Wave World Kabaddi League: Khalsa Warriors won by 69-44 against United Singhs




Birmingham, 17 August 2014: Khiladi Kumar’s Khalsa Warriors registers their second consecutive win by defeating Bollywood sensation Sonakshi Sinha’s team United Singhs in the their home city by 25 points in the eighth match of the Wave World Kabaddi League 2014 today here in Birmingham at the LG Arena. Last week both the teams Khalsa Warriors and United Singhs won their first matches against Yo Yo Tigers and Punjab Thunder respectively. Next week the league travels to India with opening matches in New Delhi from 23rd to 31st August 2014. The opening of the match saw performances by popular Punjabi folk singer Mangi Mahal and UK Bhangra singer Benny Dhaliwal.

Gagandeep of Khalsa Warrior

Gagandeep of Khalsa Warrior

The first quarter started off with much jubilant mood, with tug of war between Bollywood cine-stars Akshay Kumar’s Khalsa Warriors and Sonakshi Sinha’s United Singhs with the teams trying to lead the other in points tally. Some pulsating moves were displayed by the United Singhs at the very first minutes of the game, Jagga Khera of United Singhs stopping the raider from the opponent team followed by counter attack by Khalsa Warriors team man Lasara going ahead with an equaliser at the stoppers end. The first lead point by Khalsa Warriors was gained by Satnam Singh Sattu, grounding the opponent raider helping the team in getting a leading point against the United Singhs followed by a flashing interlock by Satnam Chahal of Khalsa Warriors, finally a lead of two point in the points tally which ended with 13 – 11 score board.

Post 2 points lead from first quarter Khalsa Warriors started the second quarter on an impressive note. Khalsa Warriors showcased some brilliant performance, strategies and succeeded in their every move. Gopi the star stopper of Khalsa Warriors won several points for the team to further increase the lead against United Singhs. United Singhs performance was not that great as compared to the 1 quarter of the match. Khalsa Warriors outperformed and took the lead of 2 points in the first quarter to 14 points by the end of the first half with a final score of 34-20 on the scorecard.

The third quarter was a monumental feat achieved by the Khalsa Warriors over the United Singhs widening the points tally to 22 points. Thereby Khalsa Warriors posed as an invincible wall that couldn’t be infringed by the United Singhs. Some extraordinary stops exhibited by Sandeep Chahal by grabbing Loveroop Singh of United Singhs to the ground, followed by Gopi Mann and Karamjeet Lasara of Khalsa Warriors with excellent moves in keeping the raiders of the opponent team at a standby. Some thrilling performance by stopper Jagrat Singh of United Singhs was shown by giving teeth on teeth tussle while grounding the raider Jagga Khera of Khalsa Warriors. Eventually the quarter ended on a winning streak by the Khalsa Warriors with huge marginal difference of 22 points taking the scorecard to 53 – 31.

The fourth quarter looked very easy for Khalsa Warriors as their confidence was soaring high with an impressive lead 22 points. In the very first raid United Singhs one of the star raiders got injured and was taken out of the field. Nothing was going well for United Singhs and the lead was increasing with every raid and stops in the match. Khalsa Warriors won this match with widest margin of 25 points with the final score of 69-44 on the board.

  • Man of the match :Jasmanpreet Singh (Khalsa Warriors)
  • Best Raider: Jasmanpreet Singh – Khalsa Warriors( 19 raids)
  • Best Stopper: Karandeep Singh – Khalsa Warriors ( 6 stops)

 

Results (Quarter by quarter)
Quarters Khalsa Warriors United Singhs
First Quarter 13 11
Second Quarter 34 20
Third Quarter 53 31
Fourth Quarter 69 44

 

Team position (Khalsa Warriors Vs United Singhs)

Team Played Won Lost
Khalsa Warriors 2 2 0
United Singhs 2 1 1

 

Next week’s match schedule:

23-Aug Sat California Eagles  United Singhs Indian Standard Time: 19:00
Lahore Lions  Punjab Thunder
24-Aug Sun Royal Kings USA Yo Yo Tigers Indian Standard Time: 19:00
Khalsa Warriors Lahore Lions

 

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