Bharat Naresh once again shines for Bengaluru Bulls in a low scoring encounter. But fails to take them over the line this time around.
It was a very competitive match between Bengaluru Bulls and Haryana Steelers. Both teams with tight defense were not willing to leak even a singly point.
This tactic made the life difficult for raiders couldn’t make it big in the game.
Bharat Naresh claims 7th Super 10 for the season
But not for Bharat Naresh as he outshone everyone on the mat to claim his 7th Super 10 of the season.
However, he will be disappointed with the fact that he couldn’t win the game for his team.
The match although was never about the raiders to begin with. From the very first minute of the game both the teams were scoring points in defense.
At one point, the tactic was so single minded that both the teams became completely depended on Do-or-Die raids to get points.
This shows that it was a very defensive game on show by both the teams.
In the end, it indeed came down to who could take more tackle points. And sadly it was Haryana Steelers who managed to do that.
Amirhossein Bastami shines for Steelers with a high five
Their new defender Amirhossein Bastami picked up a high five to ensure that his team won the game. He was not alone though, as he had support in the form of Jaideep, who picked 3 points too.
But it was a one man show by Amirhossein Bastami for Haryana Steelers. He ran the show in defense and ensured that no raider was given point recklessly. Whenever his team lacked behind in raiding, he made up for it with his defending.
Amirhossein Bastami now has 15 tackle points to his name in 7 games for Haryana Steelers this season.t
As a result, Haryana ended the game with 12 defense points in comparison to 7 of Bengaluru Bulls.
This as we said earlier turned out to be the decisive factor for the game that ended 29-27 in Haryana Steelers’ favor.
With this victory Haryana Steelers jump several positions to sits on fifth position now. They have 26 points from 9 games now.