Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Patna Pirates 35-30 in Pro Kabaddi League
Deshwal of Pink Panthers scored 17 points, Rohit Galia was the best player for Patna with 11 points.
Patna led 6-3 at the start but Jaipur fought back to take an 18-14 lead at the break.
Bangalore. Arjun Deshwal’s brilliant performance helped Jaipur Pink Panthers register a 35-30 win over Patna Pirates in the Pro Kabaddi League here on Sunday. Deshwal scored 17 points while Rohit Galia emerged as Patna’s best player with 11 points. Patna led 6-3 at the start of the match but Jaipur fought back to take an 18-14 lead at the break.
Patna went all out in the second half to increase the team’s lead to 27-17. Although Patna tried to make a comeback, the team could only narrow the margin of defeat. After the end of the first half of the match, Jaipur led 18-14 against Patna. Earlier, Patna started well and took a 3-0 lead. V Ajith Kumar opened the Jaipur team’s account, but Rahul Chaudhary once again could not stand up to the Patna defence. He was out on a do-or-die raid.
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Arjun Deswal showed power with a raid, Patna came close to an all out.
Jaipur’s Arjun Deshwal’s raid not only narrowed the gap between the two teams but Jaipur also came close to all-out Patna. Along with this, Sachin Tanwar saved his team once and collected two points. Patna Pirates then tackled Arjun Deshwaal at the start of the second half. The Jaipur team soon revived their star reader. Arjun super-rides as he comes in and dismisses three Patna defenders. In the 27th minute, Jaipur all out Patna Pirates for the second time.
Patna’s defense disappointed.
Patna’s defense was quite disappointing and the Jaipur attackers took advantage of this. Jaipur maintained their lead very well. Meanwhile, Patna tried to make a comeback and came close to all-out Jaipur. Bhavani saved his team from an all out and Jaipur won the match with him.
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First Publication: 09 October 2022, 22:52 IST