Top 5 Defenders Of PKL 8 That Defended Their Teams Very Well
Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season has been ended with Dabang Delhi K.C. winning their maiden title. It has been a memorable journey with thrilling matches, individual performances & sizzling atmosphere at the venue of Sheraton Grand Hotel. As far as individual defensive performances are concerned, many players gave fantastic performances.
Top Five Defenders of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8:
1) Mohammadreza Chiyaneh – Patna Pirates
Iranian defender Mohammadreza Chiyaneh is the most tackle points scorer in his debut PKL edition. He is most expensive overseas player of this season. He has scored 89 tackle points from 24 games. He has 3 Super Tackles & 10 High 5’s to his name. He won ‘Defender of The Season’ award of PKL 8. His defense from his left corner position made Patna Pirates runner up in this season.
2) Sagar – Tamil Thalaivas
Tamil Thalaivas right corner Sagar has clinched 82 tackle points from 22 matches. Also, he has 8 Super Tackles & 8 High 5’s to his name. He took the responsibility of Tamil defense department on his shoulders. His team got eliminated from the league stage.
3) Saurabh Nandal – Bengaluru Bulls
Bengaluru Bulls right corner Saurabh Nandal grabbed 69 tackle points from 24 matches. 2 High 5’s & 6 Super Tackles are scored by him. He led his team defense from the front. Bengaluru Bulls got qualified for the playoffs & played semi-final also.
4) Jaideep – Haryana Steelers
Haryana Steeler’s left cover & top defender Jaideep has notched up 66 tackle points from 22 matches. He has 5 Super Tackles & 5 High 5’s to his name. Jaideep made successful debut in the league. Unfortunately Haryana could not make it to the playoffs.
5) Sumit – UP Yoddha
UP Yoddha left corner Sumit ended his tackle points tally on 62 points in 24 games. He also scored 3 Super Tackles & 4 High 5’s. Sumit was phenomenal at his left corner position. UP Yoddha made it to the playoffs & played semi-final too.