Pro Kabaddi 2018, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls Highlights: Gujarat Fortunuegiants saw off a spirited fight from defending champions Patna Pirates to secure a 37-29 win in an Inter-Zone Wildcard Pro-Kabaddi League fixture on Wednesday.
In the second match of the day, Bengal Warriors defeated Bengaluru Bulls to deliver their third consecutive victory. Here are the highlights.
Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Patna Pirates
Bengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls
Pro Kabaddi 2018, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Patna Pirates, Bengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls Highlights:
Bengal Warriors WIN
Bengal Warriors make a comeback to beat table-toppers Bengaluru Bulls 37-31. This is the third consecutive victory for the hosts.
Super raid and Bengal overtake Bulls
A super raid by Maninder wipes out 4 of the Bulls. Hosts with the advantage as they take a five point lead.
The hosts are trying hard for a comeback with Warriors takes out Rohit Kumar in the do or die raid. Meanwhile, Bengaluru captain Rohit Kumar completes 150 raid points.
A brilliant tackle by Amit Nagar eliminates Pawan Sehrawat as Warriors look to close in on the lead as the score reads 19-23.
That's an early all out inflicted on the hosts Bengal Warriors in the second half. Ran Singh inflicts a self out as Bengaluru now take their lead to six points
The second half of Bengal Warriors vs Bengaluru Bulls is underway in Kolkata.
Bengaluru Bulls get closer to sealing the spot in their zone as they go into the half-time with a three point lead over hosts Bengal Warriors
Halfway through the game and we are leading with 3 points.#FullChargeMaadi #VivoPKL6 #KOLvBEN #BengaluruBulls #BB #Kabaddi #VivoProKabaddiLeague #Season6 #KhelKabaddi #LePanga pic.twitter.com/nozFogmMwz— Bengaluru Bulls (@BengaluruBulls) 26 December 2018
Bengaluru Bulls continue their domination in the match, maintaining a four-point lead over the hosts.
Lee with 40 raid points
Lee with a swift kick brings up 40 raid points in the Pro Kabaddi 2018 season. The hosts are getting into their groove as the score now reads 3-2.
Hosts Bengal Warriors do not have a great start as they lag three points behind Bengaluru Bulls.
The second match of the day between Bengal Warriors and Bengaluru Bulls is now underway.
Bengaluru Bulls Playing VII
Defending champions Patna Pirates fail to book playoffs spot as they go down 37-29 to Gujarat Fortunegiants, who were already assured of the spot in playoffs. Lalit Chaudhary's Super Tackle on Pardeep Narwal sealed the game for Gujarat
That's how you make a name for yourself! 🙌— Gujarat Fortune Giants (@Fortunegiants) 26 December 2018
All our young Giants played their hearts out to get the better of the defending champions! 😎#GarjegaGujarat #NayaKhoonDugnaJunoon #GUJvPAT pic.twitter.com/t7uhSTs7Wd
Rohit Gulia Super 10
Pardeep's Super 10 is followed by Rohit Gulia of Gujarat Fortunegiants. This match continues to get exciting.
Pardeep Narwal Super 10
Pardeep Narwal gets his 15th Super 10 for the legend as the match is nearing towards its end with Gujarat leading by three points. Trouble for Patna.
Gujarat take four consecutive points
Ajay Kumar is on a roll, Gujarat are running with the lead as they take four consecutive points to get the scoreline to read 19-15 in their favour.
Patna Pirates take the first point of the second half, levelling the match at 13-13 as Vijay wins the do-or-die raid.
Second half action resumes in Kolkata between Gujarat Fortunegiants and Patna Pirates.
Gujarat Fortunegiants go into the half-time with the lead of just a point in a closely contested match against Patna Pirates.
Gujarat take slight lead
From 9-9, the two teams carried a careful game forward to make it 12-12, before Gujarat took a one-point lead closing in at the half-time.
Rohit Gulia makes an escape to trap Vikas Kale as the match is now level at 9-9 with seven minutes left of the first half of the match.
Gujarat bridge gap
Lalit Chaudhary scores his maiden raid point but Patna take a three-point lead at the start of the match. The score reads 6-3 in Patna's favour. Remember, defending champions Patna are hoping for a win to seal their playoffs chances. Gujarat, on the other hand, are already assured of a spot.
First match of the day is now underway in Kolkata. Gujarat Fortunegiants' Pardeep Narwal takes the first point of the match against Patna Pirates.
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