Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-41-DABANG DELHI KC VS PUNERI PALTAN
Match 41 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Oct 31, saw the Dabang Delhi KC play against Puneri Paltan.
Puneri Paltan came back to winning ways with a 31-27 victory over Delhi at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna. A good all-around performance and team effort helped them to overcome Delhi in a Topsy-turfy game.
Paltan go into the break with a 22-15 lead
Naveen and Deepak started the proceedings of the game with an empty raid. Paltan raced to a 4-0 lead in the fifth minute and Delhi scored their first point of the game in the next minute with Monu’s unsuccessful raid. Chandran’s three-point super raid leveled the scores at five points each. Deepak’s two-point raid restored the lead for Paltan, but Delhi inflicted an all-out on Paltan in the ninth minute on courtesy of Naveen’s two-point raid and took a 10-8 lead. Delhi with some strong defense increased their lead to 13-9 in the 11th minute. Monu’s super raid leveled the scores at 13 points each, which helped Paltan to bounce back into the game. In the 16th minute, Paltan inflicted an all-out on Delhi with Naveen’s unsuccessful raid and took a 19-15 lead. Paltan added three more tackle points to the score and entered the break with a 22-15 lead.
Paltan back to winning ways
As the second half started, Delhi reduced the deficit to five points on courtesy of Naveen’s two-point raid followed up by Joginder’s tackle on More. Both the side then exchanged point for point and kept the scorecard ticking. In the 30th minute, Delhi reduced the deficit to just four points with Meraj’s successful raid. However, Paltan with their strong defense sent Naveen, Meraj, and Chandran to the mat and increased their lead to six points in the 36th minute. Paltan then ran down the clock by going for long raids and played on their defensive strength. Finally, Paltan won the game by 31-27 on courtesy of the sturdy defense.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Dabang Delhi KC and Puneri Paltan.
Puneri Paltan tweet after the game
We were hungry and we made the kill! Our 🦁 were exceptional on the mat today as we beat a tough @DabangDelhiKC side 31-27 in a fiercely fought match. A #Bhaari comeback. #PadengeBhaari#Kabaddi #VivoProKabaddi pic.twitter.com/lw8VQKzFyk
— Puneri Paltan (@PuneriPaltan) October 31, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 31, 2018
Dabang Delhi KC tweet after the game
— Dabang Delhi KC (@DabangDelhiKC) October 31, 2018