Vivo Pro Kabaddi League 2019: Dwelling into PKL 2019’s league standings, top raiders and defenders and the highest raid and tackle points
The ongoing seventh season of Pro Kabaddi League was touted to be the most competitive and feisty one till date and the show piece league has fully lived upto the expectations accorded from it. The matches have been fought extremely tightly, seeing teams spare no expense as they look to stamp their authority and reaffirm their credentials as firm favourites for the glistening trophy.
What has added to the intrigue of the matches has been the new format, one which has seen all the teams be grouped together for the seventh instalment of the league. Sides are no longer clubbed in two zones, seeing all the 12 franchisees partake in a league format which will see each side play against each other once. Spread out over 12 legs, the top 6 teams will find a place in the qualifiers, one which will decide our finalists after a hectic period of three months.
Also, we are blessed with stronger than ever teams this time around with sides spending exuberant and staggering amounts of money to dole in the players of their choice. All the 12 sides are filled to the brim with wordclass performers, seeing them have at their perusal exceptional defenders, all-rounders and raiders, one which has ensured that all encounters are contested between evenly balanced sides.
Vivo Pro Kabaddi Points Tables
The SportsRush present to you the points table of PKL 2019 with the league standings brought upto date after every match gets over in the league. As things stand after the culmination of the Mumbai leg from the land of PKL 2019, Dabang Delhi K.C. are occupying top spot with 16 points with Gujarat Fortunegiants and Jaipur Pink Panthers placed in second and third respectively with the 15 points each.
*Updated till 15th Oct Matches
|Jaipur Pink Panther||22||9||11||2||-13||58|
PKL 2019 Eliminator 1
UP Yoddhas 45 – 48 Bengaluru Bulls
PKL 2019 Eliminator 2
U Mumba 46 – 38 Haryana Steelers
Highest Raid Points in PKL 2019 And Top Raider
We also dwell into the highest amassing raider, bring to you the raiders with the most number of raids, super 10s and super raids after every encounter. Being one of the most integral part of the game and given the slew of staunch names filled in the frontier league, the race for the best raider of the year promises to be as enthralling as the clash for the trophy.
The last edition of PKL saw Pardeep Narwal emerge with the highest number of super raids, taking his total tally to 868 as he looks to become the first raider to reach 900 raid points in PKL 7. He sat in the annuls of super 10s as well, registering 45 successful ones to his name.
We’ve seen him excellent raiding efforts in PKL 2019 as well where while the regulation names like Pardeep Narwal, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Rahul and Ajay Thakur have all delivered, we’ve seen players like Abhishek Singh, Suraj Desai and GB More emerge as extremely finely tuned raiders as well.
|1||Pawan Kumar Sehrawat||Bengaluru Bulls||23||321|
|Pradeep Narwal||Patna Pirates||22||302|
|3||Pradeep Narwal||Patna Pirates||21||268|
|4||Siddarth Desai||Telugu Titans||22||217|
|5||Maninder Singh||Bengal Warriors||20||205|
|6||Vikas Khandola||Haryana Steelers||20||190|
|7||Abhishek Singh||U Mumba||20||151|
|8||Srikant Jadhav||UP Yoddha||22||148|
|9||Deepak Hooda||Jaipur Pink Panters||20||146|
|10||Rohit Gulia||Gujarat Fortunegiants||22||132|
Highest Tackle Points in PKL 2019 and Best Defender
As time as traversed in the league, one area which sides have identified as being extremely pivotal to their chances of walking away with the trophy under their arms has been the defending facets. Teams like U Mumba, Dabang Delhi K.C., Gujarat Fortunegiants and Jaipur Pink Panthers have gone in with a cohesively defensively strong gameplan in PKL 7 to build their teams’ sublime framework of success.
Be it from ankle holds, running double ankle holds, thigh holds, blocks, body holds to arm chain tackles, our daily developments bring the highest tackling defender, including the one with the most high 5s, successful tackles and super tackles.
|1||Fazel Atrachali||U Mumba||23||81|
|2||Nites Kumar||UP Yoddhas||23||75|
|4||Sandeep Kumar Dhull||Jaipur Pink Panthers||22||73|
|5||Surjeet Singh||Puneri Paltan||21||63|
|6||Vishal Bhardwaj||Telugu Titans||19||62|
|7||Baldev Singh||Bengal Warriors||22||62|
|8||Neeraj Kumar||Patna Pirates||22||59|
|9||Ravinder Pahal||Dabang Delhi||21||59|
|10||Mahender Singh||Bengaluru Bulls||20||58|