Amritsar: Khalsa Warriors continued their spectacular run as they notched up their 10th win in 11 matches at the Wave World Kabaddi League, beating a resurgent Vancouver Lions 62-58 here on Sunday.
The undefeated Khalsa Warriors rallied from a first quarter deficit to showcase their amazing resilience and talent.
Gagandeep Singh Jogewal started the match with a successful raid, which indicated Khalsa Warriors were in high spirits and full of confidence. But Vancouver Lions were playing with a positive mindset after their win over Yo Yo Tigers in their last match, and had taken an early lead.
Satnam Singh of Vancouver earned the first successful stop point for the team and levelled the score at 6-6 in the fourth minute of the game. Khalsa Warriors soon recovered and in the next minute, stopper Gurpreet Singh Batth again took the lead to make it 10-7.
In the second quarter, Khalsa raiders Manjot Singh and Yugraj Singh levelled the score at 21-21 in the 13th minute of the game. Vancouver Lions' star raider Sucha Singh and Khlasa stopper Gurpreet clashed fiercely, but it was Gurpreet who managed to stop Sucha from earning a game-changing point.
From here on Khalsa Warriors didn't look back and earned a point in every raid. Khalsa Warriors raiders Gagandeep, Yugraj and Manjot had four successful raids each and helped their team to lead the quarter 32-28.
For Vancouver Lions, star raiders Balwan and Amritpal had five and four successful raids respectively, but the stop line failed to impress.