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Dabang Delhi K.c. Vs Bengal Warriors 29 December 2021

Dabang Delhi K.C.
52-35
Bengal Warriors
DABANG DELHI K.C. won the match
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Right then, that is all we have for you from this Pro Kabaddi League match! Switch tabs and catch all the live action from the second encounter of the day as 'Record Breaker' Pardeep Narwal will be seen in action for U.P. Yoddha as they take on the Gujarat Giants! Until next time then, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, signing off, Stay home, stay safe!
FULL TIME!

Dabang Delhi K.C. 52-35 Bengal Warriors

Annihilation! Absolute annihilation from the Dabang Delhi K.C. They have kept in mind the final of season 7 and come out all guns blazing to exact revenge. The Warriors bear a sorry state to their side. Apart from Maninder Singh, no other player really got going for the Warriors. Sukesh Hegde picked up nine points, which largely included quick bonuses towards the end of the contest, when the writing was all but on the wall for the Warriors. 

As for Delhi, Naveen Kumar stole the show once again with an astounding 24 raid points! He was tackled just once over the course of the match which speaks volumes of the form he is currently in. He was ably supported by Vijay, who secured a Super 10, a well-deserved one for the youngster. The defence was in top form and perfectly executed their plans against Maninder Singh, who was kept on the bench for a substantial amount of time. 

At the beginning of the second half, the momentum was on the side of the Warriors, with the defending champions collecting points in clumps. However, any chances of a comeback got extinguished as soon as Maninder Singh was tackled and sent to the bench. Post that, it was Dabang Delhi K.C. all the way through and they did not present any other opportunity to the Warriors to make a comeback. 
40' Naveen uses his whole thirty seconds and ensures that the Warriors do not get another raid. 
40' Sukesh Hegde is not granted the bonus point and Bengal Warriors review. Review unsuccessful as Hegde's leading foot had cut the bonus line and was not crossing it completely. 
39' Maninder Singh picks up a bonus point in front of the left corner chain.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 52-35 Bengal Warriors
39' Ashu times the jump to perfection over Abozar Mighani and picks up a point to extend the lead. 
39' Nabibaksh is taken by surprise as Ashu Malik from right in puts in a double thigh hold to completely immobilise the raider. 
38' The right corner defender goes in for a far too advanced block and Naveen comfortably shoves him aside and gets back to his half.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 50-34 Bengal Warriors
37' SUPER RAID! Maninder Singh comes in for the raid, escapes the left corner's back hold and gets a couple of more points as the defenders are unable to provide the needed support. 
37' ALL OUT! The left corner defender goes out of bounds and with only one defender left, Naveen gets an easy touch point on Abozar.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 49-31 Bengal Warriors
36' Naveen comes in and takes a touch point on Sukesh Hegde, who was manning the left corner.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 45-31 Bengal Warriors
36' Sukesh Hegde gets a bonus point. Single points are not going to do the trick for the Warriors. 
35' A weak ankle hold from the left corner and the agile Naveen Kumar is quick to escape and return to his half.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 44-30 Bengal Warriors
34' The cover defender is far too late in the dash and gifts Naveen Kumar a point. 
34' Sukesh Hegde comes in for the raid and makes it a quick one, picking up a bonus point in front of the  right corner. 
33' Maninder Singh is tackled as Jeeva Kumar once again brings his experience to the fore to plays Maninder Singh using a double ankle hold.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 42-29 Bengal Warriors
33' Abozar Mighani crouches low and executes a perfect double ankle hold 
32' Sandeep Narwal goes for an advance block and looks to pull out of it at the last moment. However, Maninder extends his arm and gets a hand touch on him. 
31' Maninder picks up a bonus point under the left corner defender's nose.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 41-27 Bengal Warriors
30' It is Naveen Kumar who returns the favour as he picks up the left corner defender of the Warriors using the kick to perfection.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 41-26 Bengal Warriors
30' Maninder gets a touch point on the left corner defender. 
28' Naveen escapes the ankle hold from the left corner and picks up a touch point on the way too.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 40-25 Bengal Warriors
28' A point to the Bengal Warriors as Maninder Singh wrestles with Jeeva Kumar and manages to drag his foot over the mid-line. 
27' SUPER RAID! Vijay picks up a bonus point and picks up a couple of defenders on the way too as the defenders are in two minds whether or not to block him. The right cover and the right corner make their way to the bench.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 38-24 Bengal Warriors
26' Maninder runs around, unsettles the defence and picks up a bonus point near the covers. 
26' Manjeet Chhillar looks to dash out Sukesh Hegde but the raider is quick to make his way to the mid-line. Another error from the veteran. 

Dabang Delhi K.C. 35-23 Bengal Warriors
25' Naveen Kumar picks up a bonus point in front of the right corner defender. 
24' ALL OUT! Maninder you beauty! Do-or-die raid for the Warriors now and he corners all the defenders in one direction. All three defenders look to tackle but there is no unity as Maninder escapes to his half using brute force. 
23' Vijay comes in to raid and picks up a bonus point.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 34-17 Bengal Warriors
22' Do-or-die raid for Delhi and it is Ashu Malik who has come in. Hangs far too deep in front of the left corner and it is an invitation for Mighani, who takes it with both hands and dashes him out of bounds.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 33-17 Bengal Warriors
21' Manjeet executes an ankle hold on Maninder Singh but it is a weak one. Maninder frees himself and walks back to his half. 
HALF TIME!

Dabang Delhi K.C. 33-15 Bengal Warriors

Dear oh dear! Naveen is absolutely unstoppable today! The Warriors have absolutely no answers to his skills and prowess as the youngster has quietly gone about his business, picking up 16 raid points in the first half itself! The Warriors' defence were too late to open their account and still have only only two tackles to their name, something which is proof enough of their poor showing in this contest. 

It is turning out to be quite a one-sided contest and if the Warriors fail to keep Naveen quiet, the Delhi outfit will seal this game by a huge, huge margin. Better planning and execution will be needed from the Warriors as they go into the second half. We have seen teams worse off making a comeback and winning the game. Do the Warriors have the potential to do so? Stick around and find out as we will be back in just a few moments for the second half!
20' Naveen Kumar looks to clean up the defenders but an iron-strong double ankle hold along with some good support from the rest of the defenders ensures that the Warriors complete a Super Tackle!
20' Hegde picks up a bonus point and also a toe-touch on Sandeep Narwal. 
20' Naveen kicks and picks up a point on the right corner defender. The other dashing defender from the other end is shoved aside by Naveen as he runs to his half of the court. 
19' Manjeet Chhillar looks to execute a double thigh hold on Sukesh Hegde, who is alert and shifts his momentum towards the mid-line.

Bengal Warriors 11-31 Dabang Delhi K.C.
19' The right corner goes for a very advance double ankle hold but the raider comfortably escapes. 
18' Do-or-die raid for the Warriors and Maninder is ushered out with a block. Unwavering support from the right cover defender sends him back to the bench. 
16' Naveen Kumar takes a touch point on the corner and the cover defender is unable to dash him out as the Naveen Express plants his foot over the mid-line.

Bengal Warriors 10-29 Dabang Delhi K.C.
16' First tackle point for Bengal Warriors as a double thigh hold from Mighani sends the raider back to the bench. However, he has taken a bonus as well. 
15' Nabibaksh goes deep and picks up a bonus point in front of the right cover defender. 
15' A bonus point picked by Vijay. He has been absolutely fantastic as a support raider!
14' Maninder comes in to raid again and this time it is Sandeep Narwal who comes in with an iron-strong block.

Bengal Warriors 8-25 Dabang Delhi K.C.
14' Jeeva Kumar comes in to dash Maninder but misses and slides out of bounds. Maninder looks to pick up a bonus point but he is not granted it. 
13' Vijay goes for the raid and picks up a bonus point and a touch as well as the cover defender ones in for a very advance dash.
12' ALL OUT! Bengal Warriors are all out once again! The raider is given the bonus and a formidable dash from Jeeva Kumar sends him sliding out of the court!

Bengal Warriors 7-21 Dabang Delhi K.C.
11' With only two players on the mat, Maninder Singh looks to tackle Naveen Kumar, who comfortably reaches the mid-line. 
11' A bonus point granted to Maninder Singh as the defence sits back . 
10' The left corner goes in for the double ankle hold but it is far too advance. Another defender comes in to support but it is to no avail. 
10' Manjeet Chhillar comes in with a chain and pins Sukesh Hegde on the mat.

Bengal Warriors 5-15 Dabang Delhi K.C.
9' A dash from the cover defender but Naveen is unstoppable as he extends his hand and crosses the mid-line. 
8' Vijay picks up a bonus and a touch point on Abozar Mighani as well to extend Delhi's lead

Bengal Warriors 5-13 Dabang Delhi K.C.
7' Jeeva Kumar looks to dash Maninder Singh but the raider is quick to escape and make his way to his half. 
7' Naveen Kumar picks up a bonus point under the right-in defender
7' Nabibaksh goes in for the raid and picks up a bonus point before being dashed out from the right corner chain. The Warriors are ALL OUT!
6' Comfortable point for the Naveen Express as Sukesh Hegde is unable to solo tackle him. 
5' Hegde is granted the bonus point and an unnecessary back hold from Sandeep Narwal helps revive Nabibaksh.

Bengal Warriors 3-6 Dabang Delhi K.C.
4' The right corner defender comes in for quite an ambitious double thigh hold but Naveen drags himself towards the mid-line.

Bengal Warriors 1-6 Dabang Delhi K.C.
4' Two points to Delhi as the right corner defender steps out of bounds while Naveen picks up another touch point on the partner in his chain.

Bengal Warriors 1-5 Dabang Delhi K.C.
3' Sukesh Hegde takes a bonus point under the nose of the right corner. 
3' Naveen entices the left corner to go into the double ankle hold and escapes comfortably. Early lead for the season 7 runner-ups.
2' A herculean dash from Jeeva Kumar and the veteran has dashed Maninder Singh out of bounds!

Bengal Warriors 0-2 Dabang Delhi K.C.
1' Now Naveen claims a touch on the left in and he is right! Nabibaksh has to depart and opens Delhi's account. 
1' Maninder Singh claims a point on Joginder Narwal but the officials disagree with him. 
Toss Update:

Dabang Delhi K.C. have won the toss and chosen court. Bengal Warriors to raid first
Teams:

Dabang Delhi K.C. -
Naveen Kumar, Jeeva Kumar, Manjeet Chhillar, Vijay, Ashu Malik, Sandeep Narwal, Joginder Narwal (c).
Substitutes: Krishan, Ajay Thakur, Neeraj Narwal, Mohammad Malak, Deepak.

Bengal Warriors - Maninder Singh (c), Darshan J, Vijin Thangadurai, Sukesh Hegde, Mohammad Nabibaksh, Abozar Mighani, Sachin Vittala. 
Substitutes: Rohit Banne, Akash Pikalmunde, Rohit, Ravindra Kumavat, Parveen Satpal. 
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Right then, it is a top-of-the-table clash as the Dabang Delhi K.C. take on the Bengal Warriors in the nineteenth fixture of the tournament. The Delhi outfit are the only unbeaten side this season, with two wins and a draw to their name. They rightfully occupy the numero uno spot in the points table and will look to retain that post this contest as well.

The Warriors, too, got off to a solid start to their campaign this season. They secured twin wins against the U.P. Yoddha and Gujarat Giants in their first two encounters. However, in what was an edge-of-the-seat thriller, the Warriors failed to get over the line against 'Hi-Flyer' Pawan Sehrawat's Bengaluru Bulls, losing the game by just 1 point. Nonetheless, they stand third with eleven points and will be eyeing a win here that'll take them to the top of the table. 

The Delhi franchise started their season with a massive 11-point win over the Puneri Paltan. They followed that up with a 4-point win over U Mumba. Their previous game against the Gujarat Giants was a tied one. As they clash with the Warriors, the Delhi side will look to exact revenge of last edition's final, in which the former had won the championship with a 5-point win over Delhi. Naveen Kumar has received some much-needed support this season and with experienced campaigners amongst their ranks, Delhi will look to continue their lossless campaign. 
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Pro Kabaddi League 2021. The first match on day eight will pit the Dabang Delhi K.C. against defending champions Bengal Warriors at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. We have a riveting contest on our hands and all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy as I, Maanas Upadhyay, take you through everything that unfolds over the course of this contest! 
MATCH DETAILS
Venue
Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru
Match Start Time
Wed, 29/Dec/2021 19:30:00 Asia/Kolkata
Match
Dabang Delhi K.C. vs Bengal Warriors
Round
Pro Kabaddi League Round 2021
Group
League
Season
Pro Kabaddi 2021