Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants storm into final, Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan to reach 2nd qualifier

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Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants storm into final, Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan to reach 2nd qualifier
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    Pardeep Narwal and Co will take on Bengal Warriors in the 2nd qualifier at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium in Chennai on Thursday. They'll fight it out for a place in the final on Saturday.

    So, do join us same time. Same place.

    Until then, good night and good bye!

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    Patna Pirates made a glorious comeback to progress to Qualifier 2 of Pro Kabaddi League 2017 after debutants Gujarat Fortunegiants sealed their spot in the final with a commanding win over Bengal Warriors.

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    And the tweets keep pouring in lauding one of the world's finest raiders

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    It was that man yet again who made the difference for Patna...

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    42-32! With less than a minute to go, Puneri Paltan suffer an all-out and it seems to be Patna Pirates who will travel to Chennai for the 2nd qualifier

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    35-32! this time Pardeep outwits Dharmaraj to increase the Pirates lead to 3 points with less than 2 minutes to go

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    Whoa!!! Both Sandeep Narwal and Vijay get a yellow card and are sent-off

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    It is surprising to see Pardeep Narwal play the waiting game and marshalling his team from the front

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    33-31! Deepak Hooda is sent back with a team tackle and Pirates go up by two points

  • 22:20 (IST)

    Under 4 minutes to go and Patna Pirates have wrenched the lead back from the Puneri Paltan. This match is faaaaar from over.

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    31-30! It is Patna in the lead now as they effect an all-out on the Puneri Paltan

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    What is he actually made of??? Pardeep Narwal takes out 4 Puneri Paltans in one raid to leave the scores at 29-28  in Puneri Paltan's favour. However, there is just one Paltan left on the mat. Is this the turnaround Pirates were waiting for?. 

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    29-22! With that unsuccessful review, Patna Pirates lose Monu and all their reviews. Puneri Patlan with the lead 

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    28-22! Patna Pirates go for a successful referral to send Deepak Hooda out and follow it up with two points from Monu to go six points adrift from Puneri Paltan

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    28-18! The Pune defence seems to be impenetrable as they get the better off Patna Pirate raider Vinod Kumar

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    27-18! Deepak Hooda on his do-or-die raid takes out a Patna player to reach his Super 10

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    25-18! the experience of Dharmaraj Cheralathan helps Puneri Paltan to send Pardeep Narwal back into the dugout as Pune continue to consolidate the lead with 11 minutes left on the clock

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    24-16! Suresh Kumar wins two points to give the Paltans a 8-point lead

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    21-14! Rajesh Mondal with an unsuccessful Do-or-die raid gives Patna Pirates their first point post the interval

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    21-13! Rinku holds Narwal in his tracks to give Puneri Paltan the first point after the half-time break

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    20-13! The second half begins with a Pardeep Narwal raid that fizzles out as an empty raid. Rajesh Mondal on the prowl now and he decides to return empty-handed too

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    Mascots of both Puneri Paltan and Patna Pirates are having a match of their own. A dance-off that has got the crowds cheering for them

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    One of the interesting moments of the game 

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    It is Patna Pirates' turn to receive an all-out as Puneri Paltan now lead 19-13! 

    In other regular news one other Super 10 for Pardeep Narwal 

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    13-12! Girish sends Pardeep Narwal flying out of the mat as Pune wrench the lead from Patna Pirates 

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    12-12! Rajesh Mondal effects a touch point to level the scores. Puneri Paltans swing right back into the game with 4 minutes to go in the first half

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    12-9! Deepak Hooda wins two points with a timely escape, but Narwal muscles his way out of a tackle to keep the 3-point lead

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    10-6! Narwal wins one more point and brings a Pune player to the Patna side and hands him and the team an all-out

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    7-6! Deepak Hooda wins a bonus point for Pune, but Pardeeo scores one more point to leave just one Pune player on the mat

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    5-3! Pardeep takes out two more Pune players to give Patna the lead. What a player!

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    3-3! Patna Pirates get their first points on the board by tackling Rajesh Mondal. This brings Pardeep Narwal on to the mat and he delivers two defenders from the Pune side.

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    2-0! Pardeep Narwal gets the loudest cheers but Puneri Paltans get the better of him with their defence. Deepak Hooda's raid gives Pune one more point

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    0-0! Rajesh Mondal begins proceedings and settles for an empty raid.

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    Well how much will the scoring machine Pardeep Narwal score today???

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    Starting Line-up for the Puneri Paltan: Deepak Hooda, Sandeep Narwal, Girish Ernak, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Rajesh Mondal, Ravi Kumar, Akshay Jadhav

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    With the first match done and dusted, it is time for the next blockbuster on cards.

    Yeterday's eliminator winners Puneri Paltan and Patna Pirates face each other to qualify for the 2nd Qualifier in Chennai 

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    42-17! Gujarat Fortunegiants are finalists in their season debut. Every player on the team was among points and this consistency in team effort proved to be the difference between these two teams today

  • 20:59 (IST)

    The last couple of raids remain in the match and it is highly unlikely that the Final spot for Gujarat Fortunegiants will be in any sort of jeopardy

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    38-16! One more all-out and this match has effectively gone out of Bengal's hands. It has been a Gujarat show throughout

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    34-16! Sachin goes in for the do-or-die raid and once again comes back with two Bengal defenders along with him. The chants continue to reverberate

Report: Defending champions Patna Pirates outclassed Haryana Steelers 69-30 in the second Eliminator of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 5 on Monday to set their clash with Eliminator 1 winner Puneri Paltan at the NSCI Stadium in Mumbai.

Patna skipper Pardeep Narwal led from the front to score 34 points, the most by any raider in the history of Pro Kabaddi, and also became the first man to reach 300 raid points in Season 5.

Haryana's famed defence led by Surender Nada and Mohit Chhillar failed miserably as they could score just three tackle points.

 Highlights, Pro Kabaddi League 2017: Gujarat Fortunegiants storm into final, Patna Pirates beat Puneri Paltan to reach 2nd qualifier

Gujarat Fortunegiants face Bengal Warriors in the qualifier on Tuesday. Twitter/@Fortunegiants

Monu Goyat made a superb start as he came up with a super raid in the second minute to give Patna a 4-1 lead.

Haryana tied the match 4-4 in the fifth minute, scoring a raid and tackle point.

Pardeep scored his first raid point in the sixth minute as Patna led 5-4 before the Haryana defence sent Pardeep Narwal to the bench in the 10th minute as they reduced the gap to 6-7.

Monu scored his sixth raid point in the 13th minute to help Patna take a 10-7 lead before Prashanth Kumar Rai's two-point raid in the 17th minute helped Haryana trail 10-13.

Patna failed to inflict an all out on three occasions but finally managed to get one in the 19th minute to lead 19-14 before heading into the break with a 22-15 lead.

Coming back, Patna extended their lead to 24-16 in the 22nd minute as Pardeep attained a super 10. Surender Nada got a two-point raid in the 24th minute as Haryana trailed 19-26.

Patna inflicted another all out in the 25th minute to take their lead to 31-21 before Pardeep made a two-point raid to stretch it further to 35-21.

Patna were running away with the match as their defence kept tackling Haryana raiders. The famed defence of Haryana faced a nightmare as they could manage only two tackle points in 28 minutes.

Patna Pirates inflicted another all out in the 31st minute as their lead swelled to 42-23.

Pardeep came up with a moment of brilliance in the 33rd minute as he took out six Haryana players in one raid to help Patna extend their lead to 52-25.

He followed it up another two-point raid as Patna inflicted another all out in the 38th minute to lead 62-27.

Towards the end, Pardeep came up with another brilliant super raid to help Patna completely outclass Haryana.

Patna will now face Pune in the third Eliminator in Mumbai on Tuesday.


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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2017 22:48:06 IST