Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba in Hyderabad on Saturday.
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The first encounter is underway, scores will read as Bengaluru vs Mumba:
FULL-TIME: U Mumba beat Bengaluru Bulls 36-30.
30-36 Aman tackles Ankush at the stroke of full-time. A morale-boosting win for U Mumba to end its campaign with a win.
29-36 Rahul Sethpal, in return, tackles Harmanjit Singh.
29-35 Ponparthiban Subramanian tackles Shivam.
28-35 Sachin goes out of bounds while raiding.
28-34 Ankush gets a tag on Sudhakar Krishant in the do-or-die raid.
27-34 Another unsuccessful raid from Vikash Kandola. He has been floored by Rahul Sethpal.
27-33 Sachin Narwal goes in the raid and comes back with a point of Viraj Landge with a running hand touch.
26-33 A touchpoint of Saurabh Nandal for Shivam in the do-or-die raid.
26-32 One point each for both the teams as Shivansh Thakur tackles Harmanjit Singh but goes out of bounds while doing so.
25-31 Mohit tackles Vikash Kandola in the do-or-die raid.
25-30 Ankush goes in the do-or-die raid and has been tackled by Aman in defence.
24-29 Sachin Narwal goes in the raid, but this time Rahul Sethpal was ready to tackle him.
24-28 Jai Bhagwan goes in the do-or-die raid, and has been caught by Aman in defence.
23-28 Shivansh Thakur tackles Vikash Kandola this time.
23-26 Shivansh Thakur led the SUPER TACKLE on Sachin Narwal
23-26 Ponparthiban Subramanian tackles Shivam to reduce the gap by one more point.
22-26 A SUPER RAID for Vikash Kandola to take three points. Three touchpoints of Satywan, Rahul Sethpal and Mohit.
19-26 Shivam gets a tag on Saurabh Nandal.
19-25 Sachin Narwal goes in the raid and takes a touchpoint of Satywan.
18-25 Jai Bhagwan tags Aman.
17-24 Shivansh Thakur tackles Vikash Kandola for a point.
17-23 A bonus along with a touchpoint of Ponparthiban Subramanian for Jai Bhagwan.
17-21 Vikash Kandola takes the touchpoint of Mohit.
16-21 Jai Bhagwant gets a tag on Aman.
16-20 Vikash gets a tag on Mohit.
15-20 A bonus for Jai Bhagwan.
15-19 A bonus for Harmanjit Singh but has been tackled by Satywan which means that Mumba has inflicted an all-out on the Bulls.
14-16 Jai Bhagwan picks Saurabh Nandal this time to reduce Bengaluru with one man on the mat.
14-15 Jai Bhagwan picks Sudhakar Krishant this time in the raid.
14-14 Pranay Rane tackles Sachin Narwal for a point.
14-13 A SUPER TACKLE from the trio of Sudhakar Krishant, Sachin Narwal and Saurabh Nandal to hold Jai Bhagwan for two points.
12-13 Another point for Mumba in defence as they tackle Vikash Kandola this time.
12-12 A bonus for Sachin Narwal in the do-or-die raid. Mumba reviews this one, asking for no bouns, but they lose the support of technology from hereon as they lost the review.
11-12 A SUPER RAID from Jai Bhagwan to put Mumba in the lead in this see-saw battle as he goes in the raid to take two touchpoints of Aman and Mayur Kadam along with a bonus.
11-9 Saurabh Nandal pounces on Pranay Rane to tackle him for another point.
10-9 A bonus for Sachin Narwal to put the Bulls in the lead.
9-9 Shivam comes in the do-or-die raid, and Aman tackles him for a point here.
8-9 Rahul Sethpal pounces and attacks the shoulder of Neeraj Narwal, who came in the do-or-die raid to tackle him. Mumba gets the man, but Neeraj looks in severe pain as he goes out with medical attention.
8-8 Sachin Narwal goes in the raid and claims to touch on Shivansh Thakur here. The refs have given the decision in favour of the Bulls, but Mumba reviews this, asking for no touch. A good review for Mumba as they overturned the decision.
8-8 Pranay Rane takes the first point for himself in the game as he gets a tag on Sudhakar Krishant.
8-7 Neeraj Narwal gets rid of Jai Bhagwan with a back kick on him while raiding.
7-7 Shivam goes in the do-or-die raid for Mumba, but he too has been tackled by Saurabh Nandal, score level.
6-7 Vikash Kandola has been dashed out in the do-or-die raid.
6-6 Jai Bhagwan goes in the do-or-die raid but fails to take point as Sudhakar Krishant tackles him to level the score.
5-6 A point in defence for U Mumba to tackle Sachin Narwal.
5-5 A bonus for Sachin Narwal to restore parity.
4-5 Ponparthiban dashes Shivam this time to get the first point from the game.
4-4 Vikash Kandola goes in the do-or-die raid and has been floored by the defence of Mumba led by Mohit.
4-3 Aman dashes Shivansh to put the Bulls in the lead.
3-3 A quality point for Sachin Narwal, who takes the touchpoint of Shivansh Thakur.
2-3 The first point for Vikash Kandola in this game, who picks up Jai Bhagwan in the raid.
1-3 Shivam goes in the raid and picks up the right cover Ponparthiban Subramanian.
1-2 Sachin Narwal goes in the raid and tags Rahul Sethpal with a running hand touch.
0-2 A bonus for Shivam in the raid.
0-1 Jai Bhagwan starts with a point to open the account for Mumba today. He escapes with a dash of Ponparthiban Subramanian.
Bengaluru Bulls won the toss and chose the court. U Mumba will raId first.
Bengaluru Bulls: 3rd place; 73 points
U Mumba: 10th place; 51 points
Bengaluru Bulls beat U Mumba 42-32 in the previous encounter on 22nd October.
Bengaluru Bulls: Saurabh Nandal, Sudhakar Krishant, Vikash Kandola, Ponparthiban Subramanian, GB More, Sachin Narwal, Aman
U Mumba: Rahul Sethpal, Pranay Rane, Jai Bhagwan, Mohit, Satyawan, Shivansh Thakur, Shivam
Bengaluru Bulls: Bharat
U Mumba: Rinku
Played: 17 | Bengaluru Bulls: 12 | U Mumba: 5 | Tied: 0
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-31
Lost 27-29 to Haryana Steelers
Lost 25-45 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 39-42 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 22-32 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 33-35 to Haryana Steelers
Bengaluru Bulls has qualified for the playoffs with 13 wins, seven losses and a tie. Bharat has been the top-scorer for the Bulls with 257 raid points, while Vikash Kandola and Neeraj Narwal have chipped in with 111 and 87 raid points respectively. On the defensive front, Saurabh Nandal has been the top tackler for the Bulls with 61 tackle points. Aman and Mahender Singh have also contributed for the Bulls with 49 and 41 tackle points respectively.
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U Mumba, on the other hand, has nine wins as well as 12 losses and is out of the playoffs race. Guman Singh has been their best raider with 137 raid points, while Ashish and Jai Bhagwan have contributed with 97 and 64 raid points respectively. Defensively, Rinku has been the main man for U Mumba with 59 tackle points and he has been helped by Mohit who has amassed 42 tackle points as well as Surinder Singh who has 35 tackle points.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM onwards on Saturday, December 10.