- Siddharth Desai time and again showed incredible fitness levels to ram through Delhi defence
- Fazel Atrachali took the brave moment of the match with multiple solid tackles
It was a sold team effort which saw U Mumba notching a comfortable 39-23 win over Dabang Delhi in Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6. Siddharth Desai and Rohit Baliyan combined to score 17 raid points whereas Fazel Atrachali and Surender chipped in with 8 tackle points to lead U Mumba to a win. Chandran Ranjit was the lone performer for Dabang Delhi as he ended up with seven raid points while Naveen Kumar scored four points.
U Mumba are now back on the top of the table in Zone A with 62 points from 16 matches. Dabang Delhi are fourth in the table with 33 points from 12 matches
U Mumba sent Meraj Sheykh to the bench in the 2nd minute to lead 2-1. Naveen Kumar started off brightly for Dabang Delhi as he got couple of raid points. It was 3-3 after three minutes with both teams looking eager to snatch an early lead.
U Mumba got ahead with a couple of raid and tackle points to lead 8-5 after 11 minutes. Siddharth Desai got into the act and hit a couple of successful raids which led to an all out being inflicted on Dabang Delhi. U Mumba led 14-6 after the all out and Dabang Delhi were staring at falling behind even further. At the end of the first half, U Mumba led 15-8 and were looking on course to a comfortable win.
U Mumba started the second half with bang as they inflicted another all out in the 24th minute to lead 23-9. Dabang Delhi were looking short of ideas as both their raiders and defenders were struggling. Chandran Ranjit got a raid point as Dabang Delhi hit double figures.
Dabang Delhi defence sent back Siddharth Desai to the bench and scored their second tackle point to trail 11-24. But with Siddharth Desai looking in fine form and U Mumba’s defence working in tandem there was no way of a comeback for Delhi.
U Mumba were in in cruise control mode for the last 10 minutes of the match and ran out comfortable winners.
Fans can catch live action of Vivo Pro Kabaddi Season 6 matches when Bengaluru Bulls play Patna Pirates while Haryana Steelers take on Dabang Delhi KC on Sunday, i.e. 25th November 2018, 7:30 pm onwards, on Star Sports 2, Star Sports 2 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Suvarna Plus, Star Maa Gold, Star Sports First and Hotstar.