Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-31-BENGALURU BULLS VS HARYANA STEELERS
Match 31 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Oct 24, saw the Bengaluru Bulls play against Haryana Steelers.
Pawan Sehrawat’s 20 raid points helped Bulls to overcome Haryana by 42-34 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati complex in Pune. Vikas top-scored for Steelers with 14 raid points.
Haryana enters the break with a slender lead
Pawan started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid and Vikas picked up the first point for Steelers with a bonus touch. Both teams got points in raiding and kept on exchanging points between them on regular basis. Pawan and Vikas did the bulk of raiding for Bulls and Steelers in the game respectively. Steelers got a slender lead after they tackled Pawan off the mat. Haryana increased their lead to three points with Rohit’s unsuccessful raid in the 15th minute. However, Bulls brought down the deficit to just one point with a strong tackle on Monu by Mahender followed up by Adake’s touch on Sunil. Finally, Haryana picked up two raid points through Monu and Vikas and headed into the break with a slight edge over the Bulls.
Pawan inspires Bulls to a superb win over Steelers
As the second half started, Naveen started the proceedings of the half with an unsuccessful raid. In the 23rd minute, Pawan pulled off a brilliant super raid and helped his team to take a 17-15 lead and completed his super 10 in the process. Bulls inflicted an all-out on Steelers in the next minute with Vikas unsuccessful raid and took a 21-17 lead. After Haryana, reassembled Pawan pulled off another super raid and increased his team lead to eight points. Vikas then came up with back to back two point raids and reduced the deficit to five points in the 30th minute. However, in the next minute, Rohit’s two-point raid inflicted another all-out on Steelers and took a 32-23 lead. Pawan was brilliant in the night as he kept on picking quick touches and superb escaping abilities helped him to finish the game with 20 raid points. Monu ended the game with a successful raid. However, Bulls overcame Steelers in the second half brilliantly with a 42-34 victory.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Bengaluru Bulls and Haryana Steelers.
Bengaluru Bulls tweet after the game
The #Bullsquad HITS back HARD as we win the second Interzone Challenge Match against the Haryana Steelers by 42-34.#FullChargeMaadi #VivoPKL6 #MatchDay #InterzoneChallengeMatch #BENvHAR #BengaluruBulls #VivoPKL #Season6 #LePanga pic.twitter.com/Cl6X2xPQoo
— Bengaluru Bulls (@BengaluruBulls) October 24, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 24, 2018
Haryana Steelers tweet after the game
हमारी शुरुआत अच्छी रही, पर हमारा आज दिन नहीं था
— Haryana Steelers (@HaryanaSteelers) October 24, 2018