Pro Kabaddi League – Season 6 – MATCH-114-JAIPUR PINK PANTHERS VS U MUMBA
Match 114 of Pro Kabaddi League season 6, held on Dec 15, saw the Jaipur Pink Panthers play against U Mumba.
Deepak Hooda’s last point helped Jaipur to salvage 35-35 draw over U Mumba at Tau Devilal Indoor Stadium in Panchkula. Siddharth and Deepak Hooda returned with their respective super 10’s in the game. Rohit Rana picked up a High 5 in the game.
U Mumba entered the break with a 2-point lead
Siddharth and Anand Patil scored the first point of the game for their respective teams. Rohit Baliyan and Siddharth successful raids gave U Mumba a 7-5 lead. U Mumba reduced the hosts to two men on the court on their back of the gritty defence to take an 11-5 lead. However, Santhapanaselvam’s super tackle on Siddharth Desai followed up by Amit Kumar’s brilliant super raid in the do-or-die raid reduced the deficit to just one point. From then both the sides played only during the do-or-die raids and kept the score ticking. Ajinkya and Rohit ended the half with a successful raid. U Mumba entered the break with a 14-12 lead.
Deepak’s magical raiding salvage a tie for the hosts in dying seconds
As the second half started, Amit tackles Baliyan in the very first raid to reduce U Mumba to two men on the mat. In the next raid, Jaipur inflicted an all-out on U Mumba with Deepak’s two-point raid to take a 17-14 lead. However, a successful tackle on Pawar followed up by Siddharth’s two-point raid reduced the deficit to just one point. Pawar’s two-point raid in the do-or-die raid reduced U Mumba to two men on the court. In the 30th minute, Jaipur inflicted another all-out on U Mumba with Deepak’s two-point raid to take a 27-19 lead. From then both sides exchanged points between them and Jaipur had a seven-point lead with five minutes left in the game. However, Fazel and Dharmaraj tackle on Pawar and Hooda followed up by Siddharth’s three successive raids reduced Jaipur to a single player on the mat. In the 38th minute, U Mumba inflicted an all-out on Jaipur with Siddharth’s successful raid and took a 33-32 lead and completed his super 10 in the process. Hooda and Siddharth kept picking points in dying seconds with U Mumba taking a 35-34 lead with a raid left in the game. Deepak managed to escape a tackle from Rana and salvaged a tie for his team.
Here are the match scores
PKL on Social Media
Here are some of the popular social media posts on the clash between Jaipur Pink Panthers and U Mumba.
Jaipur Pink Panthers tweet after the game
— Jaipur Pink Panthers (@JaipurPanthers) December 15, 2018
Tweet by Pro Kabbadi after the match
A valiant fight ended on a low note for the home team as a tie wasn’t good enough to keep them alive in the race for the #VivoProKabaddi Playoffs spot.
— ProKabaddi (@ProKabaddi) December 15, 2018
U Mumba tweet after the game
— U Mumba (@U_Mumba) December 15, 2018