Bengaluru Bulls registers a thumping win against Gujarat Fortunegiants, became first team to book a spot in PKL 6 final
Bengaluru Bulls last encounter against Gujarat Fortunegiants turned into a tie but Bulls came all charged and they concurred. Pawan Sehrawat was once again the striking force as he destroyed giants in the final ten minutes of the second half. Bengaluru Bulls became the first team to book a spot in the final of the Prokabaddi season 6 to be played on 5th Janaury. Gujarat Fortunegiants won the toss and choose court. Rohit Kumar and Rohit Gulia started for their team with empty raids. In the second minute Pawan got the big fish Sunil Kumar and Sachin scored first 2 points, a bonus and a touch point. Sunil was vulnerable in the first half and he went out of the mat 4 times. Rohit Kumar sent him thrice and once Pawan Sehrawat.
First half was full of errors from Gujarat Fortunegiants defenders while raiders were scoring the point. First half remained a tight battle between the zone table toppers with lead switching side. Kashi's unsuccessful do-or-die raid in the 16th minute gave Gujarat Fortunegiants 1 point lead and added another 3 points in the last 4 minutes and Giants walked into the half time with just 1 point cushion, 14-13.
Gujarat Fortunegiants were able to hold the lead in the first 12 minutes of the 2nd half and inflicted the all-out in the 32nd minute and took 5 points lead with 25-20 score on the board. Coming back after the all-out Bengaluru Bulls defense looked organized and Pawan Sehrawat was on fire. Turning point of the game was Pawan Sehrawat's 3 points raid when he sent Hadi, Sunil and Ritu on the bench.
In the 35th minute Pawan Sehrawat once again proved lethal and his 3 points raid washed out Gujarat Fortune giants and Bengaluru Bulls inflicted the 1st all-out and took 3 points lead. Last nail in the Gujarat Fortunegaints coffin was 2nd all-out inflicted by Bengaluru Bulls in the 39th minute and with 41-29 final score on board, Bengaluru Bulls becomes the first team to qualify for finals.