Puneri Paltan's playoffs dream sinks against Patna Pirates stellar performance, 53-36
Sandeep Narwal was the lead raider for Puneri Paltan who started the raid with a bonus, while Pardeep Narwal also scored a point in his first raid. Pardeep Narwal was on fire from the beginning and made his intentions clear in the second minute with his 3 points super raid. Patna Pirates inflicted the PKL 6 fastest all-out in the 4th minute and took 5 points lead.
GB More kept the score card moving who scored 8 points in the first half, but it was Pardeep Narwal who did the damage with his 13 points as Puneri Paltan defense failed to stop him. In the 18th minute Amit Kumar who came as substitute scored 4 points super raid to bring Puneri Paltan back in the game. At the stroke of half time Patna Pirates were leading by 5 points with 24-29 score on board.
In the second half Pardeep Narwal was lethal and added 14 points to his total tally of 27 raid points which is just 1 less than Puneri Paltan's total raid point 28. Patna Pirates inflicted the second all-out in the 22nd minute and 3rd all-out in the 35th minute and it remained a one sided game till the end, and night of records, fastest all-out in the 4th minute, highest individual score 27 to Pardeep narwal and highest for a team with 53-36 final score on board.
It was a night to forget for Puneri Paltan defenders who scored just 6 points. In Puneri Paltan attack it was GB More who scored 13 points for the team, followed by Sandeep Narwal's 7 points and with this defeat Puneri Paltan is out from playoffs race.
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