Gujarat Giants moved a step closer to the playoffs by winning a big match against Bengal Warriors in Kolkata, scoring 41-32 on Friday. This victory boosted the Giants to the fourth spot in the Pro Kabaddi League Season 10 standings, securing 60 points from 19 matches.
In the early minutes, Bengal Warriors, led by Maninder Singh, took a slight lead at 5-3. Despite a great tackle by Fazel Atrachali against Nitin Kumar, the Warriors kept the lead at 6-4. However, a fantastic raid by Parteek Dahiya turned the game around, giving the Giants a lead at 8-6.
The Giants capitalized on this momentum, executing an All-Out to build a decent lead at 12-7 by the 12th minute. Dahiya continued to impress with another Super Raid, further extending their lead. Although Nitin Kumar made some crucial catches, the Giants maintained a lead at 18-14 by halftime.
Dahiya started the second half with a Super Raid, securing a substantial lead at 21-14. The Giants later inflicted another All-Out to widen the gap. Despite efforts from Maninder Singh, the Warriors managed to bring the Giants down to one player on the mat in the 31st minute. A subsequent All-Out by the Warriors reduced the gap to 26-33.
In the end, Rakesh sealed the deal for the Giants with a Super Raid, securing a comprehensive victory by taking out key players.
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