All tied up. A closely contested back-and-forth game between the Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans finished with both teams sharing the spoils. The match was tied at 32-32 after 40 minutes in the 101st match of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. Maninder Singh led the Bengal Warriors with 11 points, while Ankit Beniwal was the star of the show for the Telugu Titans, scoring 8 points.
Bengal Warriors were dominant par in the raiding department scoring 21 to Telugu Titans's 18 points. When it came to tackling Bengal Warriors scored 8 points to Telugu Titans's 10 points. Raids became more fiercely contested in the 2nd half and eventually, the match ended in a tie.
The mainstay of the Bengal Warriors was Abozar Mighani staying on the mat for 96% of the raids.
Key Moments in the Match
|Raid 1||BW 1 - 0 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||Maninder Singh comes back with a bonus point.|
|Raid 14||BW 7 - 7 TT||Adarsh T (TT)||There's not much Adarsh T can do as the Bengal Warriors defense completely closes in on him.|
|Raid 21||BW 8 - 10 TT||Mohammad Esmaeil Nabibakhsh (BW)||Telugu Titans defense takes out Md. E Nabibakhsh out of the game.|
|Raid 26||BW 10 - 10 TT||Adarsh T (TT)||Adarsh T tries to wriggle out of the centre, but is stopped by Abozar Mighani, Ran Singh. Super Tackle!|
|Raid 27||BW 11 - 11 TT||Rohit Raghav (BW)||Surinder Singh trap raider Rohit Raghav, after he pinched a bonus point.|
|Raid 32||BW 13 - 11 TT||Rajnish (TT)||Rajnish goes out after Bengal Warriors executes a super tackle to perfection!|
|Raid 33||BW 14 - 11 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||Maninder Singh locks horns with Akash Choudhary, but manages to get across the line.|
|Raid 38||BW 14 - 12 TT||Adarsh T (TT)||Adarsh T gets another raid point as he takes out Ran Singh.|
|Raid 41||BW 14 - 18 TT||Ankit Beniwal (TT)||Super Raid! Ankit Beniwal picks up 3 points on a raid.|
|Raid 42||BW 16 - 18 TT||Rohit Raghav (BW)||Rohit Raghav raids successfully and gets Adarsh T, Ankit Beniwal out.|
|Raid 48||BW 19 - 21 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||Super Raid! Maninder Singh raids successfully, gets Ankit Beniwal, Surinder Singh out in addition to a bonus point.|
|Raid 49||BW 19 - 23 TT||Rajnish (TT)||Rajnish brings Telugu Titans 2 points as he evades Ran Singh's tackle and gets the bonus too.|
|Raid 50||BW 21 - 23 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||This just isn't working for Sandeep Kandola, C. Arun. He tries to be clever but it backfires as Maninder Singh gets an easy touch off him and gets the point.|
|Raid 58||BW 24 - 26 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||Maninder Singh brings Bengal Warriors 2 points.|
|Raid 63||BW 25 - 26 TT||Ankit Beniwal (TT)||Ankit Beniwal has been taken down!|
|Raid 64||BW 27 - 26 TT||Manoj Gowda (BW)||Manoj Gowda muscles his way past Akash Choudhary, Sandeep Kandola and picks up the point of the game.|
|Raid 66||BW 28 - 27 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||Maninder Singh raids successfully and gets Adarsh T out.|
|Raid 67||BW 31 - 28 TT||G Raju (TT)||Rohit Raghav trap raider G Raju, after he pinched a bonus point.|
|Raid 73||BW 32 - 31 TT||Ankit Beniwal (TT)||Ankit Beniwal raids successfully, gets Ran Singh in addition to a bonus point.|
|Raid 74||BW 32 - 32 TT||Maninder Singh (BW)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Akash Choudhary to take out raider Maninder Singh.|