Pro Kabaddi 2018: Bengaluru Bulls beat Telugu Titans, secure play-off qualification
Rahul Chaudhari, the star raider scored 12 points for Telugu Titans but could not gather enough support from his teammates to defeat Bengaluru Bulls.
Bengaluru Bulls on Tuesday scored a thumping 44-28 victory over Telugu Titans in the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) clash in Haryana's Panchkula.
This spectacular win against Telugu Titans allowed Bengaluru Bulls to qualify for the play-offs. Pawan Sehrawat continued his fine form and secured another super 10 and top scored with 13 points. This match against the Titans saw solid defensive play by the Bengaluru Bulls.
Rahul Chaudhari, the star raider scored 12 points for Telugu Titans but could not gather enough support from his teammates. The Telugu Titans remain in the chase for a place in the play-offs but are under pressure.
The match began with both the teams at 2-2 after two minutes. Pawan Sehrawat made a two-point raid in the third minute to give the Bulls a 4-2 lead. A super tackle in the fourth minute got the Titans back into the game as they trailed 4-5.
Bengaluru Bulls inflicted an all-out in the seventh minute to lead 11-5. Rahul Chaudhari produced a super raid in the ninth minute to get Titans back in the game once again.
The Titans inflicted an all-out in the 15th minute to level the match at 16-16 and put pressure on Bengaluru Bulls. However, the Bulls scored six straight points to end the half on a high as they led 22-16.
The second half saw Bengaluru Bulls take complete control of the match as they inflicted two all outs to maintain a healthy lead. There were moments of quality from Titans in the second half, but it just wasn't enough. A super tackle in the 27th minute reduced the Bulls’ lead to 10 points as the Titans trailed 21-31.
But Sehrawat and Co. continued to score easy points at will and completed their third successive win over their arch-rivals.