Bengal Warriors defeated UP Yoddha by 40-20 registering their second successive win in Pro Kabaddi League 2017.
Warriors’ Vinod Kumar led from the front with eight points and played a key role in the victory. Other promoinent scorers include Jang Kun Lee and Maninder Singh with seven and six points respectively.
For the Yoddhas, Surender Singh was the highest scorer with five points while star player Rajesh Narwal got three.
Bengal's all-round supremacy won the day for them against the UP team, which had outclassed U Mumba yesterday.
Bengal Warriors were on the attack from the word go against a formidable rival, who had been unbeaten till date.
After falling behind by a big margin at the end of then first half, Yoddhas mounted a fightback in the second with Narwal doing some good work.
However, the margin proved too huge for Yoddhas and the Warriors also ensured that they didn't get complacent and held firm for a creditable victory.
Maninder Singh was one of the stars for the Warriors as the team took a stranglehold of proceedings, even as the Yodhas were left wondering what hit them.
In the first half, Maninder was the star for Warriors with several raid points as they secured an impressive 22-8 lead at the break.
The Warriors had 12 raid points to five for the Yoddhas and also had four tackle points to boot.