WKL: United Singhs share the second position with California Eagles, defeats Lahore Lions




Ludhiana, November 8: United Singhs stunned Lahore Lions with a brilliant performance. The final quarter proved to be turning point of the match, tables turned and United Singhs emerged as the winner. Singhs made a comeback with brilliant performance by the stop line, earning 9 valuable stop points. Lahore Lions made an effort to hold the strings but the seamless performance by Singhs overpowered them. The final scores were 63-53.

Man of the Match - Shafiq Ahmad Chisti of Lahore Lions

Man of the Match – Shafiq Ahmad Chisti of Lahore Lions

The first quarter of the match started with the successful raid point of toss winning team, United Singh.s The stop line of United Singhs gave a tough competition to the opponent raiders, stopper Sandeep Singh Sandhu earned an excellent stop point for the team, where as raiders Gagandeep Nagra(4) and Lovepreet Singh (3) also presented wonderful raids. On the other hand Lahore Lions stop line also gave a good performance, stopper Khaleel Ahmad earned two valuable stop points for the team and raiders Shafiq Ahmad(5), Akhmal Dogar(3) showed great feat and took the lead at their edge by 2 points as the score 14-16.

The second session presented a tough fight by both the team to take the lead. Lahore Lions stopper Mosin Wahla (2) failed United Singhs raids and earned stop points for his team. Lahore Lions raiders, Shafiq Ahmad Chisti(5) and Akhmal Shzad Dogar(4) exhibited powerful raids. On the other hand stop line of United Singh was also seen in action with Baljeet Singh (1) earning a valuable stop point for the team. In the end Lions lead with scores being 27-31.

In the second half both the teams tried hard to chase the scores. Stopper Musharraf Javed (1) and Naeem Tahir Sindu (1) earned excellent stop points for Lahore Lions. Stop Line of United Singh also tried hard to make a comeback, Jagdish Singh (1) Gurvinder Kahilon (1) and Sandeep Singh Sandhu (1) earned valuable stop points for the team.  But Lahore Lions raiders, Shafiq Ahmad (4) and Akhmal Shazad Dogar (5) were unstoppable maintaining the lead of 3 points at 42-45.

Quarter-Wise result of Match 67 was as below:

Results (Quarter by quarter) (Total points)
Quarters United Singhs Lahore Lions
First Quarter 14 16
Second Quarter 27 31
Third Quarter 42 45
Fourth Quarter 63 53

 

Team position after Match No. 67 is as below:

Team Played Won Lost Draw Points
Khalsa Warriors 18 15 2 1 31
California Eagles 17 10 7 0 20
United Singhs 17 10 7 0 20
Punjab Thunder 17 9 7 1 19
Lahore Lions 15 6 7 0 12
Vancouver Lions 16 6 10 0 12
Yo Yo Tigers 15 4 9 1 9
Royal Kings USA 17 4 12 1 9

 

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