Paltans put up a tough fight against Bulls

Posted by: at 9/11/2017 12:09:00 am

Puneri Paltan lost to Bengaluru Bulls by 20-24

Sonepat, 10th September, 2017: Riding on an excellent defensive performance, Bengaluru Bulls snapped their losing streak to beat Puneri Paltan 24-20. Kuldeep Singh marshaled the Bengaluru Bulls defence as they scored 15 tackle points and controlled Pune raiders. It was a battle of defences and Bengaluru Bulls came out on top to record a victory in the Inter Zone Challenge Week.

Bengaluru Bulls are now fourth in Zone B with 29 points from 13 matches. Puneri Paltan are also in the fourth spot in Zone A with 32 points from nine matches.

Paltans put up a tough fight against Bulls

Paltans put up a tough fight against Bulls

Paltans put up a tough fight against Bulls

Paltans put up a tough fight against Bulls
Bengaluru Bulls struggled to get into the game early in the first half as they trailed 0-4. In the seventh minute they forced a super tackle and Ajay Kumar scored the first raid point as they trailed 3-4. Puneri Paltan scored their fourth tackle point of the night as they led 5-4 after 11 minutes.

Bengaluru Bulls led 7-5 in the 15th minute but Puneri Paltan forced a super tackle to level the match. Umesh scored with a do-or-die raid in the 17th minute as Puneri Paltan led 8-7. Both teams defence did most of the scoring as raiders struggled to get points. Puneri Paltan went into the break leading 10-8.

In the first five minutes of the second half it was the defence of both teams that did bulk of the scoring. Bengaluru Bulls trailed 10-11 after 25 minutes. Both teams were tied at 12-12 after 28 minutes. Rohit Kumar scored just the fourth raid point for Bengaluru Bulls as they led 14-12. Bengaluru Bulls inflicted the first all out of the match as they led 17-13 in the 30th minute.

Deepak Niwas Hooda scored two raid points in two minutes as Puneri Paltan trailed 15-20 after 35 minutes. Kuldeep Singh attained a high five for Bengaluru Bulls as they led 23-16 after 38 minutes. Puneri Paltan scored a couple of raid points in the last two minutes but it wasn’t enough as Bengaluru Bulls won 24-20.

VIVO Perfect Raider of The Match was awarded to Ajay Kumar (Bengaluru Bulls)
TVS Jupiter Zyada Ka Fayda Player of the match was awarded to Sunil Jaipal (Bengaluru Bulls)
Do or Die Player of the Match Presented by Star Sports was awarded to Rohit Kumar (Bengaluru Bulls)
Haryana Steelers Moment of the Match was awarded to Rohit Kumar (Bengaluru Bulls)

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