Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s live coverage of the Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Giants game.
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FULL-TIME: BENGALURU BULLS LOST 44-46 TO GUJARAT GIANTS.
44-46 Parteek gets a bonus in the do-or-die raid which will be the last raid of the match before giving away his tackle point to Bharat. With this, the match ends and Gujarat has handed the Bulls a 2-point loss.
43-45 Vikash goes in the raid and gets Rinku but only 13 seconds left in the game.
42-45 Vikash is in the raid and he takes Rakesh and asks for a bonus as well, won’t get a bonus after review.
41-45 Neeraj in the raid and he fails as Rinku Narwal tackles him.
41-44 Bengaluru Bulls is losing this game in the dying minutes as Saurabh Nandal gave a freebie point to Mahender Rajput.
41-43 Rinku Narwal tackles Bharat.
41-42 Parteek Dahiya in the raid and he is on the clean-up act, he has inflicted an all-out on the Bulls! Sudhakar Krishant and Saurabh Nandal have to go out only to come back with all seven players.
41-38 Neeraj is in the raid and gets Arkam Shaikh.
39-38 Parteek Dahiya in the raid, and he somehow managed to almost close in the points with a multi-point raid. Narender Hooda, Mayur Kadam goes out as Dahiya gets two.
39-36 A mind-boggling raid from Neeraj Narwal, under pressure, he goes in and roles over to his half for how many points? One, Two, Three? THREE POINTS FOR HIM!! SUPER RAID - Rinku Narwal, Manuj along with a bonus.
Ram Meher Singh to his boys: Super tackle nhi dena hai, bonus de de lekin points mat dena (give bonus but don’t give touchpoint and do not get super tackled)
36-36 Rakesh puts his team on level terms with two points, he gets a tag on left corner Aman and then he smartly tags Mahender Singh on his way back!
36-34 Bharat in the do-or-die raid and he gets tackled. Any guesses by whom? Parteek Dahiya!
36-33 Parteek Dahiya is getting better with every raid, every game, he completes his Super 10 as he gets a tag on Saurabh Nandal.
The first match of the day is underway, scores will read as Bengaluru vs Gujarat:
36-32 Rakesh in the raid, looks like he is out of bounds, refs are discussing this and he will have to go out as the Bulls will get his point.
35-32 Arkam Shaikh in his groove for the first time in the night, takes Vikash out of the mat.
35-31 Parteek is in the raid and it’s a multi-point raid, Aman, and Mayur Kadam goes out.
35-29 Bharat in the points rally, takes the touchpoint of Arkam Shaikh.
34-29 Bonus for Bharat
33-29 Arkam Shaikh in the raid and Mayur Kadam tackles him to inflict another all-out on Gujarat.
30-28 Defence is choking for both the teams, Vikash will take Parteek Dahiya’s point.
28-27 Parteek takes Neeraj Narwal’s touchpoint.
28-26 Vikash is in the raid and takes Manuj.
27-26 Bonus for Parteek Dhaiya.
27-25 Bharat in the raid will take the point of Sandeep Kandola this time.
26-25 Rakesh fails to get the point in the raid, and Saurabh Nandal tackles him.
25-25 Vikash gets a tag on Rinku.
24-25 Mahender getsSaurabh Nandal
24-24 Vikash gets Vijin Thangadurai.
23-24 Manuj gets the tackle point of Bharat.
23-23 Parteek, in return, gets a brilliant hand touchpoint of Mayur Kadam to restore parity.
23-22 Bharat is in the raid and he takes two men with him, Mahendra Rajput, and Rinku Narwa goes out.
21-22 Bonus for Rajput as well.
21-21 Neeraj restores parity with a bonus.
20-21 Aman who looked out of form today gets Rakesh this time and Gujarat now has only one point lead.
19-21 Surrender from Rakesh as Vikash takes his point along with two all-out points.
16-21 Vikash is in the raid and gets Manuj.
15-21 Rakesh touches Saurabh Nandal in the raid.
15-20 Vikash gets Rinku Narwal in the raid.
14-18 Bonus for Bharat.
14-17 Bharat gets a big raid here and takes Vijin Thangadurai and Arkam Shaikh in a single raid.
12-17 Rakesh in return gets Aman.
12-16 Bharat takes Parteek Dhaiya in the raid.
11-16 Rakesh in return got the point of Mayur Kadam.
11-15 Bharat takes Shankar Gadai’s touchpoint.
10-15 Rakesh in the do-or-die raid and goes away with the point of Aman.
10-14 Bharat reduces the deficit by taking the point of Manuj.
9-14 Saurabh Nandal gets a tag on Chandran Ranjit.
8-14 Rakesh takes Aman in return.
8-13 Bharat takes the touchpoint of Rinku Narwal.
7-13 Vikash with a touchpoint of Vijin Thangadurai in his raid.
6-13 Rakesh gets a bonus.
6-12 Bharat in return gets a tag on Arkam Shaikh.
5-12 Captain Ranjit gets a tag on opposition captain Mahender Singh
5- 11 Bharat gets a bonus.
4-11 Parteek Dahiya swipes all three defenders in a single raid and gets five points in this raid.
4-6 Rinku Narwal gets Bharat this time in defence.
4-5 Supper tackle for the Bulls, Mahender Singh tackled Ranjit in the do-or-die raid.
2-5 Rinku Narwal tackles Vikash Kandola.
2-4 Ranjit doubles the lead with a running hand touch on the left corner - Aman.
2-3 Manuj gets his second point of the game and he tackles Neeraj this time.
2-2 Ranjit in the raid and goes back with a bonus.
2-1 Bharat in the do-or-die raid and he has been thumped down in the mat by Manuj.
2-0 Neeraj Narwal is in the act once again, this time in defence as he tackles Rakesh.
1-0 Neeraj Narwal opens the account for the Bulls by taking the touchpoint of Vijin.
Bengaluru Bulls won the toss, Giants to raid first.
BENGALURU BULLS: Bharat
GUJARAT GIANTS: Parteek Dahiya
BENGALURU BULLS: Vikash Kandola, Mayur Kadam, Mahendra Rajput, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, Saurabh Nandal, Aman
GUJARAT GIANTS: Rakesh, Vijin Thangadurai, Arkam Shaikh, Parteek Dahiya, Chandran Ranjit, Manuj, Rinku Narwal
Played: 9 | Bengaluru: 4 | Gujarat: 4 | Tied: 1
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
Lost 27-29 to Haryana Steelers
Drew 31-31 with Tamil Thalaivas
Lost 18-25 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Bengaluru Bulls has been one of the strongest teams this season with six wins, three losses and a tie. Bharat has been its most trusted player in offence with 112 raid points and he has been supported well by Vikash Kandola, who has scored 65 raid points. Neeraj Narwal and Sachin Narwal have chipped in with 24 and 11 raid points respectively. In defence, Saurabh Nandal has been the main man for the Bulls with 34 tackle points. He has been helped by Aman and skipper Mahender Singh, who have scored 19 and 17 tackle points respectively.
Gujarat Giants, on the other hand, will be eager to bounce back after suffering a defeat last night. They are now second from bottom in the standings having won four, lost five and tied one of their matches so far. To get the better of the Bulls, the Giants will need their lead raider Rakesh (103 raid points) to be on top of his game, while the likes of Parteek Dhaiya (48 raid points) and Chandran Ranjit (41 raid points) also need to contribute. Defensively, Sourav Gulia with 25 tackle points this season has been their best tackler, while Arkam Shaikh and Shankar Gadai have scored 16 and 12 tackle points respectively.
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WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Giants 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 6.
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