Patna Pirates showcased a phenomenal performance under their new young captain Pardeep Narwal in their first match this season

Patna Pirates beat Telugu Titans 35-28

In a gripping encounter, Patna Pirates beat Telugu Titans 35-28 in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League. The game was billed as the encounter Pardeep Narwal and Rahul Chaudhari – the top top two raiders of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League. And it was it was Pardeep Narwal who came out on top as he scored 15 points to lead his team to victory.
Patna Pirates began the match strongly as they led 2-0 after four minutes. Telugu Titans scored two quick points in a minute to level the match at 2-2 in the fifth minute. Rahul Chaudhari scored with a two-point raid in the sixth minute as Telugu Titans leveled at 4-4. It was a close first half as Patna Pirates led 7-6 after 10 minutes. Telugu Titans scored three points in a minute to lead 10-7 after 14 minutes.
Pardeep Narwal scored his fifth raid point in the 15th minute as Patna Pirates trailed 9-10. Rahul Chaudhari scored his sixth point of the match as Telugu Titans led 12-10 after 17 minutes.
Patna Pirates tied the game at 12-12 in 19th minute with a super tackle. In the last minute of the first half Patna forced another super tackle to lead 15-14. Telugu Titans inflicted an all out in the 24th minute as they led 19-16. Patna Pirates star man Pardeep Narwal struggled in the second half as they trailed 17-21 after 26 minutes. Monu Goyat scored two points for Patna Pirates in the 28th minute as they trailed 20-21. Nilesh Saluknke scored two points in the 31st minute as Telugu
Titans led 24-21. Patna Pirates defence did a good job on Rahul Chaudhari as they didn’t allow him to score crucial points.
Pardeep Narwal scored his 8th raid point as Patna Pirates reduced the deficit to just one point in the 34th minute. Narwal scored three points with a brilliant super raid in the 35th minute to give Patna Pirates 27-25 lead.
Patna Pirates inflicted an all out in the 36th minute to stretch their lead to 31-26. Patna Pirates defence nullified Rahul Chaudhari completely in the second half as they led 33-26 after 38 minutes.
Nilesh Salunke scored two points to give Telugu Titans a glimmer of hope as they trailed 28-33 in the 39th minute. But it was the Pardeep Narwal show as he scored one more point to give his team a comfortable 35-28 win


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