Jaipur Pink Panthers Become The Champion Of Pro Kabaddi League Season 9, Thrash Puneri Paltan In The Final
Tonight in the final match of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 9, inaugural champion Jaipur Pink Panthers has defeated Puneri Paltan 33-29 to become the winner of PKL season 9.
Jaipur has won their second PKL title. Jaipur had won the title in season 1. Now they have become the only second team after Patna Pirates (PKL 3, 4, & 5) to win the title twice.
Both Jaipur Pink Panthers & Puneri Paltan started off the game with taking one to one point. Jaipur Pink Panthers did it better as they put Pune closer to get all-out.
Jaipur defense consisted of Ankush, Sahul Kumar, Skipper Sunil Kumar in defense kept Pune raiders silent. In the last raid of Pankaj Mohite of Puneri Paltan, he forgot to cross the baulk line.
Due to this the raid became invalid & the point was given to Jaipur. Since both teams were playing on third raid it was a low scoring first half.
The halftime score was in favour of Jaipur as 14-12. The second half was also the same. Puneri Paltan showed a little fight back due to the likes of Abinesh Nadarajan & Aditya Shinde.
But it was too late from them as Jaipur created the history by becoming the only second team to win the title twice. Jaipur raider Arjun Deshwal notched up 6 raid points.
V Ajith Kumar scored 6 raid points. Skipper Sunil Kumar earned a high 5 with 6 tackle points. Sahul Kumar, Abhishek KS & Ankush clinched 3 tackle points each.
Pune raider Aditya Shinde scored 5 raid points. Abinesh Nadarajan notched up 4 tackle points. Akash Shinde clinched 4 raid points.
Arjun Deshwal – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 6 Raid Points
V Ajith Kumar – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 6 Raid Points
Sunil Kumar – Jaipur Pink Panthers – 6 Tackle Points