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Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors edge out Telugu Titans

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Published : Dec 27, 2018, 5:29 am IST
Updated : Dec 27, 2018, 5:29 am IST

Action from the PKL match between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans.

Action from the PKL match between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans.
 Action from the PKL match between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans.

New Delhi: Bengal Warriors continued their hot streak in their home leg as their beat Telugu Titans 39-34 in Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday.

Maninder Singh scored 12 raid points for Bengal Warriors to lead his team’s charge. Maninder also became the fastest man to reach 500 points in the league as he achieved the feat in 56 matches. For Titans it was the youngster Armaan who stood out and scored 11 points. Warriors have already qualified for the playoffs while Titans ended their campaign with a defeat.

Warriors got off to a flying start with Jang Kun Lee getting a super raid in the second minute. Titans fought back to level the match at 7-7 after five minutes. Maninder Singh continued to pick the points for Bengal Warriors in the first half. At the end of the first half, Warriors were 23-15 with Jang Kun Lee getting a raid in the 20th minute.

Warriors inflicted an all out in the 26th minute to lead 30-18. For Titans the performance of Anand was a revelation as he picked up raid points at will. After 30 minutes, the hosts led 32-22 and were in full control of the match.

The Titans did try to mount a comeback but the deficit proved too much in the end as they crashed out of the league.

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