Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-29-U MUMBA VS TELUGU TITANS
Match 29 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Oct 23, saw the U Mumba play against Telugu Titans.
Siddharth Desai inspired U Mumba to a commanding victory over Titans by 41-20 at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Complex in Pune. Rahul reached a milestone in the game, as he became the first raider to get 700 raid points in PKL.
U Mumba entered the break with a 5 point lead
Rahul started the proceedings of the game with a successful raid. U Mumba got their first point through a successful tackle on Nilesh by Fazel. Vishal’s ankle holds on Abolfazl brought the scores level in the fourth minute. Both the teams started to play only during the do-or-die raids from then on. U Mumba leveled the scores at six points each with Abolfazl bonus touch followed up by Vinod’s tackle on Rahul. In the 13th minute U Mumba, reduced Titans to one player on the court after Fazel tackled Armaan off the mat with an ankle hold. U Mumba inflicted first all-out on them in the next minute with Siddharth’s successful raid and increased the score to a 13-7 lead. After returning to the mat, Rahul and Armaan scored five straight points and reduced their deficit to five points at the halftime. Siddharth ended the first half with a bonus touch and U Mumba entered the break with a 17-12 lead.
U Mumba stun Titans with a commanding victory
As the second half started, Siddharth got the game’s first super raid and completed his super 10 in the process. In the next minute, Farhad produced a super tackle on Siddharth with a superb chest hold. Two minutes later U Mumba inflicted another all-out on Titans after Fazel’s tackle on Anil Kumar and they increased their lead to nine points. After Titans returned to the mat Desai picked up a two-point raid and increased the lead to 27-16. In the next minute, Rahul became the first player in PKL to reach 700 raid points with a touch on Surender. Darshan picked up three points in two raids and reduced Titans to a single player on the mat. U Mumba inflicted third all-out on Titans after Rana pushed Anil out off the mat in the 31st minute and increased U Mumba’s lead to 36-18. From then on U Mumba increased their lead with Desai’s touch point followed up by Fazel’s two tackles. U Mumba ended the game with Abhishek’s tackle on Armaan. U Mumba won the game comfortably with the score 41-20 and ended Titans winning streak.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between U Mumba and Telugu Titans.
U Mumba tweet after the game
मुंबई को एक अद्भुत जीत मिली।
— U Mumba (@U_Mumba) October 23, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) October 23, 2018
Telugu Titans tweet after the game
FT! Well, it wasn’t our night, and mistakes were made. TIme to regroup, rethink and recover! Well played, @U_Mumba 🤝
Thanks for all the love, #TitanArmy, can’t wait to make you all cheer once more in our next match with the Pirates!#MUMvHYD #EeRanamMaadhe pic.twitter.com/wWXUh6n3Fr
— Telugu Titans (@Telugu_Titans) October 23, 2018