U Mumba stun Bengal Warriors to maintain remarkable title

Ronnie screwvala promoted U Mumba, maintained their unbeaten run with comfortable victory over their Bengal Warriors rivals to storm in to the finals of the 3rd season of Pro Kabaddi at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi on Friday

The defending champions U Mumba was strong both in defends and attack which initially destroyed the rivals’ defense. In the first half itself they have taken a huge lead of 26-08 against Bengal Warriors and when it came to the second half U Mumba toyed with their opponents to emerge an easy 41-29 victory in the semi finals.

Rishank Devadiga’s outstanding performance made him the top scorer of the match. During the match he crossed the 100 raid points in this season only which was followed by Patna Pirates’ Pradeep Narwal. He bagged total 13 points including two tackle points with one super tackle and 11 raid points from 15 raids. Captain Anup Kumar too played his role to perfection as always resulting in a third consecutive entry into the title round. He led the side admirably and bagged six raid points for U Mumba. Mohit Chhillar and Fazel Atrachali showcased impressive defends last night too. Mohit bagged six tackle points including one super tackle. Fazel assisted Mohit and bagged three tackle points too.

For Bengal Warriors, Jang Kun Lee and Nitin Tomar who had devastated many a defense on their way to the semis looked like harmless warriors without arms and ammunition. Nitin Tomar came back to the game in the second half to show some good raids for warriors, he bagged 8 raid points with bonus point. The substitute Vineet Sharma bagged six points including one tackle points and 5 raid points from his outstanding performance in the second half. Jang Kung Lee couldn’t take successful raid from his four raids against the defending champions.

U Mumba will be facing the Patna Pirates in their third final of Pro Kabaddi League. Bengal Warriors and Puneri Paltan will fight for the 3/4th position on Saturday at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium, New Delhi.

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