Ring side view : Puneri Paltan vs Patna Pirates in Delhi : 21-40 ( Semi-Final 1 )

In the two matches these two teams have faced each other first at Pune was a 30-30 tie and the second at Patna has been a 28-28 tie. In short nothing to separate these two teams ,both have strong raiders, defenders and all-rounders, good captains. Only in terms of bench strength Patna looks stronger.

It was all even in the first half of the match until Patna got an all out courtesy of Pardeep Narwal along with some fantastic tackle efforts from Suresh Kumar and Sandeep Narwal. Pune were trailing by 18 points at the end of the first half.

Puneri Paltans tried to stage a comeback in the second half but the strategic brilliance of Patna in Keeping Manjeet Chhillar out for the maximum amount of time helped their cause resulting in the first final in the history of Pro Kabaddi League for Patna Pirates.

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

Image Courtesy @PKL Media

Image Courtesy @PKL Media


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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
PUNERI PALTAN 4 3 11 3 21
PATNA PIRATES 12 13 5 10 40

Point tracker

Players Who Spent Time On And Away From The Field

Time (min) PATNA PIRATES PUNERI PALTAN
Best Field Time SANDEEP NARWAL DEEPAK NIWAS HOODA
Worst Field Time SUNIL KUMAR MANJEET CHHILLAR

Raid Strategies

Tackle Strategies

Most Valuable Players Of The Match

Player Team
Raider of the Match PARDEEP NARWAL PATNA PIRATES
Inspiring Defender of the Match VINOD KUMAR PATNA PIRATES
Marathon Man on the Mat SANDEEP NARWAL PATNA PIRATES
Moment of the Match PARDEEP NARWAL PATNA PIRATES

*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.

PUNERI PALTAN Raid Analysis

PATNA PIRATES Raid Analysis


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