Puneri Paltan loses to Bengal Warriors
Author(s): City Air NewsPuneri Paltan players at their defensive best. Bengal Warriors beat Puneri Paltan 43-23 Mumbai, July 29, 2019: Puneri Paltan put in a spirited performance in today’s match 43-23, but the Warriors beat the Paltan...
Bengal Warriors beat Puneri Paltan 43-23
Mumbai, July 29, 2019: Puneri Paltan put in a spirited performance in today’s match 43-23, but the Warriors beat the Paltan 43-23. For Puneri Paltan, Girish Ernak scored three tackle points and Pankaj Mohite top scored with 6 points but Bengal Warriors had an answer to everything their opponents threw at them.
Maninder Singh got two super raids and was a thorn in the Puneri Paltan’s side throughout the match. It was a show of strength and agility by the Puneri Paltan’s defence.
Puneri Paltan recovered from the early onslaught and forced a super tackle in the 5th minute to trail 4-5. Pankaj Mohite picked up two quick raid points for Puneri Paltan as they trailed 7-13 after 14 minutes. Bengal Warriors ended the first half as they led 18-9 at the break.
The second half began in an emphatic manner as the Warriors inflicted an all out in the 24th minute to lead 24-11.¬¬ Puneri Paltan continued their efforts to mount a comeback.
Pankaj Mohite scored with a two-point raid in the 33rd minute as Puneri Paltan trailed 16-37. Bengal Warriors took their foot off the pedal as Pankaj Mohite picked up a slew of raid points to reduce the margin of defeat. Bengal Warriors forced a super tackle in the 37th minute to lead 40-19. Bengal Warriors picked up a couple of more points in the last two minutes and emerged victorious in the end.
Puneri Paltan to play their next match against Patna Pirates on 4th August, 2019, fans can catch the action exclusively on Star Sports Network and Hotstar.