Due to the scoring difference with Puneri Paltan U Mumba failed to endter the semi finals despite their win against Dabang Delhi KC in game 56 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 on Wednesday at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi. Dabang Delhi KC ended their campaign at the loosing note in front of their home crowd. It was highly unfortunate for U Mumba as even though they won the match they could not make it to the semi finals. Rishank Devadiga’s four points as well as an all out to cut the deficit to 24-27 after 25 minutes in the second half. Another raid point from Rishank Devadiga helped U Mumba to trail26-28 in the 28th minute. Delhi KC played really well as they were leading 29-27 with only 10 minutes remaining to finish the game.Taking the momentum back, U Mumba scored points and in 34th minute they were leading at 34-30. At the end, with scoring raid points, U Mumba ended their campaign on the winning note as they failed to enter the semi finals. Earlier, raider Rishank Devadiga managed to level the game at 2-2 by scoring two important points. However, Kashiling Adake scored a raid point to lead 3-2 in the third minute. After the eight minute, Dabnag Delhi KC were leading 5-4. Adding to it, Kashiling Adake scored a raid to give his team 8-4 lead in the 10th minute. In the 11th minute Delhi KC inflicted the first all out on U Mumba to lead 12-6. U Mumba tired to counter as they were trailing 10-14 in 15 minutes. Prashant Kumar Rai socred a super raid to provide Delhi KC a lead of 24-13 at the end of the first half. Delhi KC’s star raider Kashiling Adake scored seven points in the first half. By Prajakt K.
Bengaluru Bulls faced the defeat against Puneri Paltan on Wednesday when they got defeated by 4 points in game 55 of fourth edition Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi. With the win, Puneri Paltan has reached the semi final with currently being on 4th spot with 42 points. Pune needed to score points to be in the race for semi finals from the start of the second half. Manjeet Chillar grabbed super five in the 25th minute and Pune raiders continued to cut the deficit as Pune were leading 22-23. Rohit Kumar’s absence harmed Bulls badly as Pune went on to score points. In the first 10 minutes of the second half, Pune scored 12 points and Bulls managed to score just three.Puneri Paltan inflicted an all out on Bulls to lead 32-26. At the end Manjeet Chillar again scored and as Pune were leading at 35-31 and soon Pune managed to end the game at 36-32. Earlier, Pune’s Deepak Niwas Hooda started the proceedings for Pune but he faced a strong reply from Rohit Kumar as they scored were leveled at 1-1. After five minutes, however, Pune raiders managed to score few points as they were leading 5-1. Pune were at 6-1 when Bulls inflicted their first super tackle to trail 3-6. After the 10th minute Pune was leading 9-5. Bulls stormed back and fill the difference rapidly as after 12 minutes they were trailing 9-10. Rohit Kumar prived vital as he provided 12-19 lead to his team and managed to pull It further ti 16-10. Bulls countering hard were leading at 19-12 after 18th minute. Bulls managed to end the half with convincing lead of 21-12. By Prajakt K.
Ice Divas, despite giving a top performance faced a crushing defeat against Fire Birds in Women’s Pro Kabaddi Qualifier on Monday at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi. Fire Birds will now face Storm Queens in the finals on July 31. Till the last five minutes Ice Divas were in the game, but in the last five minutes Fire Birds turned the game to their side. In the second half, after too much give and take, match were leveled at 9-9 after 18 minutes. Abhilasha Mhatre could not score a single point till 20th minute. Ice Divas awarded with a technical point in 20th minute to level the game again at 10-10. Sonali Shingate again scored a point and provided Ice Divas 12-10 lead. After 25 minutes, Fire Birds were trailing 12-13. With just five minutes remaining to finish the game, Fire Birds attacked with their full force and scored back to back points with a super tackle to wrap up the game at 22-13. Earlier, raider Mariya Mounika gave a 2-point lead to Fire Birds with scoreline reads 3-1 after three minutes. It was difficult for Ice Divas to score points without Abhilasha Mhatre on field. Soanli Shingate scored a point to level the scores at 3-3. But Mamtha Poojari scored a raid point to give 4-3 lead to Fire Birds in the sixth minute. Fire Birds’ defense played a key role in defending Ice Birds raiders as well providing points as they provided 7-5 lead to Fire Birds after 13 minutes. At the end of the first half, Ice Divas somehow managed to level the game at 8-8 with the help of Sumithra Sharma’s points. By Prajakt K.
Riding on Patna Pirates star raider Pradeep Narwal’s nine points at the last stages of the game Pirates defeated Dabang Delhi KC by just one point at game 52 of fourth season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi on Monday. Patna Pirates are at the top of the table with scoring 52 points in 10 wins out of 13 and with their qualification hopes resting on the performances of the other teams, Dabang Delhi KC are at seventh position with 27 points in 4 wins. Patna Pirates, managed to level the score at 16-16 after 22 minutes. Patna Pirates missed 4th chance of scoring an all out on Delhi KC as Meraj Sheykh came between them and scored points to lead 21-19 after 25 minutes. Dabang Delhi KC’s Meraj Shyekh were giving a top class performance as he went on scoring and proving firm leads to his team. In the 29th minute Patna Pirates successfully scored their first all out of the game on Delhi KC to lead 26-25. They even sent Meraj Sheykh out of the game to lead 27-25. But Kashiling Adake scored a supoer raid and provided 31-29 lead in the 31st minute. Pradeep Narwal scoring good points leveled the score at 31-31 in the 38th minute and at the end inflicted a tackle to win 32-31. Earlier in the first half, Dabang Delhi KC immediately after the start send Pradeep Narwal out of the game to level the 1-1 after Rajesh Mondal opened the account fro Patna Pirates. In the sixth minute Kashiling Adake scored points to provide 4-3 lead to his team. But counter attack from Rajesh Mondal ensured Patna Pirates leveling the score at 4-4 in the seventh minute. After 11 minutes, scores were 6-6. Star raider Pradeep Narwal who could not score till the first 12 minute went on to score a bonus point in 14th minute with Patna Pirates leading 9-7. Kashiling Adake saved an all out of his team and scored points as his team were trailing 11-13 after 16 minutes. Two back to back super tackles provided 16-14 lead to Delhi KC at the end of the first half. By Prajakt K.
Jaipur Pink Panthers faced a big defeat against Telugu Titans as Rahul Chaudhari and Nilesh Salunke played well in game 51 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 on Sunday at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi.Jaipur Pink Panthers are at the second spot in the points table with scoring 47 points in 8 wins of the total 14 games, whereas Telugu Titans are at third with scoring 45 points and winning 7 games of the total 13. In the second half, Panthers countered and scored their first super tackle in the 23rd minute when they were trailing at 11-19. But Titans were ready to answer as they scored an all out on Panthers in the 16th minute to take the convincing lead of 24-11. With only 10 minutes to go, Panthers were trailing at 15-28. As only last five minutes remaining to finish the game, Rahul Chaudhari scored his fifth super 10 of the season as his team was leading 32-15. At the end, getting a momentum, Tushar Patil from Panthers scored eight points and tried to cut the deficit but his efforts came at very last minute and Panthers were on the losing stage. Even his perform could not stop Panthers to loose 35-23 to Titans on Sunday.Earlier, in the first half, Rahul Chaudhari scored an opening raid for the Telugu Titans but Tushar Patil from the Panthers scored a rad point as well. When the score was 1-1 after three minutes, Panthers managed to send Rahul Chaudhari back to the bench. Rahul Chaudhari came back when Panthers were leading 4-3 and scored two important raid points to give his team 6-4 lead in the 11th minute. Rahul Chaudhari scored his 100th point of the season in the 14th minute before Titans inflicted their first all out on Panthers in the 15th minute to lead 12-5. Titans’s raiders scored well as they were leading 17-7 at the end of the first half. By Prajakt K.
Bengal Warriors finished their challenge on a terrible note as they lost to Dabang Delhi KC 41-20 in game 50 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 at Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi on Sunday. Bengal Warriors with scoring 26 points in 3 wins are out of the tournament now and Dabang Delhi KC are at seventh spot with scoring 26 points in 4 wins. Delhi KC’s Kashling Adake, was in no mood of mercy as he went on adding many points to his account and pushing pressure on Warriors in the second half. In the 30th minute, Dabang Delhi KC scored their third all out to lead 33-13. With Warriors’s defense being very weak, Delhi raiders scored continuous points. With the support of Selvamani and Kashling Adake Dabang Delhi KC registered a crushing win by 41-20. Earlier, In the first half, Delhi KC started well with taking out of star raider Jang Kun Lee and Selvamani scored his first raid point. Warriors were remained with only three men, however, Jang Kun lee scored the bonus point. Countering the attack, Delhi KC inflicted their first all out of the game and took 10-4 lead in the 10th minute. Star of the match, Kashling Adake gave a stellar performance and gave a convincing 14-5 lead to his team in 13th minute. Warriors defense failed to score points till the 15th minute of the game. In 16th minute by opening the account they scored their first tackle point. Kashling Adake scored seven points and Delhi KC scored their second all out on Warriors in the 18th minute to lead 20-9. Delhi KC ended the first half with great 11-point lead 21-10. By Prajakt K.
Rahul Chaudhry helped Telugu Titans to level the score against U Mumba in 45th game of fourth season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 at [email protected] SVP stadium in Mumbai on Thursday. In the points table, U Mumba with scoring 35 points from 6 wins in 11 games are at 4th spot whereas Telugu Titans with winning 8 games and scoring 40 points are at 3rd spot. Earlier, in the second half, Telugu Titans played incredibly well and Rahul Chaudhry scoring back to abck raid points and an all out in the 28th minute came close to U Mumba’s score as the scoreboard read 16-17. However, in the 31st minute, U Mumba scored a point and maintained a point lead with score of 18-17. At the 37th minute Rishank Devadiga scored two raid points as U Mumba was trailing 20-23. At the 39th minute, U Mumba got rid of Rahul Chaudhry to level the score at 24-24. Prapanjan tried his luck in the last minutes to get a point as both the teams were leveled at 25-25, but the game ended on a tie as he couldn’t do so. With the help of Rahul Chaudhry, Titans were leading the score 3-0 at the third minute. After eight minutes Rahul Chaudhry extended the lead to 6-2 but before that Rakesh Kumar scored his first raid point to open U Mumba’s account. In the 11th minute, taking the big leap forward, U Mumba’s defense helped them to level the score at 6-6. U Mumba scored their first all out on Titans at 17th minute getting a lead of 13-7. As Rahul Chaudhry failed to score points, the whole Titans team was trailing 7-16 at the end of the first half. By Prajakt K.
Dabang Delhi KC’s Meraj Sheykh scored 11 points but his performance was faded in front of the solid defense of Amit Hooda from Panthers and seven points scored by Jasvir Singh as Delhi KC lost to Panthers in 44th game of Stars Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 on Thursday at [email protected] SVP stadium in Mumbai. Jaipur Pink Panthers have reached the top spot with 42 points by winning 7 games in total of 12 games while Dabang Delhi KC are at seventh spot with 21 points and winning 3 games of the total 10, in the points tally. Panthers quickly scored two raid points in first three minutes bringing back the momentum in the second half. Both the teams scored tackle and raid points in next few minutes. After 31 minutes Jaipur led 18-16. Jasvir Singh agains scored two raid points after 35 minutes to provide his team 22-16 lead. It was very close call when Meraj Sheykh lowered down the deficit to just one point in 38th minute. Eventually, Rajesh Narwal scored an important raid in the dying seconds as Jaipur closed the game on a winning note at 24-22. Earlier, Panthers’ raiders took time and could not perform well at the initial stage as Delhi KC were leading at 3-1 after four minutes. Ajay Kumar scored firs raid point for Panthers but he was soon countered by Kashling Adake who scored a raid point and the brought the score to 4-2. Jasvir Singh helped Panthers with scoring 2 important raid points to level the score at 4-4 after eight minutes. In the 10th minute Panthers cored their first all out getting a lead of 9-5. Before the break both the teams gathered few points as in 13th minute Kashling Adake scored a raid point. But Ajay Kumar scored a point again to give his team 11-9 lead. From Delhi, at the 18th minute, Selvamani scored a raid point taking the lead to 12-11. However, just before the lunch, Ajay Kumar scored two raid points taking the score to 14-11 till the end of the first half. By Prajakt K.
Fire Birds faced a huge loss against Storm Queens by 10 points in Women’s Pro Kabaddi League 2016 at [email protected] SVP stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday. Storm Queens with winning 2 games in 4 and scoring 13 points have reached the finals. On the other hand Fire Birds who are at third spot with winning a single game and scoring 8 points will meet Ice Divas in the Qualifier on Monday. Tejaswini Bai and her team scored their first all out on Fire Birds to lead 13-4 in the second half. From the Fire Birds, other than Mamtha Poojari and Kishori Shinde in defense could not perform well as they were trailing at 7-16 after 24 minutes. Responding to Queens’s attack, Fire Birds raider Rinju K came forward and scored two raid points at 25th and 27th minute. But her performance was not enough in front of Queens’s aggressive attack. Fire Bird could only score 4 points against Queens’s tightened defense as they lost a game with huge margin of 10 points. Earlier, skipper Tejaswini Bai and Sonali Ingale scoring one raid point each as Queens started with 4-1 at the initial stages of the game. Fire Birds skipper Mamtha Poojari could only score 1 point from her side as no other raider could score raid points. Storm Queen continued to pile on the pressure on Fire Birds through scoring regular points and as Fire Birds were struggling to score points, Queens ended the first half at 8-4 in their favor. By Prajakt K.
U Mumba registered their win in 43rd match of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 on Wednesday by defeating Puneri Paltan at [email protected] stadium in Mumbai. U Mumba are at 4th spot with 6 wins in 10 games and scoring 32 points, whereas Puneri Paltan are at 5th spot with scoring 31 points by winning 4 games off the total 11. Later, in the second half, getting the momentum, Puneri Paltan inflicted their first all out on U Mumba to lead 19-16 in the 23rd minute. Although Rishank Devadiga along with Rakesh Kumar scored raid point to bring their team at 19-20, Ajay Kumar continued with his thunderous performance to score a two point-raid to provide 22-19 lead to his team after 27 minute. Anup Kumar played brilliantly to reduce Puneri Paltan to just a man when U Mumba was leading at 26-25, although Sonu Narwal avoided an immediate all out and scored a raid point with leveling the score at 26-26 when only five minutes were remaining in the game. Scoring an all out and taking the lead by six points in last two minutes, Puneri Paltan were trailing in the game at 30-34. Ajay Thakur tried to level the score at the last minute but his only 1 raid point could not do so and Puneri Paltan lost the game 31-34 in the end. Earlierm in the first half, Pune was leading at 2-1 after Ajay Thakur scored crucial first raid points at the initial stage. Both teams indulged in great battle as the score went 4-5 after 10 minutes. U Mumba tied the game after 11 minutes as 6-6 as Anup Kumar managed to score 4 points. Continuing his outstanding form, Anup Kumar scored few points and provided his team a 10-8 after 15 minutes. U Mumba scored their first all out on Puneri Paltan at 17th minute and took 14-9 lead. Countering Mumba’s attack, Pune’s AJay Thakur scored a super raid in 19th minute as they were trailing 13-14. At the half time, U Mumba was leading at 15-13. By Prajakt K.
In few final stages of the game Bengaluru Bulls managed to beat Bengal Warriors in 42nd game of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016 on Tuesday at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. Nitin Madane’s opening point helped Bengal Warriors went on to score more points took 5-2 lead after eight minutes. Despite, Bulls’ counter at 10 minute leveling the score 5-5, after 15 minutes, Vishal Mane scored two points and registered huge lead on Bulls of 10-5. Jang Kun Lee also scored two points and Bengal Warriors inflicted their first all out on Bulls as they lead 13-5. As star raider Rohit Kumar was struggling, Bulls were trailing 8-15 against Warriors at the end of the first half. Later in the second half, Rohit Kumar got the much needed momentum and scored three raid points after Jang Kun Lee’s two points as Bulls were trailing 12-16. As Manu Goyat scored two raid points, Bengal Warriors cemented their lead 22-16 in the 34th minute. Bulls’ super tackle helped them to cut the difference between the score to just three. Bengaluru Bulls again scored a tackle point the threw Jang Kun Lee out of the game as they were trailing 21-23. Only few minutes were remaining were Bulls gathered a raid point as well as Ashish Kumar’s crucial tackle point as they were trailing 23-24. At the end, everything was dependent on Rohit Kumar and he successfully delivered with scoring a last minute raid when less than 30 seconds were reaming to bring the score to 27-25 at the end. After the win Bengaluru Bulls are at 6th spot with 4 wins and scoring 26 points, whereas Bengal Warriors are at 7th rank with scoring 21 points with 2 wins. By Prajakt K.
Showing the skills on Tuesday night at 41st match of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League 2016, Rahul Chaudhary of Telugu Titans scored 16 points and helped his team to beat Dabang Delhi KC by eight points.After the match, Telugu Titans are at the second spot with scoring 37 points in 6 wins off the total 11 and Dabang Delhi KC are at the bottom of the table with 20 points in three wins from 9 games in the points table. Telugu Titans managed to score their first all out on Delhi resulting into Titans leading at 18-9 at 22nd minute. At one side Rahul Chaudhary was scoring tremendously and on the other hand, Delhi players were leaving no stones unturned for cutting the difference. In 33rd minute, Titans scored first super tackle of the game and took a huge lead of 28-18. Meraj Sheykh scored crucial points at the ending phase of the game. He scored Delhi’s first all out and few points to make the score 27-32 with less than five minutes to go for finishing the game. But Sheykh’s performance could not do enough as Titans successfully maintained their lead 36-28 in the end. Earlier, Both the teams managed to level the score at 3-3 after eight minutes due to the scoring of two star performers of the night, of both the teams, Rahul Chaudhary and Meraj Sheykh in the first half. However, Delhi got the crucial lead 4-3 as Saching Shingade kept aside Rahul Chaudhary. After ten minutes, it was a full Rahul Chaudhary-show from the Telugu Titans as he was the single player who was scoring back-to-back raid points for his team. However, he has got a tight competition from the other side as it was tough to get the lead for Titans. Delhi managed to level the game at 8-8 with the help of Kashling Adake’s two points. But the quick super raid from Rahul Chaudhary and a raid point after that gave an inch ahead to Titans as they lead 14-8 at the half time. By Prajakt K.