Dabang Delhi outclass Bengaluru Bulls 38-30
Dabang Delhi produced a terrific second half comeback to beat Bengaluru Bulls in the Inter Zone Challenge Week of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League. Meraj Sheykh scored 14 points for Dabang Delhi to lead his team to victory. Rohit Kumar scored 12 points for Bengaluru Bulls as
DabangDelhi are now bottom of the table with 24 points from nine matches in Zone A.Bengaluru Bulls are fourth with 23points from 11 matches in Zone B.
DabangDelhi were quick off the blocks as Meraj Sheykh scored a raid point to givethem 3-1 lead after three minutes. Abolfazl made another successful raid asDabang Delhi led 5-1 after five minutes. Bengaluru Bulls struggled to scorepoints initially as Sunil Jaipal scored their second point in the seventhminute.
BengaluruBulls defence sprang into action as they sent Meraj Sheykh and Abolfazl totrail 5-6 in the eighth minute. Rohit Kumar made a successful raid in the 10thminute as Bengaluru Bulls led 8-7. The onslaught from the Bulls continued asthey inflicted an all out in the 12th minute to lead 13-7.
Abolfazlscored two raid points in the next three minutes as Dabang Delhi trailed 11-15after 15 minutes. Rohit Kumar was the man of the first half for Bengaluru Bullsas he scored with another two-point raid to give Bengaluru Bulls 17-11 lead. Itwas a strong recovery from Bengaluru Bulls as they led 18-12 at the end of thefirst half.
DabangDelhi began the second half strongly and scored three points in two minutes asthey trailed 15-18. Ajay Kumar scored with a two-point raid in the 23rd minute as Bengaluru Bulls led 20-15. MerajSheykh made a successful raid as Dabang Delhi inflicted an all out in the 27thminute to level the match at 23-23.
DabangDelhi were relentless in the last 10 minutes as they inflicted another all outin 34th minute to lead 33-25. Rohit Kumar had a quiet second half for BengaluruBulls and the defence couldn’t handle Meraj Sheykh. Meraj Sheykh revived DabangDelhi in the second half with crucial raids as they won 38-30.