Vivo Pro Kabaddi 2018: Sehrawat scored 19 points and two super raids by Rohit Kumar and Kashiling Adake laid the foundations for Bengaluru’s win.
Pawan Sehrawat produced a terrific raiding performance to lead Bengaluru Bulls to a 45-32 win over Jaipur Pink Panthers in an Inter-Zone Challenge Week match of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi 2018 Season 6 at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad on Sunday. Sehrawat scored 19 points and two super raids by Rohit Kumar and Kashiling Adake laid the foundations for Bengaluru’s win.
Jaipur Pink Panthers fizzled after a strong start with Deepak Niwas Hooda getting a super 10.
The first half saw both squads match each other prance for prance. There was little to choose from as in the fifth minute Hooda got a raid point to level it at 4-4.
The next pair of minutes saw Jaipur Pink Panthers put force on Bengaluru Bulls as they opened a six-point gap. An all out was inflicted by Jaipur in the 11th minute with the scores reading 11-5. Kashiling Adake made a brilliant super raid in the 13th minute as he scored four points to reduce the gap to just three points. Bengaluru Bulls took the lead in the 16th minute as they inflicted an all out. At the end of the first half, Bengaluru Bulls lead 17-18.
The second half saw Bengaluru Bulls switch gears.
First Rohit Kumar produced a super raid in the 22nd minute and then Sehrawat’s 2-point raid in the 24th minute led to another all-out on Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Anup Kumar was having a quiet match as in the first 30 minutes he scored just one point for Jaipur Pink Panthers.
Jaipur tried to make a return in the match but Sehrawat got a super 10 in the 31st minute and followed it up a duo of more successful raids.
Jaipur’s luck was sealed when they suffered another all out in the 34th minute to trail 24-37.
Hooda did his best to get points for Jaipur and taking a super 10. But it was too little too late as Sehrawat continued to pocket points to lead Bengaluru Bulls to a win.
Jaipur Pink Panthers:
Top Raider- Deepak Niwas Hooda (11 raid points)
Top Defender- Sandeep Dhull (3 tackle points)
Top Raider- Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (19 raid points)
Top Defender– Mahender Singh (5 tackle points)