Bengal Warriors produced a clinical performance to beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-29 in a ProKabaddi League match in Greater Noida on Wednesday.
Sukesh Hegde (6 raid points), Mohammad Nabibakhsh (7 total points) and Rinku Narwal (5 tackle points) impressed for the Warriors at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex as they clinched the win to go on top of the PKL 2019 standings.
Rahul Chaudhari scored seven raid points for the Thalaivas as they ended yet another absolutely woeful campaign with a loss. The star-studded Chennai-based team managed only four wins the entire season.
Tamil Thalaivas approached the match with confidence, having beaten the Jaipur Pink Panthers in its previous outing, and gained a decent lead in the early minutes, thanks to the effective raiding prowess of Ajith Kumar and Rahul.
However, Bengal, lead by Iranian all-rounder Nabibakhsh, made a quick comeback as…