Puneri Paltan beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-30 in the 130th match of PKL 8. With this match, Bengaluru Bulls team has become the fourth team to reach the playoffs. Jaipur Pink Panthers and Puneri Paltan will have to depend on the other matches.
Puneri Paltan and Jaipur Pink Panthers need a miracle in PKL 8
If Puneri Paltan has to reach the playoffs then Gujarat Giants or Haryana Steelers will have to lose their match. On the other hand, Jaipur Pink Panthers will also have to expect defeats from Gujarat Giants and Haryana Steelers.
Puneri Paltan took the lead 18-11 after the first half. Jaipur Pink Panthers started the match brilliantly and at one point they were leading 4-1. However, Puneri Paltan made a tremendous comeback and put all the pressure on Jaipur Pink Panthers. For this reason, in the 16th minute of the match, he gave Jaipur an all-out for the first time. When Arjun Deshwal got out for the first time, he came back only after being revived. Puneri Paltan didn’t let their grip weaken as they pushed Jaipur Pink Panthers all-out. Mohit Goyat scored 6 points in the first half and Aslam Imandar scored 4 points. Jaipur did not manage to get a single touch point in the first half.
At the beginning of the second half, Puneri Paltan got Jaipur Pink Panthers all-out for the second time. Aslam Imandar dismissed 3 defenders in a super raid, but soon after Arjun Deshwal also tried to bring his team back by dismissing two defenders. Arjun scored another Super 10 of this season, scoring consecutive points in raiding. The defense of Puneri Paltan once again saw a weak game. Aslam Hondar also made a comeback in the form and put a Super 10 and increased the lead of his team.
Jaipur Pink Panthers came close to all-out Puneri Paltan, but Mohit Goyat brought relief to his team by dismissing Arjun Deshwal via a super tackle. In the 37th minute of the match, Jaipur Pink Panthers finally got Puneri Paltan all-out. All the credit for this goes to Arjun Deshwal. However, Mohit Goyat completed his high 5 at the crucial moment and dismissed Arjun Deshwal. For this reason Puneri Paltan won this match.