In the 50th match of Pro Kabaddi 2019, UP Yoddha made a big upset and defeated table toppers Jaipur Pink Panthers 31-24. This is UP’s third win after 9 matches and they have now come in eighth place with 22 points. On the other hand, this is only the second defeat of Jaipur and still they are in first place with 31 points.
Best Performance of Surender Gill Deepak Niwas Hooda
Surender Gill (8) took the highest points in the match for UP, while captain Deepak Niwas Hooda scored 9 points for Jaipur Pink Panthers, but he could not win the team.
After the first half, UP Warrior took a 16–10 lead against the Jaipur Pink Panthers. Initially, there was a close contest between the two teams, but the UP Raiders were in very good form and tried to give their team an edge. However, Jaipur did not let UP overtake on the basis of two super tackles. In the last 2 minutes of the first half, the UP team finally managed to all out Jaipur. After 20 minutes, the Raiders made a big difference between the two teams.
Jaipur Pink Panthers got off to a great start in the second half and in the first two minutes, captain Deepak Niwas Hooda made the team come back in the match by super raid. However, UP too did not let the match go under its control and retained it well. Jaipur tried to make a comeback, but in the end they could not beat UP. While UP won a crucial victory, Jaipur had to settle for just one point.
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Pro Kabaddi 2019: The UP Warrior will next take on Delhi on 25 August against Dabang Delhi, while the Jaipur Pink Panthers next match will be against Tamil Thalaivaz on 21 August in Chennai.
Predicted Starting 7s
UP Yoddha: Nitesh Kumar (C), Shrikant Jadhav, Monu Goyat, Mohsen Maghsoudlou, Sumit, Amit, Ashu Singh
Jaipur Pink Panthers: Deepak Niwas Hooda (C), Nitin Rawal, Vishal, Nilesh Salunkhe, Deepak Narwal, Sandeep Dhull, Amit Hooda