THE BIGGEST UPSET of this Pro Kabaddi season so far took place tonight when undefeated defending champions Patna Pirates simply fell apart in front of a hitherto struggling Dabang Delhi, losing to them by an astonishing 15-33.
A ROUTINE DOMINATION was made more special when Patna Pirate captain-defender Dharmaraj Cheralathan led a desperate fight under a threat of an all-out to ensure that the defending champions got a massive 35-21 win against Bengal Warriors and got to the top of the PKL table.
WHEN PATNA TOOK ON Bengaluru last night, it was as expected a cerebral battle between two top draw teams in the Pro Kabaddi League, and the contest that followed did not disappoint.
PARDEEP NARWAL AND Kuldeep Singh starred in an intense top-draw contest between Patna Pirates and Bengaluru Bulls where the defending champions stormed through with a 31-25 win after a neck-to-neck contest for the most of the game.
THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Patna Pirates pulled off a breathtaking last-minute revival to steal a victory from under the nose of Telugu Titans, who after leading most of the time ended up losing their first home match of the season by a touch-and-go 33-35 margin.
LAST SEASON'S finalists U Mumba and Patna Pirates played out yet another classic, neck-to-neck, final-minute-finish thriller at Jaipur tonight, and the defending champions had the last laugh once again. They a victory over rivals U Mumba by a narrow margin of 34-36.
THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Patna Pirates opened their Pro Kabaddi 4 campaign with a convincing 24-30 win against home team Puneri Paltan; the latter's first defeat of the season after 2 back to back wins.
ADDING TO THE HOST of luminaries taking the PKL for Season 4 are Rana Daggubati, Puneeth Rajkumar and Diljit Dosanjh, who have been signed as brand ambassadors of Season 4 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi that commences on June 25th in Mumbai.
BENGALURU BULLS looks like a team to watch out for in the PKL season 4 by strengthening their squad, signs star players of U Mumba, Mohit Chhillar and Surender Nada. Following are the full squad of the teams.
GIVING AN ALL ROUND DISPLAY, the Patna Pirates made the most of the opportunities that came their way to defeat Bengal Warriors 36-31 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) encounter at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in KolkataÂ on Tuesday.
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