Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Tamil Thalaivas vs Haryana Steelers in Hyderabad on Saturday.
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The second game is underway, scores wil read as Tamil vs Haryana:
FULL-TIME: Haryana Steelers beat Tamil Thalaivas 61-38.
38-61 Sachin goes in the raid but has been tackled by Sunny Sehrawat. With this Haryana ends its campaign with a record-breaking point. They registered the highest score of PKL 9.
38-60 A SUPER RAID for Manish Gulia to touch and send K. Abhimanyu, Aashish and Himanshu out.
38-57 Sachin goes in the raid and touches Naveen Kundu.
37-57 This game has been played at a frantic pace as both teams are trading blows. This time Lovepreet Singh has been tackled.
34-55 Sachin goes in the raid and touches Navneet. One point each for both teams.
33-54 Lovepreet gets a tag on Sahil.
33-53 Visvanath V goes in the raid but has been tacked by Naveen Kundu.
33-52 Third consecutive point for Tamil as they took two in defence and one in the raid.
30-52 Naveen Kundu tackles Himanshu SIngh.
30-51 A bonus for Manish Gulia but has been dashed out to finally inflict the first all-out on Haryana.
27-50 A FIVE POINTER for Vishvanath to clean up the Haryana defence and inflict first all-out on Haryana. Hold on, the refs have reversed their decision and only gave two touchpoints to the raider. Tamil is reviewing this one for 3+2 points, but the review went in vain as only two points were given to Tamil.
25-50 Sushil goes out of bounds.
24-50 Sahil tries to dash Sushil but he goes back with his point, using the lobby.
24-49 A SUPER TACKLE to catch Himanshu Singh.
24-47 Sushil touches Aashish to deny Tamil from taking all-out points from them.
24-46 Himanshu goes in the raid and came back with the touchpoint of Rakesh Narwal.
23-46 Sushil touches Aashish.
A lot has happened in the last few raids as Haryana managed to take two, while Tamil could manage one.
22-43 A SUPER RAID from Himanshu as he escapes from the touchpoints of Navneet, Naveen Kundu and Maninder Singh.
19-43 A bonus Sushil.
19-42 Sachin goes in the raid and touches Sunny Sehrawat.
18-42 Sushil gets rid of Md. Arif Rabbani this time.
18-41 Rakesh Narwal goes in the raid and has been tackled by Md. Arif Rabbani.
17-41 Finally something to salvage for Tamil as Abhimanyu takes the touchpoint of Harsh, Sunny Sehrawat.
15-41 Sushil touches Himanshu Singh.
15-40 Naveen Kundu tackles Sachin, and the Haryana continues to demolish Tamil.
15-39 Rakesh Narwal goes in the raid and takes two points of Aashish and Sahil.
15-37 Aashish tackles Maninder Singh.
14-37 A bonus for Visvanath V but he has been tackled by Naveen Kundu to inflict 3rd all-out on Tamil.
13-34 Sushil takes the touchpoint of Aashish to reduce Tamil with only one man on the mat.
13-33 Aashish goes in the raid for Tamil and takes the point of Harsh.
12-33 Sushil gets K. Abhimanyu this time.
12-32 Sushil gets a tag on Sahil.
12-31 Naveen Kundu tackled Sachin.
12-30 Sushil goes in the raid and takes two points of Himanshu Singh and Md. Arif Rabbani.
12-28 Sahil tackles Maninder Singh to finally break the streak of points for Haryana.
11-28 Harsh tackles Visvanath V.
11-27 Mander Singh gets a tag on Himanshu Singh.
11-26 Sunny Sehrawat tackles Md. Arif Rabbani to inflict a second all-out on Tamil.
11-23 Narwal touches Aashish this time to reduce Tamil with only one man on the mat.
11-22 Rakesh Narwal gets a tag on K. Abhimanyu.
11-21 A SUPER TACKLE led by Md. Arif Rabbani to catch Maninder Singh.
9-21 Nitin Rawal tackles Himanshu Singh in the do-or-die raid.
9-20 Maninder Singh tags Visvanath V.
9-19 Amirhossein Bastami tackle Sachin in the do-or-die raid.
9-18 A multi-point raid for Rakesh as he takes the touchpoints of Aashish and Sahil.
9-16 A bonus for Rakesh Narwal.
9-15 A FIVE POINTER for Rakesh Narwal, who cleaned up the three-man defence of Tamil. One defender went out of bounds and touches the other two to send all three K. Abhimanyu, Aashish and Visvanath V out to inflict the first all-out on Tamil.
9-10 Manjeet tackles Himanshu Singh.
8-9 A SUPER TACKLE led by Visvanath V to catch Vinay for two points.
6-9 Harsh tackles Sachin.
6-8 Manjeet gets the first point from the game as he touches Md. Arif Rabbani.
6-7 Sachin touches Vinay and removes the dangerous-looking raider.
5-7 Sixth point for Vinay as he touches Sahil this time.
5-6 Visvanathan V, in return, executed a multi-point raid for Tamil as he removes two players - Nitin Rawal and Sunny Sehrawat.
3-6 A multi-point raid for Vinay, who takes the touchpoints of K. Abhimanyu and Aashish.
3-4 A brilliant toe touch point of Amirhossein Bastami for Visvanath V in the raid.
2-4 Third point for Vinay as he gets a tag on Sachin.
2-3 Sunny Sehrawat came good this time in defence to tackle Himanshu Singh.
2-2 A bonus along with a touchpoint of Sahil to Vinay this time in the raid.
2-0 Sachin gets a tag on Rakesh Narwal.
1-0 Tamil Thalaivas starts with a point as Himanshu Singh goes in the raid and touches Amirhossein Bastami.
Haryana Steelers team won the toss and selected the court. Tamil Thalaivas will raid first.
Tamil Thalaivas: Himanshu Singh, Sahil, K, Abhimanyu, Sachin, Aashish, Md. Arif Rabbani, Visvanath V,
Haryana Steelers: Rakesh Narwal, Vinay, Harsh, Sunny Sehrawat, Vinay, Amirhossein Bastami, Manjeet, Nitin Rawal
Haryana Steelers beat Tamil Thalaivas 27-22 in the previous encounter on 11t October.
Tamil Thalaivas: Sahil Gulia
Haryana Steelers: Rakesh Narwal
Played: 8 | Tamil Thalaivas: 2 | Haryana Steelers: 3 | Tied: 3
Tamil Thalaivas is through to the playoffs with 10 wins, seven losses and four ties. Narender has been the top raider for the Thalaivas with 220 raid points. Ajinkya Pawar has also proved his worth with 114 raid points, while Himanshu Singh has been the third-best raider for the team with 37 raid points. As far as their defence goes, Sagar and Sahil Gulia have been their most consistent defenders with 53 and 51 tackle points in this campaign. M. Abishek and Mohit have played their part with 38 and 28 tackle points respectively.
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, Haryana Steelers has won nine matches, suffered 10 losses, played out two ties and are out of playoff contention. Manjeet and Meetu Sharma have scored 148 and 135 raid points respectively. The likes of Rakesh Narwal (40 raid points), K. Prapanjan (40 raid points) and Vinay (27 raid points) have also made their presence felt. In defence, Jaideep Dahiya had led the charge for the Steelers with 54 tackle points. Mohit Nandal and Nitin Rawal have supported Dahiya with 44 and 34 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Tamil Thalaivas 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 Saturday, December 10.
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