Guman Singh notched 13 points in an inspiring performance to help U Mumba defeat Patna Pirates 36-23 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 9 match at the Shree Shivchhatrapati Sports Complex, Balewadi on Sunday.
Besides Guman Singh, Ashish chipped in with 6 points for U Mumba in the match.
Harendra Kumar and Kiran Magar pulled off tackle points as U Mumba took the lead at 4-2 in the 6th minute. However, the Pirates’ defense unit managed to keep Guman Singh quiet and helped its side stay in the game. Thereafter, Rohit Gulia caught out Harendra Kumar and Sunil tackled Ashish as the Patna side levelled the scores at 5-5.
But, Mumbai’s defender Mohit stood tall and helped his team inch ahead at 8-6 in the 13th minute. U Mumba continued to put their foot on the pedal and attained a big lead at 13-8 when Guman Singh effected a two-point raid in the 17th minute. The team from Mumbai tackled Gulia and inflicted an All-Out just before half-time to lead at 18-13.
Pirates’ Sachin found it difficult to penetrate the U Mumba defense as the Mumbai side attained a stronghold of the match at 21-13 in the 24th minute. Gulia and Monu effected raids for Patna, but U Mumba still held a comfortable lead at 23-18 in the 30th minute.
Guman carried out a raid in the 33rd minute and reduced the Pirates to just three players on the mat. Moments later, the Mumbai side inflicted an All-Out and took a massive lead at 32-20. U Mumba rode on the momentum and eventually closed out a comprehensive victory.
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