The second game is underway, scores will raid as Puneri vs UP:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: UP Yoddhas beat Puneri Paltan 45-41
41-45 Sandeep Narwal goes in the last raid of the game and takes the point of Harsh Lad to seal the deal for UP.
41-44 Saurabh goes in the do-or-die raid and takes two points of Ashu Singh and Babu M.
39-44 Govind dashes Nitin out for a point.
38-44 Nitin Tomar gets a tag on Harsh Lad.
38-43 What is going on here, another raider goes out of bounds for Puneri, this time Aditya Shinde goes out and another two points for Super tackle for UP.
38-41 Balasaheb Jadhav tackles Durgesh.
37-41 Sanket Sawant goes out of bounds this time for Puneri, two super tackle points to UP.
37-39 Aman goes out of bounds, a point to Puneri.
36-39 Aditya Shinde gets a tag on Nitin Panwar..
35-39 This time Alankar Patil makes an error as Aman goes back with his touchpoint.
35-38 Three consecutive points for UP as this time D MahindraPrasad got the better of Sandeep Narwal.
34-38 Harsh LAd tackles Durgesh to reduce the lead.
33-38 Aditya Shinde tags Babu M.
32-38 Error after error from Puneri as they seem to crumble down under pressure. This time Saurabh goes out of bounds.
32-37 A five-point raid as Durgesh Kumar goes in the raid in front of three men in defence, one of the defenders goes out, and Durgesh takes the advantage to touch the other two to inflict an all-out on Puneri. They lead by 5 points for the first time in the game.
32-32 Aditya Shinde goes out of bounds during the raid.
31-31 Aman goes in the raid to restore parity as he takes the touchpoint of Balasaheb Jadhav.
31-30 Seventh point for Sandeep Narwal in defence as D MahindraPrasad goes straight to the defender.
31-29 First point for Nitin Tomar as he gets a tag on Harsh Lad.
31-28 Two points for Saurabh to take touchpoints of Babu M and Nitin Panwar.
29-28 Advance tackle from the right corner, Alankar Patil to hold Durgesh Kumar who came in the do-or-die raid.
28-28 Aditya Shinde goes in the raid but this time Babu M pounce on him and tackles him for a point.
28-27 A half-hearted attempt from Sandeep Narwal but is not enough as Aditya Shinde goes away with his point.
27-27 Aman gets a tag on Sanket Sawant.
27-26 High-five to Sandeep Narwal as he tackles D MahindraPrasad.
27-25 Nitin Tomar goes out of bounds in the raid.
26-25 Sandeep Narwal tackles Aditya Shinde this time.
26-24 Rakesh Ram goes out of bounds which means that UP inflicts the first all-out on 2nd string Puneri.
25-21 Aman touches Harsh Lad to leave Puneri with one man on the mat.
25-20 A bonus for Saurabh but has been tackled by Sandeep Narwal.
24-19 Durgesh Kumar goes in the raid and has been SUPER TACKLED by Rakesh Ram.
22-19 A big raid for Anil Kumar, SUPER RAID to be precise to remove Aditya Shinde, D MahindraPrasad and Akash Chaudhary along with a bonus as well.
21-14 Saurabh comes in the do-or-die raid for Puneri but has been tackled by Sandeep Narwal.
21-13 Rohit Tomar has been tackled this time, by the Puneri captain, Govind Gurjar.
20-12 Another bonus for Rohit Tomar.
20-11 Aditya Shinde touches Babu M.
19-11 A bonus for Rohit Tomar.
19-10 Govind Gurjar tackled Anil Kumar.
18-10 A bonus for Saurabh.
17-10 Nitin Panwar, the last man standing for UP goes in the raid and has been tackled by Rakesh Ram.
14-10 Aditya Shinde takes the point of Babu M.
13-10 Nitin Panwar comes in the do-or-die raid and takes the touchpoint of Govind Gurjar.
13-8 Saurabh gets a tag on Jaideep.
12-8 A pursuit from Govind to take the point of Anil Kumar.
11-8 Govind Gurjar came good on Durgesh Kumar this time to tackle him for a point.
10-8 Durgesh Kumar gets a touch on D MahindraPrasad.
10-7 Saurabh takes the point of Sandeep Narwal.
9-7 Aditya Shinde goes in the raid and goes out in the lobby, but the refs have given a point to the raider, as he thinks he has a touch on a defender. UP Yoddhas reviews this and overturned the decision to get a super tackle.
9-5 Saurabh with a multi-point raid to take Babu M and Rohit Tomar out.
7-5 A bonus for Rohit Tomar in the do-or-die raid.
7-4 D MahindraPrasad has been tackled by Nitin Panwar.
7-3 Aditya Shinde gets his fifth point by taking Jaideep out this time.
6-3 Durgesh Kumar takes a bonus but has been tackled by Harsh Lad.
5-2 A bonus for Aditya Shinde.
4-2 Saurabh takes the touchpoint of Babu M.
3-2 Rohit Tomar makes it a one-point deficit as he takes the point of Akash Chaudhary.
3-1 Durgesh goes in the raid and starts with a touchpoint of Rakesh Ram.
3-0 A SUPER RAID to start with for Aditya Shinde. He takes the points of Rohit Tomar and Babu M along with a bonus as well.
U.P. Yoddhas team won the toss and selected the court. Puneri will raid first
Puneri Paltan: Harsh Lad, Akash Chaudhary, Rakesh Ram, Saurabh, Govind Gurjar, Aditya Shinde
UP Yoddhas: Nitin Panwar, Jaideep, Sandeep Narwal, Babu M, Pardeep Narwal, Durgesh, Rohit Tomar
Puneri Paltan beat UP Yoddhas 40-31 in the previous encounter on 4th November.
Puneri Paltan: Mohammad Nabibaksh
UP Yoddhas: Anil Kumar
Played: 9 | Puneri Paltan: 4 | UP Yoddhas: 5 | Tied: 0
Puneri Paltan has won 14 matches, lost five and tied two so far. The Paltan have got the likes of Aslam Inamdar (138 raid points), Akash Shinde (131 raid points) and Mohit Goyat (120 raid points). These raiders have added firepower to the Paltan’s offence while Pankaj Mohite made his presence felt with 37 raid points. As far as the defence is concerned, Fazel Atrachali has looked rock solid with 51 tackle points. Sombir (35 tackle points), Abinesh Nadarajan (29 tackle points) and Sanket Sawant (28 tackle points) have helped their captain in the defence.
Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Puneri Paltan vs UP Yoddhas in Hyderabad on Friday.
PKL 9, week - 8; raiding form, team performance and the race to the knockouts - we’ve discussed it all in our weekly Pro Kabaddi League live stream. Check out the full stream below:
Meanwhile, UP Yoddhas has secured 11 wins, faced eight losses and played two ties in the tournament. Pardeep Narwal has been a force to reckon with 208 raid points. Surender Gill has also looked impressive with his 132 raid points. The young Rohit Tomar has been effective as a raider and has amassed 63 raid points. On the defence front, Sumit and Ashu Singh have been the two pillars for the Yoddhas with 49 and 47 tackle points. Gurdeep and Nitesh Kumar have also added value to the squad with 35 and 32 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Puneri Paltan vs UP Yoddhas Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 8:30 PM onwards on Friday, December 9.