The 33rd match of Pro Kabaddi League Season 3 between Patna Pirates and Puneri Paltan ended in an exciting draw at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune.
This is the second draw for both the teams against each other. Patna Pirates led in the first half by a lead of five points (16-11). But the match ended up in a draw (28-28) like their previous match.
Patna Pirates’ Rohit Kumar battled again for Patna to become the top scorer of the match. He scored eight raid points from his raids. Captain Manpreet Singh scored four points including three raid points with two bonus points and one tackle point. The Iranian player Hadi Oshtorak and Sandeep covered Pirates’ defence. They scored three tackle points each for Patna Pirates.
Pune played without their super raider Ajay Thakur against Patna. Deepak Niwas Hooda was the top scorer for Puneri Paltan. He scored seven raid points from his outstanding raids.
Captain Manjeet Chhillar again gave a classic performance against Patna Pirates. He scored five points including two raid points and three tackle points.
Patna Pirates tops the points table with 46 points. Patna has played eight matches this season, winning six and drawing two. Puneri Paltan is placed fourth with 22 points.