The Patna attack has been brilliant throughout the course thanks to their talismanic captain Pardeep Narwal.
The Patna Pirates will lock their horns against Bengaluru Bulls in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2017. The match will be at Harisvansh Tana Bhagat Indoor Stadium, Ranchi. Bengaluru looks like a balanced unit with a good mix of youth and experience. Skipper Rohit Kumar will once again have to do the bulk of scoring for his side. The Patna attack has been brilliant throughout the course thanks to their talismanic captain, Pardeep Narwal who leads the points tally with a massive 191 raid points to his credit, way ahead of the second challenge, Rahul Chaudhari who has picked up 121 so far. Interestingly both the sides played a draw against their respective opponents and will step onto the mat with the thought to change the course in their favour. On one hand, where Patna Pirates have been in spectacular form thanks to its raiders, Bengaluru Bulls have had an on-off performance so far. Pirates are placed second in Zone B whereas Bengalure is at the fifth spot.
Here are the Patna Pirates vs Bengaluru Bulls:
10: 15 PM: Both team earned 22 raid points each.
10:11 PM: Bengaluru boys try to comeback with 3 quick points. Taril by 31-36 points
10:08: With just 3 minutes left for match to over Patna Pirates lead now by 36-28 points.
10:06 PM: Patna boys now lead by 34-21 points against Bengaluru.
10:01 PM: Bengaluru Bulls earn 3 points, trail by 20-34 points.
9:59 PM: Pardeep narwal has so far earned 10 points for his team.
9:56 PM: Patna Pirates now lead by 30-17 against Bengaluru boys.
9:51 PM: Bengaluru also snatch 3 points. Patna however continue to lead by 29-15
9:50 PM: Patna earns three points to go up by 25-13 points.
9:48 PM: Patna Pirates now snatch one point, lead by 22-12 points.
9:46 PM: Patna Pirates continue to be in driver’s seat, now lead by 21-12 points.
9:45 PM: Bengaluru snatch 1 point, still trail by 12-19 points
9:40 PM: From here, Bengaluru boys need to work really hard to win the match.
9:36 PM: Patna continue to race ahead with 19-10 points against Bengaluru.
9:34 PM: Patna now lead by 18-10.
9:32 PM: Patna Pirates continue to lead 17-10 with less than 4 minutes left for first half to end.
9:30 PM: Pardeep Narwal has earned 5 points for his team.
9:29 PM: Patna Pirates continue to dominate, now lead by 14-6.
9:26 PM: Patna boys now lead by 10-5. Bengaluru team trying hard to catch up.
9:19 PM: Patna lead by 3-2 against Bengaluru boys.
9:14 PM: Match between Patna Pirates and Bengaluru Bulls begins.
9:09 PM: Players out to the court.
9:07 PM: Match all set to begin soon.
9:05 PM: Probable teams
Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal, Vijay, Parveen Birwal, Arvind Kumar, Mohammad Maghsoudlou, Vishal Mane, Sachin Shingade, Monu Goyat, Md. Zakir Hossain, Jaideep, Manish, Jawahar, Satish, Sandeep, Virender Singh, Vikash Jaglan, Vishnu Uthaman, Vinod Kumar
Bengaluru Bulls: Ashish Kumar, Harish Naik, Sumit Singh, Ravinder Pahal, Ajay, Rohit Kumar, Sinotharan Kanesharajah, Sanjay Shrestha, Sachin Kumar, Gurvinder Singh, Mahender Singh, Pradeep Narwal, Kuldeep Singh, Ankit Sangwan, Amit, Rohit, Preetam Chhillar, Sunil Jaipal