Puneri Paltan edged past Telugu Titans 53-50 in a closely-fought contest in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the Tau Devilal Sports Complex in Panchkula on Thursday.
Manjeet, Sushant Sail led from the front in the raiding department, while skipper Surjeet Singh spearheaded the defence with a ‘High-5’.
This was a must-win game for Titans to stay alive in contention for the playoffs but a resurgent Pune spoiled the Hyderabad-based side’s party.
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Known for its defensive prowess, Paltan pushed its opposition on the back foot from the onset when Manjeet floored the Titans’ star raider Siddharth Desai with a lethal ankle in the very first minute of the match.
On the other side of the mat, Abozar Mighani and Vishal Bhardwaj’s absence clearly hurt the Titans as Sushant Sail and Manjeet picket up…