Puneri Paltan, after getting off to a struggling start, recovered well to snatch a last-second tie against Dabang Delhi. Delhi were on top towards the fag end but Manjeet Chillar’s brilliance denied them a win!
As it happened!
2057 hrs IST: Manjeet Chillar with a top block and he snatches a tie for Pune in dying moments of the game
2054 hrs IST: Chillar gets a point for Pune. Less than 60 seconds left and one point separates the two teams
2050 hrs IST: Deepak Narwal with a Super Raid and he turns the game in Delhi’s favour in a flash
2044 hrs IST: Pune fight back after the all-out. They add three points, and concede none
2040 hrs IST: Adake with an ankle hold, inflicts a Pune all-out. Delhi lead Pune 22-20
2038 hrs IST: Pune are down to just one man – Manjeet Chillar. Chillar with the kick, and he gets two points. Top raid, which gets him a bonus
2037 hrs IST: Do-or-die raid for Ajay Thakur and he fails to deliver as Shyekh grabs him from the back, and pins the raider down
Kaske Pakad Jamke Jakad! Manjeet Chhillar is given a taste of his own medicine by @DabangDelhi! #AsliPanga pic.twitter.com/Jq1OItplfP
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) 28 June 2016
2031 hrs IST: Shyekh wakes up after the break as he steals a point for his side to narrow Pune’s lead
2030 hrs IST: Pune and Delhi add a point each after the half-way break. It’s 16-14 now
2021 hrs IST: That’s half time! Pune, from 0-5 down, lead Delhi 15-13 at the half-way mark
2019 hrs IST: Shyekh, hero for Delhi last night, is yet to add a point to his tally today
2014 hrs IST: Super tackle on, and Nitin Tomar plays it safe. Didn’t risk getting caught and conceding two points
2012 hrs IST: Pune are building the lead now. Suddenly tables have turned in the contest as Pune surge ahead of Delhi
2009 hrs IST: One for the touc, two for the all out. Pune inflict all out, and are now in lead. 10-8
2007 hrs IST: Manjeet Chillar with a push-touch but Adake does well to grab hold of the raider and effect a super tackle
2006 hrs IST: Pune fightback to level 5-5 with Delhi. Spirited return by the Paltan
2005 hrs IST: Manjeet Chillar with a sharp turn, breaks through Delhi’s defence to grab two crucial points for his side
2004 hrs IST: And, finally Pune are on the board but they are trailing Delhi by four points early in the contest
2003 hrs IST: Adake gets a green card for talking during the raid. Pune’s search for the first point continues as Delhi add another
2001 hrs IST: Manjeet Chillar with the double-hand push, but he’s pinned down by the strong Delhi defence. Delhi open up four point lead early in the match
2000 hrs IST: Hooda returns empty handed with the raid and it remains 0-2
1959 hrs IST: Deepak Hood with the crucial raid for Pune, who are 2 points behind Delhi at the moment
1958 hrs IST: Delhi again will pin their hopes on Adake to deliver with his clinical raids
1957 hrs IST: And we are underway! Pune are up against Delhi in only contest of the evening. Both teams lost their last matches
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