Bengaluru Bulls showcased a dominating performance against the home team Telugu Titans with 31-21 win in their first match.
Rohit Kumar played a key role and came out as the superstar of the match scoring more than 10 raiding points and 2 defensive points too. In the 3rd minute, the most awaited moment of the match occurred when Chaudhari got a successful raid and reached the mega milestone of becoming the first player to complete 500 raid points in VIVO Pro Kabaddi history. Bengaluru Bulls were at their best from the start as their attacking as well as defensive units were clicking together.
Bengaluru opened their account through Ajay’s bonus point. The first ‘All Out’ of the match happened in the 12th minute, where the lone Telugu Titans raider was pushed off the mat. Bengaluru Bulls took a time-out just at the stroke of half-time and ended the half with a lead of 5 points at 10-15.
Telugu Titans lost their second match in this season. A psychological pressure is building upon them on to deliver results. The young Bulls side clearly dominated the entire match. Their squad was much younger their average squad is 25 yrs. Ajay Kumar too supported Rohit Kumar very well.
Rohit again led the raid department for the Bulls in the second half and managed a bonus point. A series of do-or-die raids followed in the next 10 minutes and this period saw Rohit complete his ‘Super 10’. However, the moment that really tilted the match in Bengaluru’s favour came in the 37th minute when Ajay managed to pull off a Super Raid. The second ‘All Out’ for Telugu Titans happened in the 38th minute and the match eventually ended in the Bulls’ favour 31-21.
Telugu Titans will now face debutants U.P. Yoddha in their next match at Hyderabad on Tuesday; while the inspired Bengaluru Bulls will meet another debutant Tamil Thalaivas at Nagpur on Friday.
Telugu Titans vs Bengaluru Bulls – Match Facts
Most raid points – Rohit Kumar 11 (Bengaluru Bulls)
Most tackle points Rakesh Kumar 3 (Telugu Titans)
Total raid points: Telugu Titans15 Bengaluru Bulls 17
Total tackle points: Telugu Titans 4 Bengaluru Bulls 9
All Outs: Two (Bengaluru Bulls)