Welcome to the live coverage of 23 Oct 1st match of Pro Kabaddi League 2022 between Bengaluru Bulls and Patna Pirates on Sunday at Shree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
Read results Bengaluru vs Patna:
FULL TIME UPDATE: BENGALURU COPS LINKED WITH PATNA PIRATES! How can you believe and swallow what happened, it was Patna’s game throughout the game and they gave it away in the last raid. Rohit Gulia couldn’t return safely without giving his point and the Bulls did the incredible for the second straight season, turning the tables on U Mumba yesterday and beating them from a 17-point deficit. Bengaluru did the same today, defending well and clawing back a 12-point lead with just 12 minutes to go.
31-31 Surely this is the last raid of the game, the Bengaluru Bulls are in no mood to give Rohit Gulia a chance, Rohit just needs to touch the white line and come back to secure Patna’s win. OH DEAR GOD! how could you do that Rohit doesn’t come back as the Bulls rushed him and they successfully defended this match in some style. The score levels and it’s a TIE!
30-31 Oh no! Patna, what are you doing here? Bharat comes in and walks away with another point, Captain Neeraj made that mistake. Will this be expensive for Patna?
29-31 Bharat goes fast and touches Manish, reducing the deficit by just two points.
28-31 The cops have finally CAUSED AN ALL-OUT here. With the clock down to 80 seconds, can the cops pull off another reaper?
25-31 Vikash touches Sachin and Patna again with a lonely guy.
24-31 Rohit touches Mahender and a very stupid mistake from the Bulls as they give them free points here. Patna again with two men.
24-30 Vikash takes over Neeraj’s touch point and Patna is now the only man standing.
23-30 Monu doesn’t get a point, the cops are on fire right now.
22-30 SUPER TACKLE from Panta, oh beautiful from Patna. Naveen will understand the point of Bharat
22-28 Bharat will take on Manish this time and the Bulls are back in the game, Patna with two men.
21-28 Bharat goes in quickly and touches Chiyaneh, Patna left with only three men.
20-28 Monu comes in for a do-or-die raid and he will successfully return with a touch point from Rajnesh.
The Bulls were brilliant in the last few minutes, in the last half of the game Bengaluru reduced the Pirates to just three men and it’s their game to lose from here as they have to inflict one All out pretty quick here. With 5 minutes left on the clock, can the Bulls repeat yesterday’s gameplay?
20-27 Bharat will take Sunil’s point and the pirates are down to three men.
19-27 Neeraj throws and Bulls has Sachin contained who was looking for a point in a do-or-die heist.
18-27 Brilliant shot at Viaksh by none other than Chiyaneh. Vikash was bad in this match.
18-26 Bharat looks to score in a do-or-die heist in front of four men in defense of Patna but has to get out. The umpires are consulting this decision as they suspect that one of the defenders may have left the mat line. Patna is given a point but the cops check it. VERIFICATION SUCCESSED as the TV referee noted conclusive evidence repeal this decision. The Bulls received one point, but the Pirates received two points as the first player eliminated himself and the remaining three players completed a SUPER-TACKLE.
17-24 Neeraj didn’t let Rohit out of his tackle and he snatched a point back from Patna, both teams playing slowly and focusing on do-or-die raids.
16-24 Vikash, who comes on as a substitute, is attacked by Chiyaneh. Patna was tremendous on defense.
16-23 This time, however, Sachin fails for Patna in a do-or-die heist.
15-23 Bharat fails to convert a point in a do-or-die raid this time, and Sunil knocks him out.
15-22 Bharat keeps putting pressure on Patna, this time he takes Monu and the deficit is only seven points.
14-22 Rohit Gulia fails when Narender Hooda, who came in for a do-or-die heist, attacks him.
13-22 Bharat gets a touchpoint on Patna’s best defender, captain Neeraj Kumar has to go.
11-22 Bharat takes a bonus here.
10-22 Rohit initiates another SUPER-RAID, he will take out Mahender Singh, Aman and Rajnesh for three points. 12 points lead to Patna.
MIDTIME UPDATE: Patna Pirates look confident and have done well on their home ground against the Bengaluru Bulls. Patna’s defense was the highlight of the game, they maintained a 9-point lead, can the Bengaluru Bulls make a comeback like yesterday? Just take a look!
10-19 Saurabh, who just attacked Sachin in Patna’s previous raid, gets too excited this time and gave his touchpoint to Rohit Gulia.
10-18 Bharat gets a bonus point.
9-18 Saurabh Nandal, uuuf what an attack on Sachin. This is where they need to shine and make a comeback.
8-18 Patna’s defense looks so good, very confident Chiyaneh tackles captain Vikash Kandola!
8-17 Chiyaneh attempts a double thigh hold on Bharat and troubles for the Bulls.
8-16 Points are exchanged here by a good defense of both teams.
7-15 Rohit Gulia scores points here in a row, another bonus point for him.
7-14 Bharat recovers two points from Patna’s defense here. He takes out Mohammadreza Chiyaneh and Monu.
5-14 Rohit Gulia takes another point, this time a running hand touchpoint on Neeraj Narwal.
5-13 Rohit Gulia gets a bonus.
5-12 Sachin gets a bonus point but relinquishes his point as Patna Pirates EMPLOYED The first ALL OFF this game. Seven points lead to them.
4-9 Sachin will lightly touch Rajnesh and the Bulls are a lone man now!
4-8 Vikash was led out by Manish, Patna got an early advantage here.
4-7 Sachin touches Manish and protects him in a do-or-die raid.
4-6 Bharat comes in for a do-or-die raid but is attacked again, this time from right corner Sunil.
4-5 Captain Mahender looks solid today, will get Sachin’s point with a good tackle on him
3-5 Sachin will get several points here, how many? one two three. It will be a full three as Rajnesh, Neeraj Narwal and Saurabh Nandal have to go and it’s the first SUPERRAID of the game.
3-2 Touching Manish with your hand gives Neeraj Narwal a point here.
2-2 Patient single thigh grab by Captain Mahender on Rohit Gulia, point to Bulls.
1-2 Vikash opens the scoring account for the Bulls and takes a bonus point with him when he returns to his court.
0-2 Patna’s defense is alert today, Neeraj Kumar tackled Bharat.
0-1 The first point for Patna as Sachin touches Neeraj for a point.
0-0 Vikash begins proceedings for Bulls, gets nothing
Toss update: The Patna Pirates won the draw, the Bengaluru Bulls will raid first.
7:10 p.m. ACTUAL: LINEUPS:
BENGALURU BULLS: Vikash Kandola, Rajnesh, Mahender Singh, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, Saurabh Nandal, Aman
PATNA PIRATES: Sachin, Neeraj Kumar, Manish, Rohit Gulia, Monu, Sunil, and Mohammadreza Chiyaneh
The Bengaluru Bulls made a good comeback with a win in their last game against U Mumba and are currently third in the points table. The Bulls have had four wins and two losses so far. Bharat and Vikash Kandola were a deadly duo for them with 61 and 49 raid points respectively. On defense, Saurabh Nandal was their top tackler with 19 tackle points. Meanwhile, Aman and captain Mahender Singh have 14 and 11 tackle points respectively and will play important roles in the Bengaluru Bulls’ defense.
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The Patna Pirates, on the other hand, picked up their first win of the season in their last game against Dabang Delhi KC. Prior to this win, the side led by Neeraj Kumar had suffered four defeats and played one draw. Sachin and Rohit Gulia have taken over the raid responsibility for the pirates with 49 and 47 raid points respectively. However, you will need more attacking support from your fellow teammates to consistently win games. The Pirates’ defense has looked solid lately, with Mohammadreza Chiyaneh contributing 10 tackle points in four games. Sunil was their best defender with 17 tackle points, while skipper Neeraj Kumar scored seven tackle points and will be looking to lead his troops from the front.
BENGALURU BULLS RESULTS SO FAR:
Beat the Telugu Titans 34-29
Beat Puneri Paltan 41-39
Lost 33-42 to Bengali Warriors
Lost 37-44 to UP Yoddhas
Beat Tamil Thalaivas 45-28
U Mumba result expected
PATNA PIRATES RESULTS SO FAR
Draw 34-34 with Puneri Paltan
Lost 35-30 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 30-21 to Telugu Titans
Lost 26-54 to Bengali Warriors
Lost 33-32 to Tamil Thalaivas
Beat Dabang Delhi 37-33
HEAD TO HEAD | Games: 19 | Bangalore: 5 | Patna: 12 | Draw: 2
PLAYERS TO WATCH OUT FOR:
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat
Patna Pirates: Rohit Gulia
Robber: Vikash Kandola, Bharat, Neeraj Narwal, More GB, Harmanjit Singh, Nageshor Tharu, Lal Mohar Yadav, Harmanjeet Singh,
Defender: Mayur Kadam, Mahender Singh, Aman, Saurabh Nandal, Rajnesh, Yash Hooda, Naik, Rohit Kumar., Sudhakar Krishant
all-rounder: Rahul Khatik, Sachin Narwal, Rajesh Narwal, Narender Hooda
Robber: Sachin, Sushil Gulia, Vishwas S., Anand Surendra Tomar, Ranjit Venkatramana Naik, Anuj Kumar, Monu, Rohit, Sukesh Hegde
Defender: Neeraj Kumar, Sunil, Thiyagarajan Yuvaraj, Naveen Sharma, Manish, Shivam Chaudhari
all-rounder: Rohit Gulia, Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh, Sajin Chandrasekar, Abdul Insamam S, Daniel Omondi Odhiambo, Sagar Kumar
Where can you watch Bengaluru Bulls vs Patna Pirates PKL 9?
Season 9 of Pro Kabaddi will stream live on Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar on Sunday, October 23 from 7:30 p.m.