Pro Kabaddi 2018, Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Bengal Warriors as it happened: Fortunegiants win 35-23
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Gujarat Fortunegiants got off to a flying start to their home leg as they crushed Bengal Warriors 35-23 in Inter Zone Challenge Week of Pro Kabaddi Season 6. K Prapanjan led the scoring charts for Gujarat as he scored 9 points and was ably supported by Ajay Kumar and Parvesh Bhainswal. Bengal Warriors were in the match for the first 10 minutes but never recovered from the all out they suffered in the first half. Maninder Singh and Jang Kun Lee couldn’t live up to their high standards as Bengal Warriors suffered a second consecutive defeat.
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Fortunegiants win 35-23
Brilliant by Gujarat Fortunegiants, they take the match 35-23. K Prapanjan and Ajay Kumar are their heroes with 15 points between them. Back to the drawing board for Bengal.
No point for Bengal
The defeat by more than seven points would mean that Bengal will get no points. Big blow for them and Gujarat living up to their billing as the favourites.
Last five minutes
We are into the last five minutes and Gujarat still have a five point advantage. Game all but over for Bengal.
Fortunegiants lead by 10 points
Just as it looked that Bengal were getting back into the match here comes a hammer blow. Ajay Kumar raid means the lead is now 10 points and the game unless something miraculous happens is Gujarat’s. 29-19 the score
Warriors have cut Fortunegiants’ lead to 4 points now with 10 minutes remaining. Bengal need their fringe players to warm to the task. K Prapanjan the main man for Gujarat, with good support from Parvesh Bhainswal.
Second half begins
Second half has begun and Gujarat have extended their lead. 21-14 the score now. Bengal need to stem the tide or this match will be over pretty quickly.
Half time and it’s Gujarat who have a five point lead against Bengal Warriors. 19-14 the score. Can they manage the game in the second half.
Fortunegiants edge ahead
Dong Geon Lee’s successful raids results in an allout and that’s why Gujarat edge ahead. 16-14 the score as we close in on Half time.
Maninder driving Warriors
four points to Maninder thus far. He is the top scorer for the Bengal team and it is because of him that Warriors have their noses slightly in front.
Game continues to be tight
The game continues to be a tight affair as a couple of substitutions are made. 9-8 to the Warriors as we reach the half way stage in the first half.
Both teams are neck and neck in opening exchanges. 5-4 the score as we move into the first five minutes. K Prapanjan has 3 points for Gujarat. More of a team effort by Bengal.
Bengal Warriors win the toss & select the Choice of court
Gujarat are third in Zone A, while Bengal are fifth in Zone B. Points are vital for both sides.
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