The Gujarat Giants defeated Tamil Thalaivas with a score of 37-35 last night to end the first half of Pro Kabaddi 2022. Bengaluru Bulls, Dabang Delhi KC and Patna Pirates were the most successful teams in the first 66 games of the season.
One of the main reasons behind their success is the good form of the drivers. While the Bulls and Dabangs relied heavily on just one star bandit, the Pirates achieved success thanks to their raid trio. Monu Goyat, Sachin Tanwar and Prashanth Kumar Rai.
Now that the first half is done and done, let’s take a look back at the top five racers of Pro Kabaddi 2022.
# 5 Surender Gill – 94 raid points
With 94 raiding points, UP Yoddha’s rising star Surender Gill overtook Record-Breaker Pardeep Narwal to become the best driver on his team in the first half of PKL Season 8.
The tall rider stole the show against Puneri Paltan by scoring 21 points and helping his team win by a 50-40 margin.
#4 Arjun Deshwal – 127 raid points
Former U Mumba driver Arjun Deshwal played brilliantly for his brand new Jaipur Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi 2022. The rising star was one of only four drivers to score 100 or more points in the first half.
Deshwal started the season with seven Super 10s assists. He currently has 127 raiding points from 11 games.
#3 Naveen Kumar – 135 raid points
Naveen Kumar topped the drivers’ 2022 Pro Kabaddi standings before his injury. Dabang Delhi KC raider has scored 135 raid points from just nine games in the first half of the season.
Kumar has yet to fully recover from his injury. Fans will be hoping that he will return to the stage soon.
#2 Maninder Singh – 138 raid points
The defending champions Bengal Warriors have relied heavily on their captain Maninder Singh in the eighth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League to date. Although there are things like Mohammad Nabibakhsh, Sukesh Hegde and Rishank Devadiga During the raid, Bengal’s chances of victory depended solely on Maninder’s performance.
The Raider accumulated 138 raid points from the first 11 games of Bengal. Singh scored eight raid points against the Bengaluru Bulls in the opening match of the second half last night, which has now brought his tally to 146 raid points.
#1 Pawan Sehrawat – 153 raid points
Bengaluru Bulls captain Pawan Sehrawat was the best driver in the first half of the 2022 Pro Kabaddi League season. High-Flyer scored 153 raiding points and ensured that the Bulls remained in the top half of the leaderboard.
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Sehrawat continued his fine form in his second half opener against the Bengal Warriors last night. He registered Super 10 and his total went up to 164 raid points. It will be interesting to see if he can finish the season as the best driver.
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