In match number 40 of Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Gujarat Fortunegiants defeated Puneri Paltan 35-21 to continue their domination in Zone A. They now have seven wins in their kitty and are comfortably placed at number one on Zone A points table.
In second match of the night, Bengal Warriors defeated UP Yoddha’s 32-31 in a closely fought contest. Despite the defeat, UP Yoddha take one point and move to top of the points table in Zone B.
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Gujarat Fortunegiants have been a force to reckon with. The debutants have been impressive thus far with six wins four of nine matches and dominate the points table with healthy 36 points, clear 15 points ahead of next placed Pune.
On the other hand, Puneri Paltan have won four out of five matches. And just like their opponents for tonight have lost just one game so far. This is the first meeting between the two sides this season.
In Zone B, UP Yoddha’s have won three matches, lost four and tied one while Bengal Warriors have won two and lost as many besides a tie in one match. The two teams met earlier in the tournament, and Bengal Warriors beat U.P. Yoddha (40-20).