PKL 9 Stats: Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) 2022 is moving towards its final stage. The group stage matches of the league are nearing an end and now it is the turn of the play-offs. Some teams have almost confirmed their place in the play-offs, while some teams are constantly fighting for it. Some defenders have put in strong performances so far this season and have consistently scored points for their teams. Let’s take a look at those defenders who have taken 50 or more tackle points this season.
Shadlu’s amazing work continues
Patna Pirates defender Mohammad Reza Sadlu, who took the most tackle points last season, continues to do wonders this season as well. Sadlu, who missed the first two matches of the season, had faded in the initial matches, but then he regained the rhythm and started increasing the problems of the raiders. Sadlu has taken maximum 65 tackle points in 16 matches. He has also made a record of taking 18 tackle points in a match.
Ankush’s brilliant game in the first season
Left corner Ankush, playing in this league for the first time, has done a shocking performance this season. While playing for Jaipur Pink Panthers, Ankush stood first in terms of maximum tackle points most of the time. He is currently on the second spot with 61 tackle points in 17 matches.
Saurabh is using experience
Saurabh Nandal, the most reliable player in the defense of Bengaluru Bulls, is constantly living up to the expectations of his coach. He has taken 54 tackle points in 17 matches this season. Saurabh’s excellent defending is the reason that Bengaluru remains in the top-3 despite a bad start.
Sagar took the responsibility
The beginning of the season was very bad for Tamil Thalaivas and the team was losing matches continuously. However, in the middle of the season, the coach was changed and the fortunes of the team also changed. Sagar Rathi had the biggest contribution in bringing the team back on the path of victory. Team captain Sagar has scored 53 tackle points in 17 matches this season.
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