Bhopal, October 31: Khalsa Warriors put more distance between themselves and the rest of the field, as they convincingly beat California Eagle 74-57 in the second match of the Wave World Kabaddi League on Friday.
Khalsa Warriors stayed in the front as they took their points tally to 27 points in 16 matches while California Eagles are at 18 in 16 matches. United Singhs, who lost the first match of the day to Vancouver Lions, are at 16 points.
For California Eagles their Raiders Parneek Singh, Jagmohan Makkhi and stopper Balkar Singh did make efforts but Khalsa Warriors were way superior and dominated the match from start to finish. Khalsa Warriors were well served by both Raiders and the Stoppers.
In the first quarter Khalsa Warrior’s raiders, Gagandeep Jogewal and Jasmanpreet Raju earned valuable points for their team with four and three raids respectively. Stopper Gurpreet Singh Batth’s aggressive stance helped win two points with good stops. For California Eagles raiders, Baldev Singh Babu and Harjeet Singh gave tough fight with four and three successful raids respectively. Khalsa Warriors led the session 18-15.
In the second quarter California Eagles defence failed to earn any points California Eagle, even as Khalsa Warriors raiders Gagandeep Singh Jogewal (5), Jasmanpreet Raju (6) and Manjot Singh Gill(6) toyed with the Eagles stop line. For California Eagles Raiders Parneek Singh(5) and Jagmohan Makkhi (4) made powerful raids. Khalsa Warriors led by nine points 38-29.
The match became increasingly one-sided as Khalsa Warriors moved to 57-42 and finally 74-57 at the end of the match.