Haryana Hammers kicked off their PWL campaign in style with 5-2 victory over new entrants Veer Marathas.
Rio Olympics gold medalist Helen Maroulis and Harphool won their fifth and sixth bouts respectively in contrasting fashion to give runners-up of the last edition an invincible 4-2 lead.
Khetik Tsabolov then rounded up the tie 5-2, overcoming Parveen Rana 10-0 in the last match.
In the high-profile clash of the day, Helen took on Rio Olympics bronze medalist Marwa Amri of Tunisia in the women's 57 kg competition. The US wrestler completely dominated her opponent to win the bout 9-1 by pinfall.
Amit Dhankar and Harphool in the 65 kg bout turned out to be the most exciting duel of the night. Both the wrestlers were at the top of the game and ended the bout 5-5.
Haryana were on top right from the onset and blocked the dangerous Levan Berianidze of Armenia in the 125 kg after they won the toss.
Sarita restored parity for Hammers mid-way into the tie with a hard-fought 4-3 win over Manju.
Marathas asserted their further in the tie with Georgi Ketoev of Armenia completely annihilating India's Roublejit Singh Rangi 16-0 by technical superiority in the 92 kg weight category to go 2-1 up in the tie.
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