Gujarat Fortunegiants ended their PKL 2019 campaign by defeating the Telugu Titans 48-38 on Monday, October 7. The match took place at Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida. Since neither teams have qualified for the PKL playoffs, this was Gujarat Fortunegiants' last match for PKL 2019. Telugu Titans still have one match to go, which is on Wednesday, October 9, against UP Yoddha.
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GB More and his super raid established a lead early on in the first half, but Siddharth Desai was determined. He brought Telugu Titans back into the game with a two-point raid. After an All-Out in the seventh minute, Telugu Titans had a 12-5 lead over Gujarat Fortunegiants. Both teams showcased a strong defence in the first half. However, coupled with a few successful raids, Telugu Titans ended the half with a 21-13 advantage.
Gujarat Fortunegiants dominated the second half. After a successful tackle by Pankaj, Sonu opened with a brilliant two-point raid. After an All-Out, Gujarat Fortunegiants reduced the score difference to only three points. Telugu Titans lost their lead with only a few minutes left in the game. More GB and Rohit Gulia's successful raids further increased their lead. Telugu Titans brought in a substitute, Palle Mallikarjun, who impressed the audience. A massive four-point super raid by Sonu gave Gujarat Fortunegiants a 36-31 lead over Telugu Titans with six minutes left to go. Siddharth Desai fought on, trying to get his team to victory, but Gujarat emerged victorious with a ten-point lead.