California Eagles beat Yo Yo Tigers easily with a score of 68-48 at Wave World Kabaddi Cup on Day 28 on Oct. 18th 2014. Link to the full match posted below
– Man of the Match & Best Raider: Jagmohan Makhi (17 raids, California Eagles)
– Best Stopper: Mikhai Jamaal ( 7 stops, California Eagles)
Jalandhar, October 18: California Eagles outplayed Yo Yo Tigers 68-48 to move into sole second position in the Wave World Kabaddi League on Saturday. After taking a slender lead in the first quarter, California Eagles, who had a slow start in the Wave WKL before picking up momentum and went all out in the last two quarters.
California Eagles now have 16 points and are in second place, nine points behind Khalsa Warriors (25 points). Yo Yo Tigers with nine points from 13 matches are second from the bottom.
Yo Yo Tigers won the toss and opened the match and their skipper Manminder Singh Saran made the first successful raid. With Stopper Sohan Roorkee also stopping star raider Jagmohan Makhi of Eagles in the initial minutes of the match, they moved ahead. Manminder and Gursewak Singh were impactful with four successful raids each in the quarter. But California Eagles Raiders Parneet Singh (4) and Harjeet (3) fought back with aggressive raids as the quarter ended in favour of California Eagles at 16-15.
Into the second session, California Eagles moved into winning mode as they stepped up their performance. Stoppers Mikhail Jamaal, Kamaldeep Singh, Sukhdeep Singh, and Balkar Singh earned points with great stops while Yo Yo Tigers had only Sohan Roorkee to look upto in defence. On the side of the raiders for Yo Yo Tigers Sandeep Kumar (3) and Manminder Singh (3) were successful, while California Eagles were well served by Jagmohan Makhi (5) and Parneet Singh (3) as Eagles forged ahead 34-26.
The third session saw Eagles move into a different gear as Jagmohan Makhi and Baldev Singh Babu gave them a push with five and three raids respectively and moved to 49 – 40.
The fourth quarter was again as session that belonged to California Eagles as their Stoppers Mikhail Jamaal (4), Angrej Singh(2) and Kamandeep Singh earned points for their team. On the other hand stopper Nirvail Singh (2) was the best for Yo Yo Tigers.
California Eagles romped home winners by a big margin of 20 points to win 68-48.