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BSNL win thriller

Bangalore, Dec 14, 2012, DHNS :

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) overcame a tough challenge from Army Service Corps (ASC) to register a thrilling 17-25, 25-19, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13 win in their second-phase match of the inaugural Karnataka Volley League (KVL) at the Sree Kanteerava stadium on Friday.

BSNL, on account of their two points from this match, have 11 points from four matches while ASC, who earned a point for stretching the game to the fifth set, have eight points from four games.

Sunil and Jithu Thomas turned on the heat with their power-packed smashes that propelled ASC to a 12-4 lead.

ASC held the upper hand throughout and eventually bagged the set 25-17.

In the second set, BSNL got their act together with Ravi Kumar and Anup D’Costa combining well to cause problems for ASC as BSNL went ahead 16-11.  before claiming the set 25-19.
 
In the third set, tt was BSNL, however, who raced to a 10-3 lead before ASC clawed their way back to level scores at 17-17. C K Swamy and Arun A V produced some fine smashes as the Army-outfit took the set 25-20. 

Sujith and D’Costa were in sizzling form garnering point-winning smashes for BSNL as they built a six-point lead at 18-12.  Thomas pulled back a few points for ASC but BSNL ran away with the set 25-19 to take the match to the decider.

BSNL raced to a 4-0 lead and held off ASC’s challenge in the closing stages to close out the set and match 15-13.

Results: BSNL bt ASC 17-25, 25-19, 20-25, 25-19, 15-13; MEG bt DYSS 25-21, 25-23, 29-27; LIC bt KSP 25-20, 30-28, 19-25, 25-13.


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