Jaipur Pink Panthers Register Win Against Puneri Paltan

Image Credits: PKL media

Image Credits: PKL media

Our Predictions: Jaipur Pink Panthers 53:46 Puneri Paltan

DISPLAYING THEIR MIGHT in the raiding and defense department, title contenders Jaipur Pink Panthers defeated a fighting Puneri Paltan 33-27 to register their sixth win in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 4 at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Stadium,Kolkata.

The winners leading 19-13 at half time, finally maintained their winning margin. The teams exchanged positions on the league table, with the Jaipur Pink Panthers going up to top.
Both the teams made drastic changes in their line ups with Pune handing over the mantle of captaincy to a still injured Manjeet Chillar.
Pune coach Ashok Shinde introduced Sonu Narwal from the start and the youngster Nitin Tomar in between.
Jaipur brought back Shabeer bapu but dispensed him after the first quarter as he fell prey twice once to Manjeet who too met with little success.
Comparatively Ajay Kumar exhibited his class with a super raid to put his side ahead 7-4 early on.
Pune retaliated with a tackle on Jasvir to narrow the gap.
With Jasvir also stepping up the tempo to claim three victims in three raids, the Jaipur Pink Panthers came close to inflicting an all-out. Their intentions were however sabotaged by Deepak for some time. He first came up with a bonus plus one victim and next claimed two.
With the one he got he brought the margin down at 6-9. But Pune had to face the inevitable with Jasvir netting in two, the winners went ahead at 7-12 with the all-out in the 14th minute. First half ended 17-8 in favor of Panthers.
The second half saw Jaipur Pink Panthers keeping abreast with Rajesh scoring a brace to end with six valuable points inclusive of two catching points. Jasvir also kept his momentum going to increase his tally to five in 16 raids.
Deepak Hooda ended with nine in two dozen raids with his intelligently taken bonus points and effective high kicks and a two pointer at the buzzer raid which helped Pune salvage a point out of this match.

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Messy Fractals’s ringside view takes a closer look at the strategies used by players in the match.

Quarter Time View

We have divided 40 minutes of play time into 4 to look at which quarter belonged to whom.

Time (min) 0-10 10-20 20-30 30-40 Final Score
Jaipur Pink Panthers 5 17 27 33 33
Puneri Paltan 5 9 17 27 27

Point tracker

Point Summary

Raid Strategies

Tackle Strategies

Jaipur Pink Panthers Raid Analysis

Puneri Paltan Raid Analysis

Players Who Spent Time On And Away From The Field

Time (min) Jaipur Pink Panthers Puneri Paltan
Best Field Time Shabeer Bappu Ajay Thakur
Worst Field Time Ajay Kumar Deepak Niwas Hooda

Most Valuable Players Of The Match

Awards Player Team
Raider of the Match Rajesh Narwal Jaipur Pink Panthers
Inspiring Defender of the Match Amit Hooda Jaipur Pink Panthers
Marathon Man on the Mat Ran Singh Jaipur Pink Panthers
Moment of the Match Jasvir Singh Jaipur Pink Panthers

*Raider of the Match=Player who scored the maximum raid points,
Inspiring Defender of the Match= Player who scored the maximum tackle points,
Marathon Man on the Mat= Player who has spent the maximum time on the mat.

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