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Pro Kabaddi League: U Mumba hold nerve to beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-30

U Mumba put in an all-round effort, showing experience and composure to beat Tamil Thalavas 33-30 in the Pro Kabaddi League.

other sports Updated: Oct 02, 2017 09:21 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Pro Kabaddi League,U Mumba,Tamil Thalavas
Players of Tamil Thalaivas (Yellow Blue Jersey) and U Mumba (Orange and Black) in action during their Pro Kabaddi league match. U Mumba won the game 33-30. (PTI)

U Mumba beat Tamil Thalaivas 33-30 in the Inter Zone Challenge Week in the fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League.

It was an all-round effort from U Mumba as they showed their experience and composure to beat Tamil Thalavas.

Anup Kumar scored eight points and Kashiling Adake scored four points for U Mumba. Ajay Thakur scored the most points (nine) for Tamil Thalaivas.

Anup Kumar scored with a two-point raid in the first minute. For the first five minutes it was a closely fought game, but U Mumba inflicted an all out in the eighth minute to lead 13-6.

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Tamil Thalaivas came back strongly as they inflicted an all out in the 16th minute but at the end of the first half, they trailed U Mumba 17-18.

The second half saw both team jostling for points as it was 21-21 in the 26th minute. It was U Mumba’s defence which kept the points coming in for the team.

In the 37th minute U Mumba led 31-27 and looked on course for a comfortable victory. Kashiling Adake made a two-point raid in the 38th minute to lead 33-28.

U Mumba then held their nerve to win 33-30 as Tamil Thalaivas scored two points in the last minute.

First Published: Oct 02, 2017 09:16 IST