Kolkata (Uttam Hindu News): In the Pro Kabaddi League match played on Monday at Netaji Indoor Stadium here, Maninder Singh (10 points), Nitin Kumar (8 points) and S. The raiding trio of Vishwas (8 points) made the difference as Bengal Warriors moved closer to the qualification bracket in a big way with a 46-34 win over U Mumba.
The Warriors scored six unanswered points in the opening five minutes, before U Mumba could even open his account and when he did, they were quickly pushed back, recording their first all-out of the game, 11–2. Took the lead. U Mumba regained some lead in the next period of the game, but the Warriors’ ability to limit Amirmohamed Jafardanesh’s raids was key to their success, as they held their lead at half-time. At halftime they led by a massive seven points.
It looked like the Warriors were leading early in the second half, but a series of successful raids by Shivam, one of which ended in a super raid, dismissing Shubham Shinde and R Guhan, helped Mumba take them all out. -Made out. Return to the game with more than 15 minutes remaining. However, the Warriors did not let that setback affect their dominance and almost immediately Maninder took charge again and scored touch points to reduce Mumba’s tally.
With eight minutes remaining in the game they scored a second all-out to take a big lead. With Mumba struggling in the final minutes to try and grab a point from the game, the Warriors were keen to knock them out. To their credit U Mumba never lost hope and reduced the Warriors tally in the final minutes. Harsh Lad’s super tackle prevented an all-out and in the end it was an impressive first-half performance that gave the Warriors a deserved win.