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Narrow win for United Singhs

The United Singhs registered their third win in the ongoing World Kabaddi League by defeating Royal Kings USA 59-53 at Prithipal Hockey Stadium in Punjab Agricultural University, here on Sunday.

punjab Updated: Sep 08, 2014 13:49 IST
Sumeer Singh
Sumeer Singh
Hindustan Times

The United Singhs registered their third win in the ongoing World Kabaddi League by defeating Royal Kings USA 59-53 at Prithipal Hockey Stadium in Punjab Agricultural University, here on Sunday. Royal Kings started well and managed to gain a two point lead (14-12) at the end of the first quarter.

But United Singhs made a comeback in the second quarter on the back of some smart catching techniques. Singhs not only managed to reduce the deficit but also managed to gain a three point lead (29-26).

Singhs then started asserting themselves in the match and kept the pressure in the Kings. By the end of the third quarter, Singhs were sitting comfortably at 46-37 with a cushion of 11 points.

Royal Kings refused to throw in the towel and mounted a challenge in the fourth quarter. But in the end, it proved to be too little too late as Singhs sealed a win with six-point margin. In the other match of the day, Lahore Lions beat Yo Yo Tigers 69-59.

Thunder win appeal, earn tie result

Punjab Thunder today successfully appealed against the last point awarded to Khalsa Warriors to earn a 58-58 tie result.

Warriors were declared winner by a slim margin of 58-57, but Thunder appealed against the point awarded to their rivals, seconds before the end of the match. The WKL technical committee reversed the final point.
(With inputs from Agencies)

First Published: Sep 08, 2014 13:47 IST