BENGALURU: Captain Chandran Ranjit led forward with 20 points to help the Gujarat Giants defeat U.P. Yoddhas 51-45 in the Kabaddi Pro League Wednesday.
Ranjit received effective support from his raid mate Rakeshwho accumulated 16 points in the game.
Chandran Ranjit stepped up with a few raids for Gujarat but Surender Gill also picked up raids for UP as the two teams traded points in the opening five minutes of the game.
However, Pardeep Narwal pulled off a SUPER RAID in the 9th minute to help the Yoddhas take a 10-7 lead. But, moments later, Ranjit made a fantastic raid and helped his team back into the lead at 12-11.
But the Yoddhas inflicted an ALL OUT in the 12th minute and reached a stronghold of the game at 16-14. Defenders Ashu Singh and Sumit also joined the party for UP as the team extended their lead to 19-15.
Ranjit and Rakesh made successful raids for Gujarat but the Yoddhas managed to stay ahead at 21-19 at the end of the first half.
The Giants showed more determination and inflicted an ALL OUT in the opening minutes of the second half to take a 25-23 lead.
Moments later, Ranjit performed a SUPER RAID and reduced the Yoddhas to three players on the mat.
Gujarat continued to rage and inflicted another ALL OUT in the 28th minute to take a massive lead at 37-29.
Rakesh continued to show his best form as the Giants held on to a 42-35 lead in the 35th minute. Shortly after, Gujarat sealed the deal after going another ALL OUT and taking a huge lead at 49-38.
Pardeep Narwal pulled off a SUPER RAID in the closing minutes of the game, but the Giants held on to their lead and eventually exited the mat as winners.



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