Gujarat Fortunegiants Beat UP Yoddha 38-31 in Qualifier 2
Gujarat Fortunegiants produced an impressive performance as they beat UP Yoddha 38-31 to enter the final of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 6.
Sachin was the star of the night for Gujarat as he scored 10 points and got ample support from his defence.
For UP Yoddha Nitesh Kumar scored 6 tackle points and became the first defender in the history of VIVO Pro Kabddi League to score 100 tackle points in single season. His fine effort went in vain as UP Yoddha raiders couldn’t produce enough points and crashed out of the tournament.
Prashanth Kumar Rai made a two-point raid in the first minute to give UP Yoddha 2-1 lead. Sachin responded with a two-point raid for Gujarat
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Prapanjan got into the act as he made a two-point raid in the 8th minute as Gujarat Fortunegiants opened a four-point lead. Nitesh Kumar made a couple of successful tackles for UP Yoddha as they came back to level the match at 11-11 in the 15th minute. Gujarat Fortunegiants inflicted the first all out of the match to lead 19-14.
Gujarat Fortunegiants started the second half in an impressive fashion as Sachin and Prapanjan picked up the raid points.
Shrikant Jadhav tried to ignite UP Yoddha’s hopes of a comeback with a couple of successful raids. In the 36th minute UP Yoddha trailed by five points but Gujarat Fortunegiants showed calm and composure to secure a place in the final.
Fans can catch live action of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 final when Gujarat Fortunegiants will take on Bengaluru Bulls on Saturday, 5 January, 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 Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Maa Gold, Star Sports First and Hotstar.