Pro Kabbadi Roundup : Bengaluru Bulls top Zone B; UP Yoddha book their place in the playoffs with a win over Bengal Warriors


Bengaluru Bulls went to the playoffs in this edition of the Pro Kabbadi League with an emphatic win over Pink Panthers on the last day of the Group Stage. Bengaluru Bulls claimed the victory with a margin of 40-32 on Thursday at Netaji Indoor Stadium in Kolkata. It was an entertaining contest through out the two halves and Bengaluru Bulls were the deserved winner at the end of the encounter.

Bengaluru Bulls finished the Group Stage campaign with 78 points in 22 matches while Pink Panthers finished with 43 points in same number of matches. Pink Panthers were not able to qualify for the playoffs in this season. In the second match of the day, UP Yoddha trashed Bengal Warriors in their home turf with a margin of 41-25.

With this victory, UP Yoddha booked their place in the playoffs while Patna Pirates were knocked out from the Group Stage for the first time in Pro Kabbadi League history. Bengal Warriors finished their campaign with 69 points in 22 matches and they were just behind Bengaluru Bulls in the League Table of Zone B. UP Yoddha finished at the third position in the Zone B to qualify as the last side in the playoffs of this season’s Pro Kabbadi League.