NEW DELHI: Dabang Delhi continued its winning streak in the seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League, beating the Haryana Steelers 41-21 on Sunday to reach the top spot in the league. The Delhi team won the season with an impressive game of Chandran Ranjit (11 points) and Naveen Kumar (10 points). This was Naveen's second 'Super 10' score. Naveen Kumar scored 200 raid points in the history of PKL and 10 super raids before he scored 10 points against the Telugu Titans in Hyderabad.
Dabang Delhi's lead at half-time was 15-10 but the team then issued a tough stand and the Haryana Steelers failed to stop them. This is Haryana's first defeat in two matches. Dabang Delhi made a better opening on the strength of its Raider Chandran Ranjit and Naveen Kumar and made the score 8-5 at one time. The Haryana Steelers also made a comeback and in the first half, they reached close to an all-out win over Delhi. The Delhi captain did not let this happen and the super-tackle prevented the team from getting an all-out.
In the first half, Dabang Delhi did not give the Haryana Steelers an opportunity to come forward. Delhi retained their lead in the second half. In the 25th minute of the match, he extended the an-digit gap by an all-out to the Haryana Steelers for the first time. Four minutes later, Haryana was once again in trouble when four defenders from Haryana were out with Chandran Ranjit's self-out. In the 31st minute, Dabang Delhi scored the second all-out win over the Steelers.
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