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Pro Kabaddi League 2019: G.B. More does the star turn for Gujarat against Dabang Delhi

Pro Kabaddi League 2019: G.B. More does the star turn for Gujarat against Dabang Delhi
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Published: 2 Aug 2019 6:05 AM GMT

Young Naveen Kumar from Dabang Delhi K.C. scored his first Super 10 against Gujarat Fortunegiants. Led by a strong performance of raiding duo Rohit Gulia and G.B. More, Gujarat Fortunegiants beat Dabang Delhi K.C. 31-26 in VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 7.

G.B. More delivered a critical all-round performance as he scored 9 points- supporting both in offence and defence. Rohit Gulia scored seven points to help Gujarat Fortunegiants remain unbeaten in the league so far. Dabang Delhi K.C. too hadn’t lost a match before today but had to face defeat against a strong Fortunegiants. Naveen Kumar continued his rich form and notched another Super 10 to lead the raiding department in the league with 42 points from four matches.

Naveen Kumar from Dabang Delhi K.C at his raiding best against Gujarat Fortunegiants.

Speaking on G.B More, Gujarat Fortunegiants Coach Manpreet Singh said, “G.B. More is the surprise package of our team. He proved his worth in both offence and defense today against a very balanced Delhi squad.”

G.B More also reached the 100 raid point mark in VIVO PKL. Naveen Kumar scored a raid in the 6th minute as Dabang Delhi K.C. trailed 2-6. The game was billed as the strongest defence taking on the leading raid point scorer of the season so far. It was the Gujarat defence that did a fine job throughout the match.

Parvesh Bhainswal made a strong tackle to send Naveen Kumar to the bench in the 9th minute as Gujarat led 7-4. Dabang Delhi K.C. came back strongly to level the match at 9-9 after 16 minutes. Dabang Delhi K.C. inflicted an all-out in the 18th minute to take the lead for the first time in the match. At the end of the first half, Dabang Delhi K.C. led 14-11.

Gujarat Fortunegiants' Sachin showcases his raiding skills against Dabang Delhi K.C.

The second half saw Rohit Gulia from Gujarat Fortunegiants get into the act as he scored 3 quick raid points as Gujarat leveled the match 16-16 after 24 minutes. He then made a two-point raid and sent Ravinder Pahal to the bench in the 28th minute to give Gujarat 19-18 lead.

Gujarat Fortunegiants inflicted an all-out in the 33rd minute to lead 25-20 and then held on till the end to emerge victorious. Gujarat are now one of the only two teams who are yet to lose a match in VIVO Pro Kabaddi League season 7.

Fans can catch all the action of VIVO Pro Kabaddi Season 7 from 7 pm onwards on Star Sports Network and Hotstar.

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