Gujarat Giants vs Dabang Delhi: In the 98th match of Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2022, Dabang Delhi won against Gujarat Giants by a margin of 50-47. With this victory, Delhi has made it to the top-6 and has kept alive its hopes of going to the play-offs. This defeat is a big blow for Gujarat because now their hopes of going to the play-offs are fast ending.
Both teams were evenly matched in the first half
Gujarat started the match with a bang and Sonu Jaglan came up with a super raid in the first raid itself. Within four minutes, Gujarat had taken a seven-point lead by all-outing Delhi. Delhi then came back brilliantly to wrap up Gujarat and reduce their lead to one point. By the time of half time, Delhi had equalized the score at 21-21. While Delhi’s defense scored six points, Gujarat’s defense managed only one point. Prateek Dahiya scored a Super-10 for Gujarat in the first half itself, while Naveen Kumar scored eight raid points for Delhi.
Delhi did a terrible counterattack in the second half
Delhi’s dominance was completely seen in the second half. Delhi took a six-point lead in the match by all-outing Gujarat in the third minute itself. After this all out, the Gujarat team could not recover and after six minutes they were all out for the third time. With 10 minutes left to play, Delhi had a 12-point lead. With five minutes left, Delhi’s lead had come down to eight points. Gujarat then reduced this lead to five points by giving all out to Delhi.