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Ultimate Kho Kho 2022 Highlights, Match 5: Telugu Yoddhas pick up second win to continue stellar run in UKK 2022

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedAug 16, 2022 20:32 IST

Telugu Yoddhas put on a dominant display to win 68-47 over Rajasthan Warriors.


20:32 (IST)16 AUG 2022

Right then, that will bring an end to our coverage of this game! Stay tuned and switch tabs to catch all the live action from the second game of the day as the Gujarat Giants take on the Odisha Juggernauts! Until then, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, signing off! 

20:31 (IST)16 AUG 2022

FULL TIME: Telugu Yoddhas 68-47 Rajasthan Warriors

Dominance! Sheer dominance from the Warriors in this contest as they get a massive 21-point win under their belt. It has been nothing short of an exceptional performance from them and they relentlessly played a brand of aggressive kho kho, which caught the Warriors off guard completely. Yet another win for the Yoddhas while the Warriors succumb to their second defeat of the season! Worrying signs indeed for the Warriors!

20:29 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' Another terrific other dive from Hrushikesh on Adarsh Mohite fetches the Warriors two points. 

20:29 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' A scintillating sky dive from the Wazir, Hrushikesh on Rohan Shingade, sends back the latter. 

20:28 (IST)16 AUG 2022

Just one Wazir on the court now as the power play ends. 

20:28 (IST)16 AUG 2022

6' A sky dive from Mahajar, who has been simply exceptional in this game, gets the better of Arun Gunki and Batch 2 has been wiped out!

Telugu Yoddhas 68-42 Rajasthan Warriors

20:27 (IST)16 AUG 2022

6' Another DREAM RUN for the Yoddhas as the final defender survives. The coach had shouted 'just ten more seconds' to Arun Gunki and the defender managed to ward off the attackers till then.

Telugu Yoddhas 68-39 Rajasthan Warriors

20:26 (IST)16 AUG 2022

6' Hrushikesh, the Rajasthan Wazir, has claimed a touch on one of the Yoddha defenders. Has not been granted by the umpire and the Warriors will review it! The review is successful and there indeed was a touch on Deepak, who has to make his way back to the bench.

Telugu Yoddhas 66-39 Rajasthan Warriors

20:24 (IST)16 AUG 2022

5' A sky dive is attempted on Deepak and it has been given out by the umpire too. However, Deepak firmly believes that there was no touch there and has requested the umpire for a review straightaway! The review goes in his favour and the umpire overturns his decision. Deepak remains NOT OUT! And he is pretty animated as well!

20:23 (IST)16 AUG 2022

4' A terrific running touch from Mahajarsends back Dhruv after there was quite a lull in the scoring. The Warriors are still staring at a heavy defeat here.

Telugu Yoddhas 66-37 Rajasthan Warriors

20:21 (IST)16 AUG 2022

Batch 2 of the Yoddhas is on court now and the Warriors have opted for the Power Play! 

20:21 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' A couple of sky dives from Mahajar consecutively send back Avdhut Patil and Sachin Bhargo to fetch some much-needed points for the Warriors!

Telugu Yoddhas 66-35 Rajasthan Warriors

20:20 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' Prasad is continuously pursued and in the end, a dive from Mohammed Taseen sends him back to the bench. Prasad had given up and yet the attacker put in a vicious dive. Completely not needed and Prasad was livid! 

20:18 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' Well Sushant's terrific run continues! A sky dive this time from the swift attacker and he has sent back the last remaining Batch 4 defender, Sudershan.

Telugu Yoddhas 66-27 Rajasthan Warriors

20:18 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' A diving hand touch on Subramani by Sushant yet again gains them two more points.

Telugu Yoddhas 66-24 Rajasthan Warriors

20:17 (IST)16 AUG 2022

1' A running touch by Sushant on Prajwal fetches the first points for Rajasthan in this turn. 

20:17 (IST)16 AUG 2022

The fourth turn is underway and there is an air of desperation amongst the Warriors, who will be keen to avoid a heavy defeat. 

20:13 (IST)16 AUG 2022

At the end of Turn 3: Telugu Yoddhas 66-20 Rajasthan Warriors

Right then, the Yoddhas are well and truly in control of the game now and it is going to take an exceptional, nay unthinkable effort from the Warriors if they want to avoid the second defeat of the season. However, with the way things are currently panning out, the Yoddhas will certainly be expected to win the game by a huge margin!

20:12 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' Batch 4 is on the court and almost immediately, Adarsh Mohite sends back Sushant with a diving touch.

Telugu Yoddhas 66-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:12 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' A dive from Pratik Waikar sends back Abhijit Patil and that is followed closely by a sky dive by Rohan on Hajare! To top it all off, the Yoddhas have eliminated four batches and the Warriors are ALL OUT! Three additional points added to their tally!

Telugu Yoddhas 64-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:10 (IST)16 AUG 2022

6' A running touch on Sourabh Adavkar results in him having to make his way back to the bench. Was a terrific dive from Prasad. 

20:09 (IST)16 AUG 2022

5' Another pole dive results in the Yoddhas garnering three more points as Nikhil B is the final Batch 2 defender to be dismissed!

Telugu Yoddhas 54-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:08 (IST)16 AUG 2022

5' A review by the Yoddhas as they firmly believe there was a touch on one of the defenders, although not adjudged to be out by the umpire. The review is successful! And that will fetch the Yoddhas three points as Adarsh had gotten a pole dive in to send back Hrushikesh. 

20:07 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' The Warriors, defender, Sengar, is pursued relentlessly by the attackers, going after him without providing any respite. The defender wears out in the end and has to depart.

Telugu Yoddhas 48-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:04 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' A pole dive from the Wazir gets the better of Govind Yadav. And moments later, Akshay is sent back by Rohan once again to complete the Power Play.

Telugu Yoddhas 46-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:03 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' A sky dive straightaway on the commencement of the Power Play from Rohan on Bharat Kumar sends back the lanky defender. It has been a poor game for Bharat so far. 

20:03 (IST)16 AUG 2022

Batch 1 of the Warriors is on the court now and the Yoddhas have opted for the Power Play!

20:02 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' A review from the Yoddhas goes in their favour as there indeed was a touch on Mahajar. Prasad being the attacker in that case.

Telugu Yoddhas 38-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:01 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' Another sky dive, this time from Dhruv on Sushant sends the latter back to the bench. The Yoddhas are extending their lead in this game!

Telugu Yoddhas 36-20 Rajasthan Warriors

20:00 (IST)16 AUG 2022

1' A sky dive from Prasad Radye sends back Mohammed Taseen, whom the Yoddhas were relentlessly pursuing.

Telugu Yoddhas 33-20 Rajasthan Warriors

19:58 (IST)16 AUG 2022

The Yoddhas are attacking now in Turn 3 and they have not opted for the Power Play. 

19:55 (IST)16 AUG 2022

At the end of the 1st Innings, 2nd Turn: Telugu Yoddhas 30-20 Rajasthan Warriors

The Yoddhas well and truly in the lead here. They have simply been the superior side when it has come to attack as well as defense. The Warriors gave nothing short of their best and laboured it out in the middle. However, it was to no avail as the third batch of the Yoddhas dominated proceedings in the defense department! 

19:54 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' Another thirty seconds pass and the Yoddhas are awarded another couple of points as defense bonus! Terrific work from Shingade! He has single-handedly kept the attack at bay and has ensured that his team walks away with plenty of points even while defending!

19:54 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' A pole dive on Adarsh Mohite this time from Mahajar sends him packing to the bench. 

19:53 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' They have lasted another thirty seconds and another defender bonus is granted!

19:53 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' DREAM RUN! The defense has lasted for two and a half minutes and they get a couple of points as a bonus! 

19:52 (IST)16 AUG 2022

6' A running touch on Pratik Waikar sends him back. Some terrific work from Sushant there, who sped up quickly and got the touch.

Telugu Yoddhas 24-17 Rajasthan Warriors

19:51 (IST)16 AUG 2022

5' The attacker is convinced that there was a touch on the the defender there and take a review for the same. However, the TV umpire rules in favour of the defender!

19:49 (IST)16 AUG 2022

The third batch of the Yoddhas is on court now

19:49 (IST)16 AUG 2022

4' Deepak Madhav tumbles, falls and the Wazir puts in a dive to get a touch on him. The Warriors have made complete use of the power play!

Telugu Yoddhas 24-15 Rajasthan Warriors

19:48 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' Another running touch, this time on Dhruv, leaves a sole defender on the mat. Was a dive but not a full-bodied one hence was not classified as a sky dive. 

19:47 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' A running touch on Arun Gunki sends him back to the bench. 

19:47 (IST)16 AUG 2022

The Warriors have opted for the Power Play now!

19:47 (IST)16 AUG 2022

3' A dive from Mohammed Taseen on Avdhut Patil ends the first batch of the Yoddhas. 

19:45 (IST)16 AUG 2022

2' Quite a simple running touch as a brainfade moment from Sachin Bhargo sees him return to the bench. 

19:44 (IST)16 AUG 2022

1' The Warriors start off with a there-pointer as well, with Mahajar getting a sky dive on Prasad.

Telugu Yoddhas 24-5 Rajasthan Warriors

19:44 (IST)16 AUG 2022

The Warriors attackers take position and the Yoddhas defenders enter the mat. 

19:40 (IST)16 AUG 2022

At the end of 1st Innings, 1st Turn: Telugu Yoddhas 24-2 Rajasthan Warriors

The Yoddhas have put in a terrific performance first up and courtesy of a few pole dives and sky dives, they have taken their tally up to 24 points despite sending back just three batches. Will be interesting to see how the Warriors respond. Will they lose the plot in the first innings itself? 

19:39 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' The final Warriors batch manages to survive the final forty or so seconds to end the 1st Turn!

19:38 (IST)16 AUG 2022

7' A sky dive from Prajwal on Sushant Hajare as the attacker put in a full-bodied dive and extended his arm to get the touch.

Telugu Yoddhas 24-2 Rajasthan Warriors
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