Hyderabad: The defeat of the host Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League is on. On Friday, Patna Pirates beat the Telugu Titans 34-22 to secure their first win of the season. Patna had lost to defending champion Bengaluru Bulls in their first match. Patna Pirates star Raider Pardeep Narwal scored seven points, while defender Jaideep's played a crucial role in the victory.
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Even against Patna, the Telugu Titans could not do much. Patna Pirates had a big lead in the opening half, leading 23-9 in the first half. Pardeep Narwal and chief defender Jaideep scored more points in the beginning for the team and put the Telugu Titans in trouble. In the first half, the hosts were all out for the Telugu Titans.
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Though the league's most expensive raider Siddharth Desai and star defender Vishal Bhardwaj tried to make a comeback in the match, Patna's lead failed to subside. In the second half, the Telugu team hit a target of Pardip Narwal and Jaideep and also knocked them out.
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Pardeep Narwal could not score any points but after the first half lead, Patna pirates did not lose. Siddharth Desai scored the highest 6 points for the Telugu Titans. Other players in the team could not do much. This was the fourth consecutive defeat of the Telugu Titans. In the last match, they lost to Dabang Delhi in a thrilling match.
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