Bathinda (Punjab), Sep 13 ;
Raider Manminder Singh helped Yo Yo Tigers edge Punjab Thunder 61-58 in a gripping Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) encounter here Saturday.
This was the fourth win for Yo Yo Tigers, who now have eight points from six matches, while Punjab Thunder have five points with two wins and one tie against three losses.
Played at the Rajindra College Hockey Stadium, the clash was an exciting one, as Punjab Thunder led for the first two quarters before conceding the lead to the Tigers, who managed to hold on to it at the finish.
Manminder Singh found his form and rhythm along with Gursewak Singh Goldy and they took their lead on a path of recovery and with it moved ahead at 44-43.
In the final quarter, Yo Yo Tigers were even more confident and Manminder Singh, who has been a pivot for them, was in brilliant form and gave Punjab Thunder little chance to hit back.
Manminder finished with 20 successful raids and that proved to be the difference between the two teams.