How the hawk Ravinder Pahal decimated Haryana Steelers attack
The Dabang Delhi defense edged out the Haryana Steelers raiders and night belonged to the hawk Ravinder Pahal
Last time it was Sonepat leg when the two teams faced off in a thriller which Haryana Steelers win by a narrow scoreline of 34-31, but this time Haryana Steelers defense failed to deliver while Vikas as 2nd raider had a quite night just 4 points.
Chandran Ranjeet started the raid, and scored a bonus while Naveen also scored a point in his first raid, first five minutes it was a close game as both the teams were scoring regular points and in the ninth minute Monu came in as substitute and we saw some momentum, at the same time Meraz Sheykh had a impressive outing, in the 10th minute his 5.2 feet jump was brilliant.
Ravinder Pahal was the man who decimated the Haryana Steelers attack and in the 12th minute Dabang Delhi inflicted the first all-out and Haryana Steelers were trailing by 5 points, 7-12. 13th minute onwards Monu Goyat accelerated the Haryana Steelers pace and they inflicted the 1st all-out in the 18th minute and took a slender lead of 1 point and at the stroke of the half time, Dabang Delhi were trailing by 4 points, 19-15.
In the second half Dabang Delhi made a comeback and in the 23rd minute a brilliant tackle by Vishal Mane sent Vikas on bench and Dabang Delhi took one point lead, which was followed by a brilliant 3 point super raid, by Meraj Sheykh in the 24th minute and Dabang Delhi inflicted the 2nd all-out in the 25th minute, with 4 point lead, 24-20. This proved to be the turning point of the match and Dabang Delhi registered a comfortable win at the end, 33-39.