Ashish put on an excellent performance as U Mumba picked up another victory in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 after defeating Telugu Titans 40-37 at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi in Pune on Wednesday. Raider Ashish scored a total of 12 points in the game.

Ashish chipped in with a couple of raids as U Mumba went in front at 5-2 in the 6th minute. However, Parvesh Bhainswal tackled Heidarali Ekrami soon after and kept the Titans in the game. The Titan's defence continued to step up for the team as they levelled the score at 6-6. Thereafter, both sides kept trading points until U Mumba tackled Vijay Kumar to inflict an All-Out and take a lead at 15-11. Moments later, U Mumba's Mohit tackled Adarsh T as the Season 2 champions ended the first half leading at 18-14.

Ashish continued to showcase top form in the second half as well with U Mumba extending their lead further at 24-18 in the 25th minute. They attained a stronghold in the match at 30-23 after inflicting another All-Out in the 29th minute. Raider Pranay Rane also joined the party as U Mumba continued to dominate the match at 33-27 in the 35th minute. However, the Titans didn't give up and reduced the deficit by inflicting an All-Out in the 37th minute. That said, U Mumba held their nerve in the last few minutes and closed out a hard-earned victory.

Top Performers

U Mumba

Best Raider - Ashish (11 Raid Points)

Best Defender - Surinder Singh (4 Tackle Points)

Telugu Titans

Best Raider - Siddharth Desai (17 Raid Points)

Best Defender - Parvesh Bhainswal (8 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.