PKL: Bengaluru posts stunning comeback victory

Youngster Bharat led Bengaluru’s charge by racking up 16 raid points while Vikash Kandola was the second-best scorer for the ‘home team’ with eight points (7 raid points and 1 tackle point). Guman Singh bagged 11 points for U Mumba, which capitulated in the second half.
Action from the Bengaluru Bulls-U Mumba Pro Kabaddi League contest on Saturday
Action from the Bengaluru Bulls-U Mumba Pro Kabaddi League contest on Saturday

BENGALURU: Bengaluru Bulls produced a comeback of epic proportions to defeat U Mumba 42-32 in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.

Youngster Bharat led Bengaluru’s charge by racking up 16 raid points while Vikash Kandola was the second-best scorer for the ‘home team’ with eight points (7 raid points and 1 tackle point). Guman Singh bagged 11 points for U Mumba, which capitulated in the second half.

Bulls was behind by 13 (11-24) points at the half-time break. However, Bengaluru turned the match around in stunning fashion. Jaipur Pink Panthers thrashed Telugu Titans 51-27, thanks to match-winning contributions from Arjun Deshwal (12 raid points), Rahul Chaudhari (8 raid points) and Sahul Kumar (7 tackle points).

Rakesh (18 raid points) came up with a spectacular performance as Gujarat Giants defeated Haryana Steelers 42-38. Meetu Sharma earned 16 raid points for Haryana, but his effort went in vain.

RESULTS: U Mumba 32 lost to Bengaluru Bulls 42; Jaipur Pink Panthers 51 bt Telugu Titans 27; Gujarat Giants 42 bt Haryana Steelers 38

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