PKL 2018-19 Highlights: Bengaluru routs U.P, Delhi edges out Haryana

Dabang Delhi got back to winning ways with a 33-39 victory over Haryana Steelers, while Bengaluru Bulls outclassed U.P Yoddha to win 37-27 at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida.

UP Yoddha's defence in action against Dabang Delhi.   -  PKL

U.P Yoddha vs Bengaluru Bulls

Second-half

27-37 Bhanu Pratap Tomar takes a consolation point with the final raid of the match as Bengaluru Bulls comprehensively beats U.P Yoddha to take the top position in Zone B. U.P Yoddha also becomes the first side to not win a single match at home this season, while Bengaluru's Pawan Sehrawat gets his fifth super 10 of PKL 6 with an outstanding average of 13 raids per match.

26-37 Sachin Kumar picks up his fourth point of the night with a successful tackle on Pawan.

24-37 Super 10 for Pawan Sehrawat as he is taken out, but gets the bonus point.

22-36 With just one more minute left on the clock, Bengaluru gets it second all out of the match with a successful tackle on Sachin Kumar.

22-31 Bengaluru looks relaxed now as Azad Singh is tackled by Raju Lal Choudhary with a double-ankle hold.

22-30 Pawan Sehrawat gets his ninth raid point by taking out Jeeva Kumar.

21-29 Rishank Devadiga digs deep into his reserves and gets a revival for his side. Mahender takes down Bhanu Pratap Tomar on U.P's next raid to get his High 5.

19-27 There is no escape for Rohit Kumar as Nitesh Kumar pulls off a tackle despite being put in a awkward position by the Rohit.

17-27 Rishank Devadiga with another empty raid as U.P looks bereft of ideas by sending its injured captain despite trailing by ten points.

17-26 High 5 for Nitesh Kumar as he brings down Pawan Sehrawat.

16-26 Rishank Devadiga seems to be struggling as he hobbles on the left side on his raid and comes back empty.

15-26 Kashiling Adike is taken out by Sachin Kumar and Nitesh Kumar as U.P gets a super tackle.

13-25 Bhanupratap Tomar gets a touch point on his first raid for U.P.

12-24 Shrikant Jadhav, heavily bandaged around the head, looks dazed as he runs straight into Mahender Singh and goes out of the court.

12-23 Rohit Kumar comes back with an empty raid after Kashiling Adike is out after Nitesh Kumar puts him in an inescapable ankle hold.

11-23 Pawan Sehrawat and Mahender block Azad Singh on the turn and Bengaluru stretch the lead.

11-22 Shrikant Jadhav is taken out while raiding and Kashiling Adike takes out Rishank Devadiga with a superb toe touch.

First-half

11-20 Pawan Sehrawat is taken out by a combination of Jeeva Kumar and Narender as Bengaluru leads the match with a big margin. U.P has looked poor while raiding while Pawan and Rohit Kumar have combined for 13 of the 14 raid points of the half for Bengaluru.

9-19 Shrikant Jadhav has almost reached the midline when Pawan Sehrawat blocks him few inches from the line and the Bengaluru defence is all over Jadhav.

9-17 Rishank Devadiga pushes Ashish Sangwan over the line after the defender tries to take him head on.

7-16 Finally Nitesh Kumar gets a point for the host with a superb ankle hold on Pawan Kumar who takes the aerial route over the defender.

6-15 The Bengaluru Bulls raiders have been clinical today as Rohit Kumar takes out Narender for his fifth raid point of the match.

6-14 First all out of the match which goes to Bengaluru after Pawan Sehrawat takes out the last two U.P players with his raid.

5-10  Rohit Kumar gets two points after Sachin makes a dash to push out the raider, but a referral shows that the raider is safe.

5-7 Jeeva Kumar takes a misstep and Rohit Kumar gets a touch on him. Bengaluru back in the lead.

5-5 Mahender Singh gets around Prashanth Kumar Rai and tackles him to the ground, but a referral deems the raider safe after one of the Bengaluru defenders steps out of the lobby.

4-5 Prashanth Kumar Rai gets a raid point as Nitesh Kumar gets a thigh hold to take out Pawan Sehrawat.

2-5 Another superb raid by Pawan sees him get a running-hand touch on Rishank Devadiga.

2-4 Pawan gets a slight touch on Sachin Kumar on the right corner.

1-3 Pawan Sehrawat takes out Rishank Devadiga and Jeeva Kumar to give Bengaluru the lead.

1-0 Shrikant Jadhav gets a reverse-toe touch on Raju Lal Choudhary to open the account for the home team.

Line-ups

U.P Yoddha: Shrikant Jadhav, Narender, Jeeva Kumar, Prashanth Kumar Rai, Rishank Devadiga, Nitesh Kumar, Sachin Kumar

Subs: Amit, Azad Singh, Bhanu Pratap Tomar, Sagar Krishna, Ranidu Chamara

Bengaluru Bulls: Rohit Kumar, Ashish Sangwan, Mahender Singh, Pawan Sehrawat, Kashiling Adake, Raju Lal Choudhary, Sandeep

Subs: Amit Sheoran, Gyung Tae Kim, Harish Naik, Jasmer Gulia, Sumit Singh

 

HEAD-TO-HEAD

Matches - 4 | UP Yoddha - 1 |Bengaluru Bulls –3 |Tie – 0

  • UP Yoddha and Bengaluru Bulls have played each other four times so far, with Bengaluru winning thrice and UP Yoddha winning once.
  • The first game between the two teams in PKL 6 ended 35-29 in Bengaluru’s favor.
  • Bengaluru Bulls’ captain Rohit Kumar got his first super 10 of the season (14 raid points).
  • Both the defenses had collectively good performances in that match.
  • UP Yoddha PKL 6: 3 wins, 5 losses 3 ties. Tied last two matches against Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans.
  • Bengaluru Bulls PKL 6: 5 wins, 1 loss. Won last match against UP by 6 points.
  • Bengaluru Bulls is coming into this game on a 3-game winning streak.
  • Bengaluru Bulls is unbeaten against Zone B teams. Its only loss of the season came against Puneri Paltan (Inter-zone challenge).

Haryana Steelers vs Dabang Delhi

Second-half

33-39 Naveen Kumar comes back with another raid point with the last raid of the match and Delhi has survived some nervous moments after the first time out to keep the raid. Monu Goyat gets a Super 10 despite starting from the bench, but Ravinder Pahal's High 5 sets up the game for Delhi.

33-38 Another vital double-thigh hold by Ravinder Pahal on Monu Goyat gives Haryana two points for a super tackle and keeps Delhi in the lead.

33-36 Chandran Ranjit and Meraj Sheykh are given out after the former is seen stepping out of the lobby. Delhi reviews the decision and Ranjith is given out by the video referee.

31-35 Joginder is cornered and taken out Monu Goyat as Haryana desperately tries to come back.

30-35 Chandran Ranjit shakes off the double-ankle hold attempt by Sachin Shingade as now it is Delhi's game to lose.

30-34 Monu Goyat gets a running-hand touch on Vishal Mane.

29-34 Naveen Kumar is revived after Joginder takes out Vikas Kandola by pushing him out of the lobby.

29-33 Meraj Sheykh is taken out by Mayur after the raider tries to get out of the left corner.

28-33 Monu gets two defenders out with a running-hand touch and gets two revivals for his side.

26-33 A bonus point for Monu Goyat as Haryana is down to three men.

25-33 Naveen Kumar shows superb strength to drag Sunil to the midline and put his hand over the line.

24-31 Another hand touch on Mayur by Naveen Kumar extends Delhi's lead.

23-30 Naveen is trapped deep on the left corner and is tackled to the ground by the Delhi defence.

21-29 Another mistake by Mayur and Vikas Kandola, who try for a tackle  that was never there and give away two easy points for Naveen Kumar.

21-27 Monu Goyat is superbly tackled by Rajesh Narwal on the right cover.

20-26 Joginder Narwal is having a torrid time as he gifts away yet another point by stepping out of the lobby.

20-25 Another all out for Delhi after Bhuvneshwar Gaur's raid is unsuccessful.

19-21 Its a completely different story for Haryana as the defence allows Meraj Sheykh to take out three defenders with a super raid.

19-17 Some sloppy work from Mayur helps Naveen Kumar get an easy touch and Delhi reduces the gap.

19-16 Fourth tackle of the night for Ravinder Pahal as he takes out Monu to get the first point of the second half.

First-half

19-15 Vikas Kandola comes back with an empty raid as Haryana fought back from 7-12 to lead 16-15 and it has much to do with the introduction of Monu Goyat from the bench. At the other end, Ravinder Pahal has come up with some crunching tackles and has 3 tackle points.

17-15 Sachin Shingade gets a double-thigh hold on Chandran Ranjit and extends Haryana's lead.

16-15 First all out for Haryana after last man Pawan Kadian is tackled easily on the right corner.

11-13 Sunil and Monu catch Naveen Kumar mid air to reduce the difference to two points.

9-13 Vikas Kandola escapes the attempted tackle by Joginder on the left cover.

8-12 Naveen Kumar gets a bonus point to extend the lead.

7-12 Ravinder Pahal takes out Bhuvneshwar Gaur as Delhi gets its first all out of the match.

5-8 Sachin Shingade tries to go for Meraj Sheykh's legs, but the raider escapes the hold and leaps over Sachin to get to the midline.

4-7 Meraj Sheykh gets a running-hand touch on Kuldeep.

4-6 Naveen gets Mayur on the left cover to extend Delhi's lead as Monu Goyat is sent in as a substitute for Parveen.

4-4 Haryana level on points after Mayur takes out Naveen Kumar.

4-3 Chandran Ranjith takes out Naveen in the centre with a running-hand touch.

2-2 Ravinder Pahal is ably assisted by Vishal Mane in taking out Vikas Kandola.

1-1 In the absence of Monu Goyat, Naveen picks up a point by escaping an weak ankle hold by Joginder.

0-1 Chandran Ranjit picks up a bonus with the first raid of the match.

Line-ups

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

Subs: Anand Surendra Tomar, Bhuvneshwar Gaur, Monu Goyat, Sudhanshu Tyagi, Patrick Muvai

Dabang Delhi: Naveen Kumar, Vishal Mane, Meraj Sheykh, Rajesh Narwal, Chandran Ranjit, Ravinder Pahal, Joginder Narwal

Subs: Kamal Kishor, Pawan Kadian, Satpal, Viraj Vishnu Landge, Yogesh Hooda

 

HEAD-TO-HEAD

Overall PKL: Matches – 4 | Haryana Steelers – 4 | Dabang Delhi K.C. - 0

  • Haryana Steelers has beaten Dabang Delhi in all of their 4 encounters in PKL including their first meeting of PKL 6 where the Steelers won 34-31.
  • Monu Goyat had 7 raid points in this match while Vikas Kandola had 9.
  • Parveen had a HIGH 5 with 6 tackle points in the match.
  • For Delhi, Pawan Kadian (7 raid points) and Chandran Ranjit (8 raid points) lead the way in raiding.
  • Ravinder Pahal had a HIGH 5 (5 tackle points) while Joginder Narwal had 4 tackle points.
  • Haryana Steelers PKL 6: 3 wins, 7 losses. Lost last match against Jaipur Pink Panthers by 6 points.
  • Dabang Delhi PKL 6: 2 wins, 4 losses, 1 tie.
  • Lost last match against Gujarat Fortunegiants by 7 points. Delhi is on a 3-match losing streak.