Dabang Delhi KC secured a much-needed 30-27 victory over Patna Pirates in Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad on Saturday. In a game where defenders took center stage for both sides, Dabang Delhi’s CK Vishal and Amit Hooda scored 5 tackle points apiece, while Patna Pirates’ Mohammad Raza Chiania scored the most in a single game in the league’s history (16 points). ) set the record for most tackle points.
Vijay Malik made a few raids in the 7th minute as Dabang Delhi KC took a 9-3 lead. Pirates were on the verge of being all out, but they tackled Naveen Kumar and stayed safe. Dabang Delhi KC had more chances to take the all-out, but Ranjit Naik in the raiding department and Mohammed Raza Chiania in the defense stopped them. The Pirates made a super tackle in the 16th minute and Dabang Delhi came within touching distance of CK’s score at 10-12. Naveen found it difficult to breach the opposition defence, but the capital team managed to lead at 14-12 at the break.
The Pirates tied the score at 14-14 in the 24th minute. Neeraj Kumar and Chianya made a super tackle in the 27th minute to give Pirates a 17-16 lead. The defensive duo made another super tackle soon after as the Pirates continued to push forward.
However, Dabang Delhi’s C defense also showed top form not allowing the Pirates to go ahead with a big lead. But, Neeraj and Chiania kept up the tackles and helped the Pirates lead at 21-19 in the 33rd minute. Dabang Delhi KC finally managed to go all out in the 34th minute and took the lead at 23-22.
Dabang Delhi’s CK defensive unit then made some brilliant tackles to help their team extend their lead to 27-23 in the 37th minute. Chianya and Galia scored raid points in the last few minutes of the match, but Dabang Delhi’s CK raider Vijay Malik ensured that his team walked off the mat as winners of the match.
Dabang Delhi KC
Best Rider – Vijay Malik (7 raid points)
Best Defender – Amit Hooda (5 tackle points)
Best Rider – Muhammad Reza Chiania (3 Red Points)
Best Defender – Muhammad Reza Chiania (16 tackle points)
Where to Watch Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 Live?
Watch all the live action from Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 on Star Sports Network and live streaming on Disney+Hotstar.