Patna Pirates proved too strong
for their opponents Bengal Warriors as they romped to a 50-30
win in an enthralling Pro Kabaddi League match here on
In the second encounter of the day, local side U Mumba
suffered a loss against dominant Gujarat Fortunegiants.
The Gujarat team held their nerves in the end to win
38-36 in what was a keenly contested match.
The Patna team, which was more effective in the both
raids and defence, inflicted an all-out, their first in the
game to extend their lead to 16-8, with six minutes remaining
for the end of the first half at the NSCI complex in Worli.
Such was Patnas dominance that they inflicted three
all-outs of their opponents in the game to come out
It was an off day in office for Bengal Warriors as
they slumped to their third defeat in nine games.
For Patna, Deepak Narwal (13 points) emerged as their
hero and was ably supported by 21-year-old captain Pardeep
Narwal (11 points) and Jaideep (5 points).
Deepak Narwal attempted 17 raids, in which he bagged
12 raid points, while he had one tackle point to his credit.
Jaideep emerged as the top defender as all his points
came as tackle points in seven tackle attempts.
Pardeep was effective from the start as he has grabbed
five points till the break which included four touch points
and a bonus, while Deepak Narwal earned his side six points
till half time.
Patna were cruising ahead as they lead 22-14 at the
After the break, there was no stopping Patna as
successful raids from their players continued.
They inflicted second all-out with six minutes after
the second half began to increase their lead to 32-14 and
later the third all out to take a firm control of the game.
Bengal inflicted an all-out with two minutes remaining
for the game, but that was too little and too late.
With this win, Patna Pirates moved up to the second
place in the Zone B standings as they have 28 points from 11
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