Pawan Sehrawat was the star as defending champion Bengaluru Bulls outwitted U.P. Yoddha 48-45 after extra-time in the first eliminator to qualify for the semifinals of ProKabaddi League season seven in Ahmedabad on Monday.
Star raider Pawan secured 20 raid points as the Bulls fought their way back in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena to set up a semifinal clash with Dabang Delhi.
U.P had defeated the Bulls both the times they met during the league stages and looked in complete control with Shrikant Jadhav impressing with his raids.
The U.P side dominated the early minutes of a fiercely-contested first-half as Bengaluru struggled to get a stranglehold. Bull’s attack, heavily reliant on Pawan once again, with Rohit Kumar on the bench, struggled against the well-organised Yoddha defence led by captain Nitesh Kumar.
Nitesh produced a stellar tackle immediately after the first…