U Mumba overcame Puneri Paltan in the 52nd match of Pro Kabaddi League season 3 at DOME@NSCI SVP Stadium in Mumbai.
The defending champions rallied to win by three points (30-27) after trailing by two points with just about three minutes left.
Captain Anup Kumar fought again for U Mumba. Anup bagged three points in a super raid in the 18th minute to give his side a 12-11 lead for U Mumba. He scored a total of 8 raid points including three bonus points. Rakesh Kumar scored 7 points including one tackle point and six raid points with three bonus points for U Mumba. Rishank Devadiga bagged five raid points in this match.
Puneri Paltan put up a good show through Ajay Thakur and Surendra Singh in the absence of their skipper Manjeet Chhillar. Captain Jasmir Singh Gulia bagged 6 tackle points with 3 super tackles.
For Pune, Deepak Niwas Hooda bagged 6 points including three tackle points and three raid points. Surandra Singh contributed five raid points and Ajay Thakur scored three raid points for Puneri Paltan.
U Mumba is placed second with 50 points after 12 matches. Puneri Paltan is placed third with 43 points after 13 matches.