Wave WKL: Khalsa Warriors defeated YoYo Tigers by 65-63




Mohali, October 2: Khalsa Warriors unbeaten run continued as they edged out Yo Yo Tigers 65-63 in a cliff-hanger in the second match of the first day of action in Mohali in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi. It was the 10 wins in 11 matches for Khalsa Warriors, who have also been held to a tie in one match.

WKL - Jasmanpreet Singh receving the Sonalika Raid of The Day award

WKL – Jasmanpreet Singh receving the Sonalika Raid of The Day award

That brought their points tally to 21 points while their nearest rivals Punjab Thunder have 11 points and Lahore Lions have 10.

Yo Yo Tigers won the toss and selected to raid in the first quarter. The defenders on both sides managed four successful stops each. Yugraj Singh Jagga of Khalsa Warrior was the star raider of the quarter, which ended with Yo Yo Tigers holding a one point lead at 15-14.

The second quarter saw Khalsa Warrior reverse the trend as Satnam Singh Sattu, Karamjeet Lasara and Bhupinder Bhinda of Khalsa Warriors managed good stops. For Yo Yo Tigers Eakam Hathur and Nirvail Singh were the successful defenders. Manjot Singh of Khalsa Warriors and Gursewak Singh of Yo Yo Tigers carried out successful raids for their teams Khalsa Warriors moved 33-30 ahead.

Into the third quarter, Khalsa Warriors once again found themselves at the recieving end, as Tigers once again turned the tables on them. Nirvail Singh and Eakam Hathur did the bulk of the work for Tigers in defense, while Gursewak Singh excelled in raids as Yo Yo Tigers moved 49-47 ahead.

The final quarter saw lead change hands frequently but in the end Khalsa sneaked ahead with Satnam Sattu and Karamjeet Lasara playing a key role as Khalsa Warriors won 65 – 63.

 

         Results (Quarter by quarter) (Total points)
Quarters Khalsa Warriors Yo Yo Tigers
First Quarter 14 15
Second Quarter 33 30
Third Quarter 47 49
Fourth Quarter 65 63

 

Punjab Thunder outplay United Singhs at 71-51 in the Wave World Kabaddi League

  • Man of the Match & Best raider: Sultan Singh (24 raids)
  • Best Stopper: Yadwinder Singh( stops)
  • Yadwinder shares his award with co-stopper Lakha Cheema by sharing his award of Best Stopper

In the first match of the day, Punjab Thunder turned in a sterling performance dominating from start to finish to outplay United Singhs 71-51 and move into the second position on the points table at the Wave World Kabaddi League on Thursday. As the first four-day kabaddi fiesta got underway in Mohali, Punjab Thunder showed that their recent resurgence has not been a flash in the pan.

Punjab Thunder led in each of the four quarters and simply ran away in the last one. Punjab Thunder led 18-11 and then 34-24 and 49-39 at the end of third quarter. Into the final quarter they doubled the lead to 20 and win 71-51.

Team position after Match No 40:

Team Played Won Lost  Draw Points
Khalsa Warriors 11 9 0 1 21
Punjab Thunder 11 5 5 1 11
Lahore Lions 7 5 2 0 10
United Singhs 10 5 5 0 10
California Eagles 9 4 5 0 8
Vancouver Lions 10 4 6 0 8
Yo Yo Tigers 10 4 6 0 8
Royal Kings USA 10 1 9 0 2


Wave World Kabaddi League fixture next week matches scheduled in Mohali is:

 City Match No. Date Day Team A Team B Week No Time
Mohali 39 2-Oct Thur United Singhs Punjab Thunder    9 18:00
Mohali 40 Thur Khalsa warriors Yo Yo Tigers 19:30
Mohali 41 2-Oct Fri Vancouver Lions Lahore Lions 18:00
Mohali 42 Fri California Eagles Royal Kings USA 19:30
Mohali 43 3-Oct Sat Royal Kings USA Lahore Lions 18:00
Mohali 44 Sat Vancouver Lions Yo Yo Tigers 19:30
Mohali 45 4-Oct Sun California Eagles Punjab Thunder 18:00
Mohali 46 Sn Khalsa Warriors United Singhs 19:30

 

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