Welcome to the live coverage of the 2nd fixture of 1st November of the Pro Kabaddi League 2022 between Haryana Steelers vs Bengaluru Bulls at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune on Tuesday.
Scores read Haryana vs Bengaluru:
22-18 Sachin Narwal in the raid and he goes back with a touchpoints of Haryana’s most dependable defenders – Nitin Rawal Amirhossein Bastami
Haryana Steelers have kept Bharat out for 20 minutes out of the 34 minutes!
22-16 Neeraj went for an early double ankle hold on Meetu but the latter is quick enough to jump and hops back to his half with a touchpoint!
21-16 Neeraj takes the hand touchpoint of Amirhossein Bastami and he revived Vikash!
21-15 Neeraj goes for raid and tries for a bonus which he will get it but wait, it has been taken away by the umpires. Bengaluru Bulls REVIEWS this one. REVIEW UNSUCCESSFUL as his left foot was not in the air while the second foot was crossing black line..
21-15 Meetu will take point in the do-or-die raid this time as Aman made an error by throwing him too quickly on him.
20-15 Bharat had literally no chance to escape from the strong doubkle ankle hold of none other than mighty Iranin – Amirhossein Bastami
19-15 Amirhossein Bastami attmepts a left ankle hold on Vikash Kandola and Nitin joines him quicky to dash Vikash who came in a do-or-die raid.
18-15 Sixth failed attempt by Harayan to take a point in the do-or-die raid and this time Rakesh Narwal will go out.
18-14 Amirhossein Bastami tackles Bharat.
17-14 Neeraj Narwal throws himself on Meetu who came in the raid and then Saurabh Nandal with others join him to send Meetu of the court,
17-13 A clean toe touch on Manjeet which will give Bharat a point here.
17-12 Bharat in the raid and gets Jaideep Dahiya for a point.
17-11 Steelers showed brilliant game and with good defending in the first half, they now have been successful to INFLICT AN ALL-OUT on the Bulls.
14-10 The Bulls has been left stranded with a lone man as Meetu takes the touchpoint of Narender Hooda
13-10 A bonus for sachin Narwal to end the first half with a point for the Bulls.
13-9 A multi raid point for Rakesh Narwal in the do-or-die raid as he takes Mahender Singh and Neeraj Narwal out in the bench.
11-9 Vikash in the raid for the Bulls and he has been dashed out by Jaideep Dahiya.
10-9 Meetu Sharma could not repeat what Sachin did for the Bulls in previous raid and he has been sent off thrice today just in do-or-die raids alone!
10-8 A dubki from Narwal, not Pardeep but Sachin Narwal and it will fetch him the crucial point of Amirhossein Bastami.
10-7 Meetu Sharma finally ended this defense domination and takes the touchpoint of Aman.
9-7 Bharat in the do-or-die raid for the Bulls, and Rakesh tries for an ankle hold but it was Nitin Rawa in the act once again to dash the big man1
8-7 Manjeet gets tackled by Saurabh Nandal who came in a do-or-die raid and it seems this slow strategy is failing for both the teams.
Both the teams are playing slow, on the do-or-die raids!
8-6 Neeraj gets a bonus point in a do-or-die raid but also get tackled by Nitin Rawal.
7-5 Meetu Sharma fails yet again in the do-or-die raid as he couldn’t escape from the good defence of the Bulls.
7-4 Amirhossein Bastami takes his revenge and ushered Vikash in return who too came in a do-or-die raid.
6-4 Aman ushered Meetu Sharma of the mat and didn’t let him take any point in do-or-die raid.
6-3 Amirhossein Bastami shows his power this time and Bharat can’t get anyhere from his hold.
5-3 Saurabh Nandal in return tackled Manjeet and thump him down.
5-2 Jaideep Dahiya tackles Neeraj Narwal for a point.
4-2 Meetu takes an easy touchpoint of Mayur Kadam.
3-2 Bharat gets the revenge with a tow point raid too, he takes Mohit Nandal and Nitin Rawal in return for Vikash and Saurabh.
3-0 Meetu flies above the chain of Saurabh Nandal and Vikash Kandola to get both of their points.
1-0 Neeraj Narwal goes to the lobby as it will be the first point for Haryana.
Vikash Kandola goes up against his former franchise, Haryana Steelers. Can he and the Bulls walk away with bragging rights against an unsteady Steelers side? Wait to find out.
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Haryana Steelers: Manjeet, Mohit Nandal, Jaideep Dahiya, Meetu Sharma, Rakesh Narwal, Amirhossein Bastami, Nitin Rawal
Bengaluru Bulls: Vikash Kandola, Mayur Kadam, Mahender Singh, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, Saurabh Nandal, Aman
HARYANA STEELERS RESULTS SO FAR:
Lost 31-44 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
BENGALURU BULLS RESULTS SO FAR:
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
HEAD-TO-HEAD | Matches: 6 | Haryna: 2 | Bengaluru: 4 | Tie: 0
PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR:
HARYANA STEELERS: Meetu Sharma
BENGALURU BULLS: Vikash Kandola
After being involved in a tie in their last match, Haryana Steelers will want to claim maximum points against Bengaluru Bulls. The Steelers have won thrice, lost four times and played out a tie so far, making it imperative for them to start winning more consistently. The likes of Meetu Sharma (66 raid points) and Manjeet (59 raid points) have been their best attackers this season but they need more help to release the pressure from their shoulders and push back opposition defences. On the defensive front, Jaideep Dahiya and Mohit Nandal have been their best tacklers with 22 and 19 tackle points respectively. All-rounder Nitin Rawal (14 tackle points) and Iranian Amirhossein Bastami (10 tackle points) have also contributed defensively.
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Table-toppers Bengaluru Bulls will fancy its chances of winning against Haryana Steelers as they aim to extend their five-match unbeaten streak. The Bulls have been involved in some thrilling matches of late and have held their nerve to register some hard-fought victories. They will expect to win again come Tuesday and will bank on the likes of Bharat and Vikash Kandola to get their attack up and running in the match. While Bharat has scored 102 raid points this season, Kandola has managed 64 raid points and Neeraj Narwal with 22 raid points has been their next-best attacker. On the defensive side of things, their trusted trio of Saurabh Nandal (31 tackle points), Aman (18 tackle points) and Mahender Singh (15 tackle points) have been the standout performers.
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: Vikash Kandola, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, More G B, Harmanjit Singh, Nageshor Tharu, Lal Mohar Yadav, Harmanjeet Singh,
Defenders: Mayur Kadam, Mahender Singh, Aman, Saurabh Nandal, Rajnesh, Yash Hooda, Naik, Rohit Kumar., Sudhakar Krishant
All-Rounders: Rahul Khatik, Sachin Narwal, Rajesh Narwal, Narender Hooda
Where can you watch Haryana Steelers vs Bengaluru Bulls PKL 9?
Pro Kabaddi Season 9 will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Tuesday, November 1.