In Match 42 of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017 Season 5 of the Inter Zone Challenge week, it was Haryana Steelers that took the game by the scruff of the neck as they edged past Dabang Delhi K.C. to win by 2 points. Delhi were nearly there but unfortunately, it was the Haryana's defence that stood out. Surender Nada and his men ensured that Meraj and his raiders were not given a chance as they pipped the Delhi Dabangs to win this match by 27-25.
The Perfect raider is presented to Deepak Dahiya of Haryana Steelers with 7 raid points.
The Player of the Match is presented to Nilesh Shinde of Dabang Delhi K.C. with 5 tackle points.
Do or Die player of the match is presented to Meraj Sheykh of Dabang Delhi K.C.
HIGHLIGHTS, PRO KABADDI LEAGUE 2017, MATCH 42: HARYANA STEELERS vs DABANG DELHI K.C.
21.01 IST: FULL TIME!! Haryana Steelers win the match by a narrow lead of 2 points to defeat Dabang Delhi K.C. 27-25
21.01 IST: Haryana Steelers slam down Delhi's skipper to lead. 27-25
20.58 IST: Haryana claims 2 points on as the raider escapes on his raid. 26-25
20.57 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi as Meraj steps in and walks out with a point as Delhi lead. 24-25
20.55 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana but Delhi's defence awakens to slam down the raider to level the score. 24-24
20.53 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi and Meraj claims a point from a silly mistake from the Haryana defence. 24-23
20.52 IST: Shinde slams down Vikas to claim a super tackle with 2points. 24-22
20.51 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi but time runs out for the raider as Haryana lead by 4 points. 24-20
20.50 IST: Dahiya claims a point for Haryana Steelers with a scorpion kick. 23-20
20.49 IST: Haryana's raider claims a point on his raid. 22-20
20.48 IST: Delhi claim a point on Abolfazal's raid. 21-20
20.47 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi but Meraj is taken down by the Haryana Steelers. 21-19
20.41 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana and the raiders escapes with a point. 20-19
20.40 IST: Bonus and a touch point for Delhi's raider to equalise the score. 19-19
20.40 IST: ALL OUT for Haryana Steelers as Delhi close in on the lead. 19-17
20.39 IST: Meraj picks up a point for Delhi on his raid. 18-14
20.38 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana and the raider claims a bonus point. 18-13
20.37 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi and Meraj Sheykh walks out with 2 point. 17-13
20.35 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana but Delhi slam the raider down. 17-11
20.34 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi and the raider escapes with a point. 17-10
20.24 IST: HALF TIME. Haryana Steelers are sailing away with the match as Delhi still have a lot of work to do. 17-9
20.23 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi but the Steelers claim a point as they slam down the raider. 17-9
20.22 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana but Shinde is the man that slams down the raider. 16-9
20.21 IST: Haryana's defence slam down Delhi's raider to claim a point. 16-8
20.20 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana but the Delhi's defence steps up to claim a point. 15-8
20.19 IST: Delhi's raider claims a point for the Dabangs with a touch point. 15-7
20.18 IST: A bonus point is picked up by Delhi's raider. 15-6
20.17 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana and the point is gifted to the Steelers with Delhi's defensive mistake. 15-5
20.17 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi but the Haryana's defence sail away with a point. 14-5
20.15 IST: Haryana's raider claims a point on his raid on Delhi's defence. 13-5
20.14 IST: 2 points for Delhi as Abul escapes Haryana's defence. 12-5
20.13 IST: Haryana claim a point as the raider escapes the defenders. 12-3
20.12 IST: ALL OUT for Dabang Delhi as Haryana Steelers lead. 11-3
20.12 IST: Do or Die raid for Dabang Delhi but the Haryana's defence slam down the raider. 8-3
20.10 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana and the raider escapes with a point. 7-3
20.09 IST: Delhi's skipper Meraj is taken down for Haryana to lead. 6-3
20.08 IST: Haryana's raider claims 2 points on his raid. 5-3
20.06 IST: Do or Die raid for Delhi and the defenders slam down the raider. 3-3
20.05 IST: Haryana claim a bonus point on their raid. 2-3
20.04 IST: Dabang Delhi K.C.'s Nilesh Shinde is taken off on the stretcher as he receives a massive blow to the head. 1-3Nilesh Shinde is taken off on the stretcher as he receives a massive blow to the head. 1-3
20.03 IST: Haryana's raider is slammed down by the Dabangs to claim a defensive point. 1-3
20.02 IST: Do or Die raid for Haryana and the raider claims a touch point as well. 1-2
20.02 IST: Do or die raid for Delhi and the raider claims a touch point. 0-2
20.00 IST: Delhi start with smashing the Haryana raider to the mat. 0-1
19.59 IST: Dabang Delhi K.C. win the toss and choose court. The Haryana Steelers will raid first.
19.59 IST: The two team captains Surender Nada and Meraj Sheykh step in for the toss.
19.53 IST: Haryana Steelers strut their way in Lucknow.
19.52 IST: The Dabangs of Delhi enter the arena.