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Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (31-32), Pro Kabaddi Live Score: Catch PKL 2016, Season 4 Live Match Score & Updates

Abhishek Jain
3.13K   //    25 Jul 2016, 17:01 IST

The Eagles are virtually out of the running for the semi-final spot now after an agonizingly close defeat vs the table toppers. Patna Pirates have now confirmed their spot as the top placed team and will face the team that finishes 4th in the semis.

Kashiling Adake and Meraj Sheykh scored 11 points each for the Eagles, but ended up on the losing side. Pardeep Narwal, with 9 points, and Rajesh Mondal, with 7, kept the scoreboard ticking for the Patna Pirates while Fazel Atrachali was a rock at the back with 4 tackle points.

FT: Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (31-32): THREE straight points for the visitors and they have won the match in dramatic circumstances! Meraj Sheykh was tackled first before Pardeep Narwal levelled the score with 2 minutes to go. In a do-or-die raid, which was also the buzzer raid of the match, Kashiling Adake was stopped in his tracks by the determined Pirates as they completed a sensational turnaround in the dying stages of the match.

37’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (31-29): Dabang Delhi look set to do the double over the reigning champions as they lead by 2 points with a little over 3 minutes to go. Patna Pirates have called for a timeout. They need to change their strategy fast to get the better of the home team.

SUPER RAID! 31’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (29-28): Kashiling Adake returns to his half after winning 3 points to give the Eagles the lead. The crowd go wild as they now chant ‘Kashi! Kashi!’.

ALL OUT! 29’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (25-26): Pardeep Narwal FINALLY completes the all out on the home team and helps the visitors take the lead after a successful raid. 11 minutes to go. Nerves are kicking in.

SUPER TACKLE! 26’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (21-19): It is raining super tackles here at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in Delhi. First Iranian Meraj Sheykh completes one before teaming up with Kashiling Adake to get Pardeep out!

HT: Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (16-14): The home team lead by 2 points after an 8-2 run in the final four minutes. Can they hold on against the reigning champions and keep their semi-final hopes alive? Let’s wait and watch.

16’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (11-12): When the chips are down, you can count on only 1 man to get Dabang Delhi out of the mess – Kashiling Adake. Trailing by 4 points and staring at an all out, the man from Sangli wins 2 touch points AND a bonus to shift the momentum. What a phenomenal effort by the Eagles’ star raider!

8’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (5-5): Rajesh Mondal and Selvamani K get touch points respectively, Kashiling Adake continues his fine form into this match, gets a touch point. Rajesh Mondal is caught by an alert Eagles defense to level the scores!

3’ Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates (2-1): Meraj Sheykh start the proceedings for the match, comes back empty handed! Rajesh Mondal drew first blood here at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex, Delhi, gets a touch point to open the scoring! Pardeep Narwal is caught by an alert Eagles defense! Selvamani K gets a touch point to put the Eagles in the lead for the first time tonight!

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Good evening everyone...

Welcome to the LIVE coverage of tonight’s only encounter between hosts Dabang Delhi and defending champions Patna Pirates at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex, Delhi in the ongoing Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League season 4.

Dabang Delhi started their home leg with a 41-20 hammering of the Kolkata-based franchise yesterday, Kashiling Adake finally got into his groove to gather a mammoth total of 13 raid points to end the Warriors’ season 4 campaign on a new low and with 3 matches remaining, the Eagles still have an outside chance to make it the semi-finals of season 4. The star defender Sachin Shingade has been sensational for the Eagles in this season and currently sits in 3rd place (36 tackles) in the table for players with the most number of successful tackles.

On the other hand, Patna Pirates currently sits at the top of the standings and need just a single win out of their remaining 2 matches to cement their place at the top. Their star raider Pardeep Narwal has continued his fine form into the season 4, gathering a total of whopping total of 96 raid points to help the Pirates in their quest to retain the PKL title. The Pirates would be hoping for a win against the lowly Eagles to ensure they give the much-needed rest to their star players ahead of the all-important semi-finals to be played on Friday this week.

The Eagles hammered the defending champions 33-15 at their own den earlier in the season and would be hopeful of a similar kind of performance in order to get a result against the spirited Pirates!

Players to watch out for:

Dabang Delhi: Kashiling Adake, Sachin Shingade

Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal, Rajesh Mondal

Head to Head

Played – 7, Dabang Delhi – 2, Patna Pirates – 4, Draw – 1

Last Match

Dabang Delhi – Won 41-20 against Bengal Warriors, Match 50

Patna Pirates – Won 31-28 against Puneri Paltan, Match 48

Game Plan

Dabang Delhi – Left Cover defender, Sachin Shingade and Right Corner defender, Prasant Chavan will be combining against Patna's Pardeep Narwal and Surjeet Singh. Tonight, Sachin should go all out against Pardeep otherwise Pardeep can ruin their chances of making into the playoffs. Anil Kumar and D. Suresh Kumar will have to play safe against Rajesh Mondal.

Patna Pirates – Kashiling Adake was in great touch yesterday against Bengal Warriors. Tonight, All eyes will be on Cover Defender, Bajirao Hodage and Left Corner, Fazel Atrachali as they have to tackle Delhi's raiding trio of Kashiling, Meraj and Selvamanni.

Dabang Delhi vs Patna Pirates
A still from the Eagles encounter against Patna Pirates earlier in the season
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