New Delhi, Jan 19 (CNMSports) - Vinesh Phogat and Bajrang Punia posted commanding wins to help UP Dangal defeat Veer Marathas 4-3 in a Pro Wrestling League (PWL) contest at the Siri Fort Indoor Stadium here on Friday.
After Vinesh put her squad 3-1 up in the tie, Bajrang, the Commonwealth Champion, beat compatriot Amit Dhankar 7-2 in the men's 65 kilogram category to help UP continue their unbeaten run. At the same time, their defeat all but douses Marathas' hopes of making it to the knock-out stages.
In the clash between sisters, Vinesh played with great determination to overcome a stiff challenge from her elder sibling Ritu Phogat 4-0 in the women's 50kg division. The win was Vinesh's fourth successive victory in the tournament.