PKL 2018, Day 8: Patna Pirates, Puneri Paltan the winners

Puneri Paltan posted a comfortable win by 18 points over Haryana Steelers, while Patna Pirates edged UP Yoddha by six points in the first match on the evening.

Patna Pirates (green jersey) defeated UP Yoddha in the Chennai leg of the Pro Kabaddi League.   -  R. Senthil Kumar

Today's results

Patna Pirates 43-37 UP Yoddha
Haryana Steelers 27-45 Puneri Paltan

 

27-45 Arun Kumar is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan.

27-44 Rajesh Mondal with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

27-43 Vikas Kandola with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers after G. B. More's empty raid.

26-43 Monu Goyat with an unsuccessful raid for Haryana Steelers.

25-42 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

25-39 Arun Kumar is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan.

25-38 Rajesh Mondal with a successful do or die raid.

25-37 Vikas Kandola is unable to raid successfully this time.

24-36 Vikas Kandola with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

23-36 G. B. More with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

23-35 Monu Goyat is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

23-34 Naveen with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

22-34 Non-raid technical point.

21-34 Vikas Kandola with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

20-34 Rajesh Mondal with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

20-33 Monu Goyat is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan.

20-32 Akshay Jadhav with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

20-31 Vikas Kandola with a super raid for Haryana Steelers.

17-31 Rajesh Mondal is successfully tackled by Haryana Steelers.

16-31 G. B. More with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

16-30 In his next raid, Monu Goyat is tackled by Puneri Paltan.

15-29 Monu Goyat with another successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

14-29 Monu Goyat with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

13-29 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

13-27 Vikas Kandola is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan.

12-26 Rajesh Mondal with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

12-25 Monu Goyat with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

11-25 Second all-out on Haryana Steelers by Puneri Paltan, Nitin Tomar with a successful raid to complete the all-out.

11-22 Anand Tomar is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

11-21 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

11-20 Naveen has been successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

11-19 Nitin Tomar with a successful do or die raid to establish an eight-point lead for Puneri Paltan.

11-18 Monu Goyat is tackled successfully by Puneri Paltan following an empty raid of its own.

11-17 Vikas Kandola is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

11-16 Monu Goyat with a second successful raid in succession.

10-16 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid in return for Puneri Paltan.

10-15 Monu Goyat with a successful for Haryana Steelers.

9-15 Rajesh Mondal with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

9-13 Vikas Kandola with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

8-13 Nitin Tomar is successfully tackled by Haryana Steelers.

7-13 Haryana Steelers is all-out, resulting in a six-point lead for Puneri Paltan.

6-10 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid in return for Puneri Paltan.

6-9 Arun Kumar with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

5-8 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

5-7 Anand Tomar is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

5-6 Monu Goyat is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

5-5 Nitin Tomar with a successful raid for Puneri Paltan.

5-4 Vikas Kandola is successfully tackled by Puneri Paltan.

5-3 G. B. More is successfully tackled by Haryana Steelers.

4-3 Vikas Kandola with a successful raid for Haryana Steelers.

3-3 Rajesh Mondal picks up a point on his raid.

3-1 Vikas Kandola profits from Naveen's error to get a point for Haryana.

2-1 Empty raid from Haryana's Naveen.

Here are the teams

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

Subs: Anand Surendra Tomar, Arun Kumar, Sudhanshu Tyagi, Parveen, Patrick Muvai

Puneri Paltan: Nitin Tomar, Ravi Kumar, Akshay Jadhav, More GB, Rajesh Mondal, Sandeep Narwal, Girish Maruti

Subs: Deepak Kumar, Rinku Narwal, Sandeep, Sanjay Shrestha, Shubham Shinde

The home side are back in action now. Will it fare better than last night's poor showing against U Mumba where it lost by a 27-point margin.

Haryana Steelers vs Puneri Paltan

That's the end of the game and Patna Pirates emerges the winner in a see-saw contest. This is UP Yoddha's second defeat of the season to Patna Pirates.

43-37 Deepak Narwal with a point on his raid.

42-36 Empty raid from Pardeep. Pirates looking to play the clock here.

Time out taken with less than three minutes to go.

40-34 Rishank goes for the ankle grab but he only manages to get a touch on Deepak Narwal.

38-33 Pardeep tries to jump over the defender but his effort allows the Yoddha defenders to tackle him down.

37-31 Rishank with a touch on the left this time for UP Yoddha.

37-30 Pardeep with an easy point here on the raid.

35-28 But it's an unsuccessful raid from Shrikanth and it's the second all-out for UP side.

Shrikanth Jadhav is back!

31-27 Pardeep with another point, his tenth point of the night.

30-27 Pardeep with another point for the Pirates.

29-26 Pardeep Narwal sneaks through the defence and picks up three points!

26-26 Deepak Narwal picks up a bonus for Pirates. Rishank wastes a review on that call.

25-24 UP Yoddha inficts an all-out on Patna Pirates.

24-21 Shrikanth Jadhav picks up three points on his raid but he lands awkwardly on his knee and goes off the court. How big a loss will he be for UP Yoddha?

24-18 Deepak Narwal takes one two many steps inside which allows the defenders to swarm all over him. But Sagar Krishna moves out of the court before affecting the tackle so Deepak remains in the fray!

23-18 Super raid from Deepak Narwal!

Second half

And that's the end of the opening half. It's been a see-saw battle thus far with Shrikanth's three-point raid bringing UP Yoddha within touching distance of the Pirates.

19-17 Super raid from Shrikanth Jadhav! He picks up three points. Costly error from Patna defence.

19-14 Rishank with a successful raid.

18-12 Rishank picks up a bonus raid point.

18-11 In the blink of an eye, Pardeep Narwal picks up a point on his raid for Patna.

16-10 Pardeep Narwal with a successful raid and that's the first all-out inflicted on UP Yoddha!

11-9 Jawahar goes for Rishank's legs before the Patna defenders climb all over the Yoddha raider.

10-9 Manjeet picks two points on a do-or-die raid for Patna!

8-8 Pardeep Narwal's ankle is held before he is pulled back by the Yoddha defenders.

7-7 Super tackle for Patna. Shrikanth Jadhav is tackled down.

Just three men left for Patna at the moment.

5-7 Empty raid from Pardeep Narwal for Patna Pirates.

4-6 Vijay raids successfully.

1-6 Rishank Devadiga is tackled on his raid.

0-1 Shrikanth Jadhav opens the account for UP Yoddha.

Here are the teams

Patna Piratres: Deepak Narwal, Tae Deok Eom, Vikas Kale, Pardeep Narwal, Vijay, Jawahar, Jaideep

Subs: Kuldeep Singh, Manjeet, Manish, Surender Singh, Vikas Jaglan

UP Yoddha: Sachin Kumar, Narendar, Amit, Rishank Devadiga, Nitesh Kumar, Sagar Krishna, Shrikant Jadhav

Subs: Arkam Shaikh, Pankaj, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Rohit Kumar

We kick things off with a match-up between Patna Pirates and UP Yoddha.