Delhi reminds the Yoddhas of UP who the real Dabang is!
Dabang Delhi beat UP Yoddha 36-27 in the second game of PKL 7 on Sunday. The home crowd was exploding with energy and excitement to witness their Delhi team take on the Yoddhas at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex.
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As the first half kicked off, the UP team rushed to a 4-0 lead in the early minutes as Monu Goyat impressed with his raids. But the home side clawed their way back, riding on Naveen Kumar's raiding abilities as his two-point raid in the 9th minute leveled the scores at 6 each. With two minutes remaining until half time, Delhi forced the first All-Out of the match on UP. The closely fought half ended with a score of 15-11 in favor of the home side.
Naveen's brilliance takes Delhi to the top of the points table.
The second period started with a bang. Both Naveen and Monu were having a great day but Delhi's defense proved to be slightly better than Yoddha's defense as Delhi drew up a commanding 7-point lead six minutes into the second half. From then on, there was no stopping for Delhi as they increased the lead to 11. With a few exchanges of points here and there, Dabang Delhi picked up an important 9-point victory that kept their 100% home win record intact and pushed them to the top of the Season 7 points table.
Youngster Naveen Kumar was once again the star for the home side with a Super 10 consisting of 16 points.
Match preview: Yoddhas look to maintain dominance.
UP and Delhi have squared off against each other a total of 3 times across PKL 5 and 6. Yoddhas have had the upper hand with 2 wins under their belt and they will be looking to add to this lead.
Head to Head: Dabang Delhi vs UP Yoddhas