Bengal Warriors defeats Patna Pirates to qualify for the playoffs
Patna Pirates playing crucial match to make way to playoffs failed against Bengal Warriors organized defense. Maninder Singh begins the raid and gets a bonus. Pardeep Narwal started with a bang 2 points raid but later failed against Bengal Warriors organized defense, in the first half he remained out of the court for more than 13 minutes.
Bengal Warriors leveled the score early on in the 2nd minute, 2-2 and Patna Pirates leveled the score in the 5th minute, 4-4 but later failed to stop Warriors attack led by Maninder Singh who scored 5 points in the first half. Bengal Warriors inflicted the first all-out in the 11th minute. and took 7 points huge lead and successfully hold the lead till the half time and walked away in the half time with 7 points cushion.
Bengal Warriors continue the momentum and inflicted the 2nd allout in the 31st minute and took 16 points lead. Patna Pirates defense failed to perform against Bengal Warriors attack and could just score 6 tackle points against 15 tackle points of Bengal Warriors. Maninder Singh once again proved to be valuable with his 11 points in 22 raid attempts, and he was ably supported by Ravindra Ramesh Kumawat who scored 6 points.
Bengal Warriors defense turned out to be very organized and continued to damage till the end. Surjeet Singh and Ran Singh scored 4 points each, while Ziaur Rahman scored 3 points. With this win Bengal Warriors are the 5th team to qualify to the playoffs.
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