A superb performance from Bengal Warriors helped them clinch their maiden Pro Kabaddi League title in the final match against Dabang Delhi. The match took place at the EKA Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad where the franchise of Bengal smashed Delhi by a scoreline of 39-34.
This win was even more special for Warriors as they were missing from the services of their regular skipper Maninder Singh who is also their star raider. Stand-in captain Mohammad Nabibakhsh took the charge of the side and lead from the front to prevent Delhi from winning their first PKL title.
The pressure of finale was always on Bengal as they were 0-6 down in the earlier few minutes of the match. Nabibakhsh helped his team fight and changed the destiny in the favour of his team as the teams were levelled with 17-17 at half-time. Warriors took the game to their side of the court immediately in the second half to lift the trophy.
Here are all the award winners from the final match of Pro Kabaddi League 2019:
Best Raider of the Match: Naveen Kumar (18 raid points in 24 attempts)
Defender of the Match: Jeeva Kumar (4 tackle points in 5 attempts)
Game Changer of the Match: Mohammad Nabibakhsh (9 raid points in 13 attempts)
Moment of the Final: Mohammad Nabibakhsh (When he inflicted an all-out on Dabang Delhi from a Super tackle situation)
Stylish Player of the Match: Naveen Kumar (22 Super 10s, 21 consecutive Super 10s, Over 300 raid points in the season)
Here are the top award winners of the entire 2019 Pro Kabaddi League:
Referee of the Season: Mr. Shankar
New Young Player of Season 7: Sumit (UP Yoddha) – 77 tackle points in 22 matches
Perfect Raider of the Tournament: Pawan Sehrawat (Bengaluru Bulls) – 346 raid points (most raid points in the season) in 24 matches
Defender of the Tournament: Fazel Atrachali (U Mumba) – 82 tackle points in 24 matches.
Most Valuable Player of the Tournament: Naveen Kumar (Dabang Delhi) – 301 raid points in 23 matches.