NEW DELHI: Puneri Palton beat defending champions Bengaluru Bulls in the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League. Puneri beat Bengaluru Bulls 31-23. Pune's winning hero Was Surjeet Singh, who gave no chance to the league's best raider Pawan Sahrawat. Surjeet scored six points. The Pune team played well from the beginning but then Chennai also came in rhythm.
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In the first half, the two teams failed to score much and the score was 10-10. Meanwhile, Sahrawat brought his tally to 100 in the session. Bengaluru's decision to play with only two Raiders did not prove to be correct and they failed to perform well in front of Pune's powerful defense. Surjeet Singh also set a personal record of 250 points in the Pro Kabaddi League.
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With his brilliant performance, Pune was able to score crucial points by showing good play in the second half. With this defeat, Bengaluru also lost the chance to top the points table. After the first half, the match between the two teams was level and the score was equal to 10-10.
Pawan Kumar Sahrawat and Rohit Kumar could not play openly in Pune's strong defense. Bangalore's defence was also strong. In the second half, Puneri Palton showed good play and the Bulls were all out in the first 6 minutes on their defense and Manjeet's own.
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