Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the Pro Kabaddi fixture between Dabang Delhi vs Bengaluru Bulls in Hyderabad on Sunday.
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The second game is underway, scores will read as Delhi vs Bengaluru:
FULL TIME UPDATE: Bengaluru Bulls beat Dabang Delhi 52-49.
49-52 Bharat gets a point in the do-or-die raid which also is the last raid of the game and seals the deal for the Bulls. This is some effort from the Bulls to overpower Delhi!
49-51 A two-pointer for Vijay with 9 seconds to go in the game. He has reduced the lead, but it is almost done for them.
47-51 Vijay gets the point of Mahendra Singh this time.
46-51 A bonus for Vijay Malik but Mahendra Singh tackles him to inflict an all-out in the dying minutes of the game.
45-48 Bharat with third multi-point raid in succession to leave Delhi with one man. Takes Vishal and Krishan.
45-46 Mayur Kadam tackles Naveen via a double leg hold and put the Bulls in the lead for the very first time in this game!
45-45 Bharat, take a bow young man! He takes two points of Amit Hooda and Ravi to restore parity for the very first time!
45-43 Vijay gets Neeraj Narwal. Two points game for Delhi right now.
44-43 Bharat reduced the deficit to only one point with another multi-point raid! Takes Vishal and Sandeep Dhull.
44-41 Mayur Kadam tackles Naveen after letting him take the bonus to inflict an all-out on Delhi at a very crucial time in the game.
43-38 Bharat gets the touchpoint of Ashu Malik.
43-37 A bonus for Naveen to complete his SUPER 10.
42-37 Bharat gets his 15th point as Sandeep Dhull goes out.
42-36 A bonus for Naveen.
41-36 Bharat, uff! wow, he takes a multi-point raid in the form of Amit Hooda and Vishal.
41-34 Aman tackles Vijay Malik.
41-33 Bharat somehow is making sure to keep the clock ticking for the Bulls as he takes Ravi Kumar this time.
41-32 Vijay Malik in the raid and Saurabh Nandal makes another error and gave his point.
40-32 Bharat comes in the raid for the Bulls and takes Sandeep Dhull.
40-31 Vijay Malik in the raid and he gets rid of Neeraj Narwal.
39-31 A bonus for Bharat.
39-30 Vijay Malik gets a tag on Saurabh Nandal
38-30 Bharat uses his height once again to touch Vishal.
38-29 Bharat comes in the raid and takes Amit Hooda with ease using his reach.
38-28 Naveen gets his eighth point from the game. He takes the touchpoint of Mayur Kadam.
37-28 A bonus for Bharat.
37-27 Naveen gets the point of Aman.
36-27 Bharat gets Sandeep Dhull in the raid.
36-26 Mahender Singh tackles Vijay Malik.
36-25 Vikash gets a bonus but he has been ushered off and with this Delhi has inflicted another all-out on the Bulls.
33-24 Naveen gets Mayur Kadam’s point this time in the raid.
32-24 A bonus for Vikash.
32-23 Naveen gets Saurabh Nandal’s touchpoint.
31-23 A bonus for Vikash Kandola in the raid.
31-22 Naveen takes the point of Mahender Singh with a toe touch.
30-22 Bharat has been tackled.
29-22 Vijay Malik in the raid and he gets two points from Neeraj Narwal and Aman.
27-22 Bharat gets Amit Hooda in the raid.
27-21 Mayur Kadam tackles Manjeet to inflict an all-out on return to Delhi’s team!
26-17 Vikash is in the raid this time and he gets rid of Naveen Kumar to leave Delhi with one man of the court.
26-17 A bonus for Naveen.
25-17 Bharat in the raid and he pushes Amit deep and goes straight to Ashu Malik and touches him.
25-16 Vikash Kandola goes in the raid and he executes a SUPER RAID as he touches Sandeep Dhull, Vishal and Ravi Kumar for three points.
25-13 Ashu comes in the do-or-die raid and touches Bharat!
24-13 Vikash gets the touchpoint of Vijay Malik.
24-12 Amit Hooda has been extremely dangerous for the Bulls and he tackles yet again. This time it was Bharat.
23-12 Bharat gets Vishal.
23-11 Mahender Singh tackles Vijay Malik.
23-10 Sachin Narwal has been caught by Dhull and with this, the Bulls have been tackled a second time!
20-9 Mahender Singh has been sent out by Naveen who touched him in the raid.
19-9 A bonus for Sachin Narwal in the do-or-die raid.
19-8 Ashu goes in the do-or-die raid and he takes two points in the raid and the Bulls look in danger of getting all-out a second time in the first half itself.
17-8 Amit Hooda tackles Bharat who came in the do-or-die raid.
16-8 Naveen Kumar in the do-or-die raid and he has been tackled by Aman.
16-7 Amit Hooda tackles Vikash Kandola.
15-7 Vijay gets Neeraj Narwal this time in the raid.
14-7 Vijay in the raid and gets the point of Bharat.
12-7 Vikash is in the raid and takes the bonus but he has been tackled and with this Delhi has inflicted an all-out on the Bulls.
9-6 Naveen is in the raid and takes the point of Sudhakar Krishant.
8-6 A bonus for Vikash.
8-5 Ashu in the raid, and he extends the lead by taking two points of Mahender Singh and Mayur Kadam.
6-5 Vishal tackles Bharat.
5-5 Vijay in return gets the point of Nandal.
4-5 Bharat gets Sandeep Dhull in the raid.
4-4 Mahender Singh tackles Naveen Kumar.
4-3 Neeraj Narwal comes in the do-or-die raid and tries for a bonus but Amit was sharp to initiate a tackle, which was later continued by his teammates for his point.
3-3 Three apiece as Aman tackles Naveen for a point.
3-2 Ashu Malik in the raid, and he gets a tag on Saurabh Nandal.
2-2 An aggressive tackle by Vishal to dash Bharat after he takes a bonus.
1-1 Neeraj comes in the first raid for the Bulls, and Sandeep Dhull tackles him via a back hold to open the account for Delhi. A bonus for Narwal!
Delhi won the toss, Bengaluru will raid first.
Tamil beat Gujarat 42-39 and jumps on the 5th position in the points table.
Dabang Delhi: Vijay Malik
Bengaluru Bulls: Neeraj Narwal
Dabang Delhi: Naveen Kumar, Ashu Malik, Vijay Malik, Amit Hooda, Ravi, Vishal, Sandeep Dhull
Bengaluru Bulls: Vikash Kandola, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, Saurabh, AMan, Mahendra Singh, Aman, Mayur Kadam
Bengaluru Bulls beat Dabang Delhi 47-43 in their previous encounter this season.
Dabang Delhi K.C. and Bengaluru Bulls have squared off 18 times. Out of which, Dabang Delhi K.C. have won nine matches while Bengaluru Bulls have won seven games. Two matches finished in ties.
Lost 40-45 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 32-57 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
Lost 27-29 to Haryana Steelers
Dabang Delhi has secured nine wins and suffered eight losses so far. Naveen Kumar has done brilliantly with 183 raid points and he has had assistance from Ashu Malik who has amassed 112 raid points. Manjeet and Vijay Malik have also contributed in attack with 54 and 42 raid points respectively. Meanwhile, Vishal has put on a show in defence for Dabang Delhi K.C with 42 tackle points. Krishan has helped Vishal with 33 tackle points, while Ravi Kumar has also contributed 20 tackle points.
Raiding form, team performance and the race to the knockouts - we’ve discussed it all in our weekly Pro Kabaddi League live stream. Check out the full stream below:
Bengaluru Bulls, on the other hand, have been one of the top contenders in the league with 10 wins, six losses and a tie. Bharat has been the most consistent raider for the Bulls with 196 raid points. The Bulls have also got the likes of Vikash Kandola and Neeraj Narwal who have made their mark with 91 and 70 raid points respectively. As far as their defence is concerned, Saurabh Nandal has fired on all cylinders with 54 tackle points. Aman and Mahender Singh have also made their presence felt with 37 and 30 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Dabang Delhi and Bengaluru Bulls Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Sunday, November 27.