In Match 94 of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 of the Inter-Zone challenge week, the Tamil Thalaivas have defied all odds. AGAIN!! The underdogs of the season have defeated a champion material team such as Gujarat Fortunegiants. Ajay Thakur's raids have been vital and the last raid of the match stole the show. Two vital points picked up by the Tamil skipper to win the match for the Thalaivas. Gujarat were dominant throughout the match and it seemed that the Sukesh Hedge led men were sailing away with the match, but the Tamil players were determined and eventually were rewarded with a win.
HIGHLIGHTS, PRO KABADDI LEAGUE 2017, MATCH 95: GUJARAT FORTUNEGIANTS vs TAMIL THALAIVAS
The Perfect Raider of the Match is presented to Ajay Thakur of Tamil Thalaivas with 13 raid points.
The Player of the Match is presented to Fazel Atrachali of Gujarat Fortunegiants with 5 tackle points.
The Do or Die player of the Match is presented to Ajay Thakur of Tamil Thalaivas.
21.05 IST: FULL TIME!! Tamil Thalaivas have defied all odds again as they have defeated the most dominating team in the Pro Kabaddi season. A superb comeback again from the Tamil Thalaivas. A shocking win. Tamil Thalaivas 35-34 Gujarat Fortunegiants.
21.04 IST: Another super win on the last raid of the match and it is Ajay Thakur that claims 2 touch points!!! A win for Tamil Thalaivas.!!
21.03 IST: Do or Die raid for Gujarat as Sachin enters but is taken out by the defenders. Gujarat 34-33 Tamil
21.02 IST: Ajay picks up a touch point on the Gujarat defence. Gujarat 34-32 Tamil
21.01 IST: ALL OUT for Gujarat Fortunegiants as Tamil are just 3 points away. Gujarat are given a technical and a bonus point. Gujarat 34-31 Tamil
21.01 IST: Ajay claims a touch point on the Gujarat defence as they eye an ALL OUT. Gujarat 32-27 Tamil
21.00 IST: Do or Die raid for Gujarat as Sachin enters and is taken down by the defence. Gujarat 32-27 Tamil
20.59 IST: Ajay manages to claim a touch point on the Gujarat defence. Gujarat 34-26 Tamil
20.58 IST: Prapanjan escapes with a touch point on the Gujarat defence. Gujarat 34-25 Tamil
20.55 IST: Gujarat's raider escapes with a touch point, but Prapanjan dashes in and claims one as well. Gujarat 34-24 Tamil
20.54 IST: Gujarat slam down Ajay Thakur on his raid for Tamil. Gujarat 33-23 Tamil
20.51 IST: Tamil's raider claims a touch point on the Gujarat defence. Gujarat 32-23 Tamil
20.50 IST: Do or Die raid for Gujarat as Ranjit enters but is taken down by the Tamil defence. Gujarat 32-22 Tamil
20.49 IST: Gujarat's defence ram down the Tamil raider. Gujarat 32-21 Tamil
20.46 IST: Do or Die raid for Tamil as the raider enters but taken out by the Gujarat defence. Gujarat 31-21 Tamil
20.45 IST: Hedge is taken down by the Tamil defence. Gujarat 30-21 Tamil
20.41 IST: Tamil's defence still fighting as they ram down the Fortunegiant's raider. Gujarat 30-20 Tamil
20.41 IST: Bonus point picked up by Dong Geon Lee for Tamil. Gujarat 30-19 Tamil
20.40 IST: Gujarat's raider picks up a bonus and a touch point on Tamil's defence. Gujarat 30-18 Tamil
20.39 IST: A tackle on Ajay by the Gujarat defenders as they claim a point. A 10 point lead. Gujarat 28-18 Tamil
20.38 IST: Prapanjan picks up 2 vital point for Tamil on his raid on the Fortunegiants defence. Gujarat 27-18 Tamil
20.38 IST: Tamil's C Arun steps up and grabs hold of the Gujarat raider. Gujarat 27-16 Tamil
20.37 IST: A Second ALL OUT for Tamil Thalaivas!! Gujarat sail away with a 13 point lead. Gujarat 27-15 Tamil
20.36 Bonus point picked up by the Tamil defender but a touch point is immediately taken by the Fortunegiant's raider. Gujarat 24-14 Tamil
20.34 IST: Do or Die raid for Gujarat as Sukesh Hedge enters and escapes with a point. Gujarat 23-13 Tamil
20.33 IST: Do or Die raid for Tamil as Prapanjan enters and is hammered to the mat by the Fortunegiants. Gujarat 22-13 Tamil
20.32 IST: Sachin escapes with a touch point on the Thalaiva's defence. Gujarat 21-13 Tamil
20.31 IST: The second half resumes. Gujarat lead but will the lead be able to last long?. Let's find out.
20.23 IST: Half Time!! A 7 point lead it what separates to the two teams. The momentum can still change as Tamil are finally finding their rhythm in the match. Gujarat Fortungiants 20-13 Tamil Thalaivas.
20.23 IST: Tamil's defence slam down the Gujarat raider to claim a tackle point. Gujarat 20-13 Tamil
20.21 IST: Gujarat's raider claims 2 touch points on the Thalaivas defence. Gujarat 20-11 Tamil
20.20 IST: Tamil ram down the Gujarat raider on their do or die raid. Gujarat 18-11 Tamil
20.19 IST: Sachin picks up another bonus. A game of the bonus points goes on back and forth. Gujarat 17-10 Tamil
20.18 IST: Bonus point picked up by Tamil's raider. Gujarat 16-10 Tamil
20.17 IST: Ajay claims a bonus point for the Thalaivas. Gujarat 16-9 Tamil
20.17 IST: Bonus point picked up by Ranjit for the Fortunegiants. Gujarat 16-8 Tamil
20.16 IST: Do or Die raid for Gujarat as Ranjit enters and leaves with a touch point. Gujarat 15-8 Tamil
20.16 IST: Ajay picks up a touch point on the Fortunegiant's defence. Gujarat 14-8 Tamil
20.14 IST: Gujarat's defence are rock solid as they ram down Prapanjan from the Thalaivas. Gujarat 14-7 Tamil
20.14 IST: Tamil's raider claims a touch point on the Fortunegiant's defence. Gujarat 13-7 Tamil
20.13 IST: ALL OUT for Tamil Thalaivas!! Gujarat now have a 7 point lead as the raider claims a touch point on the last defender standing.. Gujarat 13-6 Tamil
20.12 IST: Do or Die raid for Tamil as Ajay enters and is thrown out by the Fortunegiants defence as they eye an ALL OUT. Gujarat 10-6 Tamil
20.11 IST: Sachin escapes with a touch point on the Tamil defence. Gujarat 9-6 Tamil
20.10 IST: Sachin dashes out fast with a touch point before being ushered out. Gujarat 8-6 Tamil
20.09 IST: Do or Die raid for Tamil as Ajay enters and claims a touch point under pressure. Gujarat 7-6 Tamil
20.08 IST: Ranjit walks back after claiming a touch point for the Fortunegiants. Gujarat 7-5 Tamil
20.08 IST: Sachin is the man again as the raider claims 2 touch points on the Tamil defence. The tables have turned. Gujarat 6-5 Tamil
20.07 IST: Sachin picks up a point on the Thalaiva's defence as he escapes. Gujarat 4-5 Tamil
20.06 IST: Prapanjan enters and a super raid on the Gujarat defence. The raider cleans house. Gujarat 3-5 Tamil
20.05 IST: Sukesh picks up a touch point on the Thalaiva's defender to lead. Gujarat 3-2 Tamil
20.04 IST: Ajay Thakur claims a touch point on the Fortunegiant's defence. Gujarat 2-2 Tamil
20.03 IST: Sukesh Hedge picks up a point for the Fortunegiants on his raid on Tamil's defence. Gujarat 2-1 Tamil
20.02 IST: Do or Die raid for Tamil Thalaivas as the raider enters and the Fortunegiants make no mistake in tackling the raider with ease. Gujarat 1-1 Tamil
20.01 IST: Tamil's defence start the scoring with a huge tackle on Gujarat's raider. Gujarat 0-1 Tamil
20.00 IST: Gujarat Fortunegiants win the toss and choose court. The Thalaivas will raid first.
19.59 IST: The two team captains Sukesh Hedge of Gujarat and Ajay Thakur of Tamil are brought in for the toss.
19.55 IST: The fearless, the dominating, the Gujarat Fortunegiants enter Delhi.
19.52 IST: The brave men that fear no challenge, the Tamil Thalaivas enter Delhi.