Pro Kabaddi 2018, Dabang Delhi vs Bengal Warriors, Puneri Paltan vs Bengaluru Bulls Highlights: Dabang Delhi defeated Bengal Warriors 39-30 in the first match of Inter Zonal Challenge Pro Kabaddi Season VI in Pune on Sunday. Naveen Kumar scored 11 raid points for Delhi whereas Ravinder Pahal contributed four tackle points. Jang Kun Lee put in an impressive second half performance to score 10 points but it wasn’t enough for the Bengal outfit. Later in the day, hosts Puneri Paltan won their match againt Bengaluru Bulls 27-25 at the last second.
Pro Kabaddi 2018, Dabang Delhi vs Bengal Warriors, Puneri Paltan vs Bengaluru Bulls Highlights:
FT: Pune 27-25 Bengaluru
Puneri Paltan beat Bengaluru Bulls by two points in a thrilling match in Pune. It was a last second win for the hosts, thanks to Ravi Kumar. Kashi failed to get a point in the final raid!
Pune 25-23 Bengaluru
Not a very high scoring match here. Bengaluru in pressure right now with just five minutes left for the match to finish. Nitin does well for the hosts as they snatch the lead back
Pune 20-22 Bengaluru
ALL OUT! Pawan helps his side reduce the hosts to just one man and that leads to the match's first all-out.
Pune 13-16 Bengaluru
Rohit does well to hand Bengaluru with the lead as the visitors continue to maintain a three-point lead.
HT: Pune 10-13 Bengaluru
Puneri Paltan go into the half-time trailing Bengaluru Bulls by three points.
The half-time whistle has been blown and we trail by 3 points. Stay tuned as we get set to bounce back in a #Bhaari fashion in the next half. #PadengeBhaari #PUNvBEN #VivoProKabaddi #Pune pic.twitter.com/1mXKABfQQs— Puneri Paltan (@PuneriPaltan) 21 October 2018
Puneri Paltan 11-10 Bengaluru Bulls
It's a neck-to-neck competion taking place in Pune with no team taking a solid lead. Bulls captain Rohit earns a point in the do-or-die raid to give his side lead by a point.
Puneri Paltan 6-6 Bengaluru Bulls
Puneri Paltan with a brilliant comeback to level the match despite the poor start. Nitin Tomar being his usual best as Bengaluru Bulls lose two points on the trot.
Puneri Paltan 3-4 Bengaluru Bulls
A thrilling start to the match as Puneri Paltan trail by a point to Bengaluru Bulls at the start of the match. After trailing 4-1, Pune make a comeback to bridge the gap by a point.
Bengaluru Bulls Playing VII
Here's the #Bullsquad's Starting Seven for our tonight's encounter against the Puneri Paltan!#FullChargeMaadi #VivoPKL6 #MatchDay #InterzoneChallengeMatch #PUNvBEN #BengaluruBulls #BB #Kabaddi #VivoProKabaddiLeague #VivoPKL #Season6 #LePanga pic.twitter.com/2CVRjQFw34— Bengaluru Bulls (@BengaluruBulls) 21 October 2018
Second match underway
Puneri Paltan vs Bengaluru Bulls is now underway. The hosts take the mat to a loud cheer. Bengaluru Bulls take the first point though
Dabang Delhi beat Bengal Warriors 39-30 in Pune. This is the fourth time in a row that Delhi have picked 10 tackle points. Delhi was aggressive right from the start and were able to maintain a good lead till the end.
Next up: Puneri Paltan vs Bengaluru Bulls
Delhi 34-21 Kolkata
Jang Kun Lee has been the star for the Warriors today. He escapes a tackle by powering himself. Beatiful to see him trouble the Delhi defence. However, his efforts have not been able to help his side regain their lead.
Delhi 30-17 Kolkata
That's a huge 13 point lead for Delhi. Not a great game by Maninder tonight as he gets removed again with an ankle-hold.
Delhi 25-15 Kolkata
Big setback for Bengal Warriors as Jang Kun Lee is sent back on the bench after a successful review by Delhi. This is followed by Chandran Ranjit with a super raid inflicting another All Out on the Warriors.
Delhi 16-13 Kolkata
Delhi extend their lead to four points after taking down Mahesh Goud of Bengal Warriors. Meanwhile, Naveen continues to gift Delhi points.
HT: Delhi 16-13 Kolkata
A beauty by Jang Kun Lee and that leads to the half time with Dabang Delhi leading Bengal Warriors by three points.
Bengal Warriors 10-13 Dabang Delhi
Dabang Delhi take a three-point lead. Great comeback by the Delhi as they inflict an all out on Bengal Warriors
Bengal Warriors 8-8 Dabang Delhi
Dabang Delhi level the match after their defence takes down Maninder in Warriors' do-or-die raid. This comes after Delhi win their do-or-die raid.
Bengal Warriors 6-4 Dabang Delhi
Mahesh Goud picks up a point for the Warriors after Delhi earned a point with Ziaur Rahman landing outside the mat. Bengal Warriors maintaining their early lead
Bengal Warriors 4-3 Dabang Delhi
Naven Kumar gets the first point for Delhi as they attempt to level the game after Bengal Warriors snatch the first two points.
All the pre-match rituals are done, national anthem being sung and the two sides take the mat to kickstart the Inter-zone challenge. Maninder Singh kickstarts things for the Warriors with a bonus point.
Ravinder Pahal vs Maninder Singh
With 11 tackle points in three matches this season, including two Super Tackles, right corner Ravinder Pahal has had a strong start to the campaign and Dabang Delhi will hope he can continue this form when they take on the excellent raiding unit of Bengal Warriors. Maninder Singh scored an astonishing 14 raid points in the second half of his team’s match against UP Yoddha as his team climbed back from a 7-point deficit to earn a draw.
Pro Kabaddi LIVE
Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the Pro Kabaddi matches taking place at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune on Sunday. First, Dabang Delhi take on Bengal Warriors before hosts Puneri Paltan clash against Bengaluru Bulls.