Dabang Delhi outplay defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers
SUPERB TACKLING by Skipper Ravinder Pahal (8 points) and deep forays into defense of rival camp by Rohit Choudhary (7) and Kashiling Adake (7) helped Dabang Delhi outplay defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers in the league match of the Pro Kabaddi season-2 at the Sawai Man Singh Indoor Stadium here.
The defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers who were looking at home advantage to return back to winning ways had notched their first victory last night but they slipped again to their lackluster form which led them to their third defeat on the home turf.
On the other hand Dabang Delhi put in a solid performance in defense as well as tackling.
They forced two all outs, one on each half, and were leading 17-10 at the breather.
They continued with their dominance in the second half too.
Jaipur Pink Panthers did tried to come back through fine raids but that was too late as they succumbed to 27-35 and are now placed at the fifth spot with eight points as much as Bengal Warriors and Puneri Paltan.
Dabang Delhi is at fourth spot with 10 points from four matches.
For the winners, skipper Ravinder Pahal stood like rock in defense and earned his all 8 points through fine tackles.
Rohit Choudhary (7) and Kashiling Adake (7) excelled in attacks.
The Pink Panthers were off-colour today and their star raider Jasveer Singh scored five points while Ran Singh was more impressive bagging total 9 points out five came from raids and 4 from tackles.