Continuing their winning run, U Mumba smashed Gujarat Fortune Giants 36-26 in a zone A contest at the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League 6 (PKL 6) on Sunday.
An impressive defensive show by U Mumba helped them register a win over Gujarat Fortune Giants. Presently, U Mumba is on top-of-the-table in Zone A with a total of 72 points in the Pro Kabaddi League season 6. Gujarat Fortune Giants is positioned at number 2 in Zone A with a total of 63 points.
This was U Mumba’s first-ever victory over Gujarat Fortune Giants in the history of Pro Kabaddi League till date. The heroes of U Mumba’s glorious victory were some of its experienced players – Dharmaraj Cherlathan (6 points) and Rohit Rana (5 points).
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U Mumba scored a total of 16 tackle points, which was more than their raiders points. For Gujarat Fortune Giants, Sachin scored 8 points while Prapanjan contributed by scoring 4 points.
Rohit Balliyan’s two-point raid in the 3rd minute of the game gave U Mumba a 4-2 lead. U Mumba appeared like a team who was in a hurry as they took only 4 minutes to inflict the first all out to lead by 9-4.
Then Sachin scored 2 raid points for Gujarat as they trailed 6-9 after 6 minutes of play in the game. It was Sachin’s raiding brilliance that kept Gujarat Fortune Giants alive in the match as he kept on picking raid points at periodic intervals.-- Advertisement --
Gujarat Fortune Giants sent U Mumba’s Siddharth Desai to the bench with a strong tackle to trail 11-12 after 13 minutes in the game.
It was a close match between two equally matched and competent teams. At the break time, U Mumba was leading the game by 3 points ahead of Gujarat Fortune Giants. Scorecard at break time was 17-14.
Siddharth Desai grabbed an essential raid point in the 26th minute of the game that gives U Mumba a 20-17 lead. Desai by scoring another raid in the 29th minute gave U Mumba 10-point lead over their opponents.
Sachin tried to bring Gujarat back into the contest with a few raid points but U Mumba was not at all complacent to relinquish their lead.
U Mumba enforced a super tackle and collected 2 more tackle points in the last 5 minutes of the match.
Finally game ended with scorecard 36-26 as U Mumba continued their winning streak in the Pro Kabaddi League 2018.
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