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IIPKL Day 3: Pondicherry Predators dominate Haryana Heros and Pune Pride edge past Bangalore Rhinos.

Day 3 of the IIPKL went underway with Pondicherry Predators taking on Haryana Heros.

Both captains during toss
Both captains at the toss.

Pondicherry dominated the whole game to beat Haryana with the scores of 52-28, this the second straight defeat for Haryana who are yet to win a game in IIPKL.

Pondicherry defenders catch a Haryana raider successfully

Karambir Thakur from Pondicherry Predators was the Man of the Match for this game. Out of 4 quarters the Heros could only get better of Predators in just one quarter which pretty much sums up how the day went for the Heros.

Pondicherry Raider escapes the defenders of Haryana Heros


In the second match of the day, Pune Pride faced off against Bangalore Rhinos.

Bangalore Rhinos vs Pune Pride

This game was a close encounter between these two teams where Pune edged past Bangalore by just 3 points in a nail-biting contest, the final score read 32-29 in favour of Pune Pride.

Pune Pride players celebrating their win

Arumugam from Bangalore Rhinos was given the MOM for his brilliant performance which unfortunately went in vain for the Bangalore Rhinos.

Arumugam with the MOM

In this game Bangalore Rhinos started off very well by completely dominating the first quarter where they were leading 12-1 but later Pune produced a brilliant come back to clinch a close win.