Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-94-PATNA PIRATES VS GUJARAT FORTUNE GIANTS
Match 94 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Dec 4, saw the Patna Pirates play against Gujarat Fortune Giants.
A solid team effort helped Gujarat to defeat Patna Pirates by 45-27 at Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in Delhi. Sachin and Prapanjan picked up nine raid points each ably supported by Parvesh Bhainswal with eight tackle points.
Gujarat headed into the break with a 8-point lead
Sachin started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid. Patna leveled the scores at two points each with Deepak’s successful raid. From then on Gujarat kept on chipping points in both offence and defence and reduced Patna to three men on the court. However, Patna reduced the deficit to three points with Jawahar super tackle on Lee. In the eighth minute, Gujarat inflicted an all-out on Patna with Manjeet’s unsuccessful raid and took a 13-5 lead. After reassembling to the mat Patna picked up two points in a minute to forge a comeback, but Gujarat did not allow giving away their lead. Prapanjan picked up four points in three raids to give his team a 17-8 lead. Sachin then added two more points to the score and the half ended with Sachin’s tackle on Deepak Narwal. Finally, Gujarat entered the break with a 201-2 lead.
Gujarat booked a spot in the playoffs with a convincing win
As the second half started, Gujarat reduced Patna to three men on the court with a Parvesh tackle on Pardeep Narwal. Prapanjan 2-point raid followed up by the Parvesh tackle on Vikas inflicted another all-out on Patna to give Gujarat a 26-13 lead. Parvesh completed his High 5 in the process. From then both the sides started to exchange points between them, but Gujarat had an upper hand as at the end of the 32nd minute they took a 32-18 lead on courtesy of their first-half lead. Sachin’s super raid in the 36th minute increased Gujarat’s lead to 17 points. Gujarat inflicted another all-out on Patna with Dharmender’s super raid and took a 43-22 lead. In the end, Gujarat picked up a convincing win over the defending champions by 45-27 and booked a spot in the playoffs.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Patna Pirates and Gujarat Fortune Giants.
Patna Pirates tweet after the game
— Patna Pirates (@PatnaPirates) December 4, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) December 4, 2018
Gujarat Fortune Giants tweet after the game
THATS’ HOW WE ROLL! 😎
— Gujarat Fortune Giants (@Fortunegiants) December 4, 2018