Easy for Puneri Paltan

first_imgA superb all-round performance by Puneri Paltan saw it register a comfortable 37-25 victory over Haryana Steelers in the fifth ProKabaddi League (PKL) here on Tuesday.Sandeep Narwal (nine points), Rajesh Mondal (seven points) were the main contributors but it was a team effort that led Pune to victory.Paltan raiders chipped in with 15 points whereas the defence contributed 17 points. For Haryana, Surjeet Singh was the sole performer as he ended up with 9 raid points.Puneri Paltan is now third in Zone A with 42 points from 11 matches. Haryana Steelers remain second with 49 points after 16 matches.Puneri Paltan led 2-0 in the first minute after scoring a raid and tackle point. Wazir Singh made a successful raid in the second minute to open Haryana Steelers’ account.Both teams were neck and neck after five minutes with score level at 4-4. Rajesh Mondal made a successful raid in the 9th minute to give Puneri Paltan 7-4 lead. Steelers made it 7-7 in the 10th minute.In the 17th minute, Deepak Hooda made a successful raid to give Puneri Paltan 10-9 lead, which it extended to 16-10 after inflicting an all out in the 18th minute.Haryana Steelers scored two points in a minute at the start of the second half to trail 12-17. Puneri Paltan looked in control of the match as it led 20-13 after 25 minutes.Haryana looked hapless and completely out of sorts as they couldn’t match Paltan’s intensity.In another match Patna Pirates beat Bengaluru Bulls 36-32.last_img

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