In what was one of the most entertaining and thrilling games of the season, Gujarat Fortunegiants got the better of Dabang Delhi 29-25 to keep their dominance in the league going. It was the second successive win for the hosts Gujarat whereas it was Delhi’s second consecutive loss.
Both teams play defensive game as first half ended with stalemate
Winning the toss, Gujarat chose the court, which meant Delhi came to raid first. After one round of empty raid, Meraj
Last minute nerve helps Gujarat win their second game at home
Hegde drew the first blood in the second half as he was jumped his way out of Nilesh Shinde’s ankle hold before Meraj Sheykh secured four points in one go to reduce Gujarat to one man on the court. In the next raid, Sachin picked a bonus, but more importantly, he imposed the first all-out on Gujarat to give Delhi a five-point lead at 17-12. Although Delhi did well to gain the early lead in the game, Gujarat also clawed their way back in the game as they reduced the point difference to one point at 19-20. Rohit Gulia then picked up a point as Shinde failed in his attempt of ankle hold that reduced Delhi to one man on the court. Gujarat soon inflicted the first all-out on Delhi when Dalal stepped into the lobbies that levelled the score at 23-23. Further, Hegde picked up a point with a running hand touch on the left corner to give a one-point lead to the Gujarat. With less than four minutes of the game remaining in the match, Delhi defenders Shinde and Sunil combined to pin Gulia to the