Pro Kabaddi League – Season 5 MATCH 62 BENGAL WARRIORS VS HARYANA STEELERS
Match 62 of Pro Kabaddi League season 5, held on Sept 5, saw the Bengal Warriors play against Haryana Steelers.
Haryana on rampage!
Haryana Steelers won the toss and chose their side on mat. Maninder Singh of Bengal started the proceedings of the match and picked up the first point of the match. Haryana got their first point of the match in the 2nd minute through bonus from Wazir. Till the 5th minute both the teams were neck and neck at 4 points each. Haryana’s defence made it difficult for opponent’s raiders, as at the end of 10th minute they opened up a 5 point lead. Haryana inflicted an all-out in the 11th minute on Bengal with score line 12-4. Maninder Singh picked up a super raid in 14th minute to reduce the deficit by 5 points. But Surjeet and Wazir were picking up points regularly and they were building big lead. Haryana went into break with 19-11 lead.
Wazir’s super raid changed the moment in favor of Haryana
The second half started with Surjeet Singh’s empty raid followed by Lee’s unsuccessful raid. Wazir pulled off a 4 point raid in the 22nd minute to put more pressure on Bengal’s defence. Haryana inflicted their second all-out on Bengal in the 25th minute and extended their lead to 28-15. But Bengal came back with 4 point in quick succession, on courtesy of Vinod’s 2 point and Maninder’s 2 point raid. Bengal effected an all-out on Haryana in the 36th minute. Wazir picked up a crucial 2 point raid in the last minute of the match to set the match in their favor. Haryana defeated Bengal by 36-29. Bengal suffered their first loss at home. Maninder top scored for Bengal with 14 points, Wazir top scored for Haryana with 11 points.
Here are the match scores
|TEAM||RAID POINTS||TACKLE POINTS||ALL OUT POINTS||EXTRA POINTS||BEST RAIDER||BEST DEFENDER|
|BENGAL WARRIORS||22||5||2||0||MANINDER SINGH||SURJEET SINGH|
|HARYANA STEELERS||20||8||4||4||WAZIR SINGH||MOHIT CHHILLAR|
|BEST RAIDER OF THE MATCH||MANINDER SINGH|
|ZYADA KA FAYDA PLAYER OF THE MATCH||MOHIT CHHILLAR|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH||WAZIR SINGH|
|MOMENT OF THE MATCH||WAZIR SINGH|
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Bengal Warriors and Haryana Steelers.
Haryana congratulates Wazir for his stupendous performance in the match
— Haryana Steelers (@HaryanaSteelers) September 6, 2017
Tweet by Pro Kabaddi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 6, 2017
Bengal disappointed after losing their first match at home
— Bengal Warriors (@BengalWarriors) September 6, 2017