Patna Pirates thrashed Puneri Paltan 42-32 in the third eliminator of Pro Kabaddi League 2017. Pardeep Narwal scored 19 points to take his team to victory. Patna will now take on the Bengal Warriors for a place in the final against Gujarat Fortunegiants. The game was slipping from Patna’s hands as Puneri Paltan defence kept Narwal and Monu Goyat out of the match for long periods of the second half. Puneri Paltan led 28-18 in the 32nd minute and were on the verge of inflicting another all out. Patna Pirates forced a super tackle and then scored with a two-point raid in a minute to trail 22-28 in the 34th minute. Pardeep Narwal made a super raid and scored four points in the 35th minute as Patna Pirates trailed 28-29. Patna Pirates inflicted an all-out in the 36th minute to lead 31-30. Patna Pirates sent back Deepak Hooda to the bench in the 37th minute to lead 33-31. Both teams were awarded a technical point in the 38th minute as Patna Pirates led 34-32.Pardeep Narwal scored with a do-or-die-raid as Patna Pirates led 35-32 in the 39th minute. Patna Pirates inflicted an all-out in the 40th minute as they won 42-32.