Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors in Hyderabad on Saturday.
The third encounter is underway, scores will read as Patna vs Bengal:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: Patna Pirates beat Bengal Warriors 49-38.
49-38 A SUPER TACKLE led by Amit Sheoran to hold Daniel at the stroke of full time. Patna won the game comprehensively to finish their season on high.
49-36 Sager Kumar tackles Suyog Gaikar.
48-36 A tackle of ages as Chiyaneh goes for a block on Akash Pikalmunde, very close to the midline and resisted him to touch the midline by airlifting him, solely!
47-36 Anand Tomar gets the point of Parveen Sethpal.
46-36 Mohammadreza Chiyaneh tackles R Guhan.
45-36 Akash Pikalmunde came good against Daniel to tackle him.
45-35 R Guha gets Shivam Chaudhary this time.
45-34 A point for R Guhan as he takes the touchpoint of Ranjit Naik.
45-33 Ranjit Naik takes two touchpoints of Amit Sheoran and Vinod Kumar.
43-33 A bonus in return for R Guhan.
43-32 A bonus for Daniel Odhiambo.
42-32 Sager Kumar tackles Akash.
41-32 Super 10 for Akash, who goes back with a bonus and a touchpoint of Mohammadreza Chiyaneh.
41-30 Anand Tomar extends the lead by taking a touchpoint on Vinod Kumar.
40-30 Akash comes back with a bonus along with a touchpoint of Sunil.
40-28 Anand Tomar send Surender Nada out with a touchpoint.
39-28 Akash gets the touchpoint of Daniel Odhiambo.
39-26 R Guhan goes in the raid and touches Sunil.
39-25 Suyog went for an advance tackle on Daniel but did not get support on time as Daniel escapes back with a point.
38-25 Anand Tomar gets a tag on Parveen Satpal.
37-25 A bonus for Akash but has been surrounded by the defenders. And with this, Patna extends the lead on Bengal by enforcing another all-out.
34-24 Two points for Ranjit Naik as he jumps above the defender to take the touchpoints of Vinod Kumar and Ashish Sangwan.
32-24 Sager Kumar tackles Suyog Gaikar.
31-24 Anand Tomar goes in the raid and takes the touchpoint of Parveen Satpal.
30-24 Ranjit Naik tackles Aslam Thambi this time
29-24 Ranjit Naik goes in the raid, but Surender Nada goes out of bounds, so a freebie to Patna.
28-24 A multi-point raid for Akash Pikalmunde to take the touchpoint of Sunil and Mohammadreza Chiyaneh.
28-22 Suyog Gaikar goes in the raid and powers his way back with a touchpoint of Sager Kumar.
28-21 Ranjit Naik gets a tag on Manoj Gowda.
27-21 Akash Pikalmunde goes in the raid and gets a tag on Mohammadreza Chiyaneh.
27-20 Akash, the last man for Bengal goes in the raid and takes a bonus but has been tackled by Sager Kumar to inflict a second all-out on Bengal.
24-19 Daniel gets a tag on Parveen Satpal.
22-19 Aslam Thambir goes in the do-or-die raid and takes a bonus but at the same time has been tackled by Sager Kumar.
21-18 Ranjit Naik goes in the do-or-die raid and tries for a running hand touch on Ashish Sangwan and comes back successfully with his point.
20-18 Mohammadreza Chiyaneh tackles Suyog Gaikar.
19-17 Anand Tomar goes in the raid and touches Manoj Gowda.
18-17 Suyog Gaikar gets a tag on Daniel Odhiambo
18-16 Ranjit Naik goes in the do-or-die raid and touches Ashish Sangwan.
17-16 A brilliant and strong hold on Parshant Kumar who came in the do-or-die raid by Chiyaneh to tackle him and match Ankush’s 81 tackle point in PKL 9.
16-16 Sunil goes in the raid but Parveen Satpal tackles him to inflict a return all-out on Patna! 16 apiece at the moment.
16-13 Parshant Kumar goes in the do-or-die raid in front of a two-men defence and comes back with a touchpoint of Sajin C to reduce Patna with one man.
16-12 Amit Sheoran initiated a tackle on Vishwas and the rest of the defence come good to finish the tackle.
16-11 A solid effort from Chiyaneh while raiding but Parveen Satpal did a terrific job to hold him from the side and thump him down for a point.
16-10 Amit Sheoran tackles Daniel to snatch back a point.
16-9 Sajin C tackles Suyog.
15-9 Parveen Satpal tackles Ranjit Naik this time.
15-8 Ranjit Naik shines in defence as well, he goes and holds Aslam Thambi for another point.
14-8 A bonus for Ranjit Naik.
13-8 A SUPER TACKLE led by Mohammadreza Chiyaneh to catch Parshant Kumar.
11-8 Bengal is able to close in on Patna as this time Parveen Satpal dases Anand Tomar.
11-7 Aslam Thambir goes in the do-or-die raid and comes back with a tag on Sunil.
11-6 Anand Tomar gets a tag on Amit Sheoran.
10-6 Daniel Odhiambo goes in the do-or-die raid but has been tackled by the Bengal’s defence.
10-5 Aslam Thambir touches Shivam Chaudhary to reduce the early gap.
10-4 Suyog Gaikar goes in the raid and touches Sunil.
10-3 Daniel goes in the raid, and Ashish surrenders to him, first all-out being inflicted on Bengal
7-3 Parshant, this time has been dashed out.
6-3 Daniel comes in the raid and touches Ashish Sangwan.
5-3 A SUPER TACKLE by the duo of Ashish Sangwan and Parshant to catch Ranjit Naik.
5-1 A bonus for Parshant Kumar in the do-or-die raid.
5-0 Anand Tomar goes in the raid and touches Parveen Satpal to reduce Bengal with two men on the mat.
4-0 Two-point raid for Ranjit Naik, who goes in the raid and touches Manoj Gowda and Amit Sheoran in the do-or-die raid.
2-0 First point for Mohammadreza Chiyaneh to tackle Aslam Thambi.
1-0 Suyog Gaikar goes in the raid, and Sajin C pounces on him to tackle the raider for a point to start the game on high.
Patna Pirates won the toss and chose the court. Bengal Warriors will raid first.
Patna Pirates: Daniel Odhiambo, Shivam Choudhary, Sajin C, Ranjit Kumar, Anand Tomar, Sunil, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh
Bengal Warriors: Ashish Sangwan, Aslam Thambi, Manoj Gowda, Parshant Kumar, Parveen Sethpal, Amit Sheoran, Suyog Gaikar
Bengal Warriors beat Patna Pirates 54-26 in the previous encounter on 15th October.
Patna Pirates: Rohit Gulia
Bengal Warriors: Maninder Singh
Played: 20 | Patna Pirates: 12 | Bengal Warriors: 5 | Tied: 3
Lost 35-30 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Drew 31-31 with Bengaluru Bulls
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-30
Tied 33-33 with Tamil Thalaivas
Lost to Haryana Steelers 33-23
Lost 41-33 to Haryana Steelers
Lost 24-39 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 26-32 to Haryana Steelers
Lost 31-57 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Patna Pirates is out of playoff contention and has seven wins, 11 losses and three losses in the campaign. Sachin and Rohit Gulia have been the two shining stars in the offence for the three-time champions with 176 and 148 raid points respectively. As far as their defence is concerned, Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is the leading defender in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 with 77 tackle points. Sunil and Neeraj Kumar have also chipped in with 40 and 29 tackle points respectively.
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:
On the other hand, Bengal Warriors, who is also out of playoff contention, has eight wins, 10 losses and three ties. Maninder Singh has been a driving force for the Warriors with 238 raid points, while Shrikant Jadhav has supported him with 123 raid points and Deepak Hooda has managed 47 raid points. In defence, Girish Maruti Ernak has been the team’s dominant tackler with 51 tackle points, while Shubham Shinde and Vaibhav Garje have contributed 43 and 30 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Patna Pirates vs Bengal Warriors Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 9:30 PM onwards on Saturday, December 10.