UP Yoddha prevailed over Dabang Delhi 38-36 for their third win in the ongoing Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season VI here Sunday.
This match saw four raiders, Naveen Kumar and ChandranRanjit for Dabang Delhi KC, and Prashant Kumar Rai and Shrikant Jadhav for UP Yoddha, achieve a Super 10.
Yogesh Hooda came in as the super-sub for Delhi, as he grabbed three tackle points, the most for them in the match.
Shrikant Jadhav’s efforts turned the match on its head as he got Ravinder Pahal and Joginder Narwal in the dying moments.
Dabang Delhi started the raids as they lost the toss to UP Yoddha who chose side.
Naveen Kumar and Chandran Ranjit raided well with bonus points and touch points regularly. They started to run away with the lead by the fourth minute, going ahead 6-3.
Prashant Kumar Rai inflicted an All Out on Delhi in the 12th minute with a Super Raid on Ravinder Pahal and Chandran Ranjit.
The second half saw Dabang Delhi trying to make a comeback with strong defensive display. They took regular tackle points to reduce the difference to five points in the 21st minute.
Azad came as a substitute and helped UP Yoddha inflict a Super Tackle on Naveen Kumar after they were reduced to two men in the 26th minute.
Haryana Steelers thrash Patna Pirates 43-32
Haryana Steelers won the match against Patna Pirates to win their third match in Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season VI. Patna Pirates lost another home game to continue their dismal home league. Surender Nada was appointed as the Assistant Coach for Haryana Steelers increasing his responsibilities for the team.MonuGoyat’s absence had no effect on Haryana Steelers as they defeated Patna with ease.PardeepNarwal getting his 700th raid point today had no effect on the match as he couldn’t inspire his team to a victory. VikasKandola and Naveen made great raids to get Super 10s while Kuldeep Singh made the efforts in the defensive department.
PardeepNarwal started the raids for Patna Pirates and acquired a quick raid point to become the second man in Vivo Pro Kabaddi League to reach the 700 raid point mark. Both team’s raiders made great starts as they got raid points in each raid. VikasKandola tried to get more out of the moment in the 5th minute after Jaideep went out of bounds and saw Vikas Kale dash him out of court to make the score 4-5 in favour of Haryana Steelers.
A jersey pull in the 7th minute on PardeepNarwalto make it 7-6 and save him as it was the Do-Or-Die raid. His absence makes a huge difference on the team as seen in yesterday’s match against U Mumba. Vikaskandola and Mayur started to make great raids as they started to increase the lead to 5 points by the 14th minute with 10-15 in Haryana’s favour. Patna didn’t let Haryana run away with the lead in half time as they came back strong to reduce the gap to 2 points with 15-17 being the score on half time.
The second half saw Haryana completely dominate the half with constant raid and tackle points. They increased the lead to 6 points as Jaideep made the mistake of making a jersey pull in the 26th minute to deny Patna a Super Tackle. By the 27thminute, Patna Pirates conceded their first All Out of the day as Vikaskandola got Vijay and Jawahar to make it 20-28.
Naveen after coming back made a Super Raid to take away Jawahar, Vikas Kale and Vijay out of the mat to make it 21-31 in the 28th minute. Patna Pirates were inflicted another All Out in the 33rd minute to take the gap out of their reach completely with 23-38. Haryana continued to dominate with the help of VikasKandola and Naveen getting more touch points on Patna. A bad defensive performance by Patna Pirates just helped Haryana even more. Patna tried to reduce the gap to not give Haryana another point from winning but the gap was too large to reduce as the match ended at Patna Pirates losing to Haryana Steelers 32-43.
On Tuesday, PuneriPaltan will face Gujarat Fortunegiants while the host Patna Pirates will face Telugu Titans.