Puneri Paltan outclass Dabang Delhi KC




Bengaluru, February 3: Captain Manjeet Chhillar led Puneri Paltan to a big win over Dabang Delhi K C with a classic all-round performance at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here tonight. The crushing 38-20 defeat the third in a row for the team from the national capital has brought forth their limitations. To add to that insult their coach Balwan Singh Dahiya was shown the yellow card in the 23rd minute for dissent and a 1 technical point penalty was also imposed.

Surjeet of the Puneri Paltan who made a big impact is seen here single handedly bringing down Rohit Choudhary, the tall well built raider of Dabang Delhi KC

Surjeet of the Puneri Paltan who made a big impact is seen here single handedly bringing down Rohit Choudhary, the tall well built raider of Dabang Delhi KC

Earlier in the first session they got all out in the 16th minute to trail their opponents 6-14 and then managed to claw back to 9-16 at the halfway stage. The winners took a firm grip with Captain Manjeet Chhillar and Deepak Niwas Hooda the all-rounders showing the way.

For Delhi Kashiling did precious little till then except getting two points in a single raid. Surjeet Singh their new recruit too proved ineffective. A match tally of 5 points for Kashiling, 3 for Rohit Chaudhary and just 2 for Surjeet tells the full story of the lop-sided Dabang Delhi K C attack. RavinderPal nick-named the ‘hawk’ for his swooping ankle holds last season is a pale shadow of himself in defence. Dabang Delhi K C must redraw their strategy to arrest the downslide.

Puneri Paltan had lost their first match narrowly at 26-27 to Telugu Titans conceding the winning point during the last raid by their rivals. They had displayed good teamwork in that nerve wracking encounter and it came as no surprise that they ran through their rivals with consummate ease today.

They are slowly settling down with Manjeet Chhillar, Deepak Hooda and Yogesh Hooda the all-rounders getting good support from the burly Surjeet in the defence. Executing good ankle and waist holds the right midfielder also used his muscle power to pin down the rival raiders. He had as many as six tackle points to his credit. Deepak Niwas Hooda was the top scorer for Puneri Paltan with 9 raid points followed by Manjeet was next with 8 points, 4 each in defence and attack.

Tushar Patil a substitute who came towards the end authored the only super raid of the match by getting 3 rival defenders which included the man who had the only super tackle tonight,Gnanasekaran.

The top two spots are now occupied by Telugu Titans with 11 points, followed by Patna Pirates with 10 points in four and two outings respectively. Pune have climbed to third place above Jaipur Pink Panther. Both have six points.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Author:

Aspiring Media Enthusiast, Cricket Tragic, Football Fanatic, Avid Reader, Amateur Photographer & Wannabe Sports Writer.

Cricket

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Live Score #IPL

IPL 2017: Rising Pune Supergiant vs Kolkata Knight Riders – Live Score #IPL

Posted by: Atish Home Chowdhury on April 26th, 2017

In-form Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will face the reinvigorated Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) tomorrow at Pune. Kolkata have won five out of their seven matches ..

Football

#FootballTakesOver India Gate in the run up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

#FootballTakesOver India Gate in the run up to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 23rd, 2017

As part of the overall support that Government of India is giving to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and its flagship legacy programme, Mission XI Million, t ..

Tennis

Four of the Most Iconic Indian Tennis Players

Four of the Most Iconic Indian Tennis Players

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 22nd, 2017

Throughout the years, India has produced some of the most influential sportsmen and sportswomen the world has ever seen. With a population of more than a billio ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Boxing Federation of India successfully concludes AIBA Course and Examination

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on February 24th, 2017

Rohtak, February 24, 2016: In continuation to produce the AIBA certified Coaches, Referees and Judges; Boxing Federation of India successfully organised the AIB ..

Other Sports

NBA launches network of International basketball schools

NBA launches network of International basketball schools

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on April 8th, 2017

The National Basketball Association (NBA) today announced the launch of NBA Basketball School, a network of tuition-based basketball development programs around ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror