The inaugural day of the Playoffs was one to remember, with several thrilling matches that kept everyone on the edge of their seats. The day began with a victory for Nanded over Thane, followed by Mumbai Shahar’s triumph over Mumbai Upnagar. However, the most exciting moment of the day came when Nashik District Dwarka Defenders finally won a match after seven consecutive losses. This victory ensured their progress in the Playoffs and was undoubtedly a defining moment for the team. The day ended with two Eliminator matches, where Palghar and Nashik beat Pune and Raigad, eliminating them from the tournament. With the level of intensity and excitement witnessed on the first day, one could only imagine what the rest of the Playoffs had in store.
Yesterday’s Kabaddi match was packed with excitement as the top performers clashed on the mat. Rahul Savar from Palghar was in wonderful form, contributing 18 points to lead his team to a convincing victory. Nashik’s Akash Shinde gave a stellar performance, scoring 14 points with his lethal raids. However, it was the raiding-duo of Akshay and Ajit from Nanded who stole the show. Together, they amassed an impressive 24 points and wreaked havoc on their opponents’ defense. It was a treat for the spectators, watching these talented players exhibit their skills and determination towards the winning cause.
Results Of Yuva Kabaddi Series 2023 Playoffs Day 1
Qualifier 1: Nanded defeated Thane by 39-36
Qualifier 2: Mumbai Shahar defeated Mumbai Upnagar by 33-31
Eliminator 1: Palghar defeated Pune 44-41 (in extra time)
Eliminator 2: Nashik defeated Raigad by 44-36
Playoffs fixtures of April 28, 2023
Qualifier 3 – Ahmednagar vs Nanded – 10:00 AM
Qualifier 4 – Kolhapiur vs Mumbai Shahar – 12:00 PM
Eliminator 3 – Thane vs Palghar – 2:30 PM
Eliminator 4 – Mumbai Upnagar vs Nashik – 4:30 PM