Puducherry: Riding on raider Dhanasekar Malayali’s excellent efficiency, Palani Tuskers overcame Murthal Magnets 44-41 in an exciting final to emerge champions in the Yuva Kabaddi Series Winter Edition 2023 on the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium in Pondicherry.
The younger left-raider scored 12 factors in a nail-biting final that went to a five-raids decider after the match ended on stage phrases in full-time. Both groups additionally earned an equal variety of factors in the additional time to power the match into the decider the place the Tuskers reigned supreme by 8-5 with their chic attacking show.
Raider Kiruba Balanurugan and defender P Rajith Ponlingan contributed to the champion facet with seven raid factors and 4 sort out factors, respectively.
The thrilling encounter was witnessed by Shri. N. Rangaswamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister UT of Pondicherry together with EaseMyTrip Yuva Kabaddi Series co-founders Vikas Gautam and Suhail Chandhok, additionally the CEO of U Mumba’s Pro Kabaddi staff.
“EaseMyTrip Yuva Kabaddi Series Winter Edition 2023 marked the 7th edition of the Yuva Kabaddi Series. The tournament is known for the rise of young stars and this edition was no different with the rising stars like Rohit from Murthal Magnets, Sakthivel from Palani Tuskers, and Srinath from Vijaynagara Veers. Each edition of the series brings surprises, and this one was no different with the electrifying finale between Palani and Murthal leaving a lasting impression. Gratitude is extended to Chief Minister N. Rangaswami of Pondicherry for gracing the event with his presence and presenting the awards. Thanks are also due to all stakeholders for their contributions to making the Winter edition of 2023 a resounding success,” commented Vikas Gautam after the final.
Palani Tuskers bagged a complete money prize of ₹20 lakhs after successful the final, whereas Murthal Magnets received ₹10 lakhs with a runners-up end for the second time in a row. Panchala Pride claimed the third place with ₹5 lakhs money prize.
Meanwhile, Murthal Magnets’ Rohit Rathee and Sonu Rathee have been adjudged as the perfect raider and greatest defender of the event, respectively. They each obtained money prizes of ₹50 thousand every.
The EaseMyTrip Yuva Kabaddi Series Winter Edition 2023 witnessed a complete of 120 high-intensity matches with 240 gamers from 12 completely different states like Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Haryana, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir collaborating in the event. The followers watched all of the thrilling motion Live on FanCode and DD Sport