Pro-Kabaddi League 2017: Captain Anup Kumar, Shabeer lead U Mumba in victory against Dabang Delhi

05 August 2017, 09:51 PM
Pro-Kabaddi League 2017: Captain Anup Kumar, Shabeer lead U Mumba in victory against Dabang Delhi (Source: PKL 2017 site)
Pro-Kabaddi League 2017: Captain Anup Kumar, Shabeer lead U Mumba in victory against Dabang Delhi (Source: PKL 2017 site)

U Mumba earned the bragging rights with an impressive 36-22 with over rivals Dabang Delhi in the Pro Kabaddi League in Nagpur on Saturday.Captain Anup Kumar and Shabeer led the way for U Mumba with seven points each.

For the Delhi team, skipper Meeraj Sheykh got seven points. However, he lacked support from his teammates.

Dabang Delhi started off well, rushing to a 2-0 lead with almost three minutes gone.

But Mumba hit right back and scored points at a good pace to surge ahead.

Dabang Delhi cut down the lead towards the end of the first half, though the score still read 14-8 in U Mumba’s favour after the end of the half.

In the second half, U Mumba maintained a nine-point lead with some smart play.

Mumba kept playing well and led 26-15 with seven minutes to go. It proved to be too big a gap to bridge for Dabang Delhi.

In the end, U Mumba proved too smart for Dabang Delhi in an entertaining clash.

First Published: Saturday, August 05, 2017 09:46 PM
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