Pro Kabaddi: Amusing Draw Between Patna Pirates and Puneri Paltan
Match no. 33 was seen hosts Patna Pirates take on newly appearing Puneri Paltan at the Patliputra Sports Complex, Patna. The match ended 28-28 as the two teams played out their second draw of the season, as their earlier encounter last week also finished in a thrilling draw. 8 touch points were scored by Rohit Kumar for the home side with Deepak Niwas scoring 7 touch points for the visitors.
By getting out Deepak Niwas Hudda to start the event of the match, the hosts Patna Pirates drew first blood. However, it was the visitors who took 3 straight points through their skipper Manjeet Chhillar and Surjeet to give them a 3-1 lead in the first stages.
Star Sports Pro Kabaddi Report Feb 18, 2016, Updated 21:14, 2016 IST Feb 18
Another amusing draw between both heavyweights
Hosts Patna Pirates and Puneri Paltan play another amusing draw in the season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi out.
Patna Pirates vs. Puneri Paltan
Match number 33 saw hosts Patna Pirates take on just appearing Puneri Paltan Patna, at the Patliputra Sports Complex. The match finished 28-28 as both teams played their second draw of the season out, as their earlier encounter last week also finished in a thrilling draw.
The hosts Patna Pirates drew first blood by getting out Deepak Niwas Hudda to begin the event of the match. Nevertheless, it was the visitors who took 3 straight points through Surjeet and their skipper Manjeet Chhillar to give them a 3-1 lead in the first periods.
Patna Pirates’ skipper Manpreet Singh made it a 6-point match with a stunning, superb raid in the next minute.
Manpreet Singh continued his excellent form into the 2nd half with 2 straight successful raids to widen the difference between both teams. But, the visitors continued to apply pressure on the residence side’s defense line, Deepak Niwas Hudda and Tushar Patil getting 3 raid points back to decrease the shortage 5 points.
Rohit Kumar and Surender Singh continued with the lead being traded in the next couple of minutes to score points for their respective teams. At the conclusion of 34 minutes, Patna led by only a point with the visitors feeling an upset on the cards at the Patliputra Sports Complex.
As the scores were level with 3 minutes left on the clock, both the teams made a solid ending to the match, Hadi Oshtorak made a strong ankle hold on Deepak Niwas Hudda to give the house side a slight lead. Nevertheless, the favor was returned by Mahipal Narwal in the next raid.
Both the teams seemed met and settled with a draw and played out the remaining time without taking any additional threats. Both teams played with an amusing draw also and only a week back, a fantastic match for an impartial to witness.
FT: Patna Pirates 28-28 Puneri Paltan