Pro Kabaddi: Bengal Warriors comeback to tie the game 41-41 against U.P. Yoddhas
Bengal Warriors made a comeback from 15-25 at half-time to tie the game 41-41 against U.P. Yoddhas in a thrilling match.
Bengal Warriors led by Maninder Singh came back from a 10-point deficit in the first half against U.P Yoddhas to tie the game 41-41. It was all down to the last raid which was a do-and-die raid but Maninder was tackled by Yoddhas to make it a tie.
Pardeep Narwal showcased top form in the opening minutes of the match and helped the U.P. Yoddhas inflict an ALL-OUT in the 4th minute. The Yoddhas kept raging on and effected another ALL OUT in the 13th minute to take a massive lead at 20-7.
The Warriors' Captain Maninder Singh picked up momentum and effected a few raids, but Rohit Tomar also carried out raids for the UP side and helped his team stay in the lead at 25-15 at the end of the first half.
The Warriors played with more determination in the second half and inflicted an ALL-OUT in the 24th minute to reduce the gap between the two sides. Soon after, Maninder Singh effected a raid and Manoj Gowda tackled Pardeep Narwal as the Warriors continued to chip away at the lead.
Defender Girish Maruti Ernak also joined the party as the Warriors were behind by just six points at 26-32. Deepak Hooda pulled off a SUPER RAID in the 30th minute and moments later, the Warriors effected an ALL OUT to be within touching distance of Yoddhas' score at 33-34.
The Warriors rode on the momentum and inched ahead at 35-34 in the 36th minute. Thereafter, Maninder Singh effected a stupendous SUPER RAID in the 38th minute to help his team take a three-point lead at 40-37.
The Warriors held the lead at 41-40 when Maninder went in for a Do or Die Raid. However, the Yoddhas tackled the Bengal Captain and tied the game at 41-41.