Patna Pirates' Mohammadreza Chiyaneh with 89 tackle points across 24 matches has scored the most tackle points in Pro Kabaddi Season 8. The Iranian has scored at an average of over three tackle points per match in the entire edition of the tournament. Chiyaneh has recorded 10 high 5s, the most by any player in a single Pro Kabaddi season. His 89 tackle points are second-most by a player in a single Pro Kabaddi season.

Tamil Thalaivas' Sagar is second on the list with 82 tackle points from 22 outings. The corner defender has 74 successful tackles and eight High 5s to his name this season. At 3.73, Sagar has the best average amongst all the defenders in PKL 8. 

Saurabh Nandal of Bengaluru Bulls with 69 tackle points features third on the list of top defenders of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. Nandal has 63 successful tackles across 24 matches in PKL 8. 

Haryana Steelers’ Jaideep is fourth on the list of most tackle points in PKL Season 8, having notched 66 points in 22 matches. The cover defender has completed 61 successful tackles including five High 5s.

Sumit completes the list of top five defenders of Pro Kabaddi Season 8 with 62 tackle points across 24 matches. 

Most tackle points in PKL season 8

Player Matches Tackle points
Mohammadreza Chiyaneh 24 89
Sagar 22 82
Saurabh Nandal 24 69
Jaideep 22 66
Sumit 24 62
Sombir 19 60
Rinku 22 60
Nitesh Kumar 24 57
Parvesh Bhainswal 23 56
Surjeet Singh 20 53

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