- Manjeet Chhillar showed immense fitness levels to pile on the tackle points for Thalaivas.
- A brilliant super raid by Sukesh Hegde in the first half was the brave moment of the match.
Tamil Thalaivas came out on top in a closely fought southern derby of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 as they beat Telugu Titans 31-25. Manjeet Chhillar had a brilliant game in defence as he scored seven points and was ably supported by Ajay Thakur who chipped in with 7 raid points. Rahul Chaudhari scored six points for Titans but didn’t get enough support.
Ajay Thakur and Rahul Chaudhari got their teams up and running with a raid point in the first minute. Chaudhari got two more raid points to give Telugu Titans 3-2 lead after three minutes. Sukesh Hegde came up with a super raid in the 10th minute to level the match at 8-8 for Tamil Thalaivas
Tamil Thalaivas ramped up the pressure with an all out in the 13th minute as they extended their lead to 13-9. At the end of the first half Tamil Thalaivas led 18-11 as Telugu Titans faded away after a strong start.
Rahul Chaudhari revived Telugu Titans with two more successful raids as they trailed 15-19 after 23 minutes. Tami Thalaivas forced a super tackle in 24th minute to lead 22-15. Tamil Thalaivas kept the Titans raiders under control in the second half to wrap up a comfortable win.
Fans can catch live action of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 matches when Bengaluru Bulls play UP Yoddha while Tamil Thalaivas take on Telugu Titans on Monday, i.e. 26th November 2018, 7:30 pm onwards, on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Suvarna Plus, Star Maa Gold, Star Sports First and Hotstar.