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Pro Kabaddi 2019 HIGHLIGHTS, Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi in Ahmedabad: Delhi Beat Puneri 32-30

News18 Sports | August 10, 2019, 21:48 IST
Pro Kabaddi 2019 HIGHLIGHTS, Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi: Catch all the live updates from the Pro Kabaddi 2019 match between Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi through News18 Sports' live blog. Dabang Delhi beat Puneri Paltan 32-30 in a tightly-contested second match of matchday 18 at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Saturday. Earlier, Tamil Thalaivas beat Gujarat Fortunegiants in the first match of the day at the same venue.

Naveen Kumar once again starred for Delhi with excellent raids and 11 raid points in 21 attempts while Chandran Ranjit was a good support to him. Ravinder Pahal was Delhi's top defender with three tackle points.
Aug 10, 2019 21:48 (IST)

That's an extremely absurd move from Chandran Ranjit! He only had to run down the clock but ends up getting tackled down and gives Puneri an opportunity to equalise.

Manjeet self-outs himself and Puneri are not able to equalise. This will haunt Manjeet.

Dabang Delhi win 32-30 against Puneri Paltan

Aug 10, 2019 21:42 (IST)

Manjeet gets an important touch point, errors are creeping in for that Delhi defence as Joginder Narwal makes another error.

Naveen Kumar, however, goes next and takes out Hadi Tajik for his 11th raid point tonight. What an evening once again, Naveen has not been tackled at all in four matches this season.

Nitin Tomar has been tackled down by Vijay in the next raid.

Puneri Paltan 27-31 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:37 (IST)

Super Tackle for Puneri Paltan: Chandran Ranjit gets tackled down by three in the do-or-die raid for Dabang Delhi and that's two points for Puneri and the gap between them and Delhi has reduced.

Next raid, Manjeet makes a successful raid and Puneri are now edging very close to Delhi.

Puneri Paltan 25-28 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:31 (IST)

Super 10 for Naveen Kumar: Another match and another super 10 for Naveen. He is absolutely killing it this season and makes everything look so easy on the mat.

But next raid, Nitin Tomar gets a successful raid for Puneri Paltan as he takes down Anil Kumar. With this he now has 400 raid points in PKL history,

Puneri Paltan 22-27 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:23 (IST)

Joginder Narwal is over aggressive and Pankaj Mohite takes a touch point against him to get Puneri closer to Delhi's score but Chandran Ranjit goes for the next raid and gets another touch point to maintain the lead for Delhi.

Puneri Paltan 17-24 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:21 (IST)

Nitin Tomar is being handled by Dabang Delhi very smartly in this second half. He wasn't used much in the first and now, Delhi are getting him out of the equation with ease.

Naveen Kumar goes for the next raid and gets another touch point. Another sensational day this is for the youngster.

Puneri Paltan 15-23 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:19 (IST)

Vishal Mane is making too many mistakes here. Hadi Tajik comes in for the raid and Mane tries to make a weak tackle and Puneri Paltan get an easy point.

Next raid, Chandran Ranjit is tackled down. Puneri are trying to pull pack things here.

Puneri Paltan 15-21 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:16 (IST)

The second half begins with Nitin Tomar making the first raid and picks up a quick bonus point.

Chandran Ranjit goes for a raid next and gets a brilliant touch point against Tomar. He has taken out the important raider of Puneri Paltan.

Puneri Paltan 12-20 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:12 (IST)

A solid all-round performance from Dabang Delhi in the first half, which means that they lead 19-11 against Puneri Paltan after the first 20 minutes of play. Naveen Kumar once again starred for Delhi while Puneri Paltan's defence was found lacking.

Aug 10, 2019 21:08 (IST)

An unsuccessful review for Dabang Delhi and now both the teams do not have a review remaining for the entirety of the second half.

Puneri Paltan 11-17 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:04 (IST)

Naveen Kumar with that swift movement once again and gets another point for Dabang Delhi. His form has been impeccable so far, an absolute joy to watch on the mat.

Puneri Paltan 10-16 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:02 (IST)

Chandran Ranjit has been tackled down by Girish Maruti Ernak and just the next raid, Ravinder Pahal gets  tackle point for Delhi by taking down Pankaj Mohite in the do-or-die raid for Puneri Paltan.

Puneri Paltan 9-15 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 21:00 (IST)

Since the all-out Puneri Paltan have done quite well, getting raid points consistently to not let Delhi get too far away. Delhi need to be very smart here if they want to win.

Puneri Paltan 8-14 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:58 (IST)

Unsuccessful review for Puneri Paltan as they claimed a bonus point. Paltan do not have any review left now.

Next raid for Naveen and with just one Puneri Paltan player on the mat, Naveen easily gets the all-out. Delhi are going quite far here.

Puneri Paltan 5-11 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:54 (IST)

Excellent touch from Naveen Kumar and he makes it look so very easy. What a season this is turning out to be for the youngster. He increases the lead for Delhi once again.

Puneri Paltan 5-7 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:52 (IST)

Amit Kumar goes for a do-or-die Puneri Paltan raid and rams straight into Ravinder Pahal and gets tackled down. Next raid, Naveen Kumar goes for a do-or-die raid and gets a touch point. Delhi are pulling through a bit here.

Puneri Paltan 3-6 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:49 (IST)

That was a miss from Chandran Ranjit, he goes straight into Surjeet and the Puneri Paltan defenders makes no mistakes and tackles him down. Smartly, Puneri Paltan grab a touch point next to go into the lead.

However, Joginder Narwal gets into the act next and tackles down Nitin Tomar to equalise.

Puneri Paltan 3-3 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:46 (IST)

Chandran Ranjit makes the first raid for Dabang Delhi to begin the match against Puneri Paltan and gets two points immediately.

Nitin Tomar goes for a raid for Puneri Paltan then and gets a bonus point.

Puneri Paltan 1-2 Dabang Delhi

Aug 10, 2019 20:39 (IST)

Here is the starting seven of Dabang Delhi against Puneri Paltan. Dabang Delhi are going to play to win and maintain their top position on the league table.

Naveen Kumar, Vishal Mane, Saeid Ghaffari, Vijay, Chandran Ranjit, Ravinder Pahal and Joginder Narwal.

Aug 10, 2019 20:36 (IST)

Here is the starting line-up of Puneri Paltan as they prepare to take on table-toppers Dabang Delhi in the second match of Saturday: Amit Kumar, Manjeet, Nitin Tomar, PO Surjeet Singh, Shubham Shinde, Sanket Sawant and Girish Maruti Ernak

Aug 10, 2019 20:19 (IST)

Here's the full squad of Puneri Paltan.

RAIDERS: Amit Kumar, Darshan Kadian, Emad Sedaghatnia, Manjeet, Nitin Tomar, Pankaj Mohite, Pawan Kumar Kadian, R. Sriram and Sushant Sail

DEFENDERS: PO Surjeet Singh, Deepak Yadav, Jadhav Balasaheb Shahaji, Hadi Tajik, Shubham Shinde, Sanket Sawant and Girish Maruti Ernak

ALL-ROUNDERS: Amit Kumar, Sagar B Krishna and Sandeep

Aug 10, 2019 20:19 (IST)

Here's the full squad of Dabang Delhi KC.

RAIDERS: Aman Kadian, Chandran Ranjit, Naveen Kumar, Neeraj Narwal and Sumit Kumar

DEFENDERS: Joginder Singh Narwal, Mohit, Vishal Mane, Pratik Patil, Ravinder Pahal, Anil Kumar, Saeid Ghaffari, Satywan, Sumit and Sombir

ALL-ROUNDERS: Balram, Meraj Sheykh and Vijay

Aug 10, 2019 20:09 (IST)

In Dabang Delhi's previous match against Jaipur Pink Panthers, Chandran Ranjit pulled off an astonishing six-point raid. Here is the video clip of that brilliant raid that ended up being crucial to Delhi's win.

Aug 10, 2019 20:04 (IST)

Pawan Kumar of Puneri Paltan and Dabang Delhi's Chandran Ranjit are neck-and-neck in the raiding statistics. Both are crucial for the chances of their respective teams and it will be interesting to see who comes out on top today.

Aug 10, 2019 19:54 (IST)

Girish Ernak has been one of the main reasons behind Puneri Paltan's resurgent campaign. They are now up against a formidable team and Girish will have to step up once more. It is a defensive battle between Girish and Joginder Narwal of Delhi.

Aug 10, 2019 19:51 (IST)

As we wait for Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi KC to begin post the completion of Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Tamil Thalaivas, here are some of the highlights of Delhi's previous match against Jaipur Pink Panthers.

Aug 10, 2019 19:47 (IST)

It has been the form of Naveen Kumar and Chandran Ranjit that has put Dabang Delhi at an advantageous position this season. Naveen and Chandran have put up brilliant raiding performances in almost all the matches that Delhi have played so far.

Aug 10, 2019 19:44 (IST)

Dabang Delhi are the table toppers in the league so far while Puneri Paltan stand at the second-last position in the standings having won only two of the five matches they have played till now.

Aug 10, 2019 19:43 (IST)

In the second match of Saturday, Puneri Paltan and Dabang Delhi will go against each other as the Ahmedabad leg of Pro Kabaddi League 2019 begins.

Pro Kabaddi 2019 HIGHLIGHTS, Puneri Paltan vs Dabang Delhi in Ahmedabad: Delhi Beat Puneri 32-30

Puneri Paltan, on the other hand, ran it close but failed to bag at least a draw as Manjeet self-outed himself in the final raid. Nitin Tomar was their top raider with eight points while Girish Ernak was the best defender with four tackle points.

Puneri Paltan were looking to make it a hat-trick of wins while Dabang Delhi were aiming to retain top spot in the standings. At the end of the day, it were Delhi who were able to fulfill their mission and stayed on top of the table.

PKL table

Puneri Paltan had enjoyed a tremendous change in fortune over their past two matches, beating Patna Pirates and Gujarat Fortunegiants but then came up against a formidable Delhi team.

Apart from their blip against Gujarat Fortunegiants, Dabang Delhi have been in tremendous form this season and sit atop the Pro Kabaddi standings with 26 points. They ended the Jaipur Pink Panthers' unbeaten start to the campaign in their previous encounter with an impressive 35-24 victory in Patna.