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Pro Kabaddi Live Score: Puneri Paltan vs Gujarat Fortunegiant, Live Match Updates, 20 October 2017

Puneri Paltan 22-23 Gujarat Fortunegiants, Full Time
Match 132
Puneri Paltan22
vs
Gujarat Fortunegiants23
Full Time
Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Puneri Paltan (23-22)
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Updated: 20 October 2017 22:29 IST - Published: 20 October 2017 16:19 IST
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That brings an end to the long league stage as Bengal Warriors and Gujarat Fortunegiants secure the top spot and will face off in the Super Playoffs Qualifier next week in Pune. The other teams that have qualified - Puneri Paltan, Haryana Steelers, Patna Pirates and U.P Yoddha will go through more matches as they will contest the Eliminators.

Tonight saw two exciting matches to end the league season on a high as Gujarat ran away winners at the death and Bengal managed to claw back to draw in the first match. We return on 23rd October with the Super Playoffs in Mumbai as the Pro Kabaddi League enters the knockout phase. That's all folks tonight from me, Gaurav Kadam, for Sportskeeda. Wish you all a happy Diwali and let's await the cracking Playoffs in Mumbai!! Good night!
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The match comes to an exciting end as Gujarat Fortunegiants snatch victory at the end and take the summit in Zone A ahead of the Super Playoffs.

The tie belonged to the defenders as Rinku Narwal and Sunil Kumar scored 7 points each for Pune and Gujarat respectively. Deepak Hooda struggled to get going in the match as Pune almost had the win but Gujarat showed calm and smart play at the end and won in exciting fashion. Pune raiders struggled as the top raid point scorer was skipper Hooda with just 3 points on the night.
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Rinku Narwal goes in for the last raid and scores a point as he struggles but gets past the midline. But this means a one-point for Gujarat Fortunegiants as they secure the top spot in Zone A.
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Gujarat score a two point raid as he gets a running hand touch and then gets away from a dash to get his leg past the midline.
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Puneri Paltan have now been awarded a technical point in the dying seconds with just enough time left for a last raid.
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Rajesh Mondal is caught with a combined tackle by Mahendra Rajput and Sunil Kumar as Gujarat have taken the lead in the game.
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Mahendra Rajput scores a kick on Sandeep Narwal as he levels the scores.
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Deepak Hooda goes in against three men of Gujarat and is caught with a thigh hold by Sunil Kumar but Fazel steps into the lobby and Pune get a point too.
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Another timeout taken as teams decide last minute strategies with just 1:18 minutes left to play as the match reaches an interesting climax.
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Timeout taken as the game has reached an interesting stage with Pune leading by two points with just under two minutes to play and Gujarat down to just three men on the mat. Can Manpreet Singh inspire his side to a tie or a win at the death? Stay tuned as we reach the final minutes of league action!!
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Sukesh Hegde gets caught with a block from Girish Ernak in a do-or-die raid as the defenders slam him down at the right side lobby.
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Deepak Hooda gets away from a diving ankle hold by Abozar on the right corner in a do-or-die attempt as the crowd in Pune goes wild for the skipper's efforts.
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Rohit Gulia is ruled out as he falls victim to his oversmart play as Rinku Narwal had touched him before he knowingly entered the lobby to get the defender self-out. Gujarat lose their review.
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Rajesh Mondal, goes in for a do-or-die effort and is caught by Parvesh Bhainswal with a ankle hold and the defenders rush in to take the specialist out.
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Sachin gets caught on the left corner with a ankle hold by Rinku Narwal as he grabs his 'High-5' on the night. Superb effort from the young man.
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Suresh Kumar, in as a sub for the do-or-die raid scores two as he gets a bonus and also escapes  from a ankle hold attempt by Rohit Gulia.
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Sachin, in for a do-or-die raid and gets a running touch on the right corner as Sachin grabs his 7th raid point. Timeout taken as Gujarat lead by 3 points now.
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Akshay Jadhav goes in for a do-or-die raid and is caught by Parvesh Bhainswal with a diving ankle hold and then Fazel comes in to secure the tackle.
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Sukesh Hedge is caught at the centre of the mat by a combined tackle from Akshay Jadhav and Dharmaraj Cheralathan.
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Deepak Hooda goes in fro a do-or-die raid and again gets caught by Sunil at the left coner with double ankle hold and then other defenders rush in to take the Pune skipper out.
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Sachin, in for a do-or-die raid against four Pune men is caught with a dash from Sandeep Narwal at the left corner.
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Rajesh Mondal, again in for a do-or-die raid is caught by Sunil Kumar with a clench on the right corner as Puneri Paltan are down to four men on the mat now.
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Sachin scores a point as he escapes from a ankle hold attempt by Rinku Narwal on the left corner of the defense.
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The second half begins in Pune as the Paltan get the raiding going in the last half of league action in this season's Pro Kabaddi League.
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First half comes to an end and as the scoreline reflects, both the teams have been equal in all departments. Gujarat have had Sachin score 5 raid points as the corners Abozar and Fazel have failed to get going. Puneri Paltan's Rinku Narwal has shone with 4 tackle points as they will expect Deepak Hooda to step up in the second half as he has been quiet for the first half.

We will return to the action soon as the teams are locked at 11-11 as the battle for the top spot continues. Stay tuned for all the live coverage here at Sportskeeda.