Jaipur Pink Panthers put on an exceptional performance to defeat U Mumba 32-22 in vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 9 at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi, Pune on Tuesday. Arjun Deshwal emerged as the star for the Panthers yet again as he scored 13 points in the match.
Jaipur Pink Panthers inflicted an All-Out in the 5th minute and took a big lead at 9-2. Thereafter, Arjun Deshwal pulled off a Super Raid, catching out Mohit, Shivansh Thakur and Harendra Kumar as the Panthers continued to have the momentum at 14-6 in the 11th minute. The Panthers’ defenders Reza Mirbagheri and Abhishek KS also joined the party as their side continued to forge ahead. U Mumba pulled off a Super Tackle just before half-time, but the Panthers held the lead at 19-11.
U Mumba played with more determination in the second half. Harendra Kumar and Kiran Magar picked up tackle points and reduced the gap between the two sides. U Mumba tackled Rahul Chaudhari in the 32nd minute and got even closer to the Panthers’ score at 19-23. However, the Panthers tackled Ashish in the 35th minute and stayed in the lead at 25-20. They rode on the momentum and inflicted an All-Out on U Mumba in the final minute of the match to take a big lead at 31-20. Thereafter, the Panthers played their cards to perfection and eventually closed out a comprehensive victory.
Jaipur Pink Panthers
Best Raider - Arjun Deshwal (13 Raid Points)
Best Defender - Sahul Kumar (4 Tackle Points)
Best Raider - Guman Singh (4 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.