Pro Kabbadi: Bengaluru Register Convincing Win Against Jaipur
Bengaluru Bulls wrapped up their league stage campaign in style as they beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 40-32 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) clash at the Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata on Thursday, 27 December.
Bengaluru Bulls topped the table in Zone A and once again it was Pawan Sehrawat who led their charge. Sehrawat scored 16 points and was ably supported by Rohit Kumar, who chipped in with 5 crucial points.
For Jaipur, Deepak Niwas Hooda with 13 points top scored beside reaching the 700-raid point mark in the history of the league. It was a disappointing end of the league campaign for Jaipur Pink Panthers as they finished fifth in Zone A.
Sumit Singh picked up a two-point raid to get Bengaluru Bulls going as they led 3-1 after two minutes. Deepak was the key man for Jaipur in the first half.
Both Teams Neck-to-Neck in First-Half
Both teams were neck and neck for majority of the first half. After 10 minutes of play, both teams were level at 8-8.
Bengaluru changed gears in the last five minutes of the first half with Pawan Sehrawat picking consecutive raid points.
Bengaluru started the second half strongly with Rohit producing a super raid in the 27th to lead 25-18. Jaipur forced an all-out in the next minute to reduce the deficit to just five points.
With just over five minutes to go, Pawan picked up a two-point raid to give Bengaluru Bulls a 29-24 lead. Bengaluru Bulls then inflicted an all-out in the 37th minute to ensure their victory.
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