Patna Pirates register a thumping revenge win over Tamil Tahalaivas, 45-27
In the inaugural match of Prokabaddi season 6, Patna Pirates lost against Tamil Thalaivas but the revenge has been taken with 4th consecutive win. On the 38th day of PKL 6, 74th match for Patna Pirates Pardeep Narwal started the raid, got the big fish Manjeet Chhillar, while Sukesh Hegde's first raid was empty. Athul scored the first point in the 2nd minute. Patna Pirates had a commanding start, and inflicted the first all-out in the 7th minute and Tamil Thalaivas with their solitary point were trailing by 9 points.
In the 12th minute a brilliant chain tackle sent Pardeep Narwal on the bench and Tamil Thalaivas announced their comeback and inflicted the first all-out in the 16th minute which narrowed the score gap, 2 point raid by Deepak Narwal in the 20th minute, helped Patna Pirates to walk into the half time with 3 points lead.
Surjeet Singh came on court as substitute and his 2 points raid in the 22nd minute was a ray of hope for Tamil Thalaivas but Patna Pirates attack and defense looked organized and kept Tamil Thalaivas in control. Patna Pirates inflicted the 2nd all-out in the 31st minute and took 7th point lead.
All-out in the 31st minute happened to be turning point of the game and Tamil Thalaivas not even came closer to Patna Pirates total. To close the encounter in style Patna Pirates inflicted the 3rd allout in the 40th minute. It was one of the best performance by Patna Pirates with a balance attack and defense, Pardeep Narwal was ably supported by Deepak Narwal with his super 10 and Manjeet with his all-round performance, 5 raid points and 3 tackle points.
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