Buoyed by a superb defensive efficiency, Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi Okay.C. 35-30 within the Professional Kabaddi League season 9 on the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium right here on Wednesday.
Whereas the star raiders of each groups, Maninder Singh and Naveen Kumar bought 10 factors every, the distinction have been the Warriors defenders Vaibhav Garje (6 factors) and Girish Maruti Ernak (5 factors).
Proper off the bat, Naveen Kumar revealed his gameplan, focusing on the Warriors’ Girish Maruti Ernak of their left nook, and even touched him out with the very first raid of the night.
The 2 groups traded blows continually from there on, Naveen’s raids matched by Maninder Singh on the different finish. It seemed like Delhi might be able to impact an all out on the Warriors within the eleventh minute. Nevertheless, a SUPER TACKLE on Naveen, by Vaibhav Garje, turned the momentum on Bengal’s aspect.
Instantly from there, the Warriors seized management, with their defence holding sturdy and taking out Delhi’s second and third raiders Manjeet and Ashu Malik on DO-OR-DIE raids. They went into the break with a slender 15-13 lead.
The Warriors have been, by far, the extra energetic within the opening minutes of the second half, and with barely 5 minutes gone, Ajinkya Kapre’s SUPER RAID caught out Ashu Malik, Vijay Kumar, Krishan, leaving Naveen as the only Delhi participant on the mat. On his very subsequent raid, he was tackled out because the Warriors effected the primary ALL OUT of the match and took a 23-18 lead.
Garje, particularly, was good within the second half. His excellent defending ensured that the Warriors saved extending their lead. Regardless of Delhi’s try at mounting a comeback within the dying minutes, the Warriors held on to their lead and earned a much-needed win.
The Bengal Warriors-Dabang Delhi Okay.C. encounter was the final sport of the Bengaluru leg. The Professional Kabaddi League Season 9 will transfer to Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Advanced, Balewadi, Pune on Friday.
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