Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the ProKabaddi fixture between U Mumba vs Dabang Delhi in Hyderabad on Tuesday.
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The first encounter is underway, scores will read as Mumba vs Delhi:
FULL-TIME UPDATE: Dabang Delhi beat U Mumba 41-24.
24-41 Dipak tackles Ashish to score the 21st point in defence for Delhi today. Brilliant performance by Delhi as they peeked at the right moment.
23-40 Vijay Malik takes the touchpoint of Harendra Kumar.
23-39 Rinku goes in the raid and has been tackled by Vishal, which means Delhi gets another all-out on Mumba.
23-36 Naveen Kumar gets the touchpoint of Harendra Kumar.
23-35 Sandeep Dhull tackles Rahul Sethpal, and this is going down south for Mumba.
23-34 Ashu Malik goes in the do-or-die raid, and Mohit goes out of bounds.
23-33 Guman Singh goes in the raid and has been tackled by Vijay Malik. It is as good as done for Mumba.
23-32 Amit Hooda, Vijay Malik and Sandeep Dhull came together to SUPER TACKLE Jai Bhagwan this time. Mumba is losing this one!
23-30 Poor approach from Mumba to send Ashish in the do-or-die raid as he hasn’t been the best raider for Mumba in the do-or-die raid, and gets SUPER TACKLED by the two-men defence of Delhi. Lead extended.
23-28 A bonus for Vijay Malik in the do-or-die raid.
23-27 Jai Bhagwan goes in the raid and quickly comes back with a point of Krishan Dhull with a back kick without wasting much time in the raid
22-27 Ashish goes in the raid and touches Vishal to reduce Delhi to only three men on the court for the first time in the game.
21-27 Harendra Kumar dives on Ashu Malik, who came in the do-or-die raid and in comes Rinku Singh to assist him and tackle Ashu.
20-27 Ashish touches Dipak while in the raid.
19-27 Same old story as Guman goes in the raid and has been tackled by the defence. Mumba needs to do something different as there isn’t much time left, and they need to win this game if they want to stay in the game.
19-26 Ashish goes in the do-or-die raid and has been tackled by Amit Hooda goes out of bounds as the point goes to Mumba. Delhi loses its review as they take an unsuccessful review this time.
18-26 Ashu Malik goes in the do-or-die raid and goes back with the point of Rahul Sethpal as he goes out of bounds, and the refs have given the point to Delhi. Mumba reviews this one, asking for no points, but the review is unsuccessful as the verdict remains the same.
18-25 Pranay Rane goes in the raid, and this time Delhi’s defence came good on him to tackle him.
18-24 Do-or-die raid for Tejas Patil, and Rinku attacks his leg to thump him down for a crucial point.
17-24 Heidarali Ekrami goes in the do-or-die raid and has been tackled by Dipak this time.
17-23 Naveen has been ushered off in the do-or-die raid by Rahul Sethpal, who did a tremendous effort to charge him from a very awkward position. Naveen has been the bunny for Mumba’s defence today.
16-23 Guman Singh has been tackled in the do-or-die raid by Amit Hooda, who attacks him with a double ankle hold.
16-22 Ashu Malik comes in the do-or-die raid and has been tackled by the defence of Mumba.
15-22 Guman Singh starts well in the second half as he gets a running hand touch on Sandeep Dhull.
14-22 A bonus for Guman Singh at the stroke of halftime.
13-22 FOURTH SUPER TACKLE from the Mumba’s defence as the duo of Harendra Kumar and Rahul Sethpal came, yet again to tackle Naveen for the fourth time. Battered and bruised!
11-22 A brilliant tackle from the experienced Amit Hooda, who got his fourth point from defence to catch Pranay Rane.
11-21 Another SUPER TACKLE from the defence of Mumba as this time the duo of Harendra Kumar and Rahul Sethpal comes together to tackle no other than the captain Naveen for the third time!
9-21 Amit Hooda tackles Ekrami to reduce Mumba with only two men on the mat.
9-20 A desperate effort from captain Rinku to block and dash Ashu Malik, but he fails this time as Ashu was quick enough to turn and get his point.
9-19 Heidarali Ekrami goes in the do-or-die raid and comes back with the touchpoint of Sandeep Dhull.
8-19 Ashu Malik picks up Mohit this time while in the raid.
8-18 This time Rinku pounces on Naveen to SUPER TACKLE him, yet again.
6-18 Vishal takes the third point to send Guman to the bench, yet again!
6-17 A brilliant effort from Mohit to SUPER TACKLE Naveen for two points.
4-17 Pranay Rane has been tackled by Ashu Malik this time, and troubles continue for Mumba.
4-16 Naveen Kumar picks up Harendra Kumar in the raid.
4-15 Dipak tackles Ekrami this time.
4-14 A brilliant bonus in the do-or-die rad for Ashu Malik under pressure
4-13 Pranay Rane touches Sandeep Dhull while in the raid.
3-13 Guman Singh has been tackled by Amit Hooda.
3-12 Vijay Malik has been tackled by the defence of Mumba but Rinku goes out of bounds as the point goes to Delhi.
3-10 Ashish goes in the raid and has been tackled by Sandeep Dhull, who makes sure that Delhi gets two points of all-out!
2-7 Another multi-point raid for Naveen Kumar as he does the raid with such smoothness to remove Rinku and Pranay Rane this time to reduce Mumba with only one man on the mat for them.
2-5 Vishal gets his second point in defence as he tackles Ekrami this time.
2-4 Naveen Kumar goes in the raid and comes back with two touchpoints of Rahul Sethpal and Mohit.
2-2 Pranay Rane gets the first point from this game as he picks up Dipak while raiding.
1-2 Guman Singh has been tackled by Vishal.
1-1 Vijay Malik targets the weak link in Mumba’s defence to touch Harendra Kumar.
1-0 A bonus for Guman Singh to start the game.
U Mumba won the toss and chose court. Dabang Delhi will raid first.
U Mumba: 7th Place, 51 Points
Dabang Delhi: 6th Place, 55 Points
Dabang Delhi beat U Mumba 41-27 in the previous encounter at the opening game of PKL 9.
U Mumba: Pranay Rane
Dabang Delhi: Naveen Kumar
U Mumba: Pranay Rane, Guman Singh, Rahul Sethpal, Heidarali Ekrami, Harendra Kumar, Rinku, Mohit
Dabang Delhi: Naveen Kumar, Ashu Malik, Vijay Malik, Amit Hooda, Sandeep Dhul, Vishal, Dipak
Played: 19 | U Mumba: 12 | Dabang Delhi: 6 | Tied: 1
U Mumba has been on the losing side in its last three matches and will look to win its remaining two matches this season. The Mumboys have nine wins and 11 losses so far. Guman Singh has been top-notch in the offence for U Mumba with 134 raid points. Ashish has supported Guman with 93 raid points, while Jai Bhagwan has contributed 63 raid points. In defence, Rinku has been their best tackler with 55 tackle points. Mohit and Surinder Singh have also shown their potential in U Mumba’s defence with 40 and 35 tackle points respectively.
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Similar to U Mumba, Dabang Delhi is winless in its last three matches and it has won nine games, suffered 10 losses and played out a tie so far. Naveen Kumar has led his troops from the front with 225 raid points. Ashu Malik has aided his captain with 132 raid points, while Vijay Malik and Manjeet have amassed 63 and 58 raid points respectively. On the defensive front, Vishal has been their most consistent defender with 50 tackle points while Krishan has also chipped in with 34 tackle points. Ravi Kumar and Sandeep Dhull have contributed 22 and 21 tackle points respectively.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The U Mumba vs Dabang Delhi Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM onwards on Tuesday, December 6.