PKL: U Mumbai thrashes Bengaluru Bulls

U Mumba ended the Delhi leg of the Pro Kabaddi League in thumping fashion, thrashing a struggling Bengaluru Bulls 42-30 with all-round dominance. 

Players in action during the match between U Mumba and Bengaluru Bulls   -  Special Arrangement

U Mumba ended the Delhi leg of the Pro Kabaddi League in thumping fashion, thrashing a struggling Bengaluru Bulls 42-30 with all-round dominance. 

Kashiling Adake, who has been inconsistent with his performances so far this season, stepped up his game in the inter-zonal challenge, scoring a massive 17 points to be the top raider of the game. Fifteen of those came in the first half itself that saw Mumba lead 23-13.

Match Centre: U Mumba v Bengaluru Bulls; Dabang Delhi v Telugu Titans

In contrast, Bengaluru captain and one of the best raiders this season, Rohit Kumar, was subdued and out of form for the first 20 minutes of the game. Post break, however, it was a different story as Rohit gained traction. But his 12 points were never enough against a former champion side that has seen young defender Surinder Singh grow in confidence with every match and not just boasts of the best raiding unit in the PKL but is also perhaps the most experienced. 

The final match in the city saw host Dabang Delhi extend its losing streak, going down 44-22 to a resurgent Telugu Titans and end the home leg without a single win. 

The result: U Mumba 42 (Kashiling Adake 17, Surinder Singh 6, Anup Kumar 5) bt Bengaluru Bulls 30 (Rohit Kumar 12); Telugu Titans 44 ( Rahul Chaudhari 16, Mohsen Maghsodlou 7, Nilesh Salunke 5, Vishal Bhardwaj 4) bt Dabang Delhi 22 (Abolfazl Maghsodlou 7, Swapnil Shinde 4, Rohit Baliyan 4, Satpal 4).

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