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PKL: Bengaluru rode Rohit’s heroics to hammer Tamil Thalaivas 36-22

Puae, Nov 24 ( IANS) Riding on a terrific raiding performance by Rohit Kumar, Bengaluru Bulls beat Tamil Thalaivas 36-22 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) match here on Saturday.

Kumar scored 11 raid points and got able support from Pawan Sehrawat, who scored 6 points.

Ajay Thakur top scored for Tamil Thalaivas with 6 points in what was an subdued performance by the team.

Bengaluru Bulls remain top of the table in Zone B whereas Tamil Thaliavas remain bottom of the table.

Bengaluru Bulls made a strong start to lead 5-1 after three minutes as Kashiling Adake and Pawan Sehrawat got in a couple of raid points.

In the 7th minute Rohit Kumar got another raid point to give Bengaluru Bulls 6-2.

Bengaluru Bulls inflicted an all out in the next minute to lead 10-3. Jasvir Singh got a couple of raid points for Tamil Thalaivas as they trailed 5-11 after nine minutes.

Tamil Thalaivas rallied back into the first half to get a couple of points on board as they ended first half strongly. Tamil Thalaivas went into the break trailing by five points.

Rohit Kumar was having a great game and made a two-point raid in the 25th minute to give Bengaluru Bulls 22-14 lead. Tamil Thalaivas forced a super tackle in the 28thminute as they trailed 18-24.

All hopes of a Tamil Thalaivas comeback were officially laid to rest when they suffered an all out in the 36thminute.

The all out meant that Bengaluru had opened upa 12-point unassailable lead. A couple of tackle and raid points in the last few minutes meant that Tamil Thalaivas had no answer to Bengaluru’s dominance.

–IANS
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