How Patna Pirates reached on top of the table in Zone B
Patna Pirates tops the table in Zone B, defeats Dabang Delhi in a close game.
Pardeep Narwal is back after injury and did the job for his team. Naveen and Pardeep Narwal started the raid, with one point each. Both the teams defense didn't look impressive as defenders were leaking points. In the 7th minute first time score was equal, 6-6. and in the 10th minute Manjeet 3 point super raid, gave Patna Pirates 4 points lead.
In the 13th minute #PatnaPirates inflicted the first all-out and #DabangDelhi were trailing by 6 points, 16-10. Dabang Delhi made a comeback just before the half time as Naveen was once again exceptional and at the stroke of half time reduced the score gap to 1, score being 18-17.
In the second half Dabang Delhi continue the momentum and inflicted the first all-out in the 21st minute and took 2 points lead. In the 23rd minute Pardeep's 3 point super raid helped Patna to narrow the gap, but Patna Pirates defense continue to leak points and Dabang Delhi managed to keep the lead till 38th minute.
Pardeep Narwal's regular point kept Patna Pirates back in game and they inflicted the 2nd all-out in the 39th minute and took 3 points lead, 33-30. In the same minute Chandran Ranjeet stepped out and though Navin managed to score a point in the next raid, but Patna Pirates played it safe in the last minute, registered a comfortable win, 38-35.