VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 6 final: Bengaluru Bulls vs Gujarat Fortunegiants Match Highlights
Mumbai: Bengaluru Bulls won their maiden VIVO Pro Kabaddi title on Saturday as they beat Gujarat Fortunegiants 38-33 in the Season 6 final at the Dome@NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai. The Bulls made a brilliant comeback to beat Gujarat for the second consecutive time and lift the trophy.
Bengaluru’s Pawan Sehrawat Show yet again, as an incredible second-half performance as he collected 22 points from 25 raids. Gujarat Fortunegiants finish runners-up for the second straight year.
Bengaluru started fine, taking the primary point of the tournament final clash. However, Gujarat gave a hard competition to take the lead, inflicting an all out in the first half. The match began on a strong note as both the sides kept the game level at 3-3, before taking it scores tied at 7-7.
Victory is always a confetti-filled blur. It hides the many years of dreams & hard work. Bravo @BengaluruBulls The dream is now reality. Time for Bengaluru to celebrate their hometown heroes @ProKabaddi #vivoprokabaddifinal #VivoProKabaddi pic.twitter.com/aUiQSGGPxu
— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) January 5, 2019
Sachin got a Super 10 and Gujarat were in the contention of the title till the final little minutes but fell short in front of Sehrawat. Prapanjan made a two-point raid to inflict an all-out on Bengaluru Bulls, helping Gujarat go into the half-time with a 16-9 lead.
Gujarat maintained their lead at the begin of the second half before Sehrawat took matters in his hand with a number of successful raids to inflict an all out on the Fortunegiants that gave the Bulls the lead and command of the game by a point.
The match twisted to its climax when the two teams were level at 29-29 with just three minutes left for the final whistle before the Bulls inflicted another all out to win the match by 5 points.
Bengaluru Bulls –
Best Raider: Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (22 Raid Points)
Best Defender: Sumit Singh (2 Tackle Points)
Gujarat Fortunegiants –
Best Raider: Sachin (10 Raid Points)
Best Defender: Sunil Kumar (4 Tackle Points)