Patna Pirates qualified for the seminfinal.Another close finish as Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan yesterday 31-28 in Pro Kabaddi 2016 season 4. Let us see the match result and highlights in details.
In first 9 minutes things were moving slowly. Neither team took any unnecessary risk. In the first 9 minutes of the match Patna Pirates were leading by 1 point. The score was 5-4. But things changed after that.
Patna Pirates attacked and collected points through raid and defense. At the 12th minute of the match Patna Pirates were leading by 3 points. The score was 7-4. Meanwhile Pradeep Narwal did a 2 points raid for Patna Pirates and the score was extended to 9-4. It was a major set back for Puneri Paltan. They were under pressure now.
Only 3 players were left in for Puneri Paltan. There was danger of all out. Pradeep Narwal was doing all the damage. As expected Patna Pirates inflicted first all out at 14th minute of the match and now they were leading with 8 points. The score become 14-6.
In the few minutes to go for the first half time Puneri Paltan managed to reduce the lead upto 15-10. Till the first half time Patna Pirates were leading by 5 points. The score was 15-10.
Puneri Paltan looked to fight back in the second half. The lead was reduced to 15-12 at 23rd minute of the match. At 25th minute of the match Patna Pirates had the lead of 18-12. Pradeep Narwal , last night, was in supreme form. He did a super raid and the lead was now 22-12. But at 27th minute of the match Puneri Paltan did a super tackle of dangerous Pradeep Narwal. Still the lead was 22-15.
Last 10 minutes were left in the game. The score was 28-16. Under pressure Puneri Paltan kept losing points at regular interval. It became difficult to come back for them. But still Deepak Niwas Hooda was trying his best. Last 6 minutes were left and Patna Pirates had the lead of 29-21.
Meanwhile Puneri Paltan inflicted all out and the lead was reduced to 29-25 and Last 5 minutes were left in the game. Puneri Paltan looked desperate to earn points. Last 2 minutes were left in the game and score was 30-26. It was last raid of the match by Pradeep Narwal and he did not try anything silly. The match finished at 31-28 and Patna Pirates won it by 3 points.