PKL: Patna bounces back with a 29-27 win over Bengal

Patna Pirates got back to winning ways after it beat Bengal Warriors 29-27 to go top of the Zone B.

Updated : Nov 01, 2018 21:59 IST

Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal in action against Bengaluru Bulls on Wednesday.
Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal in action against Bengaluru Bulls on Wednesday.

Patna Pirates' Pardeep Narwal in action against Bengaluru Bulls on Wednesday.




29-27 Ran Singh pulls one point back for Bengal Warriors with the last raid of the match, but it is not enough as the full-time hooter goes off. With this win, the defending champion goes to the top of the Zone B with 23 points. Bengal Warriors remain in the fifth position with 19 points.

29-26 Kuldeep Singh might have just won the match for Patna, as he brings down Mahesh Goud on his way back.

27-26 Mahesh Goud manages a touch on Tushar Patil on his way to get a point for Bengal.

27-25 Manish tackles Jang Kun Lee, who tries to turn on the right side. The raider looks in pain with the weight of four defenders on his shoulders.

25-25 Teams are level after Vikas Jaglan gifts away a point by stepping out of the line while defending!

25-24 Mahesh Goud takes out Vijay with the first raid after the Time-Out.

25-23 Tushar Patil tries to jump over Baldev but the right cover catches the raider mid-air.

25-22 Jang Kun Lee gets Jaideep on his way out and reduces the gap to three points.

24-21 Tushar Patil tricks Surjeet into stepping out of the lobby and nicks a point for Pirates.

23-20 Mahesh Goud lunges at Deepak Narwal after breaking the chain on the right side and fails to get the tackle.

22-19 Jaideep tries an ankle hold in vain, but Mahesh Goud is close to the half line by that time.

22-18 Shrikant Tewthia is given out after he oversteps the lobby area while tackling Deepak Narwal.

21-18 Jang Kun Lee runs straight into Jaideep on his way back and pinned to the ground by the Patna defence.

19-18 Jang Kun Lee is fortunate to get away with it!  He slips on the mat on his way back, but Patna's defence does not attack him and the raider has a point.

19-16 Vikas Kale completely misses Ran Singh on his way back. Surjeet gets a green card for few exchanges with Ran Singh.

18-15 Deepak Narwal gets a point after he slips through the ankle hold of Jang Kun Lee.

17-15 Amit walks off the pitch after Vijay takes him out on the right corner.

16-14 Patna gifts aways a technical point after two players step into the lobby at the same time.

16-13 Bengal loses a review after Patna gets a bonus point on a do-or-die raid.

15-13 Mahesh claims to have a toe touch on Manjeet and gets the point in a do-or-die raid.

15-12 Manjeet comes back with an empty raid despite Surjeet allowing him huge space in the left corner.


15-12 Vijin is taken out by Vijay on the left corner with the final raid of the half-time. So far so good for the host, but will it sustain the lead after buckling under pressure for two consecutive games?

14-12 Jang Kun Lee is unable to get out of the Patna defence in a do-or-die raid.

13-12 Deepak Narwal tries to jump over two defenders but is caught mid-air by Shrikant and Amit Kumar.

13-11 Ran Singh manages to gets his fourth raid point of the match as he manages to get a touch on Tae Deok Eom.

12-9 Mahesh Goud tries to go for the bonus line but he gives Jaideep enough to time to get an ankle hold on him.

11-8 Manjeet takes out Surjeet yet again with a clever toe touch.

9-7 Ran Singh gets a bonus, but he is tackled by Vijay and Patna gets its first all out.

6-6 Deepak Narwal reduces Bengal to just one player with his latest raid.

5-4 Manjeet gets Shrikanth Tewatia to give the host lead for the first time in the match.

4-4 The host gets four points in a row without conceding as Jang Kun Lee is tackled by Vijay on the right corner.

3-4 Surjeet gets a hold on Manjeet but Ran Singh hesitates for a moment and the raider takes the star man out.

2-4 Tushar Patil picks his team's first point of the match, Tae Deok Eom comes up with an ankle hold to add to the Pirates' scoreline.

0-4 Jang Kun Lee comes back with yet another point, as Patna looks depleted in the absence of Pardeep.

0-2 Manjeet is tackled by the Bengal defence, the visitor takes an early lead.

0-0 Deepak Narwal comes back with an empty raider in the absence of injured skipper Pardeep Narwal.




Overall:  Matches  –12|  Patna  Pirates  –  7  |  Bengal  Warriors  –  2  |  Tie  -  3

  • Patna  Pirates  have  a  7-2  edge  in  the  head-to-head over Bengal Warrior with 3 matches ending in a tie.
  • In  12  games,  just  once  the  score  difference  has  been  of  more  than  7  points.
  • The  fourth  meeting  was  in  Qualifier  2  in  the  Playoffs  which  Patna  won  by  3  points.   
  • Patna  Pirates  PKL  6:  3  wins,  6  losses.  Lost  last  match  against  Bengaluru  Bulls  by  2  points.  Patna  has  now  lost  4  matches  in  a  row.   
  • Bengal  Warriors  PKL  6:  3  wins,  1  loss,  1  tie.  Won  their  last  match  against  Jaipur  Pink  Panthers  by  11  points. 
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