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Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights, Day 71: UP Yoddha beat Dabang Delhi 45-33

In Qualifier 1, Bengaluru Bulls outclass Gujarat Fortunegiants 41-29 to become first team to qualify for Final. Check pro Kabaddi live score and match updates here

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In a one-sided encounter, UP Yoddha hammered Dabang Delhi 45-33in eliminator 3 of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 6 (PKL 2018). Prashant Kumar Rai was the star of the show as he scored 13 raid points and got able support from Rishank Devadiga who chipped in with 8 points. For Dabang Delhi, it was a disappointing night as their defence couldn’t muster enough points. Naveen Kumar top scored for Delhi but couldn’t save his team from crashing out of the competition. UP Yoddha will now play Gujarat Fortunegiants on Thursday to determine who will play Bengaluru Bulls in the final. 

Check Qualifier 2 -- Gujarat Fortunegiants vs UP Yoddha LIVE score and match updates here

UP Yoddha got off to a flying start when Prashanth Kumar Rai made a super raid in the second minute. Dabang Delhi were reeling under the shock as they suffered an all out as earl as the third minute. UP Yoddha led 11-1 after three minutes and it looked like Dabang Delhi won’t recover from the early onslaught. 

Chandran Ranjit made a two-point raid in the 7th minute as Dabang Delhi trailed 6-13 but UP Yoddha enjoyed the upper hand as after 10 minutes they led 17-8 . In the 14th minute UP Yoddha further asserted their supremacy as they inflicted another all out to lead 25-10. At the end of the first half, UP Yoddha led 27-13 and it looked like game over for Dabang Delhi. 

Dabang Delhi tried to make a comeback in the second half and inflicted an all out in the 24th minute to trail 21-31. But Prashant Kumar Rai extinguished all their hopes of a comeback with a super raid in the 27th minute as UP Yoddha led 36-22. Another all out was inflicted in the second half as UP Yoddha were in complete command of the match.

The last few minutes were all about Dabang Delhi bringing some respectability to the score line. Naveen Kumar got a super 10 for the losing side but his effort went in vain as Delhi crashed out of the tournament. 

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Pro Kabaddi 2018 playoffs, Qualifier 1: Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Bengaluru Bulls
Bengaluru Bulls produced a solid second half performance as they thrashed Gujarat Fortunegiants 41-29 in the first qualifier of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 6 to seal a spot in the final. Pawan Sehrawat continued his fine run of form and top scored for the Bengaluru Bulls with 13 raid points. Captain Rohit Kumar had an outstanding all-round game and scored 11 points for Bengaluru Bulls Sachin got yet another super 10 for Gujarat Fortunegiants and was ably supported by Prapanjan who scored 5raid points. While Bengaluru Bulls have qualified for the final, Gujarat still have a chance to make it when they play in the second qualifier against the winner between UP Yoddha and Dabang Delhi.
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AT FULL TIME: UP Yoddha beat Dabang Delhi 45-33. Now, UP Yoddha will play Qualifier 2 against Gujarat Fortunegiants
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An empty raid from Prashanth Kumar Rai 
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A touch point for Naveen Kumar (45-33)
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Rishank Devadiga out in do or die raid (45-32)
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A touch point for Chandran Ranjit (45-31)
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An empty raid from Rishank Devadiga (45-30)
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A touch point for Pawan kadian (42-30)
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An empty raid from Prashanth Kumar Rai
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A successful raid from Pawan kadian (45-29)
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UP Yoddha take timwout with 3 minutes 25 seconds left in the game
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Chandan Ranjit went out of bond (44-28)
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Rishank Devadiga sscores in do or die raid (45-28)
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An empty raid from Prashanth
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Naveen Kumar scores 2 touch point (43-27)
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An empty raid from Rishank devadiga (43-25)
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First Published: Dec 31 2018 | 5:57 PM IST

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