches, including a running one and one with some terrific speed, fetches the Quick Guns two points apiece. However, they are falling back in this contest!

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 6-19 Telugu Yoddha

22:03 (IST)14 AUG 2022

On completion of Yoddha's attack in the second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 2-17 Telugu Yoddha

The game score stands at 48-17 in favour of the Telugu outfit and it promises to be quite a one-sided affair. The Quick Guns will have to do something unimaginable and almost unthinkable to make a match out of this! 

22:03 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' Defense bonus granted to the Chennai Quick Guns at the stroke of the buzzer!

22:03 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' A couple of touches on the defenders have taken the Yoddha's score to 17 points now! 

22:00 (IST)14 AUG 2022

The Quick Guns' third batch is on the mat now and the action intensifies! 

21:58 (IST)14 AUG 2022

5' Amit Patil has been given out but he has reviewed it with confidence too! However, the review is unsuccessful and it is a sky dive as well, resulting in three points being added to the Yoddha's tally!

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-13 Telugu Yoddha

21:58 (IST)14 AUG 2022

4' Another running touch on Sibin and skipper Amit is the lone defender left on the mat now. 

21:57 (IST)14 AUG 2022

4' A simple ruling hand touch on Rajvardhan Patil by the Wazir sends him back to the bench.

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-8 Telugu Yoddha

21:56 (IST)14 AUG 2022

The powerplay is over now and we are back down to a single Wazir in the middle. 

21:56 (IST)14 AUG 2022

3' Mahesh Shinde perishes just a second before he would've earned his team the defense bonus. The first batch of the Quick Guns has been eliminated.

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-6 Telugu Yoddha

21:54 (IST)14 AUG 2022

2' A touch by the Wazir on Ramji followed by another one on Pritam has fetched Yoddha four points.

Second innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-4 Telugu Yoddha

21:53 (IST)14 AUG 2022

We are back in action for the second innings and Yoddha have decided to use their Power Play straightaway! 

21:50 (IST)14 AUG 2022

At the end of the first innings: Chennai Quick Guns 15-29 Telugu Yoddha

The Yoddha are looking far superior in the contest and we are heading towards a one-sided game unless the Quick Guns can stage a comeback for the ages in the second innings!

21:50 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' The third batch of the Yoddha are in now and they are doing extremely well to survive the Quick Guns' onslaught! Not a single touch can be executed on the third batch of the Yoddha defenders! Terrific stuff from them!

21:48 (IST)14 AUG 2022

6' Yoddha get the defense bonus for the second time in the innings! And just after that, Deepak is sent back with a hand touch! Nonetheless, one would reckon he has done his job!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 15-29 Telugu Yoddha

21:46 (IST)14 AUG 2022

6' Deepak has been given out once again and yet again, he has decided to review it! The review is successful and Deepak is indeed not out! Survives!

21:44 (IST)14 AUG 2022

6' The last surviving defender, Deepak, has been deemed to be out and he has instantly reviewed it! He was pretty confident and the review is successful! 

21:44 (IST)14 AUG 2022

5' A couple of dives ensure that the Quick Guns stay in the contest! Three points apiece to send back Dhruv and Arun!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 13-27 Telugu Yoddha

21:42 (IST)14 AUG 2022

3' A running touch ends the first batch of the Yoddha!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 7-27 Telugu Yoddha

21:41 (IST)14 AUG 2022

3' A pole dive fetches the Quick Guns three points while the Yoddha get the defense bonus for surviving for two and a half minutes! 

21:39 (IST)14 AUG 2022

2' Sudershan departs off a simple touch as the attacker swiftly extends his arm to execute it! 

21:37 (IST)14 AUG 2022

1' A touch point has been awarded on Sudershan and he has reviewed it instantly! The review is successful and the defender is not out!

21:36 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Time for the Quick Guns to attack and they have opted for the Power Play right away!

21:32 (IST)14 AUG 2022

First innings at the end of Yoddha attack: Chennai Quick Guns 0-23 Telugu Yoddha

21:31 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' Just at the stroke of the buzzer, a hand touch fetches Yoddha another couple of points! 

21:30 (IST)14 AUG 2022

7' With less than a minute to go, a dive from the Yoddha player ensures that the third batch has been wiped out!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-23 Telugu Yoddha

21:29 (IST)14 AUG 2022

6' A pole dive sends back B. Raju and Yoddha are garnering the big points now!

21:28 (IST)14 AUG 2022

5' The first member of the third batch has to depart off a sky dive and the Quick Guns are falling apart now!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-18 Telugu Yoddha

21:28 (IST)14 AUG 2022

5' And just like that, all three of the defenders perish, two off simple touches and one of a dive! 

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-15 Telugu Yoddha

21:26 (IST)14 AUG 2022

4' Terrific from the Chennai Quick Guns and even with two Wazirs in operation, they have not lost a single defender yet! 

21:24 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Telugu Yoddha have opted for the Power Play!

21:24 (IST)14 AUG 2022

3' A simple touch on skipper Amit Patil results in the first batch being eliminated just one second short of the two and a half minutes mark!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-8 Telugu Yoddha

21:23 (IST)14 AUG 2022

2' Sibin, after some outstanding evading, perishes to a sky dive! Patil has to make his way back in the same minute courtesy of a pole dive!

First innings: Chennai Quick Guns 0-6 Telugu Yoddha

21:18 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Toss: 

Chennai Quick Guns have won the toss and have chosen defense. 

21:13 (IST)14 AUG 2022

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21:01 (IST)14 AUG 2022

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21:01 (IST)14 AUG 2022

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of Ultimate Kho Kho 2022, Match 2!

After a high-octane opening clash between the Mumbai Khiladis and Gujarat Giants, the Chennai Quick Guns and Telugu Yoddhas clash in a southern derby! There's a lot to watch out for - from stunning sky dives to exciting escapes, we've got you covered with our live updates!

After Ultimate Kho Kho started with what was nothing short of an enthralling contest, it is time for the Southern Derby, with the Chennai Quick Guns locking horns with the Telugu Yoddha at the Balewadi Stadium, Pune. On the eve of India’s Independence Day, it is encouraging to see Kho Kho making its journey from mud to the mat. 

The Chennai Quick Guns, led by all-rounder Amit Patil, will look to put in an impactful performance first up. A win by a huge margin will certainly make the other teams take notice of the side that the team possesses. Marquee player pick Mahesh Shinde will be a key player and has been appointed as the vice captain of the side. 

Telugu Yoddha, on the other hand, will be led by software engineer Prajwal KH and the side will be raring to showcase their skills today. Promises to be another riveting contest! Who will take home the bragging rights post the completion of the Southern Derby? Let’s find out! Sit back, relax and enjoy as I, Maanas Upadhyay, take you through all that unfurls over the course of this contest!
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