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PKL2019: Jaipur Pink Panthers squander lead as Haryana Steelers Safe draw

Last updated on September 12, 2019

Actually, Jaipur will rue their missed opportunities as they held a one-point lead with under a minute left on the clock.

However, a last moment blunder from Jaipur’s Sachin Narwal passed Steelers a stage as they wasted a fantastic chance move to the fifth place.

At second location, Haryana currently have 49 points, 10 less than Dabang Delhi from 14 games, whereas Jaipur are out top-six with 41 points.

The teams went to the game with contrasting forms as Haryana were on a roster with five wins, while Pink Panthers had dropped four matches on the trot.

Jaipur started the game brightly as Pink Panthers needed to rely on Hooda’s raiding art and the captain procured seven raid points at the first-half.

The Pink Panthers imposed an All-Out about the Steelers at the 16th minute to start an six-point gap.

Haryana bounced back with the assistance of raider Vikas Kandola who had been ably backed by Prashanth Kumar Rai.

Kandola’s five-point raid at the dying moments of this first-half gave the Steelers their initial All-Out of this game and caused a change in momentum.

The first half finished with Haryana top Jaipur 18-14.

Haryana claimed their dominance at the second-half, together with Vinay also taking the raiding responsibilities.

Pink Panthers’ lack of superior service raiders for Deepak Hooda harm them seriously as Haryana’s defence held firm.

Ravi Kumar picked a Top 5 for Haryana however Deepak Hooda made a series of successful raids to ensure it is three-point match going into the closing moments.

Hooda also secured a Super 10 and procured a private milestone of 800 raid points from the procedure.