PKL stars Aslam Inamdar and Pankaj Mohite lead Maharashtra to the Kabaddi final at the National Games

After Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Aslam Inamdar and Pankaj Mohite led Maharashtra to defeat  Haryana, they will take on Uttar Pradesh in the final clash on Saturday.

Aslam Inamdar and Pankaj Mohite of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) managed to shine bright as Maharashtra defeated Haryana 39-35 to get to the men’s Kabaddi final at the 36th National Games on Friday. On Saturday, Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh will square off in the decisive match.

The Pro Kabaddi League semi finalists provided Ahmedabad’s kabaddi fans with a preview of some of their favourite players, demonstrating that interest in the sport would undoubtedly increase when Season 9 of the League debuts on October 7 in Bengaluru.

The PKL players Aslam Inamdar and Pankaj Mohite helping Maharashtra defeat Haryana had the crowd ecstatic.

The ‘Game Play’ between Maharashtra and Haryana

The Maharashtra defense played admirably in the first few minutes of the game, assisting their team in taking the lead at 4-2.

Akash Shinde, a PKL player, executed a stunning raid to assist Maharashtra in seizing control of the game. Inamdar, who finished the last PKL season with 10 raid points, made a powerful play for his team as Maharashtra led 10-5 in the eleventh minute.

Guman Singh, the most expensive player in Category B, attempted to lead the Haryana comeback, but the Maharashtra defense held their opponents at bay. According to a release from the PKL organisers on Friday, another PKL player named Pankaj Mohite executed a spectacular raid just before the first half’s conclusion as Maharashtra held a 21-12 lead.

At the beginning of the second half, Maharashtra inflicted an All Out and built a commanding 25-14 lead. Maharashtra performed a Super Tackle in the 27th minute to further increase their lead.

Haryana remained in the game thanks to PKL rookie Jaideep’s ankle hold and PKL veteran Pardeep Narwal’s outstanding raid, but Maharashtra’s defence held strong to help their team maintain the lead. Ajinkya Pawar, a PKL player, also contributed, as Maharashtra had a 37-30 lead at that point.

Surender Nada and Rajesh Narwal, two seasoned PKL athletes, attempted to close the distance between the two teams, but Maharashtra held on to their lead and eventually emerged victorious.