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Pro Kabaddi 2022: Fazel Atrachali leads from front as Puneri Paltan defeat Bengal Warriors

Puneri Paltan defeated Bengal Warriors 27-25 as their captain Fazel Atrachali scored a high 5 to lead from the front.

Pro Kabaddi 2022: Fazel Atrachali leads from front as Puneri Paltan defeat Bengal Warriors

Fazel Atrachali in action (Source: Pro Kabaddi)


Pritish Raj

Updated: 21 Oct 2022 5:18 PM GMT

The return of Fazel Atrachali has done wonders for Puneri Paltan as the skipper led from the front with a High 5 to help Puneri Paltan beat Bengal Warriors 27-25 on Friday. In a game where raiders failed for both teams, the combination of Fazel and Sombir produced a defensive masterclass to take down Bengal Warriors.

Maninder Singh effected a few raids as the Bengal Warriors took the lead at 6-5 in the 6th minute. However, Fazel Atrachali tackled Maninder soon after and levelled the scores at 6-6.

The Warriors were on the verge of getting ALL OUT, but defender Girish Maruti Ernak and all-rounder Manoj Gowda came to the rescue and helped their team take the lead at 12-9 in the 14th minute.

Aslam Inamdar found it difficult to breach the Warriors' defence unit as the side from Bengal led 15-11 at the end of the first half.

The Puneri Paltan played with more determination in the second half, but the Warriors managed to keep their noses in front at 17-15 in the 27th minute. However, Sombir tackled Shrikant Jadhav and Akash Shinde effected a raid soon after to level the scores at 17-17.

Both sides kept trading points before the Puneri Paltan tackled Rohit to inflict an ALL-OUT and take a big lead at 24-20. Fazel Atrachali also stepped up his game as the Puneri Paltan continued to stay ahead at 27-22 in the 39th minute.

Raider Mohit Goyat played carefully and eventually closed out a comprehensive victory for the side from Pune.

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