New Delhi, December 6: In a thrilling encounter UP Yoddha beat Haryana Steelers 30-29 in the Inter Zone Challenge week of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 on Thursday.
Shrikant Jadhav and Prashant Rai scored 8 points each to lead Yoddha to victory. Monu Goyat scored 11 points for Steelers but it wasn't enough. The defeat meant that Haryana Steelers can't qualify for the playoffs now.
What an epic showdown!— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) December 6, 2018
Winning #UPvHAR by a whisker, Rishank Devadiga & Co. thrived under pressure to defeat @HaryanaSteelers in style!
Here's how it all happened: https://t.co/3TOhmJLFoJ. pic.twitter.com/2T4kAOx7iv
Haryana Steelers made a strong start and led for the majority of the first half. Shrikant Jadhav got three points for UP Yoddha with a super raid as UP Yoddha trailed 5-7. With 12 minutes remaining in the first half, UP were trailing by 2 points. At the end of the first half Haryana Steelers led by two points.
In the second half Haryana Steelers couldn't do enough to keep their advantage.Vikas Kandola and Monu Goyat kept picking raid points but UP Yoddha were in the ascendancy for most of the second half.
Source: Press Release