Welcome to the live coverage of the 2nd fixture of 28th October of the Pro Kabaddi League 2022 between Haryana Steelers and Puneri Paltans at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune on Friday.
With the tournament moving to Pune for the 2nd leg, the Paltan will be in front of its home crowd.
The teams are out on the mat. Gear up folks!
Tamil Thalaivas wins its 2nd game of the tournament. It beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 38-27. It is the 2nd straight loss for Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Steelers: Manjeet, Mohit, Jaideep, Meetu, Prapanjan, Amirhossein, Nitin
Paltan: Nabibakhsh, Jadhav, Sanket, Aslam, Mohit, Sombir, Fazel
Head to Head Record
Matches: 10 | | Haryana: 4 | Puneri: 6 | Tie: 0
Puneri is sitting comfortably in the fourth position in the points table by the tremendous form they showed in the last few games.
Haryana had a rough patch after starting the season with back-to-back wins. Manpreet’s men had four consecutive losses, but they ended their losing streak by defeating Telugu Titans in the previous match.
Haryana Steelers looked solid in its previous game as they clinched a victory to make it three wins and four losses in Season 9. Meetu Sharma and Manjeet have been their go-to raiders with 58 and 51 raid points respectively. K. Prapanjan and Vinay are experienced campaigners and will look to contribute more to the team. In defence, Jaideep Dahiya and Mohit Nandal have been crucial with 21 and 18 tackle points respectively. Nitin Rawal has also played a role in defence with 14 tackle points, while Iranian Amirhossein Bastami has scored nine tackle points.
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Puneri Paltan is fourth in the standings with four wins, two losses and a tie. Aslam Inamdar has been the star raider for them with 68 raid points. Mohit Goyat has played second fiddle in the attack to Inamdar with 44 raid points. Akash Shinde has also looked good in patches and has scored 15 raid points. Fazel Atrachali has been effective not just as a captain but more so as a defender with 16 tackle points. Sombir and Gaurav Khatri have also contributed in defence with 11 and 10 tackle points respectively, while all-rounder Mohammad Nabibakhsh has scored seven tackle points.
Raiders: Manjeet, Meetu, K. Prapanjan, Mohammad Esmaeil Maghsoudlou Mahalli, Rakesh Narwal, Vinay, Sushil, Manish Gulia, Lovepreet Singh, Lovepreet Singh
Defenders: Jaideep Dahiya, Joginder Singh Narwal, Amirhossein Bastami, Naveen, Sunny, Monu, Harsh, Ankit, Mohit
All-Rounders: Nitin Rawal
Raiders: Aslam Mustafa Inamdar, Mohit Goyat, Aditya Tushar Shinde, Akash Santosh Shinde, Pankaj Mohite, Saurabh
Defenders: Fazel Atrachali, Sombir, Akash Chaudhary, Badal Taqdir Singh, Abinesh Nadarajan, Sanket Sawant, Alankar Kaluram Patil, Rakesh Bhalle Ram, D Mahindraprasad, Harsh Mahesh Lad, Gaurav Khatri
All-Rounders: Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh, Govind Gurjar, Balasaheb Shahaji Jadhav
Where can you watch Haryana Steelers vs Puneri Paltan PKL 9?
Pro Kabaddi Season 9 will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Friday, October 28.