Yoddha edge past Steelers and Gujarat Fortunegiants decimate Tamil Thalaivas


The first day of Panchkula leg of Pro Kabaddi League season 7 saw the UP Yoddha edge past against hosts Haryana Steelers as Yoddhas captain and star defender Nitesh Kumar was the star of the game as he collected 7 tackle points as raiders Surender Gill and Srikanth Jadhav looked in prime form as Jadhav compiled yet another super-10. In the other game of the day at Panchkula it was Sonu Jaglan and Rohit Gullia who ran riot against the Thalaivas defense as the two-times runner ups defeated the star studded Tamil Thalaivas.

Match 111: Haryana Steelers vs UP Yoddha (30-37)

A close fought game where Yoddhas came back from behind to defeat the hosts Haryana Steelers by 7 Points. It was performances by Srikanth Jadhav, Surender Gill and star defender Nitesh Kumar which helped the Yoddhas win an important game with respect to the tightly contested points table.

Match 112: Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Tamil Thalaivas (50-21)

Raid riot by Sonu Jaglan and stand-in Captain Rohit Gullia helped the Gujarat Fortunegiants win an important game against the Tamil Thalaivas to keep their hopes alive for the playoffs. The Thalaivas looked meek as Manjeet Chilar and Ajay Thakur didn’t play the game owing to injuries.