DNH foundation, team of current Indian Skipper Deepak Niwas Hooda registered their first win comprehensively against Narwal Kabaddi & Sports Academy. After losing the first game, DNH Foundation comeback stronger with the skipper Prateek Dahiya leading from front and scoring 22 raid points. DNH looked in positive intent from the start of the game itself. Narwal Academy couldn’t capitalise momentum from their first victory and struggled to score points. Defence of DNH Foundation stood like a wall in front of Narwal Academy. An all-out from DNH Foundation was inflected in the 7th minute of the game. Prateek looked unstoppable and scored points continuously. First half ended with the score of 38-10 where DNHF lead by 28 points. Narwal Academy could only score total 5 raid points out of 10 total points in the first half.
2nd half started with another all-out from DNH Foundation. Raiders of Narwal Academy couldn’t score points which lead pressure on defence. Defence who performed extremely well in the first game were not able to hold raiders of DNHF. DNHF’s defenders, left corner Naveen and right corner, Prateek Hooda scored high 5’s for the team. Narwal Academy’s raiders did came into action in the later half of the game and scored few points. But 2 continue super tackles from DNH saved the team from an all-out. Narwal Academy got all-out 2 more times in the game which made score looked not reachable. Match ended with the score of 72-27, highest score by a team in the tournament and a record win.
Both teams have 1 win from their respective 2 games and will look to be in comfortable position in the upcoming matches of K7 Kabaddi StageUp 2021.