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UP Yoddha edge out Haryana Steelers 30-29 in PKL

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

produced a superb allround display to eke out a thrilling 30-29 win over Steelers in an encounter of the Inter Zone Challenge Week at the Pro Season 6 here Thursday.

and scored 8 points each to lead Yoddha to victory at the Complex here.

scored 11 points, while Vikash Khandola contributed with 7 points but it wasn't enough as Steelers failed to qualify for the playoffs.

Steelers made a strong start and led for the majority of the first half. But Shrikant got three points for with a super raid as trailed 5-7.

A super raid by Vikas helped Haryana to double their lead at 12-6 before they entered the first half with a 15-12 advantage.

Monu kept Haryana ahead at 19-18 with another super raid before Prasanth Kumar Rai equalised at 21-21. Soon UP had a 28-26 lead with just three minutes remaining in the match.

In the end, Naveen failed to win a raid point as UP Yoddha completed a come-from-behind win.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 22:10 IST