- Maninder Singh’s brilliant super raid in the second half was the brave moment of the match.
- Pawan Sehrawat showed immense fitness levels to achieve yet another super 10.
In a thrilling encounter Bengal Warriors kept their nerve to edge out Bengaluru Bulls 33-31 in Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6. Maninder Singh had an excellent game and scored 14 points for Bengal Warriors. Mahesh Goud was a fine supporting act for Singh as he chipped in with 6 crucial raid points. Pawan Sehrawat got yet another super 10 for Bengaluru Bulls but his effort went in vain. Bengaluru Bulls’ defence was the biggest reason for their downfall as they could muster just three tackle points in the match.
Rohit Kumar and Maninder Singh got a couple of raid poinst each for their teams as both teams were neck to neck after three minutes of play. Mahesh Goud’s raid in the fourth minute gave Bengal Warriors a chance to level it at 4-4.
In the 7th minute Kashiling Adake made a successful raid to level the score at 6-6. There was little to separate the two teams as both refused to give an inch. Rohit Kumar made a two-point raid in the 13th minute to give Bengaluru Bulls little breathing space as they led 11-9.
Bengal Warriors fought back as they inflicted an all out in the 15th minute to lead 13-11. It was a closely fought encounter but Bengal Warriors went into the break holding a four point lead with the score 18-14 in their favour.
Maninder Singh continued his fine raiding form with a point at the start of the second half. He followed it up with a two-point raid in the 23rd minute as Bengal Warriors led 23-15. Bengaluru Bulls fought back in the next few minutes as they cut the deficit to five points in the 29th minute.
Pawan Sehrawat came with a moment of brilliance as his two-point raid led to an all out and Bengaluru Bulls tied the match at 26-26 in the 33rd minute. In the next minute Maninder Singh responded with a super raid of his own to give Bengal Warriors 29-26 lead.
The last five minutes were a tense affair but Bengal Warriors refused to panic. Kashiling Adake got two raid points in the last couple of minutes of the match to keep Bengaluru Bulls within touching distance. It was Maninder Singh yet again who scored a raid point in the 38th minute to give Bengal Warriors 33-28 lead as they were assured of full points in the match.
Fans can catch live action of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 matches when Bengaluru Bulls play Tamil Thalaivas while U Mumba take on Dabang Delhi KC on Saturday, i.e. 24th November 2018, 7:30 pm onwards, on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Suvarna Plus, Star Maa Gold, Star Sports First and Hotstar.