Pro Kabaddi League Season 8, U Mumba vs Bengal Warriors, U Mumba defeated Bengal Warriors 37-27 in the 111th match of Pro Kabaddi League Season 8 at the Sheraton Grand Whitefield in Bangalore on Saturday. With this win, Mumba made it to the top 6 players, while defending champion Bengal Warriors have been out of the race for the playoffs. Maninder Singh has become the second most successful raider in history with 968 raid points by securing 6 points in this match. Mumba captain Fazal Atrachali scored 8 tackle points, while Rinku completed her high-5 with five tackles. V Ajith Kumar scored 9 marks, while Abhishek Singh scored 8 marks.
Warriors stuck in Mumba’s defense
U Mumba won the toss and invited Bengal Warriors to do the first raid. Mumba made his intentions clear by tackling Maninder Singh in the very first attempt. Abhishek Singh got the second point for Mumba but Bengal opened the account by tackling them in the next raid. After this, both the teams were fighting for one point each, but Rakesh Gowda did a super raid and dismissed four Mumba defenders to give the Warriors a 7-6 lead.
Super tackle Maninder got him out for the fourth time in a row. U Mumba showed a great game in the defense department with raids and took the lead, but after taking 4 consecutive raid points, Bengal leveled the score at 15-15. Maninder Singh did a multi-point raid but in the next raid, Fazel Atrachali gave him a point to Taluk Mumba. Bengal Warriors took a 17-16 lead in the first half.
Warriors are heavy on Fazal and Rinku
At the beginning of the second half, Mumba dismissed Manoj Gowda to level the score at 18-18. Abhishek Singh dismissed the Warriors by dismissing Ran Singh and gave the team a 25-17 lead. Fazal Atrachali completed his high-5 by tackling Mohammad Nabibaksh. The last 10 minutes of play were left and Mumba took a 28-20 lead.
After this Bengal got some points in the raid but the pair of Rinku and Fazal dashed their hopes. After this Nabibaksh definitely tried but the entire team of U Mumba made their name for the match due to the brilliant game. With this victory, she has reached the top 6 team.