Pro Kabaddi League – Season 5 MATCH 63 DABANG DELHI K.C VS BENGALURU BULLS
Match 63 of Pro Kabaddi League season 5, held on Sept 6, saw the Dabang Delhi K.C play against Bengaluru Bulls.
Bulls on a Rampage!
Rohit Kumar of Bulls won the toss and chose their side on mat. Meraj Sheykh started the proceedings of the match, but ended empty. The Bulls picked the first point of the match, while Delhi picked up their first point in first do-or-die raid of the match through Abolfazl Maghsodlou’s successful raid. Delhi soon raced to 6-2 after the 6 minute mark, and Bulls were on the verge of an all-out. But super tackle on Meraj by Bulls defence in the 8th minute changed the momentum in Bull’s favor. Bulls then raced to 7-6 , and inflicted their first all-out on Delhi in the 13 minute to take a 13-7 lead. Rohit Kumar then picked up a crucial 2 point raid in the 17th minute and he was also well supported by Ajay, who raided successfully during do-or-die raids. Bulls went into break with 18-12 lead.
Meraj architects Delhi’s win
The second half started with an unsuccessful raid by Rohit Kumar, followed by Abolfazl’s successful raid. Then Meraj took a stunning 2 point raid to inflict their first all-out on Bulls in the 28th minute and tied the things up at 23-23 each. Meraj and Abolfazl picked up some quick points and increased the pressure on Bulls, Meraj reached his super 10 in the 35th minute through a 2-point raid. Delhi inflicted another all-out on Bulls in the 36th minute, courtesy Meraj’s 2 point raid to take 33-25 lead. Delhi then played the remaining part of the game with smart defending and tactical raiding to win the match against Bulls by 38-30. Meraj Sheykh top scored with 14 points and Rohit Kumar picked up 13 points.
Here are the match scores
|TEAM||RAID POINTS||TACKLE POINTS||ALL OUT POINTS||EXTRA POINTS||BEST RAIDER||BEST DEFENDER|
|BENGALURU BULLS||22||5||2||1||ROHIT KUMAR||SUNIL JAIPAL|
|DABANG DELHI K.C||26||6||42||MERAJ SHEYKH||SATPAL|
|BEST RAIDER OF THE MATCH||MERAJ SHEYKH|
|ZYADA KA FAYDA PLAYER OF THE MATCH||SATPAL|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH||ABOLFAZAL MAGHSODLOU|
|MOMENT OF THE MATCH||MERAJ SHEYKH|
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Dabang Delhi K.C and Bengaluru Bulls.
Bengaluru Bulls tweet after the match
— Bengaluru Bulls (@BengaluruBulls) September 6, 2017
Tweet by Pro Kabaddi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 6, 2017
Delhi celebrating their win
— #DilSeDabang (@DabangDelhiKC) September 6, 2017