Pune: In a nail-biting contest, Vegvan Pune women held their nerves in the final moments of the game to draw the contest 18-18 against Chhava Purnadar in the fourth edition of the Pune League Kabaddi at Balewadi Sports Complex here on Friday.
At the end of half time, Chhava Purandar was leading 11-10. After resumption, both teams came out with an attacking approach and kept stealing points in tandem. In the end, match was tied 18-all.
For Pune, Dhanshree Sanas was the star of the match scoring seven points while she got good support from Shraddha Chavan and Diksha Jori, who scored five and four points respectively.
For Purandar, Mansi Rode, Komal Gujar and Aishwarya Kale scored seven, four and three points respectively.
Later in the day, Laybhari Pimpri Chinchwad defeated Chhava Puranadar 25-21. In a closely fought contest, the match was locked 18-all the end of 35th minute.
In the last five minutes, Pimpri Chinchwad forced an ‘all out’ over Purnadar to move ahead 22-9. From there onwards, Pimpri Chinchwad maintained their lead in the match and clinched the contest.
For Pimpri Chinchwad, Aditi Jadhav scored six points while Divya Gogawale managed five points whereas for Purnadar, Dipali Kajale was the top scorer with 6 points.
In the men’s category, Baladhyay Baramati got the better of Maay Mulshi 35-30.
Baladhyay Baramati 35 (Pranav Nakhate 12, Nilesh Kalbere 11, ) bt Maay Mulshi 30 (Babloo Giri 9, Rishikesh Bankar 8).
Sinhgad Haveli 29 (Rishikesh Nakahte 11, Nikhil Nakhate 3, Pawan Garje 4) bt Laybhari Pimpri Chinchwad 19 (Vinit Kalekar 4, Pramod Dhule 5, Tushar Aadawade 4).
Shivneri Junnar 43 (Akshay Jadhav 15, Prathmesh Nighate 6, Mayur Tamboli 6 ) bt Chhava Purandar 35 (Ganesh Aawale 11, Vaishnav Chafankar 8, Shubham Patil).
Chhava Purandar 18 (Mansi Rode 7, Komal Gujar 4, Aishwarya Kale 3) drew with Vegwan Pune 18 (Dhanshree Sanas 7, Shraddha Chavan 5, Diksha Jori 4).
Zhunzar Khed 26 (Satyava Haldkeri 7, Mrunal Chavan 5, Ritika Honmane 5) bt Maay Mulshi 22 (Harshada Sonwane 6, Tejal Patil 5, Divya Derekar 3, Ruchira Gulwe 3).
Laybhari Pimpri Chinchwad 25 (Aditi Jadhav 6, Divya Gogawale 5, Sneha Salunke 4) bt Chhava Purandar 21 (Dipali Kajale 6, Mansi Rode 4, Vasle Hine 3).