It was the Puneri Paltans that have claimed a win in a thriller contest as Deepak Hooda was the man that made the difference between the two teams. With the skippers raid point and leadership skills, Pune managed to edge past the U.P Yoddha who made a superb comeback but only to lose by one point in a thriller of a match. The Yoddhas were trailing by 12 point at one point of time but with Krishna's tackles and Tomar-Devadiga's raids, the Yoddha's managed to lead the Paltans in the last minute but it was the Puneri skipper that changed the couse of the match to claim victory.
HIGHLIGHTS, PRO KABADDI LEAGUE 2017, MATCH 102: PUNERI PALTAN vs U.P YODDHA
The Perfect Raid of the Match is presented to Deepak Niwas Hooda of Puneri Paltan with 16 raid points.
The Player of the Match is presented to Sagar Krishna of U.P Yoddha with 6 tackle points.
The Do or Die player of the Match is presented to Deepak Niwas Hodda of Puneri Paltans.
21.01 IST: FULL TIME!! A valiant display by the U.P Yoddha but it was the Puneri Paltans that win the match by 1 point. Puneri Paltan 34-33 U.P Yoddha
21.00 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Tomar enters and is taken down by the Paltans to lead. Pune 34-33 UP
20.57 IST: Do or Die raid for Puneri Paltan as the raider enters and escapes with a touch point to equalise. Pune 33-33 UP
20.56 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Devadiga enters and escapes with a touch point as UP lead!! Pune 32-33 UP
20.54 IST: Do or Die raid for Puneri Paltan as the raider enters and is tackled by the Yoddha defence to even the score. Pune 32-32 UP
20.53 IST: Tomar escapes with a touch point on the Puneri defence. Pune 32-31 UP
20.53 IST: Yoddhas slam down Deepak this time to reduce the deficit. Pune 32-30 UP
20.52 IST: Puneri's raider escapes with a raid point. Tomar claims a bonus point. Pune 32-29 UP
20.51 IST: Sandeep giifts Yoddhas a point with a self out. Pune 31-28 UP
20.50 IST: ALL OUT for Puneri Paltan as UP Yoddha make a super comeback to get back into the game. Pune's raider escapes with a bonus. Pune 31-27 UP
20.50 IST: Tomar escapes with 2 touch points to eye an ALL OUT on Paltans. Pune 30-24 UP
20.49 IST: Tomar escapes with a touch point on the Paltan's defence. Pune 30-22 UP
20.48 IST: Do or Die raid for Puneri Paltan as the raider enters and is tackled hard by the Yoddha's defence. Pune 30-21 UP
20.47 IST: Devadiga picks up another touch point on the Paltan's defence. Pune 30-20 UP
20.46 IST: Devadiga claims a touch point on the Paltan's defence. Pune 30-19 UP
20.46 IST: Paltans slam down the UP skipper thsi time to lead by 12 points. Pune 30-18 UP
20.45 IST: Paltan's raider leaves with a raid point on the Yoddha defence. Pune 29-18 UP
20.44 IST: Tomar escapes with a touch point on the Pune defence. A solitary point for the Yoddhas. Pune 28-18 UP
20.43 IST: ALL OUT for UP as Deepak is the man again to demolish the opposition with his raids. Pune 28-17 UP
20.43 IST: A bonus point picked by Devadiga for UP. Pune 24-17 UP
20.42 IST: Devadiga escapes to save the team with a touch point and a bonus. Pune 24-16 UP
20.41 IST: Deepak escapes with a touch point on the UP defence as they eye an ALL OUT. Pune 24-14 UP
20.40 IST: Tomar is slammed down by the Puneri defence as the Paltans sail away. Pune 23-14 UP
20.37 IST: Do or Die raid for Puneri Paltan as Deepak enters and another exceptional raid by the skipper to perform a super raid to claim 4 points. Pune 22-14 UP
20.29 IST: Half Time!! An ALL OUT is what that has given the Puneri Paltans the edge over Nitin tomar's Yoddhas but the game is still lively as it is only 4 points that seperates the two teams. Puneri Paltan 18-14 U.P Yoddha.
20.28 IST: Nitin Tomar claims a touch point on the Puneri defence. Pune 18-14 UP
20.27 IST: Deepak Hooda is taken down this time by the UP defence to claim a tackle point. Pune 18-13 UP
20.27 IST: ALL OUT for UP Yoddha as the Puneri Paltans lead by 6 points now. Pune 18-12 UP
20.26 IST: Do or Die raid for Pune as the raider enters and escapes with two points. Pune eye an ALL OUT on UP. Pune 15-12 UP
20.24 IST: UP's raider escapes with a bonus point but the Pune defence throw the raider out of the lobby to claim a tackle point. Pune 13-12 UP
20.23 IST: Puneri defence slam down Nitin Tomar before he could escape to lead. Pune 12-11 UP
20.22 IST: UP Yoddha's level score as they ram down the Puneri raider. Pune 11-11 UP
20.21 IST: The UP raider escapes with a touch point on the Puneri defence. Pune 11-10 UP
20.18 IST: Yoddha's defence gift the Pune raider a touch point. Pune 11-9 UP
20.18 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Devadiga enters and is taken down by the Paltans. Pune 10-9 UP
20.16 IST: Rajesh Mondal is rammed a lone UP defender to claim a tackle point and level score. Pune 9-9 UP
20.15 IST: A super tackle by the Yoddha's defence send Sandeep out of the court to claim 2 points. Pune 9-8 UP
20.15 IST: Bonus point picked up by the Yoddha raider. Pune 9-6 UP
20.14 IST: Deepak is the man for Pune for another Super raid on the Yoddha's defence. Pune 9-5 UP
20.13 IST: Deepak claims a touch point on the UP defence to lead. Pune 6-5 UP
20.09 IST: Devadiga escapes from the Paltans and a super raid is what brings back the UP in the game. Pune 5-5 UP
20.07 IST; Do or Die raid for Puneri as Deepak enters and leaves with 2 touch points and a bonus point to perform a super raid. Pune 5-2 UP
20.04 IST: Do or Die raid for UP Yoddha as the raider enters and is slammed down by the Paltan's defence to level. Pune 2-2 UP
20.03 IST: Do or Die raid for Pune as Rajesh enters and is tackled by the Yoddhas. Pune 1-2 UP
20.02 IST: Nitin Tomar backs up to escape and claims a touch point on the Puneri defence. Pune 1-1 UP
20.02 IST: Puneri Paltan start the scoring with a tackle point on Devadiga. Pune 1-0 UP
20.00 IST: Puneri Paltan win the toss and choose court while the Yoddha's start the raiding. Here we go!!
19.59 IST: It's Game On!! The two team captains are brought in for the toss!! Deepak Hooda from the Paltans and Nitin Tomar from the Yoddhas.
19.56 IST: The Paltans vs the Yoddhas!! Who will win?. Stay tuned as we start the match shortly.
19.54 IST: The lions of the Puneri Paltan enter Chennai!! Deepak Hooda leads the Paltans.
19.53 IST: The Yoddhas have entered!! Nitin Tomar leads the pack to take on the Paltans.