TOP 5 RAIDERS OF PKL SEASON 7
-Ambrish Upadhyay (Guest Writer)
The 7th Edition Of Vivo PKL Was Amazing, each match played was worth watching and gave some phenomenal records & lots of memories to remember. Although The first half Of The Season Was Dominated By The Defenders but as the second half of the season began, the raider’s Dominance was tremendous and each match played gave us some faboulous raids & records which left everyone speechless .
#1:- PAWAN SEHRAWAT
Pawan “The High Flyer” Sehrawat Continued His Season 6 Form & Set Many New Records In the 7th edition of PKL Captain “Rohit Kumar” struggled with his form & injuries in season 7 so Pawan was given the responsibility of captaincy with raiding but the pressure of captaincy didn’t affected his raiding skills.
Pawan played 24 Matches and scored 346 Raid Points including 13 Super raids & 18 Super 10s. His Personal Best Performance was 39* Points In A Match & this was the match where he set the new record of scoring most number of points in single match.
Pawan also grabbed the award of “Perfect Raider Of The Tournament”.
#2 :- PARDEEP NARWAL
The Dubki King Was Amazing As Usual , the captain of 3x champion team didn’t got the Support in raiding from Jang Kun Lee & Mohammed Esmaeil as he expected ,due to lack of team work & coordination Patna wasn’t able to make it to the playoffs. But The “Record Breaker” Narwal entertained his fans & gave many memorable raids to enjoy. His 6 pointer raid against Haryana Steelers left everyone speechless.
Pardeep Played 22 Matches & scored 302 Raid Points including 15 super raids & 15 super 10s. His personal best performance was the 36 points in a match.
#3:- NAVEEN GOYAT
This Young Gun Continued his form From Where He Left in his debut season. The “Dabang Express” Naveen Was Outstanding In season 7 too Naveen Broke & Set multiple records in season 7. Naveen Set The record Of most number of super 10s in a season (22*) & most Consecutive super 10s (21*) in a season.
Naveen Played 23 matches and scored 301 raid points including 2 super raids & 22 super 10s .
His personal best performance was 19 points in a match . Naveen Tried His Best but felt short to gift his team the maiden PKL title .Naveen Grabbed the award of “MVP of The Tournament”.
#4:- SIDDHARTH DESAI
The “BAHUBALI” Sidhharth Desai Was the lone warrior for his side Telugu Titans in season 7 & He Was The Most Expensive Player Of The Season 7. His Performance Was Mixed Throughout the season 7 as he suffered from injuries but whenever he gained momentum he proved his name “BAHUBALI” right.
Siddharth Played 22 Matches & scored 217 Raid Points including 7 super raids & 10 super 10s .His Personal Best Performance was 23 points in a match.
#5 :- MANINDER SINGH
Under The guidance of”Super Man-Inder”Bengal Warriors won their maiden PKL Title in season 7.
Maninder was looking unstoppable but he faced with shoulder injury in a match against Dabang Delhi which paused his PKL 7 journey. But Bengal’s other key raiders SUKESH HEGDE & MOEIN NABIBAKSH gave their best in the absence of Maninder and won the title for their team .
Maninder played 20 matches & scored 205 raid points including 6 super raids & 10 super 10s. His Personal Best Performance was 19 points in a match.
The Raiders Didn’t Missed Any Chance To Set Records & Entertain the fans and made the 7th edition memorable.