Haryana Steelers defeat Dabang Delhi KC 36-33 in PKL
Balbir Singh, USA
Bengaluru, January 22, 2022:
Haryana Steelers put up a clinical performance and registered a 36-33 victory over Dabang Delhi KC in Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 here on Friday . Haryana Steelers and Dabang Delhi KC played out a neck-to-neck contest in the opening minutes of the match, however, the Haryana side took the lead at 5-4 in the 9th minute.
The Steelers carried out a brilliant tackle and Kandola pulled off a brilliant raid as the Haryana side recorded a three-point lead at 7-4 in the next minute.
In the 14th minute, the Steelers inflicted an All Out and took a five-point lead at 12-7. The Haryana side rode on the momentum and further extended their lead at 15-8. The Steelers carried out a brilliant tackle and Kandola pulled off a fantastic running hand touch in the 18th minute as Haryana recorded a 9-point lead at 18-9. The Haryana Captain effected another raid as the Steelers led at 19-11 at the end of the first half.
Haryana Steelers pulled off a brilliant tackle in the 24th minute and continued to stay in the lead at 21-14. Haryana effected another tackle and Kandola carried out a raid in the 27th minute as the Steelers recorded an 8-point lead at 23-15.
However, Delhi fought back with a multi-point raid point in the 29th minute and narrowed the gap between the two sides. Delhi inflicted an All Out in the 33rd minute, but the Steelers still held the lead at 29-27.
Delhi pulled off another multi-point raid and got closer to Haryana's score. Vinay effected a fantastic raid in the 38th minute, but Delhi carried out a raid soon after and levelled the scores at 31-31. In the next minute, Kandola pulled off a multi-point raid and helped his team regain the lead at 33-31.
Jaideep carried out a fabulous tackle as the Steelers further extended their lead. The Haryana side rode on the momentum and eventually closed out the victory at 36-33.