PKL 8: Bengal Warriors overcome Bengaluru Bulls despite Pawan Sehrawat heroics

Defending champions Bengal Warriors beat Bengaluru Bulls 40-39 in Match 67 of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at The Sheraton Grand, here on Thursday.

The Bulls dominated most parts of the match with captain Pawan Sehrawat scoring a Super 10 but an 8-point raid by Bengal, thanks to defenders following the raider into the lobby without a touch, helped the Warriors shift the balance of play and eventually clinch the match. Bengal's Maninder Singh scored 9 points, but they will have to thank their lucky stars for enabling a strange yet exciting comeback win.

The teams matched each other blow for blow in an intense first half that saw star raiders Maninder Singh and Pawan Sehrawat spend a lot of time in