The second game is underway, scores will read as Bengaluru Bulls vs UP Yoddhas:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: Bengaluru Bulls beat UP Yoddhas 38-35.
38-35 Pardeep touches Aman in the last raid to complete his Super 10 but UP lost this game and the Bulls have regained the third spot, pushing UP to the fourth.
38-34 A bonus for Vikash but he has been tackled by the defence however it would not matter much as the writings are on the wall for UP with only 5 seconds to go.
37-31 Pardeep touches Ran Singh to reduce the Bulls with only Vikash on the mat with 36 seconds left on the clock.
37-30 Pardeep Narwal goes in the raid and gets a quick touchpoint of Saurabh Nandal.
37-29 Pardeep Narwal goes in the raid and comes back with a touchpoint of Sudhakar Krishant.
37-28 Another advance tackle on Vikash, this time by Gurdeep to give him a point in the do-or-die raid.
36-28 Rohit Tomar gets a tag on Mahender Singh.
36-27 The trio of Mahender, Vikash and Saurabh SUPER TACKLED Pardeep Narwal.
34-27 Pardeep gets rid of G B More to reduce the Bulls with three men on the mat.
34-26 An unnecessary advance tackle attempt from Sumit on Vikash who came in the do-or-die raid. Vikash takes his easy point.
A much-needed halt for the Bulls to break the momentum and slow the pace of the game if they want to win this game.
33-26 The Bulls are crumbling at the moment as they are leaking points in a flurry as Aman gave his touch to Rohit this time.
33-25 Rohit Tomar goes in the raid and came back with a touchpoint of Bharat.
33-24 Pardeep Narwal goes in the raid and touches Mahender but Aman targets his legs to thump him down, but in the process, one of the defenders goes out of bounds one point each given to both teams.
32-23 Neeraj Narwal fails this time while in the raid as he has been consumed by the defence of UP this time.
32-22 A quick bonus for Rohit Tomar in the do-or-die raid.
32-21 Bharat goes in the raid and he has been ushered off by Rohit Tomar.
Pardeep has been kept out for over 21 minutes in the first 30 minutes!
32-20 A bonus for Sandeep Narwal.
32-19 Neeraj Narwal gets a tag on Ashu Singh and the lead continues to extend.
31-19 Saurabh Nandal shines in defence for the Bulls as he tackles Pardeep Narwal and the Bulls have done a tremendous job to tame the beast - dubki king, Pardeep.
30-18 A bonus for Vikash Kandola.
29-18 Neeraj tags Sumit.
28-18 A bonus for Gurdeep but he goes out of bounds first so this time the Bulls will take three points, one for Gurdeep and two for inflicting an all-out!
25-17 Bharat in the raid and he touches Sumit and it is Gurdeep who is lone for Up this time, can he delay the all-out?
24-17 Sumit, the last man for Up goes in the raid and he takes the touchpoint of Mahender who gifted him his point this time along with a bonus. All-out denied this time!
24-15 Bharat goes in the do-or-die raid and picks up Nitesh Kumar to leave UP with one man on the mat.
23-15 Another point for the defence of the Bulls, Aman tackles Durgesh Kumar who came in the do-or-die raid.
22-15 Saurabh Nandal goes in the raid and he picks up Ashu Singh.
21-15 this defence of the Bulls looks very solid today. They tackled Sandeep Narwal this time. Aman gets the point.
20-15 A smart point from Bharat to remove Pardeep by getting his touchpoint by a sliding toe touch.
19-15 Third point for Pardeep Narwal as Neeraj Narwal goes for a solo tackle on him but he is sharp enough to escape from the leg hold.
19-14 Bharat gets rid of Rohit Tomar to extend the lead by 5 points at the stroke of halftime.
18-14 A multi-point raid for the entertainer Sandeep Narwal who takes the points of Sudhakar Krishan and Aman.
18-12 Bharat gets a tag on Sumit.
17-12 Pardeep Narwal fails too in the do-or-die raid and this time it is Neeraj Narwal who tackles him.
16-12 Vikash Kandola goes in the do-or-die raid and he doesn’t;t look very menacing and wastes almost 25 seconds looking for a point and eventually was hammered out by Gurdeep.
16-11 Sudhakar Krishant was in the action this time as he tackled Rohit Tomar this time. Bengaluru leads by six points at the moment.
15-11 A bonus for Bharat.
14-11 Saurabh Nandal tackles Pardeep Narwal once again!
13-10 Neeraj Narwal goes in the raid to take the point of Sumit and with this, the Bulls have inflicted an all-out of the Yoddhas to take a crucial lead.
10-10 James Kamweti came in as a substitute for Gurdeep has been sent out immediately as Aman tackled him for a point. A bonus for James to salvage, though.
9-9 This time an error from the defence of UP as Nitesh goes out of bounds as Vikash gets his point to restore parity.
8-9 Aman tackle Rohit Tomar, who came in the do-or-die raid and it is a one-point lead for the Yoddhas at the moment.
7-9 Oh no1 Bharat, what have you done here, he goes in the lobby without touching any defenders as it will credit as the third SUPER TACKLE for UP, this time a freebie!
7-7 An error from Ashu Singh in defence as Kandola goes with a point.
6-7 Rohit Tomar comes in the do-or-die raid and touches Saurabh Nandal to put UP in lead.
6-6 Another SUPER TACKLE from the UP’s defence as they stepped up to tackle Bharat this time! Stupendous defending by UP at the moment.
6-4 Bharat touches Sandeep Narwal to reduce UP to two men again.
5-4 Vikash goes in the raid in front of the 2-man defence and has been SUPER TACKLED by Ashu Singh along with the other defender!
5-2 A brilliant ankle hold by Saurabh Nandal on the dubki king - Pardeep Narwal to tackle him for a point. However, Narwal goes away with a bonus.
4-1 Bharat goes in the raid and asks for a touchpoint of Pardeep. The refs don’t think so, but the Bulls are reviewing this they will fail this time as the verdict remains the same.
4-1 A bonus for Pardeep Narwal in the do-or-die raid.
4-0 Bharat starts with a multi-point raid as he takes Nitesh Kumar and Sumit out in this raid.
2-0 Neeraj Narwal goes in the raid and comes back with the touchpoint of Rohit Tomar.
1-0 A point to start from the captain, Vikash Kandola in the raid and he comes back with the touchpoint of Gurdep who makes an error on him.
UP Yoddhas won the toss and selected court Bengaluru Bulls will raid first.
Gujarat Giants beat U Mumba 38-36 in the first encounter of the night.
UP Yoddhas is in the 3rd place with 65 points in 19 games while Bengaluru Bulls is in the 4th spot with 63 points in 19 games.
UP Yoddhas beat Bengaluru Bulls 44-37 in the previous encounter on 16th October.
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat, Vikash Kandola, Neeraj Narwal, Mahender Singh, Sudhakar Krishant, Saurabh Nandal, Aman
UP Yoddhas: Rohit Tomar, Pardeep Narwal, Gurdeep, Ashu Singh, Sandeep Narwal, Nitesh Kumar, Sumit
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat
UP Yoddhas: Rohit Tomar
Played: 12 | Bengaluru Bulls: 7 | UP Yoddhas: 5 | Tied: 0
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
Lost 27-29 to Haryana Steelers
Lost 25-45 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 34-32
Drew 36-36 with Haryana Steelers
Drew 41-41 with Bengal Warriors
Lost 29-42 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
After a loss in its last game, Bengaluru Bulls will be hoping to return to winning ways. They have 11 wins, seven losses and one tie this season. Bharat (229 raid points) and Vikash Kandola (104 raid points) have led their attack, while Neeraj Narwal has contributed 73 raid points so far. On the defensive front, Saurabh Nandal has been the team’s main man with 55 tackle points, while Aman and Mahender Singh have chipped in with 42 and 35 tackle points respectively.
UP Yoddhas, on the other hand, is in a good run of form with four successive wins. They have 11 wins, six losses and two ties in Season 9. Pardeep Narwal (198 raid points) and Surender Gill (132 raid points) are their biggest attacking threats, while Rohit Tomar has also stepped up when needed with 59 raid points. As far as their defence goes, Sumit with 49 tackle points and Ashu Singh with 45 tackle points are the Yoddhas’ top performers. Nitesh Kumar and Gurdeep have also contributed with 31 and 27 tackle points respectively.
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WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Bengaluru Bulls vs UP Yoddhas Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Sunday, December 4.