United Singhs record narrow win over Royal Kings USA in WKL
5 Dariya News
Ludhiana , 07 Sep 2014
United Singhs edged out a determined Royal Kings USA 59-53 to post their third win of the Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) at the packed Hockey Stadium in Punjab Agricultural University here Sunday.After two close games Saturday, one of them being a tie, the first match Sunday also proved to be a humdinger with United Singhs emerging winners by a mere four points. United Singhs showed themselves to be quick learners, as they began controlling their speed on the slippery surface after trailing in the first quarter. As the match progressed, the difference between the teams was United Singhs skipper Sandeep Singh Sandhu who was not only the best stopper but also the Wave Man of the Match with eight stops. Shafiq Muhammad Butt, United Singhs' raider of Pakistani origin, made 16 successful raids also played a key role in his side's victory. With their third win, United Singhs now have six points from five games, while Royal Kings USA with two points from five matches languish at the bottom alongside Vancouver Lions and California Eagles. Sitting at the top of the league are Khalsa Warriors with four wins and one tie for a total of nine points.