Former Telugu Titans player passes away in road accident

Sunday was a shocking day for the Kabaddi fans and followers. Former Telugu Titans player S. Mahalingam met with an accident and died on the spot. He was just 27.

He was seen playing for Telugu Titans in season 4. He was a defensive all-rounder and represented Tamil Nadu in the nationals. He was most of the times used as a substitute but he showed spark whenever he was given an opportunity.

S. Mahalingam scored 10 tackle points from 11 matches in season 4 which earned him the award of Best Defender against the Puneri Paltan match. He took 3 tackle points in 6 attempts.

Mahalingam was born in Chinnammanur, Tamil Nadu. He was working at the ADGPI Indian Army in Madhya Pradesh where he resided as well. He remained unsold in season 5 of Pro Kabaddi League and his name was not included in the players list of season 6 auctions.