Jang Kun Lee and Bajirao Hodage fashion Bengal Warriors win over Telugu Titans




Patna, February 19: South Korean Jang Kun Lee and Bajirao Hodage gave a sterling display to guide Bengal Warriors to an important win over Telugu Titans in the Season 3 of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. This was the first victory for the winners after two losses earlier. The win takes them to 32 points in 27 matches to hold the second place in the table. Telugu Titans have 23 in nine matches and move to fourth place with the solitary point they gained today for a less than seven point defeat.

Jang Kun Lee of Bengal Warriors trying to escape from the hold applied by Dharamaraj Cheralathan and Sukesh Hegde of Telugu Titans

Jang Kun Lee of Bengal Warriors trying to escape from the hold applied by Dharamaraj Cheralathan and Sukesh Hegde of Telugu Titans

For the Telugu Titans it was yet another disappointing day as their star Rahul Chaudhari was a passenger. He made a sensational start getting rival skipper Nilesh Shinde in the very first raid. His failures thereafter as Bajirao Hodage singled him out for special treatment hurt his side a lot. This resulted in Bajirao scoring eight points and keeping Rahul Chaudhari out for close to half an hour. Matching Bajirao Hodage was rival skipper Dharamaraj Cheralathan with two super tackles and a tally of eight which went in vain.

It was level pegging in the first ten minutes as a mere 10 points were put on the board. Jang Kun Lee and Shrikant Jadhav raided well for the winners and so did Sukesh Hegde for the losing team. Things gradually turned the way of Bengal Warriors after the winners trapped Rahul Chaudhari and Sukesh Hegde in successive raids and then Shrikant Jadhav and Mahesh Goud got raiding points to hasten the first of the two all-outs the Telugu Titans suffered. The first was in the 15th minute and the third in the 38th minute with the score reading 31-25 leaving the winners the simple task of clinging to it.

The 16-12 lead at the break was marginal but the gap widened to 20-14 in just four minutes with Shrikant Jadhav scoring. With Sukesh Hegde stepping out and Rahul Chaudhari falling prey to the merciless Bajirao Hodage the team were in trouble. There came a recovery as Telugu Titans clawed back to reduce the difference to 21-17 and the four point gap was further reduced to 24-22 to set up a tight finish. Bengal Warriors conceded as many three super tackles to Dharamaraj Cheralathan (2) and Meraj Sheykh (1).

Very soon it became 25-24 and both the coaches took time outs to review their strategy. But two good tackles by Bajirao Hodage and two points from Jang Kun Lee took the winners to safety. Rahul Chaudhari’s two points came in but a little too late in the game.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Author:

Aspiring Media Enthusiast, Cricket Tragic, Football Fanatic, Avid Reader, Amateur Photographer & Wannabe Sports Writer.

Cricket

CEAT Cricket Rating felicitates R Ashwin as International Cricketer of the Year

CEAT Cricket Rating felicitates R Ashwin as International Cricketer of the Year

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on May 25th, 2017

Leading tyre manufacturer CEAT Limited celebrated the success and glory of International cricket with ‘CEAT Cricket Rating (CCR) International awards 2017’ ..

Football

Mission XI Million picks Chandigarh student in national contest to report on international #F4F program in Russia

Mission XI Million picks Chandigarh student in national contest to report on international #F4F program in Russia

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on May 26th, 2017

Ananya Kamboj, an 8th standard student from Vivek High School, Mohali, has been selected to represent India as a Young Journalist at the global FOOTBALL FOR FRI ..

Tennis

Top International Players to Compete at the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017

Top International Players to Compete at the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on May 25th, 2017

HCL, a leading global conglomerate, is set to host the HCL Asian Junior Tennis Championship 2017, the most reputed tennis championship in the Asian circuit for ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 24th, 2017

Rohtak, February 24, 2016: In continuation to produce the AIBA certified Coaches, Referees and Judges; Boxing Federation of India successfully organised the AIB ..

Other Sports

Pro Kabaddi becomes India’s biggest sports league; announces owners for the 4 new teams

Pro Kabaddi becomes India’s biggest sports league; announces owners for the 4 new teams

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on May 12th, 2017

VIVO Pro Kabaddi has become India’s biggest sports league with the inclusion of four new teams that will participate in the league from Season 5 onwards due t ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror