From Telugu Titans finally breaking jinx to Mohammad Nabibakhsh's eight-point raid, here's what happened in Pro Kabaddi League in week 5.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Sandeep Narwal, Manjeet Chhillar shine as Dabang Delhi pip Patna Pirates
Chhillar, the defender with most tackle points in PKL history, produced a last-raid tackle to clinch the thriller for Delhi, who were once again without the services of their star raider Naveen Kumar.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Jaipur hold Tamil Thalaivas to thrilling tie, Patna Pirates win against Bengaluru
Tamil Thalaivas and Jaipur Pink Panthers played out an entertaining 31-31 tie in Match 58 of Pro Kabaddi League at The Sheraton Grand in Bengaluru on Sunday.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Jaipur Pink Panthers take on Tamil Thalaivas; Patna Pirates battle Bengaluru Bulls
In-form Jaipur Pink Panthers will look to keep the juggernaut rolling when the take on Tamil Thalaivas in the Pro Kabaddi League in Bengaluru on Sunday. In the second match of the day, Bengaluru Bulls will lock horns with the Patna Pirates.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Deepak Hooda helps Jaipur Pink Panthers stun Patna Pirates with 38-28 win
Raider Deepak Hooda scored a Super 10 and was aided by Arjun Deshwal with nine points as the Panthers continued their habit of beating top teams in Season 8.
Patna dominated from the first minute with their defenders Neeraj Kumar and Mohammadreza Shadloui picking High 5s
Patna Pirates will look to extend their unbeaten streak when they lock horns with U Mumba in the Pro Kabaddi League on Tuesday. The match will be followed by Telugu Titans' encounter against Gujarat Giants.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Naveen Kumar’s Dabang Delhi continue to roll as Pardeep Narwal struggles with form
Naveen Kumar’s Dabang Delhi continue to lead the PKL 2021-22 table, while winless Telugu Titans are at the bottom.
Tamil Thalaivas and Patna Pirates shared the spoils in a 30-30 tie in their Pro Kabaddi League match in Bengaluru on Thursday.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021-22: Patna Pirates take on Tamil Thalaivas, Bengaluru Bulls hope to continue charge
Both Pirates and Thalaivas have well-balanced squads and are placed third and fifth respectively on the points table.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021: Tamil Thalaivas register first win of season, Patna Pirates stun Bengal Warriors
Ajinkya Pawar was the star of the night as he sizzled with 11 points in 11 raids to help Tamil Thalaivas post a comfortable 36-26 win over Puneri Paltan.
Sachin scored a Super 10 (10 points) and was ably supported by Patna's defensive trio of Sunil (4 points), Mohammadreza Chiyaneh (3 points) and Sajin C (3 points).
Fresh out of a thrilling win, UP Yoddha is set to face Jaipur Pink Panthers in their third game of the Pro Kabaddi League season 8 on Monday.
Patna thought they had managed to claw their way back into a tie in the last move of the match when they tackled Surender Gill but the UP raider ensured he got a bonus point in the process to keep that one-point lead alive.
Day 4 of the league will see Patna Pirates taking on UP Yoddha in the first match followed by Puneri Paltan's encounter against Telugu Titans and the final face-off between Jaipur Pink Panthers and Haryana Steelers.
Pro Kabaddi League 2021: Gujarat Giants beat Jaipur Pink Panthers; Dabang Delhi, Haryana Steelers post wins
Jaipur didn't have the raiding strength against a well-oiled Gujarat defence but will take positives from a tactically-fought match.
The Pro Kabaddi League, which had to be cancelled due to the pandemic last year, is set to resume in Bangalore on 22 December.
A total of 59 players were retained across all three categories with 22 in the Elite Retained Players (ERP), six in the Retained Young Players (RYP), and 31 in the New Young Players (NYP) category.
Pro Kabaddi 2019 in numbers: After defensive start to league, raiders picked pace closer to playoffs
The defenders were able to contain the star raiders at the start of the Pro Kabaddi 2019 season. But as the league stage went on, the raiders caught up in dominance.
Pardeep Narwal was at his scintillating best for Patna Pirates as his 36-point performance helped the three-time champions thrash semifinal-bound Bengal Warriors 69-41 in their final Pro Kabaddi League match of the season on Sunday.