Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Gujarat Gitans vs Jaipur Pink Panthers in Hyderabad on Friday.
The first encounter is underway. Scores will read as Gujarat vs Jaipur:
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FULL-TIME UPDATE: Jaipur Pink Panthers draw 51-51 with Gujarat Giants.
51-51 Arjun Deshwal goes in the raid and plays for a draw as he does not want to risk the game and comes back to end the game on a 51 apiece draw.
51-51 Dong Geon Lee goes for the raid and picks up the bonus along with a touchpoint of Nitin Chandel to restore parity with time left for Jaipur to raid one more time.
49-51 Sonu has been tackled by Abhishek KS.
49-50 Rinku Narwal tackles Arjun to make it a 1-point game for Jaipur.
48-50 A lot has happened in the last 100 seconds as Gujarat take back-to-back points to inflict an all-out on Gujarat.
41-48 Navneet takes the touchpoint of Priyank Chandel.
41-47 Sonu goes in the raid to pick up the touchpoints of Abhishek KS and Ankush.
39-47 Priyank Chandel tackles Rahul Chaudhari.
38-47 Abhishek KS tackles Parteek Dahiya.
38-46 Mohammad Ghorbani came well to tackle Arjun Deshwal.
37-46 Parteek gets a bonus plus the touchpoint of Nitin Chandel.
35-46 Another multi-point raid for Arjun, who escapes from the chain tackle of Sonu and Kapil. Two points for him.
35-44 A bonus for Arjun.
35-43 Sonu forces his way back to come with two points of Nitin Chandel and Rahul Dhanawade.
33-43 Chaudhari picks up Manuj to inflict another all-out on Gujarat.
33-40 Chandran Ranjit comes in the raid and has been brought down by the chain tackle led by Ankush.
33-39 12th point for Rahul Chaudhari, who escapes from the hold of Sonu.
33-38 Chandran Ranjit gets a tag on Sahul Kumar.
32-38 Rahul Chaudhari takes the point of Rinku Narwal while raiding.
32-37 A bonus for Parteek but has been tackled by Ankush.
31-36 Another point for Arjun in the raid, he picks up Shankar Gadai.
31-35 Navneet goes in the raid and has been thumped down by Rinku Narwal.
30-35 A bonus for Dong Geon Lee.
29-35 Super 10 for Arjun Deshwal to take two points off Sonu and Kapil.
29-33 Deepak Singh tackles Parteek Dahiya.
29-32 A bonus for Arjun.
29-31 Dong Geon takes the point of Sahul Kumar in the raid.
28-31 Sonu tackles Navneet.
27-30 Arjun Dehswal comes in the raid and picks up Rinku Narwal.
27-29 Parteek, in return, tags Deepak Singh.
26-29 Naveen tags Shankar Gadai.
26-28 Third time came as a charm as Sahul tackled Dong after letting him take a bonus to inflict an all-out on the Giants.
25-25 Arjun gets a tag on Parteek Dahiya. Dong alone for the Giants!
25-24 Dong touches Abhishek KS and takes a bonus to deny all-out again.
23-24 Arjun takes Sonu to leave Gujarat with one man, yet again.
23-23 Sonu came in as a substitute for Kapil to raid for the Giants, and he goes in and saves his team from getting all-out as he takes a touchpoint along with a bonus.
21-23 Rahul Chaudhari completes his super 10 as he takes two points from Sandeep and Shankar Gadai to leave Gujarat with one man on the mat.
21-21 Mahendra Rajput goes in the do-or-die raid but has been tackled by Abhishek, just before halftime to equal the score.
21-20 Rahul Chaudhari barges back into his side of the mat by escaping from the hold of Arkam Shaikh.
21-19 Parteek Dahiya goes in the raid and attempts a touchpoint and in the process goes into the lobby. The refs gave the point to Jaipur, considering Parteek out, he straight away reviews this, but the verdict remains the same as there was no conclusive evidence to overturn the decision.
21-18 A bonus for Arjun Deshwal.
21-17 Rahul Chaudhari gets a tag on Rinku Narwal.
21-16 Parteek Dahiya comes in the raid to take two points of Deepak Singh and Abhishek KS.
19-16 Arjun Deshwal goes in the raid but has been ushered off by Shankar Gadai.
18-16 A bonus for Dong but has been dashed out by Abhishek.
17-15 Deepak Singh tackles Sonu, in return for trade points.
17-14 Rahul Chaudhari comes in the raid, only to go back to the bench as Kapil tackles him this time.
16-14 Abhishek KS, in return, tackles Parteek Dahiya.
16-13 Arjun Deshwal goes in the raid and has been thumped down by Kapil.
15-13 Sonu goes in the raid and takes the point of Sahul Kumar.
14-12 Rahul Chaudhari goes in the raid and picks up the point of Shankar Gadai.
14-11 Rinku Narwal tackles Arjun this time.
13-11 Ankush tackles Parteek this time to reduce the gap for Jaipur.
13-10 Sahul Kumar tackles Dong this time.
13-9 A bonus for Arjun.
13-8 Parteek picks up Nitin Chandel to inflict the first all-out of the game on Jaipur! Anti-climatic?
10-7 Rahul Chaudhari comes in the raid and has been dashed out by Kapil after Rahul takes a bonus.
9-6 Parteek goes in the raid and takes the point of Deepak Singh.
8-6 A bonus along with a touchpoint of Kapil for Rahul Chaudhari.
8-4 Parteek gets a tag on Ankush.
7-4 Sonu come good against Arjun Deshwal to dash him out.
6-4 A SUPER RAID for Parteek Dahiya to get rid of Deepak Singh, Sahul Kumar of Abhishek KS.
3-4 Finally the first touchpoint of the game, and it is Arjun Deshwal who got a swift toe touch from Kapil.
3-2 Still no touchpoints as Dong goes in the raid to take another bonus.
2-2 Arjun gets a raid to restore parity.
2-1 A bonus for Rahul Chaudhari to start things for the Panthers.
2-0 Parteek Dahiya comes in the raid for the Giants and takes a successful bonus.
1-0 Dong Geon Lee gets a bonus to start the proceedings.
Jaipur Pink Panthers won the toss and chose the court. Gujarat Giants will raid first.
Gujarat Giants: 8th place, 56 points
Jaipur Pink Panthers: 1st place, 79 points
Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Gujarat Giants 25-18 in a low-scoring thriller in the previous encounter on 15th October.
Gujarat Giants: Parteek Dahiya
Jaipur Pink Panthers: Arjun Deshwal
Gujarat Giants: Parteek Dahiya, Sonu, Kapil Arkam Shaikh, Dong Geon Lee, Shankar Gadai, Rinku Narwal
Jaipur Pink Panthers: Arjun Deshwal, Sahul Kumar, Rahul Chaudhari, Abhishek KS, Ankush, Navneet, Deepak
Played: 11 | Gujarat Giants: 6 | Jaipur Pink Panthers: 4 | Tied: 1
Gujarat Giants has been in excellent form of late and has clinched four wins in a row. The Giants have nine wins, 11 losses and a tie in this season. Parteek Dahiya and Rakesh have been tremendous for the Giants in attack with 166 and 131 raid points. They have got support from Chandran Ranjit who has amassed 94 raid points. Mahendra Rajput has looked good for his 54 raid points. In defence, Arkam Shaikh has been the top tackler for the Giants with 37 tackle points. Rinku Narwal and Sourav Gulia are not far behind Shaikh as they have added 35 tackle points apiece for Gujarat Giants this season.
PKL 9, week - 8; 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:
Jaipur Pink Panthers
Jaipur Pink Panthers, on the other hand, has been at the top of the points table with 15 wins and six losses. Arjun Deshwal has been the most dominating raider so far in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 with 269 raid points. The Top Cats’ raiding unit also consists of V Ajith Kumar and Rahul Chaudhari who have made their contributions with 81 and 56 raid points respectively. Bhavani Rajput has chipped in with 36 raid points. Defensively, Ankush has been the star performer with 76 tackle points. He has got aid from his captain Sunil Kumar who has scored 58 tackle points, while Sahul Kumar has been decent for his 42 tackle points
JAIPUR PINK PANTHERS
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Gujarat Gitans vs Jaipur Pink Panthers Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM onwards on Friday, December 9.
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