Tamil Thalaivas vs Bengal Warriors Match Review

Sep-04-2017 Post / tamil-thalaivas-vs-bengal-warriors-match-review

A tough night for the Tamil Thalaivas as they fell victim to the Bengal Warriors blazing form at home. Fans at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor stadium witnessed a defensive game with raiders from both teams struggling to make a decisive impact.

Both teams opened their scoring with successful tackle points, setting the tone for the rest of the match. The first 13 minutes were an evenly matched affair, with the Warriors getting a grip of the game from that point forward. A 16th minute All-Out by the Warriors saw them extend their lead to a comfortable 15-8. The Warriors continued to display strength in both attack and defense, and ended the first half with a strong lead of 18-9.

The Tamil Thalaivas showed signs of a comeback in the second half, narrowing the deficit to 20-14 in by the 29th minute. The Thalaivas defense seemed better equipped to deal with the Warriors in the second half, and dealt with most attacks with ease. Dong Geon Lee earned his team points with a few successful raids. Gaining momentum at this point, The Thalaivas’ Ajay Thakur and M. Thivakaran earned more raid points to narrow the deficit to 23-22 towards the final minutes of the game.

The Warriors managed to pull through as a result of a super raid by Maninder Singh, which increased their lead by 4 points. The Warriors exhibited some class defending to close out the game, thus preserving their unbeaten streak at home.

Star Raider: Maninder Singh (Bengal Warriors)
Star Defender: Amit Hooda (Tamil Thalaivas)