Vastavam web: Bengal Warriors’ unbeaten run in their home leg came to a halt after suffering a 31-37 loss against Dabang Delhi in a Pro Kabaddi League match here on Sunday. Meraj Sheykh (13 points) was the star performer for Delhi as he produced a super raid in the last minute to lead his side to a win. Maninder Singh top scored for Bengal Warriors with nine points.
Both the teams have already sealed a spot in the playoffs. Dabang Delhi finished the league campaign with 68 points from their stipulated 22 matches. It took Bengal Warriors 19 minutes to score their first tackle point of the match. A laidback defensive performance meant that Bengal Warriors went into the half time break trailing at 14-20. Bengal Warriors made a strong start to the second half. They inflicted an all out and scored eight points in six minutes to level the match at 22-22 after 26 minutes.
With both the teams going neck and neck, there were a slew of empty raids as neither wanted to commit any silly errors. In the 33rd minute Meraj came up with a two-point raid to give Dabang Delhi 26-24 lead. Bengal Warriors forced a super tackle in the 37th minute to make it a one-point game.