Hyderabad: The Puneri Paltan turned in a clinical performance to record a 39-32 victory over the Jaipur Pink Panthers in the vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Wednesday. Aslam Inamdar emerged as the best player for the Pune side with 9 points in the match.
Arjun Deshwal grabbed a few touch points as the Jaipur Pink Panthers took the lead 6-3 in the 6th minute. However, Sombir tackled Deshwal and Mohit Goyat mounted a strike in quick succession to help their team stay in the game at 6-8 in the 9th minute. Aslam Inamdar staged a stunning attack in the 12th minute as the Pune side leveled the scores at 9-9. The Puneri Paltan kept on ranting and gave an ALL OUT in the 17th minute to take the lead 16-14. Moments later, Akash Shinde staged a brilliant attack, overtaking Reza Mirbagheri and Abhishek KS. Shinde continued to shine as Puneri led Paltan 20-16 at the end of the first half.
Goyat pulled off a fantastic multi-point attack and reduced the Panthers to just two members on the mat in the opening minutes of the second half. The Puneri Paltan inflicted another ALL OUT soon after, taking a stronghold of the game at 27-18 in the 25th minute. However, Deshwal kept the Panthers in the game with a magnificent raid overtaking Abinesh Nadarajan and Fazel Atrachali. But Goyat kept getting points of contact and helped his team stay in the lead 33-24 in the 33rd minute. V Ajith Kumar grabbed a few touch points for the Panthers but Aslam Inamdar showed top form on the other side as the Pune side continued to lead by 36-29. Riding on the momentum, the Paltan eventually took a comprehensive victory.
Tune in details (25/11/2022)
7:30 PM: Gujarat Giants vs Dabang Delhi KC
8:30pm: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Tamil Thalaivas
9:30 PM: Haryana Steelers v Patna Pirates
Venue: Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, Hyderabad