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Bengal Warriors jolt Jaipur Pink Panthers

Bengal Warriors jolt Jaipur Pink Panthers
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In a battle between the two teams at the opposite ends of the table, Bengal Warriors were brilliantly lifted by their Korean raider Jang Kun Lee, who scored 11 points en route to their only second win from nine matches this season.

Kolkata: Laggards Bengal Warriors revived their sinking hopes with a stunning 32-25 win over table toppers Jaipur Pink Panthers to begin their home leg in style in the Pro Kabaddi here on Saturday.

In a battle between the two teams at the opposite ends of the table, Bengal Warriors were brilliantly lifted by their Korean raider Jang Kun Lee, who scored 11 points en route to their only second win from nine matches this season.

Lee also hogged the limelight in the post-match presentation bagging three awards -- Best Raider, Man of the Mat and Best Moment.
Facing a must-win situation at the Netaji Indoor Stadium, the Kolkata franchise were locked 10-all after 13 minutes when Lee made an allout to hand them a five-point lead.

The Korean spearheaded their raids to perfection as they led 18-13 at the halfway mark and never looked in any trouble against the inaugural edition champions who were cheered by their Bollywood actor owner Abhishek Bachchan.

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