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Thakur ties it for Thalaivas

Slipping away: Ajay Thakur provided the final touch for Thalaivas.

Slipping away: Ajay Thakur provided the final touch for Thalaivas.   | Photo Credit: Ranjeet Kumar

His buzzer raid helps the side finish level with Yoddha

U.P. Yoddha was involved in its second tie of the season after a thrilling end to its match against Tamil Thalaivas. The seesaw battle between the two ended in a 28-28 stalemate at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday.

Ajay ‘Iceman’ Thakur lived up to his name, scoring in the crucial buzzer raid to help Thalaivas share the honours.

The contest began with Thalaivas getting on the scoreboard first, but Yoddha didn’t wait too long for its opening point too. It was 3-3 after the first five minutes before Yoddha’s defence held firm and the team went into the break with a 16-11 advantage.

Successive super tackles opened up a 23-17 lead for Yoddha before the spirited Thalaivas fought back to finish level.

The result: U.P. Yoddha tied with Tamil Thalaivas 28-28.

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