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Bengaluru Bulls crash to sixth straight loss

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | CHITRANGADA D C
Published Jul 16, 2016, 1:48 am IST
Updated Jul 16, 2016, 1:48 am IST
Kashiling Adake (11) along with Selvamani K (6) led Delhi to a huge 20-point victory, while Yogesha Hooda (7) was the consolation for the hosts.
A slice of action from the Puneri Paltans and Telugu Titans clash in Bengaluru  on Friday.(Photo: Shashidhar B)
 A slice of action from the Puneri Paltans and Telugu Titans clash in Bengaluru on Friday.(Photo: Shashidhar B)

Bengaluru: The Bengaluru Bulls home leg came to a disappointing end as they fell to a crushing 20-40  loss to Dabang Delhi in the Pro Kabaddi League match at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium on Friday.

In front of a fully packed stadium the Bulls’ miserable run continued as they fell to their sixth consecutive loss of the tournament, having lost all their matches at home.

 

Kashiling Adake (11) along with Selvamani K (6) led Delhi to a huge 20-point victory, while Yogesha Hooda (7) was the consolation for the hosts.

Pawan Sehrawat put the Bulls in front, scoring the opening point for the home team. For a while it appeared to be a neck-and-neck encounter. Bulls finally managed to grab a two-point lead over Delhi but it was short-lived as the visitors pulled up their socks and took command from there on.

Going into half-time Delhi were comfortably poised at 15-8, with a seven-point lead. Going into the second half the Bengaluru lads failed to break the Delhi defence as the visitors held onto their advantage. The home team’s hopes slipped away as they were left trailing by a huge 15 points with the Dabang men pocketing the first all out of the match.  

The Bulls failed to get back into the game as Delhi showed fine team effort t notch up the second all out making it 36-14 before wrapping up the tie.

Titans outclass Paltans
Earlier, the Telugu Titans held came through 32-29 against Puneri Paltans in a closely contested match.

Skipper Rahul Chaudhuri led the Titans from the front as he top scored with 10 raid points, while Sandeep Narwal added seven. Meanwhile, Deepak Hooda collected nine points for the Paltans.

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