Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2019: Dabang Delhi’s Naveen Kumar maintained his form in the ongoing edition of PKL as he helped his side earn a superb victory over Telugu Titans. He secured 12 points in the match, which Delhi won 37-29. For the Titans, Siddharth Desai was the best man as he also earned twelve points.
Earlier in the first game, Shrikant Jadhav and Rishank Devadiga led UP Yoddha to a thrilling 38-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers. Despite starting the match on a slow note, the team bounced back in the later stage of the first half and maintained their dominance in the next half.
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Dabang Delhi win
Another brilliant performance by Naveen Kumar helps Dabang Delhi maintain their dominance in the competition. They were trailing in the initial moments of the contest but went to win the match by 8 points. DEL 37-29 TEL
Naveen Kumar maintains his form
As we enter into the dying moments of the match, Dabang Delhi manages to hold on to their 10-point advantage over Telugu Titans. It is Naveen Kumar's brilliance on the mat that Delhi have such a mighty lead. The youngster has so far earned 9 touch and 3 bonus points. DEL 37-27 TEL (19' 2nd half)
Dabang Delhi dominate second half!
Dabang Delhi have put on a great show in the second half as they extend their lead by 10 points. With less than seven minutes to go, can the Titans produce an amazing comeback here? DEL 31-21 TEL (14' 2nd half)
Anil Kumar overpowers Siddharth Desai
Telugu Titan's star raider Siddharth Desai is overpowered by a strong tackle by Anil Kumar. He gets a strong grip on Desai's knees and drops him to the mat. DEL 21-18 TEL (3' 2nd half)
Delhi go into the break with 3-point lead
After trailing in the initial phase of the first half Delhi KC managed to bounced back as they go into the break with a three-point advantage. The star raider Naveen Kumar is yet to make an impact in the match as he managed to accumulate 5 points out of 10 raids. DEL 18-15 TEL (HT)
Telugu Titans lead!
With ten minutes already played in the first half, the Telugu Titans have somehow managed to keep Naveen Kumar quiet tonight. The youngster has just earned one point. DEL 7-9 TEL (10')
Dabang Delhi vs Telugu Titans
After an electrifying battle between Jaipur and UP, it's time to shift our focus on Dabang Delhi and Telugu Titans. Dabang Delhi have so far enjoyed a great season, thanks to their star raider Naveen Kumar. Can the youngster repeat his heroics at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune tonight?
UP Yoddha win!
Shrikant Jadhav and Rishank Devadiga shine as UP Yoddha secure a thrilling 38-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers. Despite starting the match slowly, the team bounced back in the later stage of the first half and maintained their dominance in the next half.
UP Yoddha extend their lead!
With the clock ticking away UP Yoddha have got a strong grip in the contest as they extend their lead by over 10 points. It will be a next to impossible task for Panthers to bounce back. With just six minutes remaining in the match, the scoreline reads: JAI 24-35 UP
Deepak Hooda and Vishal combine to complete a brilliant Super Tackle to earn two crucial points for Jaipur Pink Panthers. Stopping Surender Gill has been a task so far in the contest but not this time. JAI 17-23 UP (4' 2nd Half)
The first half comes to an end with UP Yoddha holding on to their lead. They currently have a strong seven-point advantage over their opponent with Shrikant Jadhav and Surinder Gill earning 5 points each. For the Panthers, Deepak Hooda has so far been leading the charts with five points out of nine raids. JAI 13-20 UP (HT)
Surender Gill puts UP Yoddha in front
The second part of the opening half has belonged to UP Yoddha as they take a six-point lead over Jaipur. Surender Gill is leading the UP pack with 3 touchpoints and one tackle point. JAI 7-13 UP (13')
Jaipur Pink Panthers leading
After making a strong start Jaipur Pink Panthers slump their three-point lead. However, a superb tackle by Nitin Rawal has helped them stay a point ahead of their opponent. We have witnessed a neck-to-neck battle between both sides. JAI 5-4 UP (7')
Jaipur Pink Panthers:
Starting VII: Deepak Niwas Hooda, Sushil Gulia, Pavan T R, Amit Hooda, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Nitin Rawal, Vishal
Bench: Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Nilesh Salunke, Elavarasan A, Dong Gyu Kim, Sachin Narwal
Starting VII: Rishank Devadiga, Shrikant Jadhav, Surender Gill, Ashu Singh, Nitesh Kumar, Amit, Sumit
Bench: Ankush, Azad Singh, Gurdeep, Mohsen Maghsoudloujafari, Sachin Kumar
Head-to-head: Jaipur Pink Panthers 2 – 2 U.P. Yoddha
Jaipur Pink Panthers
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In the first match of the day, Jaipur Pink Panthers face UP Yoddha. With their spot in the top six on the line. Both, Jaipur Pink Panthers and U.P. Yoddha, currently sit on 42 points and the winner of this contest will decide if Jaipur Pink Panthers stay ahead or U.P. Yoddha leapfrog them into the top six. Stay tuned for live updates.