Pro Kabaddi 2019: Haryana Steelers no match for Jaipur Pink Panthers as Deepak Hooda-led side collect third win on the trot

Skipper Deepak Hooda led from the front as Jaipur Pink Panthers defeated Haryana Steelers 37-21 in their Pro Kabaddi League match in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Press Trust of India July 31, 2019 21:39:41 IST
Pro Kabaddi 2019: Haryana Steelers no match for Jaipur Pink Panthers as Deepak Hooda-led side collect third win on the trot

Mumbai: Skipper Deepak Hooda led from the front as Jaipur Pink Panthers defeated Haryana Steelers 37-21 in their Pro Kabaddi League match in Mumbai on Wednesday.

This was Jaipur's third win in as many matches and the side took control of the game in the second half by inflicting two 'all-outs' on the opposition.

Pro Kabaddi 2019 Haryana Steelers no match for Jaipur Pink Panthers as Deepak Hoodaled side collect third win on the trot

Jaipur Pink Panthers are now unbeaten, with three wins from as many games. Image credit: Twitter/@JaipurPanthers

Hooda (14 points) was the star performer, while Sandeep Dhull (6 points) and Vishal (4 points) complemented the skipper well.

Jaipur opened their account by successfully tackling Haryana raider Naveen. But Haryana tackled Hooda to make it 2 -1.

Jaipur surged ahead 5-2, courtesy a successful raid by Deepak. But some good work by Haryana helped them reduce the deficit to 5-6 in a closely-fought game.

Jaipur, with successful tackles and raids, were inching ahead. However, with their defenders up to the mark, Haryana were closing in on the gap.

But Jaipur defenders successfully tackled Naveen to take them 10-8 ahead.

Deepak, then with three minutes to go for the first half, grabbed two points to take Jaipur 12-8 ahead.

Haryana's K Selvamani was successfully tackled by Jaipur in the dying minutes of the first half as they went 13 -8 ahead into the break.

After the break, Jaipur inflicted an all-out to surge 17-8 ahead.

And then there was no looking back for the outfit as they continued their dominance, maintaining a 10-point lead over Haryana with nine minutes left for the game to end.

Jaipur inflicted the second all out in the 36th minute of the match to move 34-16 and their win just remained a formality.

Finally, Jaipur won 37-21 and continued their winning run.

For the full Pro Kabaddi League schedule, click here

For all the results from this Pro Kabaddi League season, click here

For the Pro Kabaddi League points table, click here

Updated Date:

also read

MotoGP 2021: Honda's Marc Marquez set to return from injury at next weekend's Portuguese GP
Sports

MotoGP 2021: Honda's Marc Marquez set to return from injury at next weekend's Portuguese GP

Marquez fractured his right arm when he fell in the first Grand Prix of last season, an injury that required three bouts of surgery, the last in December.

Tokyo-bound Priyanka Goswami, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson among athletes testing COVID-19 positive at SAI Bengaluru
Sports

Tokyo-bound Priyanka Goswami, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson among athletes testing COVID-19 positive at SAI Bengaluru

Aside from Goswami and Johnson, long distance runner Parul Chaudhary, steeplechaser Chinta Yadav and race walker Eknath are among the five athletes who have been infected along with Russian race walk coach Alexander Artsybashev.

British sports chiefs back use of 'vaccine passports' to fill stadiums
Sports

British sports chiefs back use of 'vaccine passports' to fill stadiums

In a letter to lawmakers, a number of bodies including the Football Association, Premier League, Rugby Football Union, and England and Wales Cricket Board said current social-distancing rules would be "insufficient to end sport's COVID financial crisis."