PKL Day 9: As it happened

Catch the updates from Sportstar's blog of the Pro Kabaddi League matches between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans, and Haryana Steelers and Jaipur Pink Panthers.

Updated : Oct 18, 2018 15:06 IST

Bengal Warriors got off to a winning start against Tamil Thalaivas.
Bengal Warriors got off to a winning start against Tamil Thalaivas.

Bengal Warriors got off to a winning start against Tamil Thalaivas.


33-36 Monu Goyat picks up a point on his raid before Selvamani decides to run down the clock again. Jaipur nearly threw this away but hold on for a crucial win.

31-36 That's a super tackle on Naveen and that should seal the match for Jaipur!

31-34 Jaipur's Selvamani content with running down the clock here.

31-34 Naveen with a toe-touch in the last 10 seconds of his raid!

Time-out taken. It's 4 vs 4 on the mat! Can Haryana pull this off?

30-34 Naveen isn't throwing in the towel yet! He gets two touches!

26-33 Naveen, the lone man standing for Haryana, gets a touch on a Jaipur defender.

24-33 Deepak Hooda with a successful raid.

Another time-out taken.

23-32 Nitin Rawal bides his time before inflicting a touch on the Haryana left corner.

Time-out taken with less than seven minutes left

23-31 Vikas Kandola fails to cash in on the momentum and is unsuccessful in his raid for Haryana.

23-30 Deepak Hooda is tackled down and its two points for Haryana!

20-30 Nitin Rawal with two raid points for Jaipur.

18-28 Empty raid from Deepak Hooda.

17-27 Deepak Hooda it is! What a raid. He leaves 3 defenders in his wake and Jaipur have a 10-point lead.

17-23 Jaipur Pink Panthes inflict an all-out. Just when the Haryana Steelers looked like they were crawling back with a successful raid by Naveen, Anup Kumar manages a scintillating raid to put the Pink Panthers in a position of strength.

15-19 Jaipur Pink Panthers are running away with it now. Anup Kumar takes a successful raid now.

13-18 What a raid by Nitin Rawal. He picks up two defenders in his wake. Jaipur Pink Panthers with a handy lead now.

13-16 Vikas Kandola has no chance to break free from the Pink Panthers' shackles. Jaipur with a good lead now.

13-15 Nitin Rawal takes a successful raid.

13-12 Deepak Hooda starts the proceedings after the break. He manages to get a touch on the defender but is tackled by another and they go out of the mat. The umpire has a tough time in deciding this. But rules in favour of the Steelers.

12-12 Selvamani and Vikas Kandola make successful raids and the scores are level, at halftime.

11-10 Monu Goyat, this time, cannot make it count as he loses his footing to the defenders.

10-7 What a raid from Naveen! He takes two points and the lead swells for Haryana Steelers.

7-6 Nitin Rawal this time cannot get it past the defenders. He was tackled in a jiffy and the Steelers have the lead again.

5-6 Nitin Rawal gets a touch and Pink Panthers takes the slender lead.

5-5 Monu Goyat is tackled in style by two Pink Panthers defenders and the Panthers have restored parity here.

4-1 Deepak Hooda doesn't get away from the clutches of the defenders as Haryana Steelers take an early lead.

A glut of empty raids by both the teams.

2-1 Deepak Hooda gets a slight touch and exults immediately. First points for Pink Panthers.

1-0 Anup Kumar, Vikas Kandola and Nitin Rawal take empty raids.

1-0 Monu Goyat starts the proceedings with a successful raid.

The Haryana Steelers and the Jaipur Pink Panthers are out on the mat. We hope to have an exciting contest on our hands!

What a contest between the two teams with the Bengal Warriors coming back from behind to win a low-scoring affair.

30-25 Mohsen is tackled down with an ankle grab and that's the end of the contest!

29-25 Rahul Chaudhari concedes two technical points on his raid and that should do it for the Warriors.

Just over a minute to go in this contest. Bengal has three players left in the mat.

27-25 The Titans are still in this! Maninder is tackled near the mid line and is pulled in! Superb stuff by the Titans.

27-24 Manoj Kumar's successful raid revives Rahul Chaudhari.

27-23 Unsuccessful raid from Rahul Chaudhari.

26-22 Crucial tackle from the Titans Left corner on Mahesh Goud.

Time out taken with less than three minutes left.

26-21 Nilesh gets the bonus touch but he is tackled down by the Bengal defenders. The result is slowly moving in the direction of the Warriors.

25-21 Maninder Singh gets a bonus point for Bengal.

24-20 Mohsen, in desperate search for a raid point, runs straight into the clutches of Srikant.

23-20 Maninder with yet another successful raid.

22-20 Mohsen with a successful raid with a long stretch for the line.

Less than seven minutes to go. Hard to call a favourite in this match.

21-19 Mahesh Goud's raid is unsuccessful for the Warriors.

20-18 Rahul Chaudhari with an unsuccessful raid.

It has taken over 30 minutes to get the first all-out of the match.

19-17 Maninder gets the last two men and Bengal inflicts the first all-out of the match on the Titans!

Just two Titans left now.

15-16 Anil goes for an ankle grab on Maninder but only manages to get a touch on the Warriors defender.

13-14 Maninder with a successful raid after he manages to evade an ankle grab.

12-14 Nilesh with a successful raid.

12-13 Maninder gets a touch on Titans' Farhad.

11-13 Mohsen tries to jump over Surjit on the right but is unsuccessful.

Four empty raids to the start of the second half.

10-13 Mohsen gets the second half underway with an empty raid.

Second half

This is so far the lowest scoring half of the new season.

10-13 Shrikant Tewthia manages a successful raid for the Warriors before the break.

9-13 Do-or-die raid and Surjeet Singh is comfortable taken down.

9-12 Titans' Nilesh Salunke is tackled down by the right corner defenders. Umpires check to see if the Bengal defender has stepped outside the court. A review is called for. It's a successful review for the Titans!

The super tackle revives Rahul Chaudhari for the Titans.

9-11 Super tackle from the Titans! Mohsen gets a firm ankle grab on Mahesh Gaud!

9-9 Bonus from Nilesh Salunke.

Just over five minutes left in this half. It's been a close affair thus far with teams playing it safe with their raids.

9-8 Unsuccessful raid from Maninder gives the Titans two points.

9-6 Oh dear. Poor from Rakshith. He gets a toe touch but he just stood idle which allowed the Bengal defenders to take him down.

Just three Titans left on the mat now.

8-6 Maninder Singh with a successful raid for the Warriors.

7-6 Do-or-die raid but Farhad goes further in for the touch which allows the Bengal defenders to pull him in!

6-6 Empty raid from Titans' Farhad

6-5 A let off from the Bengal defence allows Mohsen to get a point on raid.

6-4 Rahul Chaudhari is tackled down by the Bengal defenders.

5-4 Jang with another successful raid and Titans are reduced to just four players on court.

2-4 Successful raid from that Titans' Rahul Chaudhari.

1-3 Jang Kun Lee brings up the first points on the board for Bengal

0-2 Maninder is tackled down by the Titans defenders.

0-1 Nilesh Salunke gets a bonus for the Titans.

Maninder gets things underway for Bengal and its an empty raid.

Bengal Warriors is returning to action after four days and will take on an in-form Telugu Titans in the first match of the evening.

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