Patna Pirates Vs. Bengaluru Bulls, Match Number 42, Player of the Day: Pawan Kumar Sehrawat (15 points)

 

Riding on yet another superlative show from the impressive Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, the Bengaluru Bulls clinched a thrilling 43-41 over the Patna Pirates at the Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna.

The match, which emerged as a keenly contested affair lost out from the flair of Pardeep Narwal but his absence was overshadowed by an exquisite alliance from Pawan Kumar and Kashiling Adake, with both the raiders combining to pile the pressure on the hosts.

With 14 raid points from 14 raids and one tackle point, Pawan’s dominating run was accompanied by a mix of maturity and aggression from Kashiling Adake, who also picked up 11 points to finish on top of the leaderboard. In the end, the frog jump, a super raid and a touch point at a time when nerves were flying all over the stadium in the final raid, Pawan Kumar rose to the occasion and helped take his team to a fourth win in five matches.