Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-48-DABANG DELHI VS GUJARAT FORTUNE GIANTS
Match 48 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Nov 4, saw the Dabang Delhi play against Gujarat Fortune Giants.
Dong Geon Lee’s super 10 and Bhainswal High 5 gave Gujarat their fifth successive victory in this season with a 45-38 win over Delhi at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex.
Dabang Delhi on the back foot at the half-time
Rohit Gulia and Chandran Ranjit started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid. In the second minute, Gujarat raced to a 5-1, lead on courtesy of Rohit Gulia’s super raid. In the fifth minute, Gujarat inflicted an all-out on Delhi with Bhainswal ankle hold on Pawan and took an 11-3 lead. After reassembling to the mat Delhi forged a comeback on courtesy of their raiders and kept exchanging points between them. In the 14th minute, Delhi inflicted an all-out on Gujarat with Prapanjan unsuccessful raid and reduced the deficit to three points. Gujarat then with the help of Lee and Sachin inflicted another all-out on Delhi in the 18th minute and took a 27-17 lead with Yogesh unsuccessful raid. Chandran ended the half with a successful raid and Gujarat entered the break with a nine-point lead.
Gujarat secured their 5th successive win in this season
As the second half started, Geon Lee picked up a two-point raid and increased Gujarat lead to 11 points. Delhi scored four straight points and reduced the deficit to eight points in the 25th minute. However, Gujarat increased their lead to 12 points in the 27th minute on courtesy of Lee’s two-point raid followed up by two super tackles on Naveen and Ranjit. Delhi soon fought back, inflicted an all-out on Gujarat in the 30th minute, and reduced the deficit to seven points with Ranjit’s two-point raid and he completed his super 10 in the process. In the 33rd minute, Lee completed his first ever-super 10 in PKL with a touch on Joginder. Delhi reduced Gujarat to three men on the court with Lee’s unsuccessful raid, but Gujarat fought back with Sachin’s super tackle on Pawan and maintained their lead. In the 38th minute, Bhainswal completed his High 5 with a tackle on Pawan. Finally, Gujarat ran down the clock and defeated Delhi by 45-38.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Dabang Delhi and Gujarat Fortune Giants.
Dabang Delhi tweet after the game
The raiders did their job but #TheEagles fell short by 7 points! 😤
Heads up, onto the next battle! 💪🏼
— Dabang Delhi KC (@DabangDelhiKC) November 4, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
Another day, another 🔝-notch performance, another win!
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) November 4, 2018
Gujarat Fortune Giants tweet after the game
The streak stays! 💪
It was an enthralling game with strong defence and swift raiding on show! 🙌
— Gujarat Fortune Giants (@Fortunegiants) November 4, 2018