Both teams opened their account in the first minute as Tushar Patil and Deepak Hooda made successful raids. Puneri Paltan led 3-1 in the third minute as their defence scored the first tackle point of the match.
Puneri Paltan extended their lead to 5-2 in the fifth minute as they scored two more tackle points. Girish Ernak and Sandeep Narwal commanded the Pune defence strongly in the early part of the match as they led 6-3 after seven minutes.
Tushar Patil scored his second point as Jaipur Pink Panthers trailed 4-6 after eight minutes.
Rohit Kumar was shown a green card in the ninth minute as Jaipur Pink Panthers tied the match at 6-6. It looked like Pune would run away with the match as they led 9-6 after 13 minutes but Jaipur came back strongly to level the game at 9-9 after 15 minutes.
Santhapanaselvam scored three tackle points for Jaipur as they ended the first half leading 14-11.
The second half began with Jaipur Pink Panthers inflicting the first all out of the match to lead 17-11.
Jaipur extended their lead to 29-11 as Pune looked out of sorts. Two successful raids in a minute reduced the deficit to 13-20 for Puneri Paltan.
Jasvir Singh scored his fifth raid point in 24th minute as Jaipur led 22-14.
Rajesh Mondal scored his first raid point in the 27th minute as Puneri Paltan trailed 15-23. A terrific super raid by Sandeep Narwal in the 28th minute reduced the lead to 5 points as Pune trailed 18-23.
Just when it seemed like Pune were making a comeback, Jaipur scored three points in a row to lead 27-19 after 33 minutes. Manjeet Chhillar came up with a super tackle and achieved a high five.
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