PKL: Dabang Delhi win against Patna Pirates, move to the top of the points table

Dabang Delhi defeated Patna Pirates with a score of 32-29 in the PKL: Pro Kabaddi League on Tuesday, January 18.

The veteran players Manjeet Chhillar and Sandeep Narwal helped their team Dabang Delhi to win the game. Manjeet Chhillar has the record of highest tackles points in the Pro Kabaddi League. Narwal too assisted well, giving a stunning performance, in both attacks as well as defending.

The thrilling game was close enough and the probability of winning was the same for both the teams, but Manjeet pulled out the last raid tackle with a fabulous ankle-hold. The game was close enough as the scores ended at 32-29.

Dabang Delhi reached the top of this season’s Pro Kabaddi League table with the help of this win against Patna Pirates. Patna struggled in defending making errors which led Delhi to gain some critical points, as the difference in the win was just by 3 points. Sachin and Guman Singh struggled in the defence for team Patna Pirates, making errors that helped Delhi to gain a lead in the game.

Patna Pirates started well leading initially in the match but Dabang Delhi with the help of their veteran players, Chhillar and Narwal were able to make a stunning comeback by achieving an ‘All Out’ around the 10th minute, which helped them to bag in the 4-points lead. With the experienced players in the game, Delhi was able to dominate at the end of the first half, taking the lead of 9 points. In the first half, the score of the game was 19-10.

The last raid of Patna Pirates could have been a game-changer as this close game thriller was breathtaking when Patna Pirates were just short of two points before their last raid but Chhillar’s ankle-hold in the last raid made Delhi clinch to the top of the PKL table. Patna Pirates is in the second position and is probably the season favourite for the fans. Patna will be looking towards the next game to gain the “table toppers” in this season of PKL.

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