Pro Kabaddi League Season 6: Bengaluru Bulls beat Gujarat Fortune Giants to become new champions
Bengaluru Bulls beat Gujarat Fortune Giants in a high scoring final of Pro Kabaddi League season six played at Dome NSCI Stadium, Mumbai on Saturday. It was a simply sensational performance by Bulls who were trailing in the first half but thanks to Pawan Kumar Sehrawat's raiding, Bulls won their maiden Pro Kabaddi League title.
The match began on an even keel with both teams scoring alternate points to level the scores at 6-6 after the first 10 minutes. Rohit Kumar got only 1 raid point in the first half.
Gujarat Fortune Giants inflicted an all out in the last few minutes of the first half and took a 16-9 lead at the end of first half.
In the second half, Gujarat Fortune Giants began on a good note as Pawan was caught by an ankle hold and soon Gujarat ran up to an 18-12 lead. The magic of Pawan came to the rescue as Bulls made a brilliant comeback with Pawan scoring the Super 10. It was a neck to neck between these two top quality sides as the game as Bulls inflicted an all-out on Gujarat to take a 23-22 lead. The match shifted from one side to another with Gujarat taking the lead again with 29-27. A successful raid from Pawan and then a tackle leveled the score again at 29-29.
It was a simply sensational final as both teams fought for each point and never allowed the other team to run away with the game.
With just 3 minutes left, Pawan produced the magic again with two successful raids. Bulls inflicted their 2nd all out of the game and increased their gap to 36-29. The Fortune Giants tried their best to put pressure on the Bulls' defense, but could not make it in time as the Bulls won their first Pro Kabaddi league title beating Gujarat 38-33.
Pawan was simply stunning on the night with 22 successful raid points and helped the Bulls win their first ever title.