Match# 118 - Jaipur Pink Panthers defeat Haryana Steelers. Final Score 39 - 30
In Match# 118 of the Pro Kabaddi 2018, Pink Panthers defeated the Haryana Steelers on the back some excellent raiding by Selvamani and Deepak Niwas Hooda
The toss was won by Haryana who chose Court. Selvamani was out to kill from the start, as he gave the Panthers a quick 5-2 lead. But this lead was short, as Naveen and Haryana soon tied the scores at 5-5. We saw a lot of lead changes till we reached the half time, where the score was 13-13.
In the second half, Vikas Khandola opened with a successful raid. A couple of good raids by Monu Goyat and Ajinkya, Haryana managed to get a lead of 22-15.
A few good tackles by Sunil Siddhagavli saw got the Panthers back on track. This is where the might Deepak Niwas Hooda had a rampage and obliterated the entire Haryana team in the last few minutes to get Jaipur that win.
For the Panthers, Deepak was the best raider with 12 points in 20 raid attempts and Sunil Siddhgavli was the best defender with 5 points off 8 raid attempts.
For the Haryana Steelers, Vikash Khandola was the best raider with 7 points in 16 raid attempts and Kuldeep Singh was the best defender with 3 points off 8 attempts.