Dabang Delhi KC defeated Patna Pirates 26-23 in the 126th match of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. The most effective player of the match for the Dabang Delhi KC was Vijay. He was ably supported by Manjeet Chhillar. Shubham Shinde's efforts went in vain tonight.
Coach Dr. Krishan Hooda will be delighted with this win as it takes his team to the 2nd spot on the points table with 70 points. This loss leaves Patna Pirates in the 1st spot with 81 points.
Dabang Delhi KC were dominant in the raiding department scoring 10 points to Patna Pirates's 7. When it came to tackling Dabang Delhi KC scored 11 points to Patna Pirates's 16 points. Dabang Delhi KC cleaned up the opposition into 0 All-Outs. And that made all the difference.
The mainstay of the Dabang Delhi KC was Krishan staying on the mat for 96% of the raids and scoring 4 points.
It was a cat and mouse game between the two sides, with teams trading points and lead changing sides 14 times over the game. But the game changed in the 83rd raid when Krishan
Dabang Delhi KC were simply superior in the raiding department led by Vijay
Vijay scored 7 raid points and he was supported by Naveen Kumar with 2 points. Vijay kept picking points to keep the Patna Pirates at bay.
Mohit delivered for the Patna Pirates with 3 points, but it was not sufficient on the day against the Dabang Delhi KC. Patna Pirates scored a total of 7 raid points and their raiders were tackled 5 times.
Key Moments in the Match
|Raid 1||DD 0 - 0 PP||Naveen Kumar (DD)||Naveen Kumar is risking his team into a Do-or-Die Raid. Risky Strategy!|
|Raid 16||DD 4 - 5 PP||Shubham Shinde (PP)||Raid sees Shubham Shinde taken out by the Dabang Delhi KC defense.|
|Raid 25||DD 6 - 7 PP||Ashu Malik (DD)||Ashu Malik tackled by defense.|
|Raid 29||DD 9 - 8 PP||Vijay (DD)||Two points to Vijay! The muscular raider just can't be stopped tonight.|
|Raid 32||DD 10 - 9 PP||Mohit (PP)||Mohit is taken out by Dabang Delhi KC defense after he tags two players in the centre.|
|Raid 39||DD 14 - 12 PP||Vijay (DD)||Vijay locks horns with Monu, but manages to get across the line.|
|Raid 48||DD 17 - 15 PP||Neeraj Narwal (DD)||Neeraj Narwal goes out after Patna Pirates executes a super tackle to perfection!|
|Raid 53||DD 18 - 16 PP||Monu (PP)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Manjeet Chhillar to take out raider Monu.|
|Raid 59||DD 19 - 17 PP||Mohit (PP)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Neeraj Narwal to take out raider Mohit.|
|Raid 60||DD 19 - 18 PP||Manjeet (DD)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Shubham Shinde to take out raider Manjeet.|
|Raid 65||DD 20 - 18 PP||Rohit (PP)||Rohit is taken out by Dabang Delhi KC defense after he tags two players in the centre.|
|Raid 66||DD 20 - 19 PP||Neeraj Narwal (DD)||Neeraj Narwal has been taken down!|
|Raid 71||DD 21 - 19 PP||Monu (PP)||Monu is tackled successfully by Dabang Delhi KC defense.|
|Raid 83||DD 26 - 23 PP||Rohit (PP)||TAKEN OUT! Krishan strikes once again and it's the big man Rohit who's taken out.|