Patna Pirates defeated Haryana Steelers 30-27 in the 132nd match of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. The most effective player of the match for the Patna Pirates was Sachin. He was ably supported by Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh. Ashish's efforts went in vain tonight.
Coach Ram Mehar Singh will be delighted with this win as it takes his team to the 1st spot on the points table with 86 points. This loss leaves Haryana Steelers in the 7th spot with 64 points.
Patna Pirates were behind in the raiding department scoring 15 points to Haryana Steelers's 16. When it came to tackling Patna Pirates scored 10 points to Haryana Steelers's 9 points. Patna Pirates cleaned up the opposition into 1 All-Outs. And that made all the difference.
The mainstay of the Patna Pirates was C Sajin staying on the mat for 88% of the raids and scoring 1 points.
It was a cat and mouse game between the two sides, with teams trading points and lead changing sides 1 times over the game. But the game changed in the 80th raid when Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh scored a valuable 1 points to swing the momentum in favour of the Patna Pirates.
Patna Pirates were simply superior in the raiding department led by Sachin
Sachin scored 8 raid points and he was supported by Guman Singh with 4 points. Sachin kept picking points to keep the Haryana Steelers at bay.
Ashish delivered for the Haryana Steelers with 8 points, but it was not sufficient on the day against the Patna Pirates. Haryana Steelers scored a total of 16 raid points and their raiders were tackled 10 times.
Key Moments in the Match
|Raid 1||PP 1 - 0 HS||Sachin (PP)||Sachin Tanwar comes back with a bonus point.|
|Raid 6||PP 4 - 0 HS||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Perfect team play, defense ushers raider Vikas Kandola out of the mat.|
|Raid 14||PP 6 - 3 HS||Vinay (HS)||Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh, Prashanth K Rai trap raider Vinay, after he pinched a bonus point.|
|Raid 20||PP 8 - 3 HS||Meetu Mahender Sharma (HS)||Meetu Mahender Sharma is taken out by Patna Pirates defense after he tags two players in the centre.|
|Raid 22||PP 12 - 4 HS||Ravi Kumar (HS)||Perfect team play, the defense ushers the raider Ravi Kumar out of the mat. Raider however pinches a bonus.|
|Raid 32||PP 13 - 9 HS||Ashish (HS)||Ashish locks horns with Sunil, Guman Singh, but manages to get across the line.|
|Raid 35||PP 15 - 13 HS||Sachin (PP)||Vikas Kandola, Jaideep trap raider Sachin Tanwar, after he pinched a bonus point.|
|Raid 48||PP 19 - 16 HS||Meetu Mahender Sharma (HS)||It's Mohammadreza Shadloui Chiyaneh again as he takes Meetu Mahender Sharma off his feet and pummels him to the ground.|
|Raid 53||PP 21 - 18 HS||Monu Goyat (PP)||Vikas Kandola errs and has to go back to the bench and it's another point for Monu Goyat.|
|Raid 65||PP 26 - 22 HS||Sachin (PP)||Ravi Kumar, Surender has to leave as Sachin Tanwar gets a touch on him.|
|Raid 66||PP 27 - 22 HS||Rohit Gulia (HS)||Perfect team play, defense ushers raider Rohit Gulia out of the mat.|
|Raid 71||PP 27 - 24 HS||Sachin (PP)||Sachin Tanwar goes out after Haryana Steelers executes a super tackle to perfection!|
|Raid 72||PP 27 - 26 HS||Ashish (HS)||This just isn't working for Monu Goyat, Neeraj. He tries to be clever but it backfires as Ashish gets an easy touch off him and gets the point.|
|Raid 77||PP 27 - 27 HS||Guman Singh (PP)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Surender to take out raider Guman Singh.|
|Raid 78||PP 29 - 27 HS||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Vikas Kandola tries to wriggle out of the centre, but is stopped by Shubham Shinde, C Sajin. Super Tackle!|