Jaipur Pink Panther vs Tamil Thalaivas: In the 99th match of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2022, Jaipur Pink Panthers won against Tamil Thalaivas by a margin of 41-26. With this victory, Jaipur has strengthened its position in the top-3. On the other hand, it has become very difficult for Thalaivas, who suffered their seventh defeat of the season, to go to the play-offs. Arjun Deshwal of Jaipur has become the first raider to complete 200 raid points this season.
Jaipur took a seven point lead in the first half
The first 10 minutes of the match were very exciting in which both the teams kept on countering each other continuously. However, in the 13th minute, Jaipur all out Thalaivas and took a five-point lead in the match. Thalaivas’ most successful raider Narendra Kandola was kept silent by Jaipur and allowed him to score only one point in the entire half. Jaipur’s team was ahead 20-13 till half time. Arjun Deshwal and Ajit Kumar got four raid points each for Jaipur. Sahul took three tackle points and was the most successful defender of the half.
Jaipur’s good game continued in the second half as well
The game of the Jaipur team remained the same in the second half as in the first half, but they maintained their lead. With 10 minutes left in the match, the Jaipur team was leading by eight points. With seven minutes left, Himanshu as the only player saved Thalaivas from being all out. However, Thalaivas got all out in the very next raid and Jaipur took a 10-point lead in the match. Thalaivas’ team could not recover from this lead and had to face defeat.