Mumbai: Bengaluru Bulls’ Ajay Kumar produced the raid of the tournament against Bengal Warriors when both teams took on each other on the penultimate day of the Nagpur leg of the Pro Kabaddi League 2017.
Bengaluru Bulls, who had a difficult start to the tournament, took on the undefeated Bengal Warriors, who were in excellent form with Maninder Singh and Jang Kun Lee leading the charge.
In the closely contested match, the Bulls and Warriors were fought neck-to-neck and it was early in the second half that the game turned in favour of the home side. Ajay, who has a reputation for being a do-or-die specialist, changed the scenario of the match with his four-point raid
Watch the four point raid from 6:19 to 6:22
With the score locked at 16-16 in the second half, Ajay came up with a special raid as he went back with four touch points which was the first for Season 5. As the Warriors defense tried to prevent the raider from touching the half-way line, Ajay managed to get through the gap. Taking advantage of his height, he touched his right hand to the midline and made the raid a successful one.
The raid turned out to be the turning point of the match as Bengaluru Bulls inflicted an all-out on their opponent. Warriors fought hard top level the score but the home side ensured that they did not let the lead slip away and held on for a 31-25 victory....