Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the Gujarat Giants vs Haryana Steelers game.
The second game is underway, scores will read Gujarat vs Haryana:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: Haryana Steelers beat Gujarat Giants 32-33!
32-33 Manjeet in the last raid of the match with 2 points lead with him, it is a do-or-die raid, and he has been tackled, but Gujarat lost the game with the barest of margin! A one-point loss for Gujarat Giants.
31-33 Shankar Gadai gets Jaideep Dahiya, and only 20 seconds left in the raid.
30-33 Mahendra Rajput has been brought in as a substitution to take a point but, he too, has been tackled in the dying minutes, and Haryana has one hand on the victory unless some miraculous effort from the Giants.
30-32 Rakesh attempts a dubki to escape against the defence of Haryana. However, he has been blocked by the mountain of defenders.
30-31 Manjeet gets another point with a running hand touch on Ranjit this time.
30-30 Ranjit restore the parity with Jaideep’s touchpoint.
29-30 Mnajeet in the raid, and he tries for the bonus on multiple occasions and ends up getting the point of Manuj.
29-29 Rajput uses his height and gets the point of Amirhossien Bastami to level the score again.
28-29 Bonus for Meetu Sharma.
28-28 Joginder Narwal!!! He tackles Rakesh with his classic hold.
28-27 Nitin Rawal in the raid, and Arkam Shaikh goes ahead to block him for a point.
27-27 Manjeet has been tackled, and Gujarat levels the score once again.
26-27 Mahendra Rajput has been dashed out by Jaideep along with Joginder.
26-26 Manjeet in the raid and takes Manuj to restore parity.
26-25 Vinay, the last man for Haryana gets the bonus before getting tackled by Kapil to get all-out, and the Giants are in the lead for the very first time.
23-24 Rakesh is in the raid and takes two points with him. Nitin Rawal, and Amirhossein Bastami goes out.
21-24 Manuj tackles Meetu Sharma.
20-24 Meetu Sharma in the do-or-die rand and takes Kapil out with a touchpoint.
20-23 Rakesh comes in the do-or-die raid, and Joginder Narwal pounced on him to tackle, hold on! The refs are discussing a few things, Are any of the defenders out of bounds? No, Narwal got his deserved point.
19-22 Manjeet comes in the raid, and Rinku goes off to tackle him.
18-22 Mahendra Ganesh Rajput comes in the raid. He has been tackled by Jaideep Narwal along with Mohit Nandal and then Joginder joins them too. The refs gave the decision in the favour of Haryana and gave a point to Haryana. Gujarat, however, reviews this and the recap shows that Mahendra might have crossed the line. The review was Successful and two points have been awarded to Mahendra Rajput.
16-22 Manjeet uses his height advantage to touch Kapil.
16-21 Super 10 for Manjeet as he takes Ranjit’s touchpoint in the do-or-die raid just before halftime.
16-20 Rakesh in the do-or-die raid and Nitin Rawal comes from the left corner to dash the big man!
16-19 Meetu in the raid, and he goes out of bounds, a point to Gujarat.
15-19 Rakesh gets Joginder Narwal this time.
14-19 Pardeep has been sent yet again in the defence as Meetu gets a tag on him this time.
14-18 Bonus for Ranjit.
13-18 Manjeet takes Rinku Narwal and Manuj out in the single raid.
13-16 Ranjit gets Bastami as the latter makes the mistake of attempting the tackle quite early.
12-16 Bonus for Meetu.
12-15 Manjeet gets the tag of Pardeep yet again.
12-14 Ranjit reduces the lead to two points with the two points of Jaideep Dahiya and Nitin Rawal.
10-14 Manjeet in the do-or-die raid, and gets a tag on Pardeep Kumar in the dying seconds of the raid.
10-13 Rakesh reduces the lead with a two-point raid, and Mohit Nandal and Amirhossein Bastami have to go out.
8-13 Joginder Narwal tackles Chandran Ranjit.
7-12 Meetu sends Vijin back to the benches again.
7-11 Rakesh takes Mohit to take Vijin back in the court.
6-11 Manjeet in return gets Vijin Thangadurai.
6-10 Ranjit gets Amirhossein Bastami this time in the raid.
5-10 Rinku Narwal surrendered against Manjeet, and Haryana inflicted an all-out, quite early on in the game.
4-7 Mahendra Rajput tackled by Amirhossein Bastami.
4-6 Meetu gets Kapil.
3-5 Joginder Narwal pounced on Manjeet to tackle him in the do-or-die raid.
3-4 Rinku Narwal gets a super tackle as Manjeet succumbed against a three-man defence.
1-4 Jaideep gets his revenge on Ranjit with a hold on him to tackle and send him off.
1-3 Manjeet gets Arkam Shaikh this time.
1-2 Manjeet gets two points in his first raid and takes dubki king Pardeep along with Kapil out in the benches.
1-0 Chandran Ranjit starts the proceedings for Gujarat with the point of Jaideep Dahiya.
Haryana Steelers won the toss, and Gujarat Giantsto raid first.
Puneri Paltan beat Bengal Warriors 43-27 in the first game of the night.
Gujarat Giants: Chandran Ranjit
Haryana Steelers: Jaideep Dahiya
Gujarat Giants: Rakesh, Pardeep Kumar, Chandran Ranjit, Kapil, Manuj, Rinku Narwal, Arkam Shaikh
Haryana Steelers: Manjeet, Mohit Nandal, Meetu Sharma, Jaideep Dahiya, Nitin Rawal, Joginder Narwal, Amirhossein Bastami
Gujarat Giants beat Haryana Steelers 42-38 in the previous encounter on October 22nd.
Matches Played: 11 | Gujarat: 4 | Haryana: 6 | Tied: 1
Gujarat Giants will look to forget about a defeat in its previous game as they aim to move up the standings. They have secured five wins, suffered six losses and played a tie so far. Rakesh has been on a roll for the Giants with 118 raid points. Parteek Dhaiya and Chandran Ranjit have supported him in attack with 63 and 52 raid points respectively. In defence, Sourav Gulia has been the standout performer for the Giants with 25 tackle points. Arkam Shaikh and Rinku Narwal have also contributed in defence with 17 and 15 tackle points respectively.
Haryana Steelers find themselves in a similar situation to Gujarat Giants. They have four wins, seven losses and two ties and will look to get a move on in the points table. Meetu Sharma and Manjeet have been productive for them this season with 100 and 97 raid points, respectively. The Steelers have also got the likes of K. Prapanjan, Vinay and Rakesh Narwal who are more than capable of having an impact offensively. In defence, Jaideep Dahiya has been a force to reckon with and has 38 tackle points. Mohit Nandal has played the supporting role in defence with 25 tackle points, while Nitin Rawal and Amirhossein Bastami have chipped in with 18 and 16 tackle points respectively.
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WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Gujarat Giants vs Haryana Steelers Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Monday, November 14.
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