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The first encounter is underway, scores will read as Haryana vs Delhi:
FULLTIME UPDATE: Dabang Delhi beat Haryana Steelers 42-30.
30-42 Ashu Malik fails to get a point in the do-or-die raid, which was also the last raid of the game, and Haryana manages to take a point in the last raid, but the combined efforts from the defence and raid unit denied Haryana from taking any point from this game.
29-42 Ashu Malik gets a tight hold on the ankles of Prapanjan, and he tries to escape, but Naveen comes and dashes him out.
29-40 Parapanjan gets another point and gets Ravi Kumar this time.
28-40 Prapanjan in the raid, and he gets a tag on Amit Hooda.
27-40 Ashu Malik in the raid, and he gets a tag on Jaideep and claims a second point as well. The refs gave one point to Ashu, but Delhi reviews this one as Ashu looks very confident, and yes, the reviews show he had touched both Jaideep and Mohit in the do-or-die raid.
27-38 Vijay Malik stepped out, but Amit and Ashu SUPER TACKLED Meetu Sharma for two points.
26-36 Meetu Sharma in the raid, and he uses the lobby to escape after getting a running hand touch on Ravi Kumar.
25-36 Meetu Sharma in the raid, and he gets a tag on Ravi Kumar.
24-36 SUPER TACKLE for the boys in blue as Mohit Nandal initiates a tackle on Naveen, and the defence has successfully executed this.
22-36 Prapanjan has been tackled by the stellar defence of Delhi.
22-35 Vinay has been ushered off by Krishan Dhull, and this Dabang Delhi’s defence looks much more consolidated.
22-34 Manjeet in front of a three-man defence. He has been caught yet again for a SUPER TACKLE, and the lead again extends to 12 points.
22-32 Vijay Malik is in the raid and gets rid of Jaideep Dahiya via a running hand touch.
22-31 Manjeet in the raid, and he uses his height advantage to get a tag on Sandeep Dhull.
21-31 Vinay takes Ravi Kumar out with a touchpoint.
20-31 Naveen Kumar has been tackled by Mohit Nandal, who came in the do-or-die raid.
19-31 Vishal tackles Prapanjan and Haryana are not maximising in crunch situations.
19-30 Manjeet goes in for a raid in front of a three-man defence and gets greedy for a point. Culminating in a SUPER TACKLE by the defence.
19-28 Bonus for Naveen Kumar.
19-27 Manjeet is in the raid, and he takes Amit Hooda.
18-27 Jaideep Dahiya tackles Ashu Malik, who came in the do-or-die raid.
17-27 Amit Hooda tackles Vinay.
17-26 Prapanjan in the raid, and will be looking for touchpoints to avoid being all-out the second time, and there we go, he takes four points in the raid! It is a SUPER RAID as he takes a bonus along with three touchpoints of Vishal, Sandeep Dhull and Ravi Kumar
13-26 Naveen Kumar continues taking point in the raid. He touches Mohit Nandal.
13-25 Dabang Delhi is in no mood to stop anytime soon. Amit Hooda along with Sandeep Dhull tackled Manjeet via a chain tackle.
13-24 Now the defence is in the act too, Vishal initiates the tackle on Meetu and others joined him quickly to contain Meetu and extend the lead by 11 points in the first half.
13-23 Naveen Kumar gets his 12th point, this time he takes Sunny Sehrawat, and the older Naveen seems to have come back to resurrect the Dabang Delhi side!
13-22 Naveen in return gets Monu Hooda.
13-21 Meetu Sharma in the do-or-die raid, and he goes back successfully with a tag on Amit Hooda.
12-21 Super 10 for Naveen express as he gets a bonus point in the raid.
12-20 Naveen Kumar is in the raid once again and goes back with the touchpoint of Sunny Sehrawat.
12-19 Manjeet in the raid, and he gets rid of Vishal via a running hand touch, and it is a seven-point game for Delhi at the moment.
11-19 Jaideep Dahiya tackles Ashu Malik, and Haryana is slowly coming back in the game.
10-19 Prapanjan in the raid, and he gets a tag on Sandeep Dhull.
9-19 Prapanjan gets a tag on Sandeep Dhull to send him off.
8-19 Naveen in the raid touches Amirhossein Bastami for a point.
8-18 Sandeep tackles Meetu Sharma.
8-17 Jaideep Dahiya tackles Ashu Malik, and the points are being traded off at a rapid pace.
7-17 Sandeep Dhull tackles Manjeet.
7-16 Ashu Malik gets a tag on Amirhossein Bastami
7-15 Manjeet in the raid, and he gets a tag on Sandeep Dhull.
6-15 Naveen in the clean-up act for Dabang Delhi as he wipes out the defence of Haryana to inflict an early all-out on them.
6-11 Vijay Malik tackles Prapanjan to leave Haryana with two men on the mat.
6-10 Naveen Kumar in the raid, and he gets a tag on in form Amirhossein Bastami.
6-9 Vishal tackles Meetu Sharma.
6-8 Ashu Malik in the raid, and he touches Nitin Rawal.
6-7 Meetu Sharma in return takes Dipak out with a tag on him.
5-7 Naveen takes Manjeet.
5-6 Prapanjan takes Vijay Malik in the raid.
4-6 Naveen in the raid, and he puts Delhi in lead with a bonus along with the touchpoint of Sunny Sehrawat.
4-4 Manjeet comes in the raid, and Amit Hooda tackles him to level the score.
4-3 A bonus for Ashu Malik.
4-2 Manjeet in the raid, and it looks like he has been tackled but wait, no the refs are counting the numbers, and there we go! A multi-point raid for Mnajeet as he gets Dipak and Vishal.
2-2 Bonus for Manjeet.
1-2 Bastami tackles Vijay with a brilliant back hold! A point he will cherish for a long.
0-2 Sandeep Dhull tackles Meetu Sharma with an ankle hold.
0-1 Naveen Kumar starts the proceedings for Delhi with a bonus point.
Haryana Steelers team won the toss and selected court, Delhi to raid first.
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Haryana Steelers: K Prapanjan
Dabang Delhi: Amit Hooda
Haryana Steelers: K Prapanjan, Meetu Sharma, Manjeet, Sunny Sehrawat, Jaideep Dahiya, Nitin Rawal, Amirhossien Bastami
Dabang Delhi: Amit Hooda, Naveen Kumar, Dipak, Vishal, Vijay Malik, Ashu Malik, Sandeep Dhull
Dabang Delhi beat Haryana Steelers 38-36 in the previous encounter on 17th October.
Played: 11 | Dabang Delhi: 4 | Haryana Steelers: 7 | Tied: 1
Haryana Steelers find itself in the 10th spot in the standings and has five wins, eight losses and two ties. Manjeet and Meetu Sharma have been their main raiders with 113 and 109 raid points respectively. K.Prapanjan looked good in attack for the Steelers in the previous match and he will look to continue from where he left off. Jaideep Dahiya has been the best defender for them with 42 tackle points, while Mohit Nandal has contributed 26 tackle points. All-rounders Nitin Rawal and Amirhossein Bastami have made their presence felt with 20 tackle points each.
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Dabang Delhi won last night and has seven wins and eight losses so far. Naveen Kumar has been standing tall in attack and has scored more than 150 raid points and he’s been supported by Ashu Malik, who has managed almost 100 raid points so far while Manjeet has chipped in with more than 50 raid points this season. In defence, Vishal and Krishan have been leading the way for Dabang Delhi K.C. with 30 or more tackle points for them, while Ravi Kumar has chipped in with 20 tackle points.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Haryana Steelers vs Dabang Delhi Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM onwards on Sunday, November 20.