Telugu Titans attacked well and scored a well-deserved 34-26 victory over Patna Pirates in the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League to finish third in the competition here today.
Titans' picked up Rs 30 lakh for ending up third in the third-fourth place game while Pirates received Rs 20 lakh.
Pirates got all out twice and also were 1-4 in the bonus point ratio. While Titans led their rivals 19-15 in raid points the only area where the Pirates excelled was in defense as they secured 10 tackle points as compared to the Titans' seven.
In attack, Titans were led by Rahul Chaudhari (10 raid points, including nine touch points) and K Prashant Rai with six points that included five touch points while all-rounder Deepak Hudda secured five points in offence and defense combined.
For the losers, captain Sandeep Narwal was outstanding with his all-round effort that fetched him 11 points, including eight in attack. He was given good support by defender Sunil Kumar who got six tackle points but most others disappointed.