UP Yoddha beat Bengaluru Bulls 45-33 on Friday, October 11 at UP Yoddha's home stadium, Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex in Greater Noida (20:30 IST). The match brought and to the PKL 2019 league stage. Both teams, along with Dabang Delhi KC, Bengal Warriors, Haryana Steelers and U Mumba have qualified for the upcoming PKL 2019 playoffs starting on October 14.
The Hi-Flyer was in fine form in #UPvBLR, but there was no beating the Yoddha defence! 💪— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 11, 2019
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Pawan Sehrawat's four-point super raid paved way for an early All-Out for UP Yoddha which gave a 9-2 lead to Bengaluru Bulls. UP Yoddha made a quick comeback with a four-point super raid by Surender Gill. With eight minutes remaining in the first half, UP Yoddha enforced an all-out on Bengaluru Bulls reducing their lead to three points. After Sumit sending Sehrawat to the bench, the first half ended Bengaluru still leading with a 22-20 score.
Though a Super Tackle by Mahender Singh delayed the process, UP Yoddha inflicted an All-Out on Bengaluru Bulls, which gave them a 27-25 lead. As Sehrawat tried to bring his team back into the game, UP Yoddha's defence stood firm. They tackled Hi-Flyer on various occasions, after which the home team only had to defend their lead. UP Yoddha enforced a third all-out with only a few minutes left to go. Bengaluru Bulls and UP Yoddha will face each other again for the Eliminator 1 on October 14.