Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-86-BENGALURU BULLS VS TELUGU TITANS
Match 86 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Nov 28, saw the Telugu Titans play against Bengaluru Bulls.
A late blitz from Bengaluru Bulls in the game gave them a 34-26 win over Telugu Titans at Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune. Rohit Kumar top scored in the game with eight raid points ably supported by Amit, Raju and Ashish combined to score 12 tackle points.
An Entertaining Half
Rohit Kumar started the proceedings of the game with a two-point raid. In the initial five minutes both team were neck on neck at four points each after Rakshith’s unsuccessful raid. Kashiling 2 successful raid followed up by Ashish ankle hold on Rajnish gave Bulls a three-point lead and reduced Titans to three men on the court. However, Titans leveled the scores at seven points each on courtesy of Abozar’s super tackle on Rohit followed up by Rakshith successful raid. Substitute Mahesh leveled the scores at nine points each with a two-point raid after Titans took the lead through Rahul and Vishal’s ankle hold on Adake. Rahul’s running hand touch followed up by Farhad’s ankle hold on Rohit reduced Bulls to a single player on the mat. In the 18th minute Titans inflicted an all-out on Bulls with Rahul’s’ successful raid and took a 15-10 lead. Pawan scored the last point of the half and Titans headed into the break with a 15-11 lead.
Bulls extended their lead at top of Zone B to 14 points
As the second half started, Bulls leveled the scores at 17 points each courtesy of their solid defence, which included a super tackle on Rahul. Titans replied to it with Rakshith’s bonus touch followed up by Farhad and Vishal’s brilliant tackle on Pawan and Mahesh to give them 20-17 lead. However, Bulls leveled the scores at 20 points each in the same fashion as Titans with a bonus touch followed up by two magnificent tackles. Titans started to pick some quick points but Bulls reduced the deficit to just one point on courtesy of their solid defence led by Ashish and Amit. In the 37th minute Rohit leveled the scores at 25 points each with a successful raid. Bulls inflicted an all-out on Titans and took a 31-25 lead on courtesy of Amit’s superb tackle on Mohsen followed up by Rohit’s running hand touch on Vishal. In the last minute of the game Amit completed his High 5 with an ankle hold on Rajnish. Mohsen scored the last point of the game and Bulls clinched a 34-26 over Titans and extended their lead at the top of Zone B to 14 points.
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 Telugu Titans.
Bengaluru Bulls tweet after the game
— Bengaluru Bulls (@BengaluruBulls) November 28, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
When it comes to the battle of the South, it’s never over until the final whistle’s blown!
With a spirited comeback in the final moments of #BENvHYD, @BengaluruBulls gave the home fans plenty of reasons to smile!
Visit https://t.co/g5daTQH2oQ to find out how it all happened! pic.twitter.com/jl41oVThs6
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) November 28, 2018
Telugu Titans tweet after the game
FT! Yes, this was a defeat, but NO, we aren’t defeated. We showed fire out here tonight, and we can only go upwards from here! Well played, @BengaluruBulls #BENvHYD #EeRanamMaadhe pic.twitter.com/ImD1QA6Maq
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) November 28, 2018