U Mumba registered their second straight victory after defeating Tamil Thalaivas 39-32 in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Shree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium in Bengaluru on Friday. Raiders Guman Singh, Ashish and Jai Bhagwan amassed 30 points between them to hand U Mumba a scintillating victory.
Narender chipped in with a few successful raids for Tamil Thalaivas as they took the lead at 6-4 in the 7th minute. Guman Singh led the charge for U Mumba through some fantastic raids, but the Thalaivas kept inching ahead. In the 13th minute, the defence stepped up for Tamil Thalaivas and further widened their lead to 10-7. Moments later, Narender pulled off another brilliant raid to reduce U Mumba to three players on the mat. But soon after, Jai Bhagwan effected a multi-point raid to help U Mumba level the score at 12-12. However, the Thalaivas managed to stay in front with a 16-15 lead at the end of the first half.
Guman Singh pulled off a multi-point raid in the opening minutes of the second half and soon after U Mumba inflicted an All-Out to take the lead at 20-17. Bhagwan effected two raid points in the 27th minute as the Thalaivas were further reduced to three players on the mat.
Moments later, Ashish carried out a fabulous raid as U Mumba inflicted another All-Out and took a big lead at 31-22. Raiders Ashish, Guman and Bhagwan kept picking up points and eventually closed out a comprehensive victory for U Mumba.
Best Raider - Narender (15 Raid Points)
Best Defender - Sagar (4 Tackle Points)
Best Raider - Guman Singh (12 Raid Points)
Best Defender - Rinku (3 Tackle Points)
Where to watch vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 LIVE?
Catch all the LIVE action from vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 on the Star Sports Network and LIVE streaming on Disney+Hotstar.