Pro Kabaddi League 2017, Match 86: Patna Pirates edge Tamil ThalaivasAn absolute nail-biter of a match as Tamil Thalaivas nearly accomplished the impossible by beating Patna Pirates but lost to a narrow margin of two points.
In the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 of Match 86, it was the Patna Pirates that took on the Tamil Thalaivas at Ranchi. Patna Pirates are unbeaten at home but Tamil Thalaivas sure gave the double defending champions a run for their money. Pardeep Nawral and his Pirates have been in great form this season but it was Ajay Thakur's Thalaivas that shocked the hosts by leading the scoreline in the first half of the match. Patna fought their way back up and eventually managed to defeat the valiant visitors by a margin of two points. Take a look at some of the highlights that went down.
Tamil Thalaiva's raider tries to escape the Patna Pirate defence.
The Patna Pirate's defence clings on to Tamil Thalaiva's raider.
The Tamil Thalaiva's defence tackles Patna Pirate's skipper and raider Pardeep Narwal.
Patna Pirate's raider Pardeep Narwal tries to escape the Tamil Thalaiva defence.