Bengaluru: An all-round performance by Aslam Inamdar (8 points) helped Puneri Paltan beat Telugu Titans 34-33 in a Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 match on Christmas day here. Siddharth Desai scored 15 points for the Telugu Titans but had no support from fellow raiders including captain Rohit Kumar as Pune secured a last-second victory. This was the first win of the season for Puneri Paltan.
U.P. Yoddha defeated Patna Pirates 36-35 in the final move of the match to clinch much-needed five points in the first match of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Christmas Day triple-header.
Patna thought they had managed to claw their way back into a tie in the last move of the match when they tackled Surender Gill but the U.P. raider ensured he got a bonus point in the process to keep that one-point lead alive. Pardeep Narwal, former Patna raider, was the highest point scorer for U.P. Yoddha with 12 points.
The Haryana Steelers went down combating 38-40 towards Jaipur Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi League.
Captain Vikash Kandola was Haryana’s finest participant with 14 raid factors within the match.
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