PKL 2018, Day 6: As it happened

Haryana Steelers and Dabang Delhi were the winners on day six of the PKL season VI.

Action during a Pro Kabaddi League fixture between Dabang Delhi and Gujarat Fortunegiants in Chennai.   -  K.V. Srinivasan

Today's results

Haryana Steelers 32-25 Gujarat Fortunegiants

Dabang Delhi 41-37 Puneri Paltan

End of the match, Dabang Delhi records its first win of the season, beating Puneri Paltan 41-36.

Naveen Kumar and Nitin Tomar with successful raids for Dabang Delhi and Puneri Paltan respectively, the score now 41-34.

G. B. More with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan, which trails 33-40.

Rajesh Mondra is tackled successfully by Dabang Delhi, which now leads Puneri Paltan 40-32.

Pawan Kadian wins two points on his raid, taking Dabang Delhi to 39-32.

Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan, which trails Dabang Delhi 32-36.

Nitin Tomar with a successful raid wins Puneri Paltan a point, 29-35.

Pawan Kadian wins two points on his raid, Delhi Dabang leads Puneri Paltan 35-28.

Naveen Kumar raids successfully and wins a bonus point to put Delhi two points ahead, 30-28.

Dabang Delhi holds a one-point lead heading into the official timeout, leading Puneri Paltan 28-27.

Three points in a row for Dabang Delhi, which tackles Nitin Tomar for the first time on the night. It now leads 26-25.

Meraj Sheykh is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan, which now leads 25-22.

A bonus point for Dabang Delhi. 22-24.

Naveen Kumar is tackled successfully to take Puneri Paltan's lead to three points, 24-21.

Nitin Tomar raids successfully to restore Puneri Paltan's two-point lead, 23-21.

Ranjit Chandran with the first raid point of the second half. Dabang Delhi 21-22 Puneri Paltan.

Nitin Tomar wins two raid points for Puneri Paltan to give it a 22-20, half-time lead.

Ranjit Chandran raids successfully for Dabang Delhi. Deepak Kumar Dahiya is then successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan. Score level at 20-20.

Naveen Kumar with an unsuccessful raid for Dabang Delhi. 20-18.

Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan, which leads 19-18.

Meraj Sheykh's successful raid for Dabang Delhi pulls the score level, 18-18.

Pawan Kadian raids successfully and also wins a bonus point, Dabang Delhi 16-13 Puneri Paltan.

Dabang Delhi has the lead, but has only three players on the mat. It leads 13-11 and is now pegged back even further, 13-12.

Nitin Tomar with another successful tackle, after Ranjit Chandran's unsuccessful raid. Delhi 13-10 Paltan.

Nitin Tomar (Puneri Paltan) and Naveen Kumar (Dabang Delhi) with successful raids. Delhi 13-7 Paltan.

Dabang Delhi has shot into a 11-6 lead with Meraj Sheykh winning three raid points. It now leads 11-6.

Nitin Tomar and Ranjit Chandran with successful tackles back to back, Dabang Delhi 6-4.

Nitin Tomar with a successful raid which is followed by a successful raid from Naveen Kumar for Dabang Delhi. 3-3.

Ranjit Chandran wins the first point of the night for Dabang Delhi, 2-1.

Meraj Sheykh is tackled by Puneri Paltan, 2-0.

Nitin Tomar wins a bonus point for Puneri Paltan, 1-0.

The teams (Puneri Paltan and Dabang Delhi)

Puneri Paltan: Deepak Kumar Dahiya, Ravi Kumar, Vinod Kumar, G. B. More, Nitin Tomar, Sandeep Narwal, Girish Maruti

Dabang Delhi: Ranji Chandran, Vishal Mane, Viraj Vishnu, Naveen Kumar, Meraj Sheykh, Ravinder Pahal, Joginder Narwal

The next match is Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi. Stay tuned!

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End of match one on the night: Haryana 32-25!

K. Prapanjan with a successful raid. Haryana 30-24 Gujarat.

Naveen then follows it up with a successful raid to give Haryana a 30-23 lead.

Sunil Kumar with a successful tackle to win Haryana a point. 29-23.

Sachin's successful raid is followed by an empty raid from Monu Goyat. 28-23.

Ajay Kumar with an unsuccessful raid for Gujarat, 28-22.

Vikas Kandola with an unsuccessful raid for Haryana. 27-22.

Rohit is successfully tackled by Haryana, which now leads 27-21.

Monu Goyat is successfully tackled by Gujarat. Haryana 26-21 Gujarat.

K. Prapanjan with an unsuccessful raid, Harayana leads 26-20.

Sachin with an unsuccessful do or die raid, Haryana leads 25-20.

Mayur is successfully tackled by Gujarat. 20-24.

Ajay Kumar with an unsuccessful tackle for Gujarat. Haryana 24-19 Gujarat.

Naveen is successfully tackled by Gujarat on the do or die raid. 19-23.

K. Prapanjan is successfully tackled by Haryana. 23-18.

Monu Goyat is successfully tackled by Gujarat. 18-22.

K. Prapanjan is successfully tackled by Haryana, which now leads 22-17.

After an empty raid from Haryana, K. Prapanjan wins two points for Gujarat. 16-21.

K. Prapanjan with a successful raid for Gujarat. 14-21.

Monu Goyat with a successful raid first up for Haryana. 21-13.

We're ready for the second half.

Naveen with a successful raid for Haryana, which leads Gujarat 20-13 at half-time.

Haryana extends its lead to seven points, 19-12.

Mahendra Rajput is tackled successfully by Haryana. 18-10.

Naveen with a successful raid for Haryana. 17-10.

Monu Goyat wins a tackle point and is then eliminated by Sachin. Gujarat 10-16 Haryana.

Sachin wins a raid point and touch point to make it 9-15.

Haryana wins two successive points now, one with a successful tackle and another with a successful raid, 14-7.

K. Prapanjan with a successful raid for Gujarat, which reduces the deficit to 7-12.

Now, back to back points for Haryana after Naveen's successful raid. 11-6.

Sachin's unsuccessful raid is followed by Gujarat successfully tackling Monu Goyat. Back to back points for Gujarat, 9-4.

Haryana's Naveen with an unsuccessful raid, point goes to Gujarat Fortunegiants. 9-2.

Parvesh has been replaced by Ajay Kumar for Gujarat.

Parvesh Bhainswal's empty raid is followed by a successful raid from Monu Goyat for Haryana. 6-0.

Naveen with a successful raid for Haryana, which now leads 5-0.

Rajput tackles unsuccessfully for Gujarat and the point goes to Haryana on review. 4-0.

Goyat raids successfully for the second time, eliminates Prapanjan. Haryana leads 3-0.

K. Prapanjan with an empty raid for Fortunegiants, the score remains 2-0 in favour Steelers.

Make that two! Monu Goyat with a successful raid. 0-2.

Haryana Steelers with a successful tackle on Sachin. 0-1.

We're about to get underway in Sonepat.

The teams for the first match (Haryana Steelers vs Gujarat Fortunegiants).

Haryana Steelers: Monu Goyat, Mayur Shivtarkar, Sachin Shingade, Vikas Kandola, Naveen, Sunil, Kuldeep Singh

Gujarat Fortunegiants: Sachin, Sunil Kumar, Parvesh Bhainswal, Mahendra Rajput, K. Prapanjan, Ruturaj Koravi, C. Kalai Arasan

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After a pulsating day five, on which Patna Pirates edged UP Yoddhas 43-41 in the ninth match, we have two potentially exciting matches this evening. Dabang Delhi coach, Krishan Kumar Hooda, spoke to Sportstar before his team's second match of the season. You can read his interview here.