The Kolkata Thunderbolts produced a power-packed efficiency to take down Calicut Heroes 16-14, 15-10, 17-15 within the second semi-final of the Prime Volleyball League on the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium right here on Friday. With this win, the Kolkata Thunderbolts arrange a conflict with Ahmedabad Defenders in Sunday’s ultimate.
Captain Jerome Vinith pulled off a number of spectacular spikes because the Heroes took the lead at 12-Eight within the first set. Nevertheless, Vinit Kumar and Matthew August confirmed their brilliance because the Thunderbolts leveled the scores at 12-12. Thereafter, either side performed out a hard-fought contest earlier than Rahul produced a powerful serve to assist Kolkata shut out the primary set at 16-14.
August and Rahul carried out good spikes because the Thunderbolts held the sting at 10-7 within the second set. Vinith tried to maintain the Heroes within the contest, however August effected a unbelievable block to assist Kolkata win a Tremendous Level and take an enormous lead at 14-9. The Thunderbolts finally closed out the second set at 15-10 to take a 2-Zero lead within the match.
Skipper Vinith and David Lee stood tall because the Heroes took an enormous lead 0f 7-Zero within the third set. Nevertheless, Rahul Ok produced two Tremendous Serves to assist Kolkata stage the scores at 11-11. However Vinith’s spike and Lee’s block ensured that the Heroes stayed within the lead at 13-12.
Nevertheless, by means of August’s spectacular efforts within the blocking and spiking division, Kolkata had a match level at 15-14. After the Heroes saved one match level, the Thunderbolts utilized a evaluate to efficiently overturn a line name to clinch the essential final level. They closed out the third set at 17-15 to guide a spot within the ultimate.
Kolkata Thunderbolts’ Vinit Kumar was adjudged the Participant of the Match.