Pro Kabaddi, Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors: Patna Pirates rode on Pardeep Narwal’s performance as the defending champions cruised to their third consecutive final. Pardeep’s incredible 23 points steered Patna to 47-44 win over Bengal Warriors. After trailing 26-40, Warriors bounced back as raider Maninder Singh scored 17 points but could not help his side cross the line. It was yet another dominant show by Patna as they inflicted first all-out on Bengal in first three minutes and took a 9-1 lead. Thereon Pirates made sure that hold on to their lead and were 21-12 up at the end of first half. In the second half, Warriors fought back in bits and pieces and tried to trigger things in the dying minutes as they made it 43-46 before Patna secured a berth in the final. The Pardeep-led side will face Gujarat Fortunegiants in the summit clash as they eye third consecutive title.
Pro Kabaddi Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors:
Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal, Vijay, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar, Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Vishal Mane, Sachin Shingade, Monu Goyat, Md. Zakir Hossain, Jaideep, Manish, Jawahar, Satish, Sandeep, Virender Singh, Vikash Jaglan, Vishnu Uthaman, Vinod Kumar
Bengal Warriors: Jang Kun Lee, Ravindra Ramesh Kumavat, Sandeep Malik, Ameares Mondal, Ran Singh, PO Surjeet Singh, Youngchang Ko, Bhupender Singh, Shrikant Tewthia, Virendra Singh, Maninder Singh, Deepak Narwal, Rahul Kumar, Shashank Wankhede, Vinod Kumar, Vikash, Kuldeep, Anil Kumar