Pro Kabaddi League – Season 5 – MATCH -131-TELUGU TITANS VS BENGAL WARRIORS
Match 131 of Pro Kabaddi League season 5, held on Oct 20, saw the Telugu Titans play against Bengal Warriors.
Bengal off to a good start
Titans won the toss and chose their side on mat. Both the sides opened their account in do-or-die raid of the game. Bengal with the help of Kumawat in do-or-die raid and Deepak Narwal they managed to inflict an all-out on Titans in the 10th minute to take 11-6 lead. Deepak managed a 2 point raid to increase Bengal’s lead and Jang Kun Lee also joined the party. Nilesh’s 2 point raid gave Titans some hope to come back in the game, and they inflicted an all-out on Bengal in the 17th minute and trailed Bengal by 16-18.Bengal then added 3 more points to their tally to have an early advantage in the game. Bengal went into break with 20-17 lead.
Bengal and Titans fought hard to end the game in Tie
As the second half went underway, both the teams once again picked their first point of the half in do-or-die raids. Bengal inflicted another all-out on Titans in the 26th minute to take 30-24 lead, as Surjeet, Narwal and Lee were in good form. Titans then brought Rakshith as a substitute and he made an impact by going for 2 consecutive successful raids and made Bengal to brink of an all-out. Titans inflicted an all-out on Bengal in the 35th minute to take 36-34 lead and were in commanding position in the game. But Surjeet’s strong tackle on Elangeshwaran, followed by a swift raid by Lee tied the score at 37 points each with less than a minute left in the game. Finally the match ended in ties and both sides finished their group stages with equal honors. Lee top scored for Bengal with 8 points, on the other hand Salunke top scored for Titans with 7 points.
Here are the match scores
|TEAM||RAID POINTS||TACKLE POINTS||ALL OUT POINTS||EXTRA POINTS||BEST RAIDER||BEST DEFENDER|
|TELUGU TITANS||21||11||4||1||NILESH SALUNKE||VISHAL BHARADWAJ|
|BENGAL WARRIORS||20||8||4||5||JANG KUN LEE||SURJEET SINGH|
|BEST RAIDER OF THE MATCH||JANG KUN LEE|
|ZYADA KA FAYDA PLAYER OF THE MATCH||SURJEET SINGH|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH||RAVINDRA RAMESH KUMAWAT|
|MOMENT OF THE MATCH||NILESH SALUNKE|
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Telugu Titans and Bengal Warriors.
Bengal congratulates Surjeet Singh after game
— Bengal Warriors (@BengalWarriors) October 20, 2017
Tweet by Pro Kabaddi after match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 20, 2017
Titans tweet after game
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) October 20, 2017