Iranian star Fazel Atrachali overtook Manjeet Chhillar to turn into the highest defender within the historical past of the Professional Kabaddi League on Friday.
The Sultan, because the Iranian powerhouse is named, reached the milestone in Puneri Paltan’s resounding 40-31 win in opposition to UP Yoddhas which extends the Paltan’s unbeaten run to seven video games.
Fazel started the sport with 390 factors, one behind Chhillar’s haul of 391 sort out factors. The Pune skipper registered a excessive 5 to complete the sport on 397 factors.
Fazel doesn’t have a lot competitors on the highest of the defenders’ standing, given Chhillar has moved on to teaching. The closest lively defender to him is Sandeep Narwal with 348 factors to his identify. Nevertheless, Narwal’s poor kind led to him going unsold within the public sale forward of the ninth version.
In the previous few minutes of the sport, Fazel pulled off an unimaginable solo sort out on Surender Gill near the midline to underline his standing on the high of the defenders pool.