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Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Defence helps Puneri Paltan decimate Dabang Delhi K.C – Pro Kabaddi PKL 8

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Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Pro Kabaddi PKL 8: Puneri Paltan thrashed Dabang Delhi KC 42-25 in Match 76 of vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. The team from Pune dominated the mat right from the first whistle to inflict a morale-depleting loss on Season 7 runners-up Delhi. Follow InsideSport.IN for more updates. 

Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Defence helps Puneri Paltan decimate Dabang Delhi K.C – Pro Kabaddi PKL 8

Mohit Goyat picked up 10 points for Pune (including 1 tackle point) while right corner Sombir clinched a High 5 (6 points). Delhi were once again without the services of their star raider Naveen Kumar and experienced left corner Joginder Narwal. The lack of a Plan B, especially in the absence of these stars, has cost them dear in the recent matches with Vijay and Sandeep Narwal struggling to have the same impact in the raiding department. Pune dominated the first half with an all-round performance. Their raiding trio of Aslam Inamdar, Mohit Goyat and Nitin Tomar picked up quick points while their defence ensured Delhi raiders had no luck in their forays. Aslam’s versatility to raid on both sides coupled with the left-right combination of Nitin and Mohit meant the Delhi defence had no chance of finding a rhythm.

Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Pro Kabaddi PKL 8: Coach Anup Kumar’s decision to change the tried and tested corner duo of Vishal Bharadwaj and Baldev Singh paid rich dividends as Sombir and Karamvir impressed. The team from Pune got their first ALL OUT in the 10 th minute and then followed it with another in the 18 th to open a 13-point lead. Delhi had just two tackle points (as opposed to Pune’s eight), thanks to a Super Tackle by Sandeep Narwal, in the first half which ended 25-13 in Pune’s favour.

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Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Pro Kabaddi PKL 8: Neeraj Narwal and Sandeep Narwal showed glimpses of their potential for Delhi but the first 10 minutes after the restart belonged completely to the youngsters of Pune. Dabang brought in Mohammad Malak in a bid to strengthen the defence but that didn’t stop Pune. But the Paltan raiders continued the good work while their Delhi counterparts struggled. Pune got their third ALL OUT in the 7 th minute after the restart and opened a 19-point lead by the 10 th minute. Sombir got a High 5 for Pune as they maintained the lead in the dying minutes of the match. Delhi had no answers for Pune’s high-intensity kabaddi as Anup Kumar’s men clinched a very important win to keep them alive in the playoff race.

Puneri Paltan beat Dabang Delhi: Defence helps Puneri Paltan decimate Dabang Delhi K.C – Pro Kabaddi PKL 8

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