Pro Kabaddi season 9 got underway at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru on October 7.
Tamil Thalaivas defeated Patna Pirates 33-32 in the first match of October 17. Himanshu Singh of Tamil Thalaivas, who came on as a substitute in the middle of the game, played a fantastic game and scored a quick super 10 to give Tamil their first win of the season.
While Patna suffered a heartbreaking defeat, they were leading the match until the very end before succumbing to Tamil Thalaivas. Patna's search for their first win continues, as they sit at the bottom of the points table with 5 points from 5 matches.
Contrary to Patna Pirates' fortune, Dabang Delhi is sitting in the first position with 25 points in 5 matches. They beat Haryana Steelers in an equally exciting game, which ran down the wire till the very last raid, and it was Naveen Kumar's brilliant effort which helped Delhi see the home with two points in the final raid.
MATCHES ON OCTOBER 17, MONDAY:
MATCH 1: TAMIL THALAIVAS VS PATNA PIRATES
MATCH 2: DABANG DELHI VS HARYANA STEELERS