U Mumba beat Dabang Delhi 39-23 in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 match in Pune on Saturday
PKL 2018: Siddharth Desai proved his worth yet again as U Mumba beat Dabang Delhi 39-23 in a Pro Kabaddi Season 6 match in Pune on Saturday.
Siddharth and Rohit Baliyan shared to score 17 raid points whereas Fazel Atrachali and Surender chipped in with 8 tackle points to lead U Mumba to a win.
Chandran Ranjit was the lone performer for Dabang Delhi as he ended up with 7- raid points while Naveen Kumar scored 4- points.
Mumba is now backing on the top of the table in Zone A with 62 points from 16 matches. Dabang Delhi is fourth in the table with 33 points from 12 matches
U Mumba sent Meraj Sheykh to the bench in the 2nd minute to lead 2-1. Naveen Kumar begins off brightly for Dabang Delhi as he got the pair of raid points. It was 3-3 after three minutes with both squads looking eager to take an early lead.
U Mumba got ahead with a pair of the raid and tackle points to lead 8-5 after 11 minutes. Siddharth Desai got into the act and hit a couple of successful raids which led to an all-out being inflicted on Dabang Delhi.
U Mumba lead 14-6 after the all out and Dabang Delhi were staring at diminishing behind even further. At the end of the first half, U Mumba led 15-8 and was looking on course to an easy win.
U Mumba started the second half with a knock, inflicting another all out in the 24th minute to lead 23-9.
Dabang Delhi was looking short of ideas with both of their raiders and defenders struggling. Chandran Ranjit got a raid point as Dabang Delhi hit double figures.
Delhi’s defence sent back Siddharth to the bench and scored their second tackle point to trail 11-24.
But with Siddharth looking in fine form and U Mumba’s defence working in tandem there was no way of a comeback for Delhi.
U Mumba was in cruise control mode for the last 10 minutes of the match and ran out comfortable winners.