Pune : Gujarat Fortunegiants came up with a power packed performance to defeat local favourites Puneri Paltan 45-20 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) clash here on Thursday.
It was a neck and neck battle until the middle of the first half. But some successful tackles by the Gujarat defence put Pune under pressure.
The Pune defence also gave away a couple of easy points. Gujarat's Sachin Tanwar pulled off two consecutive successful raids, the second a two-point one as Pune suffered an all-out.
Gujarat maintained the upper hand and took a comfortable 20-11 lead into the break.
Gujarat continued to dominate in the second half and inflicted another all-out on Pune to clinch a comprehensive 45-20 victory.