Captain Maninder Singh put up a fantastic performance to help the Bengal Warriors register a 36-28 victory over Telugu Titans at the Gachibowli Indoor Stadium here on Friday.
Maninder scored 12 points, while Shrikant Jadhav chipped in with seven points for the Warriors in the match.
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Siddharth Desai picked up a few raid points as the Telugu Titans took the lead at 5-4 in the 5th minute.
However, Deepak Hooda pulled off a fantastic raid soon after and helped the Warriors level the scores at 5-5. Thereafter, Parvesh Bhainswal carried out a couple of fantastic tackles as the Titans regained the lead at 8-6 in the 9th minute.
However, captain Maninder Singh effected a raid and helped his side level the scores at 8-8. Thereafter both sides played out a neck-and-neck contest and kept trading points until the Warriors sneaked ahead at 14-13 at the end of the first half.
The Warriors inflicted an All-Out in the opening minutes of the second half and took a massive lead at 20-14.
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Abhishek Singh and Siddharth Desai picked up raid points for the Titans, but Maninder Singh’s heroics helped the Warriors to stay ahead at 25-19 in the 31st minute.
Shrikant Jadhav pulled off a fantastic raid in the 33rd minute and reduced the Titans to just two members on the mat. Moments later, the Warriors inflicted another All-Out to attain a stronghold on the match at 33-22 in the 35th minute.
The Bengal Warriors rode on the momentum and eventually walked off the mat with a massive victory.
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