In Match 126 of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017, it will be the U.P Yoddha taking on the Bengaluru Bulls. The Yoddha's will look to claim a win against the Bulls at any cost if they are to qualify for the play-offs. Bengaluru currently reside at the bottom of Zone B and will fight for a spot by defeating the Yoddha's who are the closest to qualify after Bengal Warriors and Patna Pirates. U.P Yoddha will be without Nitin Tomar as the skipper is down with fever. Will the Bulls be able to take advantage of this fact or will the Yoddhas give it their all to seem their side make it to the qualifiers?. Match 126 will begin at 8.00 PM IST at the Sree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune.
HIGHLIGHTS, PRO KABADDI LEAGUE 2017, MATCH 126: U.P YODDHA vs BENGALURU BULLS
FULL TIME SCORE: BENGALURU BULLS 38-32 UP YODDHA
The Perfect Raider of the match is presented to Bengaluru Bull's Rohit Kumar with 12 raid points.
The Player of the Match is presented to Mahender Singh from Bengaluru Bulls with 10 tackle points.
21.01 IST: FULL TIME!! A loss for UP Yoddha but they have managed to qualify for the Play-offs with a point. Bengaluru Bulls had the chance but couldn't reduce the margin. U.P Yoddha have now qualified for the play-offs.
21.00 IST: U.P Yoddha's raider escapes. U.P 32-38 Bengaluru
20.59 IST: Rohit escapes with a touch point. UP 31-38 Bengaluru
20.59 IST: A bonus point collected by the Bulls skipper. UP 37-31 Bengaluru
20.58 IST: A point picked up by the UP raider. Crucial raid. UP 31-36 Bengaluru
20.57 IST: Bull's ram down the UP raider. A 6 point lead. Lethal. UP 30-36 Bengaluru
20.56 IST: Ajay Kumar escapes with a touch point to lead by 5 points.UP 30-35 Bengaluru
20.53 IST: Bengaluru skipper taken out by the UP defence while the raider claims a point. UP 30-34 Bengaluru
20.50 IST: A point picked up by Devadiga on the Bull's defence. UP 28-33 Bengaluru
20.50 IST: ALL OUT for Bengaluru Bulls as three points are given to the Yoddhas. UP 27-33 Bengaluru
20.49 IST: Bonus point picked up by the Bulls and Devadiga picks up a touch as well. UP 24-32 Bengaluru
20.48 IST: Devadiga enters and escapes with a touch point. UP 23-31 Bengaluru
20.47 IST: Super tackle by the Bengaluru defenders. They captured a fish out of waters as he tried to squirm away. UP 22-31 Bengaluru
20.44 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as the raider enters and escapes with a touch point. UP 21-29 Bengaluru
20.41 IST: Do or Die raid for Bengaluru as Ajay enters and escapes with a touch point. UP 20-29 Bengaluru
20.40 IST: A super tackle by the Bull's defence to ram down Devadiga. UP 20-28 Bengaluru
20.39 IST: Surinder brings back 2 points for UP as he manages to escape. UP 20-26 Bengaluru
20.38 IST: Rohit Kumar steps out of the lobby to gift the Yoddha's a point. UP 18-26 Bengaluru
20.37 IST: UP slam down Rohit on his raid. Surinder escapes the Bull's defence as well. UP 17-26 Bengaluru
20.36 IST: Second ALL OUT for UP Yoddhas. Chances look slim for the Yoddha as the Bulls lead on. UP 15-26 Bengaluru
20.35 IST: Do or Die raid for Bengaluru Bulls as Rohit enters and leaves with a touch point. UP 14-23 Bengaluru
20.34 IST: The Bull's defence ram down the UP raider to lead. UP 14-22 Bengaluru
20.33 IST: A SUPER RAID by the UP raider!! The last man walks away with three points. UP 14-21 Bengaluru
20.32 IST: bonus point picked up by the UP raider. Rohit escapes and the Bull's eye an all out on the Yoddhas. UP 21-11 Bengaluru
20.32 IST: Rohit Kumar manages a touch point on the UP defence. UP 10-20 Bengaluru
20.31 IST: Bonus point given to Surinder of the Yoddhas. UP 10-19 Bengaluru
20.30 IST: The second half resumes and U.P have a lot of catching up to di if they are to make it to the qualifiers.
HALF TIME SCORE: U.P YODDHA 9-19 BENGALURU BULLS
20.24 IST: Half Time!! Bengaluru Bulls lead U.P Yoddhas by a 10 point margin. The Bull's are surely destroying the hopes of UP qualifying.
20.23 IST: Bengaluru Bulls have targetted Devadiga as it's not his day. Rohit Kumar escapes from the UP defence. UP 9-19 Bengaluru
20.21 IST: Ajay escapes with a touch point on the UP defence. Silly from the defender. UP 9-17 Bengaluru
20.20 IST: The Bulls are on a roll as the defenders ram down the UP raider. UP 9-16 Bengaluru
20.19 IST: Bengaluru slam down the UP raider as they perform an ALL OUT on UP Yoddha. UP 9-15 Bengaluru
20.18 IST: Do or DIe raid for Bengaluru as the skipper steps up and escapes. Classic Rohit Kumar. UP 9-11 Bengaluru
20.16 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as the raider enters and is tackled. Simple by the Bulls who now lead. UP 9-10 Bengaluru
20.15 IST: A self out by the UP Yoddha defender grants an easy point for the Bulls to equalise. UP 9-9 Bengaluru
20.14 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Devadiga enters and is tackled by the Bulls. UP 9-8 Bengaluru
20.14 IST: Bonus point picked up by the Bull's raider. UP 9-7 Bengaluru
20.13 IST: Do or DIe raid for UP as Ajay Kumar enters and is immediately tackled by the Yoddha's defence. UP 9-6 Bengaluru
20.11 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Surinder enters and escapes with a silly mistimed tackle by the Bull's defence. UP 8-6 Bengaluru
20.11 IST: A super tackle by the UP defence on the Bull's skipper. UP 7-6 Bengaluru
20.10 IST: The Bull's lead as they slam down the Yoddha raider with ease. UP 5-6 Bengaluru
20.09 IST: Do or Die raid for UP as Devadiga enters but is swallowed by the Bull's defence to equalise the score. UP 5-5 Bengaluru
20.08 IST: Ajay Kumar picks up a touch point on the UP defence. UP 5-4 Bengaluru
20.07 IST: Bull's raider is thrown out by the UP defence to claim a tackle point. UP 5-3 Bengaluru
20.07 IST: Ajay Kumar manages a touch point for Bengaluru as he raids successfully. UP 4-3 Bengaluru
20.06 IST: Devadiga is slammed down by the Bull's defence. UP 4-2 Bengaluru
20.06 IST: Rohit Kumar is taken down. Up's first tackle is successful. UP 4-1 Bengaluru
20.05 IST: Rishank Devadiga starts the scoring for UP as he escapes the Bull's defence. UP 3-1 Bengaluru
20.03 IST: Bonus point given to UP as Surinder manages. UP 1-1 Bengaluru
20.02 IST: Rohit Kumar starts the scoring for Bengaluru as he picks up a bonus point. UP 0-1 Bengaluru
20.01 IST: U.P Yoddha win the toss and the match begins with Bengaluru raiding. ready to Khel Kabaddi?.
19.55 IST: Rising from the ashes, the Bengaluru Bulls enter Pune and will look to spoil U.P's chances of qualifying.
19.54 IST: The U.P Yoddha's enter Pune with a huge reception and will aim to eliminate the Bengaluru Bulls and qualify for the play-offs.
19.53 IST: Note - U.P Yoddha's skipper Nitin Tomar is out of action due to illness.