Pro Kabaddi League – Season 5 MATCH 64 U MUMBA VS BENGAL WARRIORS
Match 64 of Pro Kabaddi League season 5, held on Sept 6, saw the Bengal Warriors play against U Mumba.
U Mumba have an upper hand in first half
Bengal won the toss and chose their side on mat. Anup Kumar started the proceedings with an empty raid, followed by Maninder’s successful raid which fetched Bengal’s first point of the match. U Mumba picked their first point in the first do-or-die raid through Shrikant’s successful raid. At the end of 7 minutes, both the teams were tied at 4-4. But it all changed when U Mumba inflicted an all-out on Bengal in the 9th minute to open up an 11-6 lead over the hosts through Anup’s 2 point raid. Bengal came up with some successful raids but they were outsmarted by U Mumba’s smart defending skills. Mumba went into the break with 15-12 lead.
It is a victory for U Mumba!
The second half started with Anup’s and Vinod’s empty raid. Bengal came with two quick points and reduced the deficit by 1 point. But a super tackle on Maninder in the 22nd minute bought U Mumba back into game. Shrikant Jadhav pulled off a super raid in the 24th minute to take 20-14 lead over the hosts. Bengal were handed another all-out by U Mumba in the 28th minute after Adake’s two point raid. Bengal were trailing by 14 points with 9 minutes left in game, and the pressure caught on to them as their errors increased. Bengal’s Maninder raided superbly and reached his super 10 in the match. Bengal effected an all-out on U Mumba in the 19th minute. Finally, U Mumba won the match by 37-31. Anup Kumar top scored for U Mumba with 11 points and was well supported by Shrikant and Adake’s 8 points. Maninder picked up 12 points and bagged the perfect raider of the match for the 2nd consecutive time on a row.
Here are the match scores
|TEAM||RAID POINTS||TACKLE POINTS||ALL OUT POINTS||EXTRA POINTS||BEST RAIDER||BEST DEFENDER|
|U MUMBA||22||11||4||0||ANUP KUMAR||SHRIKANT JADHAV|
|BENGAL WARRIORS||19||5||2||5||MANINDER SINGH||VINOD KUMAR|
|BEST RAIDER OF THE MATCH||MANINDER SINGH|
|ZYADA KA FAYDA PLAYER OF THE MATCH||ANUP KUMAR|
|PLAYER OF THE MATCH||SHRIKANT JADHAV|
|MOMENT OF THE MATCH||ANUP KUMAR|
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Bengal Warriors and U Mumba.
Bengal congratulates Maninder for his super 10
— Bengal Warriors (@BengalWarriors) September 6, 2017
Tweet by Pro Kabaddi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) September 6, 2017
U Mumba tweet after match
— U Mumba (@U_Mumba) September 6, 2017