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U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights: Abhishek Singh, V Ajith propel Mumba to second win of tournament

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U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights – A combined effort from raider Abhishek Singh and V Ajith helped U Mumba defeat Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-28 in the first match of the evening. With this win, U Mumba registered their second win of the tournament and made a comeback after a loss and a tie in the last two played games. Meanwhile, Pink Panthers have suffered a heavy defeat after two good wins despite Arjun Deshwal’s heroic effort. Follow Insidesport.in for all PKL 8 LIVE Updates.

The Jaipur raider scored 14 raid points for his team but found no support from any player whatsoever.

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U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights: Abhishek Singh, V Ajith propel Mumba to second win of tournament

Young raider V Ajith Kumar and Abhishek Singh called the shots in style as U Mumba steamrollered past Jaipur Pink Panthers 37-28 in their Pro Kabaddi League match on Thursday.
While Kumar had 11 points from 14 raids, Singh managed 10 points from 22 raids as U Mumba recorded their second win of the season.

For Jaipur Pink Panthers, Arjun Deshwal was the only shining star as he picked up 14 points but sadly lacked support from his teammates.

U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights: Abhishek Singh, V Ajith propel Mumba to second win of tournament

U Mumba won the toss and invited Jaipur Pink Panthers to make the first raid. Both the teams started on a cautious note as neither of them tried to take a strong hold of the match in the initial raids.

Jaipur Pink Panthers took a slender lead at 2-1 when Abhishek Singh perished in a do-or-die raid. The Jaipur team continued to hold the lead at 5-4 when Deepak Hooda was tackled but Sultan Fazel Atrachali had to go out of bounds in the melee.

U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights U Mumba then turned the tables with a super raid when Ajith Kumar escaped a double thigh hold as they snatched the lead at 7-5.

From then, the Mumbai team never looked back. Ajith Kumar hit a purple patch and picked up raid points at will while he got excellent support from Abhishek Singh.

Also Read: PKL 2021 Points Table: Dabang Delhi KC stays atop, UP Yoddha in bottom half after draw against Gujarat Giants

U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers Highlights: Abhishek Singh, V Ajith propel Mumba to second win of tournament

U Mumba squad

Fazel Atrachali (captain), Harendra Kumar, Rinku, Ajeet, Sunil Siddhgavali, Abhishek Singh, Navneet, Ajith V Kumar, Rahul Rana, Jashandeep Singh, Ajinkya Rohidas Kapre, Mohsen Maghsoudlou Jafari, Pankaj, Ashish Kumar Sangwan

Jaipur Pink Panthers squad

Amit Hooda, Vishal, Pavan TR,  Elavarasan A, Sandeep Kumar Dhull, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Amit,  Shaul Kumar, Nitin Rawal,  Sachin Narwal, Deepak Niwas Hooda, Sushil Gulia, Mohammad Amin Nosrati, Amir Hossein Mohammadmaleki, Arjun Deshwal,  Naveen, Ashok,  Amit Nagar

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