Pro Kabaddi 2021 highlights, Bengaluru, PKL: Every match went to the wire. Some tactical errors while other tactical brilliancy gave them the result.
Despite Pardeep Narwal scoring 12 points, UP Yoddha struggled to close the game. Patna was a wall defensively. Iran’s Mohammadreza Shadloui picked seven tackle points troubling even the raiding machine himself. But in the end, it was UP Yoddha taking a win on the last raid. Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha, 35-36.
The second clash also saw the reunion of Rahul Chaudhary with his former team Telugu Titans. However, he could only manage a single point. Puneri Paltan was the better team overall but some terrible blunders hindered their course a little bit but eventually, they made it through. Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans, 34-33.
The Jaipur Pink Panthers opened their accounts against the Haryana Steelers. It was a raiders game as they scored the majority of the points. Arjun Deshwal and Deepak Hooda scored a super-10 for Jaipur while Vikas Khandola fought with his super-10. Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Haryana Steelers, 40-38.
Pro Kabaddi 2021 highlights: Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha.
Pardeep Narwal, the most expensive player in PKL 2021 auction, was facing his former team Patna Pirates for the first time. Patna’s coach gave his good wishes to Pardeep but said Pardeep should get points but Patna should win the match.
Despite scoring a super-10 Pardeep Narwal struggled a lot. He was super tackled three times and Mohammadreza was his krypton. Tackling him twice while Pardeep got him out thrice.
UP Yoddha outscored Patna Pirates in raid points scored 20-17. Shrikant Jadhav scored three points but he is off-color.
Patna was struggling with their raiders as Monu Goyat, last match’s highest raid points scorer, only managed three raid points. But his absence was covered by his team. Their leader Prashant Kumar Rai scored five raid points while Sachin came out with three points.
The defense was where Patna excelled, they scored 17 tackle points same as their raid points. Mohammadreza led the wall with seven points while Sachin, showing an all-around play, took three points with two of them being super tackles. For UP Yoddha, Sumit secured a high-five while Ashu Singh’s support was of three points.
The game was as close as it can be till the last raid. UP Yoddha were leading by one point and it was a do-or-die raid for them. Surender Gill played smart and straight away jumped for a bonus point. He after taking the bonus just stood there sensing he has won the match for his team. A smart tactical play from UP. Pro Kabaddi 2021 highlights, Patna Pirates vs UP Yoddha.
Pro Kabaddi 2021 highlights: Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans.
It was Puneri Paltan who dominated the entire match in every department however, they were not disciplined enough. A rare sight for a team run by Anup Kumar.
They outscored Telugu in raid points and Tackle points as well. But the main difference happens to be in the extra points where Telugu took six points versus Puneri Paltan’s only one.
Mohit Goyat led Puneri Paltan in a raid with nine points while Abinesh Nadarajan took a high-five. Aslam Inamdar had a valuable all-round contribution of three raid points and three tackle points as well.
The struggles for Telugu start here, as no other player than Siddharth Desai scored a raid point. Rohit Kumar had a pretty bad game with zero points. The same story for Telugu, Rahul Chaudhary was the only one to score raid points and now it is Siddharth Desai scoring 15 raid points.
The Pune defense were on their toes taking 13 points. Trailing by one point, Puneri Paltan tied the game trapping Siddharth Desai. The game, however, was still on with 12 seconds to go as Puneri Paltan were facing a do-or-die raid.
Mohit Goyat was trying in desperation but was not able to get the point. Titans have to just be patient but they couldn’t and eventually handed Puneri Paltan the lead. Telugu had to score on their final raid and they relied on the bonus attempt which was unsuccessful. Pro kabaddi 2021 highlights, Puneri Paltan vs Telugu Titans.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021 highlights: Jaipur Panthers vs Haryana steelers.
Haryana Steelers could not find the winning move as Pink Panthers grabs a two-point win. A game of raiders as both teams collected 27 raid points.
For Haryana Steelers, Vikash Khandola scored 14 points while Rohi Gulia supported him with seven points. Arjun Deshwal continued his super-10 streak with 18 points while Deepak Hooda grabbed his Super-10 as well.
Nothing, literally nothing to separate these two teams in stats or on the mat. However, two all-out points are what made the difference for Haryana.
Panthers got Haryana all-out twice and they themselves were all-out only once. That was the game for the Panthers. Rakesh Kumar should be disappointed after playing so good they couldn’t convert.
Shaul Kumar took four tackle points for Jaipur. And two high-fives were made of Surender Nada and Jaideep Kuldeep. Pro kabaddi 2021 highlights, Jaipur Pink Panthers vs Haryana steelers.