UP Yoddha defeated host Haryana Steelers 37-30 and Gujarat Fortunegiants thrashed Tamil Thalaivas on day one of the Panchkula leg of the Pro kabaddi League.
UP Yoddha is now just one win away from qualifying for the playoffs.
In a dramatic encounter, Shrikant Jadhav ended with another super 10 of the season, scoring 11 points in the win.
The other top performers included Nitesh Kumar and Surender Gill, who scored seven apiece in defence and attack respectively. Haryana boy, Surender Gill also chipped in, with smart raiding especially in do-or-die situations.
PKL Panchkula Day 01: as it happened
UP Yoddha led 4-0 with just a minute into the half. With the super raid, Surender Gill also reached 50 raid points in his first season.
Haryana Steelers bounced back with a super raid by Vinay. A few minutes later, it was time for another milestone with Shrikant Jadhav who achieved another…