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.

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

Hello and welcome to Sportstar's LIVE blog of the Pro Kabaddi League match between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans, and Haryana Steelers and Jaipur Pink Panthers.

The scores read as Bengal Warriors - Telugu Titans

The scores read as Haryana Steelers - Jaipur Pink Panthers

 

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.