WKL: Punjab Thunder wins against Royal Kings USA




New Delhi, August 30:  Punjab Thunder outdueled Royal Kings USA with an easy win of 63-42 in an action packed 14th match in the Wave World Kabaddi League at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium on Saturday during the second match of the day.

Sonalika Raid of the day - Rehman Isteyaq

Sonalika Raid of the day – Rehman Isteyaq

From the very first quarter Punjab Thunder dominated the match and point difference kept growing with each quarter. The match started with jubilation, as both teams geared up for a tooth on teeth contention. The star stopper Yadwinder Singh of Punjab Thunder stopped the first raid by Balram Singh of Royal Kings USA giving them a lead of one point at the start of the match. Thereby numerous raids by the Royal Kings USA were made unsuccessful by the stoppers of Punjab Thunder. Gradually Punjab Thunder overpowered Royal Kings USA giving them no chance to bounce back. Yadvinder Singh, Sukhmanjeet Singh were the best stoppers and Talwinder Singh were inevitable raiders of the Punjab Thunder, who led the team to winning position by 26 points difference over the Royal Kings USA.

Earlier during the first match Khalsa Warriors defeated Lahore Lions, a team from across the border by a score of 64- 55.

Star players:

Talwinder Singh, Sultan Singh, Sultan Mohammad and Baljeet Singh were the star raiders from Punjab Thunder and their prominent stoppers were skipper Yadwinder Singh, Satwinder Gill and Sukhmanjeet Singh.

For the Royal Kings USA, raiders Balram Singh and Gurlal Singh shone out and their prominent stoppers were Jasrakan Singh and Harwinder Singh.

Sunday’s matches: United Kings vs Vancouver Lions (6 pm); Yo Yo Tigers v California Eagles (8 pm).

 

Points position after the 14th match (Punjab Thunder v Royal Kings USA)

 

Team P W L Pts
Khalsa Warriors 4 4 0 8
Lahore Lions 4 3 1 6
United Singhs 3 2 1 4
Yo Yo Tigers 3 2 1 4
Royals Kings USA 4 1 2 2
Punjab Thunder 4 2 2 4
California Eagles 3 0 3 0
Vancouver Lions 3 0 3 0

 

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