Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Haryana Steelers vs U Mumba in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
The second game is underway, scores will read as Haryana vs Mumba:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: Haryana Steelers beat U Mumba 35-33.
35-33 Rakesh Narwal goes in the last raid of the game, and he goes out of bounds, but it doesn’t matter as the game has ended with Haryana winning it and keeping their playoff hopes alive.
35-32 Ashish gets a tag on Jaideep Dahiya, but it is too late as the clock has only less than 10 seconds left.
35-31 A point to both the teams as Mohit Nandal dashes Jai Bhagwan, but he too goes out.
34-30 Meetu Sharma finally gets a raid point after his stupendous four-pointer raid as he gets a tag on Mohit this time.
33-30 Jai Bhagwan comes in the raid and gets Jaideep Dahiya.
33-29 Nitin tackles Ashish this time to maintain the four-point lead.
32-29 Manjeet goes in the raid and has been tackled after taking a bonus, but Mumba reviews this asking for no bonus. But the verdict remains the same.
31-28 A bonus for Shivam, but he has been tackled, and it is Haryana, who is in the driving seat by inflicting a very important all-out with only 3 minutes left on the clock.
28-27 Manjeet goes in the raid and gets Rinku along with Kiran Magar to put Haryana in the lead.
26-27 Ashish comes in the do-or-die raid, and succumbed in front of the defence.
25-27 Manjeet gets rid of Guman Singh, once again via a hand touch.
24-27 Ashish escapes from a dash of Nitin Rawal to get his point.
24-26 Manjeet uses his height and gets a raid point via a back kick on the chest of Mohit.
23-26 Jai Bhagwan goes in the raid, and he seems lost as he shows his back, and as a result, Nitin Rawal dashed him out of the mat, but while doing so, it seems that he go out too, and the refs also think so. A point each.
22-25 Manjeet goes in the raid and comes back with a Guman Singh with a running touch.
21-25 Ashish extends the lead by four points by taking the touchpoint of Mohit Nandal.
21-24 Rakesh Narwal gets a tag on Harendra Kumar.
20-24 Guman Singh gets an easy bonus.
20-23 Rakesh gets Rinku in the raid.
19-23 Jai Bhagwan goes in the raid and takes the touchpoint of Monu Hooda.
19-22 A bonus for Manjeet.
18-22 Monu Hooda tackles Ashish.
17-22 Jaideep Dahiya gets a bonus but goes out of bounds, and this means that Haryana has been sent out for an all-out.
16-19 Ashish in the raid, and he gets the touchpoint of Rakesh Narwal.
16-18 Rakesh Narwal gets a bonus in the do-or-die raid.
15-18 Jai Bhagwan goes in the do-or-die raid and powers his way back with a SUPER RAID, three points of Mohit Nandal, Vinay and Nitin Rawal. A pivotal moment in the game.
15-15 Mohit tackle Meetu to restore parity.
15-14 Nitin Rawal dashed out Ashish to put Haryana in lead.
14-14 An error from Harendra Kumar while attempting a back hold cost Mumba two points as Rakesh Narwal goes away with the points of Rahul Sethpal and Harendra himself.
12-14 Ashish goes in the raid and picks up Manjeet with a running hand touch.
12-13 Meetu Sharma fails yet again in the do-or-die raid. He has been snt out via a tackle by Mohit in defence.
12-12 A point each as Nitin Rawal goes out of the lobby while dashing Jai Bhagwan.
11-11 Rinku gets 6th tackle point! Oh, what a man! Rinku, take a bow. He stops Vinay, who came in the do-or-die raid.
11-10 Guman Singh has been tackled by Nitin, who stands on his way to hold him from sideways and hold him for a point.
10-10 High five for Rinku!! The captain is leading from the front today. He tackles Meetu Sharma to level the score.
10-9 Jai Bhagwan in the raid, and he gets a bonus.
10-8 Meetu Sharma goes in the raid, Mohit goes out of bounds, and a freebie is given to Haryana.
9-8 Mohit Nandal shines for Haryana as he gets Ashish by a hold who came in the do-or-die raid.
8-8 Vinay comes in as a substitute to raid in the do-or-die raid, and he has to go back straight to the bench as Rinku gets his fourth point in defence. Captain!!!!
8-7 Mohit Nandal tackles Guman Singh with a double thigh hold who came in the do-or-die raid for Mumba.
7-7 Rakesh Narwal goes in the do-or-die raid, and it is the in-form captain Rinku who shines, yet again as he thumps the lanky raider down.
7-6 Mohit Nandal puts Haryana in lead in the see-saw battle as he tackled Ashish this time.
6-6 Mohit tackles Manjeet to restore parity.
6-5 Guman Singh in the raid, and he picks Mohit Nandal in the raid.
5-5 A bonus for Rakesh Narwal.
4-5 Ashish gets a tag on Monu Hooda to put Mumba in the lead once again.
4-4 Meetu Sharma comes in the do-or-die raid, and Rinku pounces on him to tackle him.
4-3 Guman Singh picks up Jaideep Dahiya in the raid.
4-2 A humongous effort from Meetu Sharma. A FOUR-POINTER from him to open the account for Haryana! He takes the touchpoints of Mohit, Rahul Sethpal, Ashish and Harendra Kumar in a single raid to put Haryana in lead.
0-2 Guman Singh gets a bonus.
0-1 Rinku tackles Manjeet who came in the very first raid of this game. A statement from the captain himself!
U Mumba won the toss, Haryana will raid first
Gujarat Giants beat table-toppers Puneri Paltan to keep their playoff changes alive in the first encounter of the night!
Haryana Steelers: Meetu Sharma, Manjet, Rakesh Narwal, Mohit Nandal, Jaideep Dahiya, Monu Hooda, Nitin Rawal
U Mumba: Ashish, Guman Singh, Rinku, Jai Bhagwan, Rahul Setpal, Harendra Singh, Mohit
Haryana Steelers: Meetu Sharma
U Mumba: Ashish
Played: 12 | Haryana Steelers: 4 | U Mumba: 7 | Tied: 1
Haryana Steelers has six wins nine losses and two ties so far in Season 9. Manjeet and Meetu Sharma have been their biggest threats in attack with 130 and 121 raid points respectively. K. Prapanjan has been the team’s next-best raider with 38 raid points and he will look to raise his game in the upcoming encounters. On the defensive front, Jaideep Dahiya has been the Steelers’ top performer with 47 tackle points. Mohit Nandal has helped Dahiya in defence with 30 tackle points. All-rounder Nitin Rawal and Amirhossein Bastami have also chipped in with 23 and 21 tackle points respectively.
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:
On the other hand, it has been a season full of ups and downs for U Mumba as it has nine wins and eight losses so far. Guman Singh has been the lead raider for the Mumboys with 117 raid points. Ashish (80 raid points) and Jai Bhagwan (55 raid points) have assisted Guman. In defence, Rinku has been the best defender for U Mumba with 48 tackle points. Mohit and Surinder Singh have also made handy contributions in defence with 33 and 31 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Haryana Steelers vs U Mumba Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Tuesday, November 29.