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Massive second-half display helps Haryana Steelers beat Bengal Warriors

Massive second-half display helps Haryana Steelers beat Bengal Warriors

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A sensational team effort in the second half saw the Haryana Steelers trounce the Bengal Warriors 46-29. The Steelers outscored the Warriors 27-10 in the second half to win by 17. With this win, Haryana climbed to fourth on the points table. The Warriors got off to a good start and raced to a 6-2 lead, but the Steelers responded with a 5-1 run of their own to level the scores at 7-7. The Warriors embarked on another 4-2 run to reclaim the lead, but Vikash Kandola wiped their advantage off with a four-point Super Raid that left Bengal with a solitary player on the mat. Maninder Singh managed to keep the All Out at bay with a two-point raid, but the Steelers weren’t about to be denied. Kandola picked up another touch point before the defence pinned down Maninder to inflict an All Out o...
Kabaddi at Asian Games: Indian men and women rule the roost

Kabaddi at Asian Games: Indian men and women rule the roost

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Indian men have won seven of the eight gold medals at the Asian Games since 1990. Indian women have won two of the three golds since 2010. A popular sport in India which has seen a resurgence in recent years, kabaddi combines physical strength, agility and strategy to provide an engaging spectacle for audiences. Backed by a 4000-year-old history, kabaddi was showcased as an exhibition sport prior to the Berlin 1936 Olympics. The sport soon found popularity in Asia and was included as a demonstration sport at the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982. Kabaddi, though, finally found regular international exposure when it was included in the Asian Games programme for the 1990 edition in Beijing, China. Since then, it has been a part of every Asian Games programme. Kabaddi at the Asian Games was a ...
Top spot on points table at stake as Dabang Delhi K.C. take on Bengaluru Bulls

Top spot on points table at stake as Dabang Delhi K.C. take on Bengaluru Bulls

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Vivo Pro Kabaddi triple-headers are back! Fans will be treated with three enthralling fixtures featuring the league’s biggest stars. Vikash Kandola and the Haryana Steelers will take on reigning champions, Bengal Warriors, in the first game. In the second, Dabang Delhi K.C. and Bengaluru Bulls will battle for the top spot on the points table. The resurgent Gujarat Giants will face the Patna Pirates in the main event. Check out our preview for all three games: Match 92: Haryana Steelers vs Bengal Warriors The Haryana Steelers come into this game on the back of a disappointing loss against the Gujarat Giants. The usually reliable Haryana defence had an off night, as they could muster five tackle points while conceding 20 raid points. The raiding unit had a decent outing. Youngster Me...
Sagar’s sensational night guides Tamil Thalaivas to victory in Southern Derby

Sagar’s sensational night guides Tamil Thalaivas to victory in Southern Derby

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A Super 10 from Ajinkya Pawar and a career-high nine tackle points from Sagar led Tamil Thalaivas to a 43-25 win over the Telugu Titans in the Southern Derby. With this win, the Thalaivas ascended to fifth place on the vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 8 points table. The game was a cagey affair in the opening few minutes, with the teams evenly sharing the first 10 points. But two quick tackle points from Sagar and a Super Raid from Manjeet saw the Thalaivas take control of proceedings. Surjeet Singh’s incredible Dash on Prince left the Titans with just a solitary man on the mat, and the defender surrendered a touch point which saw the Thalaivas inflict the game’s first All Out and take a 15-7 lead. The Thalaivas continued to pile the points on the scoreboard and finished the half with a 7-3 r...
Deepak Hooda’s dazzling display lifts Jaipur Pink Panthers to fourth on the table

Deepak Hooda’s dazzling display lifts Jaipur Pink Panthers to fourth on the table

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A Super 10 from skipper Deepak Hooda and a solid defensive display helped Jaipur Pink Panthers beat Dabang Delhi K.C.  With this win, Jaipur climbed to fourth on the points table. Reigning MVP Naveen Kumar marked his return to the mat in this game, and Sahul welcomed him back with a crunching tackle from Sahul. Arjun Deshwal then added three points to his team’s total, while Sandeep Dhull helped himself to a tackle point as the Pink Panthers raced to a 5-1 lead. A two-point raid from Vijay seemed to have halted Jaipur’s surge, but the Pink Panthers added three more unanswered points to their total to leave Delhi with just two men on the mat. Hooda went in to raid, hoping to help his side inch closer to inflicting an All Out. But the skipper was Super Tackled, which cut Delhi’s defici...
Dabang Delhi seek third straight win when they take on Jaipur Pink Panthers

Dabang Delhi seek third straight win when they take on Jaipur Pink Panthers

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Two tantalising contests are heading your way on Thursday. First, Jaipur Pink Panthers will take on league leaders Dabang Delhi, and later, Telugu Titans will battle Tamil Thalaivas in the Southern Derby Check out our preview for both games: Match 90: Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Dabang Delhi K.C. The Jaipur Pink Panthers are coming into this on the back of their most impressive performance this season. They trounced the Patna Pirates 51-30, with Arjun Deshwal leading the way with 17 points. Skipper Deepak Hooda played his role to perfection and scored eight points, while Sandeep Dhull helped himself to a High 5. The Pink Panthers played to their potential and registered a massive win over the best teams in the league. If they can continue to play at the same level, they will soon find ...
Derby delight for Puneri Paltan as they do the double over U Mumba

Derby delight for Puneri Paltan as they do the double over U Mumba

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Two spectacular tackles from Abinesh Nadarajan in the final three minutes of the game saw Puneri Paltan beat U Mumba 36-34 in the Maharashtra Derby. Mohit Goyat and Aslam Inamdar combined for 17 points, while V Ajith Kumar scored 10 raid points for U Mumba. With this win, the Paltan climbed to seventh on the points table and sit just one point behind fourth-placed U Mumba. Inamdar gave the Paltan a perfect start with a two-point raid, but U Mumba responded with two unanswered points to level scores. Goyat followed his teammate’s lead and picked up two points in his first raid, but U Mumba, yet again, had an emphatic answer, scoring four unanswered points to reduce the Paltan to just three on the mat. Nadarajan and Shubham took advantage of the situation and Super Tackled Ajith to lev...
Sachin’s sensational raiding powers Patna Pirates past U.P. Yoddha

Sachin’s sensational raiding powers Patna Pirates past U.P. Yoddha

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A Super 10 from Sachin and a High 5 from Mohammadreza Chiyaneh saw the Patna Pirates beat U.P. Yoddha 37-35. Surender Gill and Shrikant Jadhav combined to score 19 points for U.P., but the duo couldn’t help their side from slumping to a fourth straight loss. With this win, the Pirates closed the gap to league leaders Dabang Delhi to just three points. U.P. Yoddha were in the ascendancy early and raced to a 5-2 lead, courtesy of three points from Surender Gill and one each from Nitesh Kumar and Shrikant Jadhav. With his team struggling to get going, Sachin shouldered the responsibility of bringing the Pirates back into the game. The raider picked up four raid points in three raid attempts to help his side level the scores. Guman and Neeraj Kumar’s assured Chain Tackle on Surender saw ...
Top four spot at stake for U Mumba against in-form Puneri Paltan in Maharashtra Derby

Top four spot at stake for U Mumba against in-form Puneri Paltan in Maharashtra Derby

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Old friends and eternal foes will battle on Wednesday in vivo Pro Kabaddi. In the first game, Pardeep Narwal and U.P. Yoddha will take on the Record-Breaker’s former team, the Patna Pirates. Later, Puneri Paltan and U Mumba will face off in the second Maharashtra Derby of the season. Check out our preview for both games: Match 88: U.P. Yoddha vs Patna Pirates U.P. Yoddha succumbed to a third-straight loss last night when they were beaten 31-26 by the Bengaluru Bulls. Despite the loss, there were some positives for U.P. Skipper Nitesh Kumar had a sensational outing and finished the game with six tackle points. Sumit was also brilliant and scored four tackle points, while Ashu Singh picked up three. The raiding unit, however, had a rough night. Surender Gill had a rare off day, whi...
Pawan Sehrawat inspires Bengaluru Bulls to much-needed win over U.P. Yoddha

Pawan Sehrawat inspires Bengaluru Bulls to much-needed win over U.P. Yoddha

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Nine points from Pawan Sehrawat in a low-scoring affair proved to be the difference on the night, as Bengaluru Bulls fought valiantly to beat the U.P. Yoddha 31-26. With this win, the Bulls snapped their two-game losing streak and closed the gap to league leaders Dabang Delhi K.C. to two points. The game was a hard-fought contest from the get-go. The two teams split the first 10 points evenly, with Nitesh Kumar accounting for three of his team’s five points. The Bulls’ finally managed to pull ahead on the scoreboard, courtesy of Aman and Bharat picking up a point each. GB More added another point to his team’s tally, reducing U.P. to just two players on the mat. Ashu Singh’s Super Tackle on Sehrawat kept the All Out at bay, but it proved to be only a momentary respite. The Bulls’ def...