Young Naveen Kumar was the star of the show with 16 points to his name, and his excellence on the carpet, complemented by Vijay Malik’s 9 raiding points saw Paltan win just 5 serve points throughout the game.
Commenting on the Paltan defenders’ poor performance in the opening encounter, Anup shed some light on how Naveen’s attack had been quite difficult for the day.
“Defensively didn’t play well, as you can see today. The assault unit did well by comparison. It’s not that the defenders are too aggressive, but when someone like Naveen Kumar attacks from the opposite side, “Sometimes what happens is that if you foul early, confidence drops. I tried to motivate the defenders a little bit, but in the end it didn’t work out.” , Anup answered a Question from Sportskeeda.
Anup Kumar hopes Rahul Chaudhari will perform better in the upcoming Pro Kabaddi 2021 matches
One of Puneri Paltan’s biggest signings from the Pro Kabaddi Auction, ‘Performer’ Rahul Chaudhari made his debut for the franchise, but disappeared after a confident start.
Rahul only pocketed 5 points after 10 tackles, and he had to miss about 5-6 minutes in the second half. Despite the ace raider’s slow start at Pro Kabaddi 2021, coach Pune is eager to see him back strong.
“Rahul has started well, he has played up to our expectations, it’s not like he completely failed. I hope he will do better in the coming matches,” Anup said. tell Sportskeeda.
He further explained how defenders were off course quite a bit, and that it played a big part in their opening loss.
“A match cannot be won or lost if it depends only on the defense or the raiding parts. Both divisions need to combine well to bring about victory.
After a painful loss in the 5th match of Pro Kabaddi 2021, Puneri Paltan will be keen to score their name with a win when they face the Telugu Titans tomorrow.
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