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PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Defending champions Patna Pirates began their title defence on a disappointing note as they crashed to 26-42 defeat against Tamil Thalaivas in the opening match of Pro Kabaddi League season six

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PKL 2018, U Mumba vs Puneri Paltan
Nitin Tomar trying to get to the centre line during the raid

In the much-anticipated Maharashtra derby, Puneri Paltan and U Mumba played out a scintillating tie in the second match of Vivo Pro Kabaddi (PKL 2018) Season six. It was 32-32 in the end as Puneri Paltan came back in the last seconds to tie the match. Siddharth Desai scored 14 raid points for U Mumba whereas Nitin Tomar scored 15 points for Puneri Paltan. While in the opening match of season six defending champions Patna Pirates began their title defence on a disappointing note as they crashed to 26-42 defeat against Tamil Thalaivas.


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Skipper led from the front for Tamil Thalaivas and scored 14 points to lead his team to victory. Patna's defence was the biggest reason for their downfall as they scored just two tackle points. Pardeep Narwal scored 11 raid points but it wasn't enough to save his team from a crushing defeat. The 12th minute from Surjeet Singh as he made a super raid to revive Ajay Thakur, Manjeet Chhillar and Jasvir Singh. Patna Pirates never recovered from that moment as their listless defence couldn't contain Tamil Thalaivas' raiders.

PKL 2018, Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas
got the Thalaivas going with a raid point in the third minute and the defence sent Pardeep Narwal to the bench as they led 2-0. Patna Pirates opened their account with Manjeet getting a raid point. Tamil Thalaivas continued to dominate the proceedings as they reduced Patna to two men and led 6-1 after seven minutes. Tamil Thalaivas inflicted the first all out of the match in the 9th minute to lead 10-2. Pardeep Narwal made a two-point raid in the 10th minute as Patna cut the deficit to seven points. Surjeet Singh made a super raid in the 12th minute as Tamil Thalaivas led 14-5 and then followed it up with a two-point raid in the 15th minute. Tamil Thalaivas inflicted the second all out in the 18th minute to lead 23-8. Patna Pirates defence just didn't turn up in the first half as they failed to score a single tackle point. Tamil Thalaivas ended the first half with a 18-point gap to lead 26-8.

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

What a 'Maha' conclusion to the derby! Mumboys and Paltan delivered a Day 1 thriller, ending #PUNvMUM in a tie at 32-32! #VivoProKabaddi pic.twitter.com/CoXtwDVL9s — ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 7, 2018

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

#PirateHamla: Defused! @tamilthalaivas made the most of home advantage as they destroyed @PatnaPirates 42-26 in a  opening game of #VivoProKabaddi Season 6! #CHEvPAT pic.twitter.com/R85HvAGYDU — ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 7, 2018

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

.@U_Mumba had no answer for Nitin Tomar as he torched them with 15 raid points #PadengeBhaari Full Time PUN 32 | MUM 32#VivoProKabaddi #PUNvMUM — Puneri Paltan (@PuneriPaltan) October 7, 2018

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Phew, what a Maha Panga!  After a nail-biting 40 minutes, @U_Mumba and @PuneriPaltan settle for a thrilling tie! #PUNvMUM ends at 32-32! — ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 7, 2018

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Maharashtrian derby ends in a tie, Puneri Paltan 32 | 32 U Mumba

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Puneri Paltan want to settle for Tie and its a TIE in Maharashtrian derby 

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Puneri Paltan defends brilliantly as they hold Siddharth Desai for a last raid thriller

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Monu raids successfully and removes Fazel

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Timeout taken by Puneri Paltan

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Siddhartha Desai using the last minute to win the match for U Mumba

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

U Mumba scores as they removes Nitin Tomar

First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 18:00 IST

PKL 2018 Day 1 highlights:U Mumba, Puneri Paltan settle for tie in thriller

Defending champions Patna Pirates began their title defence on a disappointing note as they crashed to 26-42 defeat against Tamil Thalaivas in the opening match of Pro Kabaddi League season six

In the much-anticipated Maharashtra derby, Puneri Paltan and U Mumba played out a scintillating tie in the second match of Vivo Pro Kabaddi (PKL 2018) Season six. It was 32-32 in the end as Puneri Paltan came back in the last seconds to tie the match. Siddharth Desai scored 14 raid points for U Mumba whereas Nitin Tomar scored 15 points for Puneri Paltan. While in the opening match of season six defending champions Patna Pirates began their title defence on a disappointing note as they crashed to 26-42 defeat against Tamil Thalaivas.


To check Pro Kabaddi League Day 3 LIVE UPDATES Click here

Skipper led from the front for Tamil Thalaivas and scored 14 points to lead his team to victory. Patna's defence was the biggest reason for their downfall as they scored just two tackle points. Pardeep Narwal scored 11 raid points but it wasn't enough to save his team from a crushing defeat. The 12th minute from Surjeet Singh as he made a super raid to revive Ajay Thakur, Manjeet Chhillar and Jasvir Singh. Patna Pirates never recovered from that moment as their listless defence couldn't contain Tamil Thalaivas' raiders.

PKL 2018, Patna Pirates vs Tamil Thalaivas
got the Thalaivas going with a raid point in the third minute and the defence sent Pardeep Narwal to the bench as they led 2-0. Patna Pirates opened their account with Manjeet getting a raid point. Tamil Thalaivas continued to dominate the proceedings as they reduced Patna to two men and led 6-1 after seven minutes. Tamil Thalaivas inflicted the first all out of the match in the 9th minute to lead 10-2. Pardeep Narwal made a two-point raid in the 10th minute as Patna cut the deficit to seven points. Surjeet Singh made a super raid in the 12th minute as Tamil Thalaivas led 14-5 and then followed it up with a two-point raid in the 15th minute. Tamil Thalaivas inflicted the second all out in the 18th minute to lead 23-8. Patna Pirates defence just didn't turn up in the first half as they failed to score a single tackle point. Tamil Thalaivas ended the first half with a 18-point gap to lead 26-8.

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