Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the Bengaluru Bulls vs Puneri Paltan game.
The second game is underway, scores will read as Bengaluru vs Puneri:
FULLL-TIME UPDATE: Puneri Paltan beat Bengaluru Bulls 35-33.
33-35 Aslam Inamdar comes in the raid, and he eyes for a point in the last raid to win it for Paltan, and he does it! He has done it for Paltan. He takes the touchpoint of Mahender Singh and a bonus to win it won Paltan. Ah, breathe! WHAT A GAME THIS HAS BEEN!
33-33 Bharat in the raid, and touches Sombir with just one second left in the clock, and it will be a do-or-die raid for Pune.
32-33 Bharat gets Akash Shinde, and the gap is now only a slender point!
31-33 Bharat gets Fazel Atrachali and this is some game from the Bulls!
30-33 Saurabh Nandal made an error and gave his point to Aslam in a do-or-die raid!
30-32 A bonus for Bharat! A two-point lead for the Bulls.
29-32 Bharat in the raid, and Paltan are now feeling the heat! He gets the touchpoint of Aslam Inamdar and a bonus which means the lead has now reduced to just three points.
27-32 Bharat turned the tables here as he produced a clean-up act on Pune by taking four points from this raid!!! The Bulls have inflicted an all-out on Paltan with less than 4 minutes to go. Wow, what a game1
23-32 Bulls are closing in the lead, Saurabh Nandal tackles Akash Shinde to leave Paltan with two men on the court! This game is still on!
22-32 Bharat finally gets a point from this game and takes Sombir out with a touchpoint.
21-32 Aslam Inamdar in the do-or-die raid and he consumes all 30 seconds and goes back to the bench.
20-32 Neeraj Narwal is very quick in the raid and comes back in a flash with a touchpoint of Sanket Sawant, however, he believes that he has a bonus too! The Bulls review this one but they lose this review and only one point has been awarded.
19-32 Neeraj Narwal escapes with a bonus in the do-or-die raid.
18-32 Mohit Goyat has been ushered off the mat in the do-or-die raid! A brilliant point for the Bulls as Saurabh Nandal was the one who dashed Goyat for a SUPER TACKLE!
16-32 Sachin Narwal has been thumped down and this defence of Puneri looks very dangerous!
16-31 Bharat fails yet again. Abhunesh Nadarajan tackles him this time.
16-30 Akash Shinde in the raid, gets Aman’s touchpoint.
16-29 Sachin Narwal in the raid and takes Aslam’s point this time.
15-29 Bonus for Sachin Narwal.
14-29 Mohit Nandal in the do-or-die raid, and Saurabh Nandal tackles him to reduce the deficit by a point.
13-29 Sombir tackles the only man in form for the Bulls today, Neeraj Narwal for a point.
13-28 Bonus for Neeraj Narwal.
12-28 Bharat in the raid, and fails yet again as he goes in the lobby! The wait for the first point still continues for Bharat.
12-27 Aslam Inamdar is in the raid, and gets a tag on Mahender Singh.
12-26 Mohit Goyat cleans up the defence to inflict another all-out on the Bulls! Ran Singh and Saurabh Nandal go out to come back with the full 7 men in the mat.
12-22 Neeraj Narwal in the do-or-die raid, and he tries everything to snatch a point from Puneri, but a tremendous effort from the defence to stay away and dash him in the dying seconds of the raid.
12-21 Akash Shinde comes in the raid, and was quick enough to create panic in the defence and gets a point of Mahender Singh via a kick.
12-20 Mohit Goyat in the raid in front of the three-man defence and Neeraj Narwal!!! He jumps and attacks both feet and tackles him for another SUPER TACKLE for the Bulls! This is good stuff from Neeraj.
10-20 A bonus for Neeraj Narwal in the do-or-die raid.
9-20 Sudhakar goes out of the line and another point for Puneri.
9-19 A SUPER TACKLE by Mayur Kadam as he gets Aslam Inamdar this time, who fails against the three-men defence.
7-19 Neeraj Narwal in the raid, and he gets Abinesh Nadarajan plus a bonus as well.
5-19 Aslam is in the raid, and he gets the touchpoints of Bharat and Aman. Bharat has been sent off for the fourth time!
5-17 Neeraj Narwal finally breaks the flow for Puneri as he takes the touchpoint of Sanket in the do-or-die raid.
4-17 Mohit Goyat in the raid, and he gets a tag on Mahender Singh.
4-16 Saurabh Nandal attempts a double ankle hold on Aslam, and Aman just waited and did not engage to tackle Aslam, thus, he goes away shrugging Nandal with his point.
4-15 Abinesh Nadarajan is in the act once again, he tackles Vikash this time.
4-14 A bonus for Akash Shinde.
4-13 Abinesh Nadarajan dashed Bharat, and it is three unsuccessful raids by Bharat.
4-12 A very smart raid by Mohit Goyat to clean both defenders and inflict an early all-out on Bengaluru.
4-8 Vikash Kandola comes in the do-or-die raid, and Mohit Goyat tackles him for a point.
4-7 Mohit Goyat gets the point of Ran Singh in the raid.
4-6 Akash Shinde in the raid, and he lured Mahender Singh into him and goes back with his point.
4-5 Bharat has been tackled for the second time in the raid, and this time it is Mohit Goyat.
4-4 Mahender Singh tackles Aslam Inamdar to level the score.
3-4 Vikash Kandola in the do-or-die raid, and he gets the touchpoint of Sanket Sawant.
2-4 Mohit Goyat in the do-or-die raid, and he gets a tag on Aman.
2-3 Bharat enters the lobby without getting a touch on any defenders, and he goes away.
2-2 Neeraj Narwal has been thumped down, quite erratically by the defence of Pune as Akash Shinde gets the point.
1-1 Akash Shinde gets the bonus to open Pune’s points account in the game.
1-0 Vikash Kandola starts the proceedings for Bengaluru with a touchpoint of Aslam Inamdar in the very first raid itself.
Puneri Paltan won the toss, Bengaluru Bulls will raid first.
Dabang Delhi beat Haryana Steelers 42-30 in the first encounter of the night and jumps on the fifth position.
Dabang Delhi leads 36-25 against Haryana Steelers in the first game with 5 minutes left in the clock.
Bengaluru Bulls beat Puneri Paltan 41-39 in the previous encounter on 9th October.
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat, Vikash Kandola, Neeraj Narwal, Mahender Singh, Mayur Kadam, Saurabh Nandal, Aman
Puneri Paltan: Mohit Goyat, Akash Shinde, Aslam Inamdar, Fazel Atrachali, Sombir, Sanket Sawant, Abhinesh Nadarajan
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat
Puneri Paltan: Mohit Goyat
Played: 15 | Bengaluru Bulls: 8 | Puneri Paltan: 7 | Tied: 0
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
Lost 27-29 to Haryana Steelers
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 32-24
Drew 27-27 to Haryana Steelers
Bengaluru Bulls is placed at the top of the table with 10 wins, four losses and a tie. Bharat has been a player the Bulls can bank on as their star raider since he’s scored 177 raid points so far. Vikash Kandola and Neeraj Narwal have supported him in the raiding department with 84 and 59 raid points respectively. As far as the defence goes, Saurabh Nandal has been their best defender in the campaign with 49 tackle points. Aman and Mahender Singh have assisted Nandal with 33 and 28 tackle points respectively. Furthermore, Neeraj Narwal has also shown his defensive skills with 18 tackle points.
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Puneri Paltan, meanwhile, is placed second in the standings with nine wins, four losses and two ties. Aslam Inamdar and Mohit Goyat have looked explosive on the mat for the Paltan with 109 and 107 raid points respectively. Akash Shinde has also got himself going this season with 77 raid points. In defence, Fazel Atrachali has been a pillar for the Paltan with 40 tackle points and Sombir has helped his skipper with 27 tackle points. Sanket Sawant has been their next-best defender with 18 tackle points.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Bengaluru Bulls vs Puneri Paltan Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Sunday, November 20.