Pro Kabaddi 2016 Live Score: FT: U Mumba 34-36 Patna Pirates, Live Match Scores & Updates Online, PKL Season 4
Live coverage of match 9 between U Mumba and the defending champions Patna Pirates
Patna Pirates are now up to 2nd in the Pro Kabaddi table with 2 wins in 2 (10 points) while U Mumba stay at 5th spot with 6 points.
And here are the post match awards:
Expectedly, Pardeep Narwal wins the Best Raider of the Match award after he scored 18 raid points.
Bajirao Hodage with 4 tackle points is awarded the Best Defender of the Match.
Rishank Devadiga, for that crucial super raid in the end, wins the Moment of the Match award.
Kuldeep Singh is given the Marathon Man of the Match award for staying on the mat for the longest time.
Pardeep Narwal ended up with 18 points in the match while Rishank’s 11 points went in vain as the former managed to drop anchor to Pirates’ slide and sink U Mumba.
U Mumba may hold the upper hand against Patna Pirates in terms of head to head (5-3), but the last 2 matches have been won by the men in green! The rise of the Pirates has well and truly sunk U Mumba’s dominance in the tournament.
FT: U Mumba 34-36 Patna Pirates: Pardeep Narwal should be awarded an Oscar for this performance! Single-handedly took the game away from U Mumba.
40’ But WAIT! Pardeep Narwal wins 2 points in his next raid and Anup Kumar is tackled in the buzzer raid as Patna turn the tables around and end up on the winning side! What a breathtaking end!
40’ Rishank wins the bonus and gives U Mumba the lead! How crucial will that be at this juncture?
38’ ALL OUT! Mahesh Goud is trapped by the U Mumba defence as the scores are now level! What a sensational comeback by Anup Kumar’s men! They’ve brought Patna’s 10-point lead to ZERO!
37’ A do or die raid and Pardeep Narwal ‘dies’ as Sunil Kumar brings his former teammate down. The reigning champions on the verge of an all out now.
36’ Rishank completes a super 10 now! He has really come into his own as the game has gone on. Patna Pirates lead by 4, but are down to just 3 men.
34’ SUPER RAID! Rishank Devadiga comes into the act to support his captain now with a super raid of his own, gives his team a 2-man advantage.
31’ SUPER RAID! ‘Whatever you do, I’ll do better’ says Pardeep Narwal as he conjures up 3 points and reduces the opposition to just 4 men on the mat. SIXTEEN points so far for him now. Dabang Delhi’s Kashiling Adake holds the record for the most points in a single game with 24 points vs Telugu Titans in Season 2. Can he break the record?
30’ 2 points for U Mumba! Anup Kumar gives the Season 2 winners a lifeline by sending Fazel and Bajirao to the bench.
28’ ALL OUT! Kuldeep completes the all out with a lightning quick ankle hold on substitute Vikash Kumar to give his team a massive 10-point lead.
25' Pardeep completes 10 points in the match by getting Rakesh Kumar and Rishank Devadiga out while also reducing the opponents to 3 men. The second highest scorer in the match is Rishank with just 4 points, which exemplifies the former Bengaluru Bulls youngster’s dominance in the match.
23’ Fazel Atrachali sneaks up behind his former captain and traps Anup Kumar as the raider fails in his 7th raid of the match.
21’ And Pardeep starts with yet another successful raid begins the proceedings in the second half. Sunil Kumar was caught unaware by the teenager.
Pardeep Narwal was the top scorer in that half with 7 raid points while winning 2 more points by inflicting an all out on U Mumba. The 3-time finalists will have to find a way to stop him if they have any hopes of getting something out of this game.
HT: U Mumba 14-16 Patna Pirates
20’ Pardeep Narwal gets Jeeva Kumar for the third time tonight! The 19-year old taking the kabaddi world by storm here!
20’ Rishank is caught by an alert Patna defence! End to end stuff here! What a match, repeat of last season’s final!
18’ ALL OUT! Pardeep Narwal FINALLY inflicts an all out on U Mumba. Must have been their 5th attempt, but this time Jeeva Kumar and Surjeet succumb to Pardeep’s wily raid.
14’ SUPER TACKLE!! Jeeva Kumar gets a solid ankle-hold on Pardeep Kumar! 2 more points! U Mumba lead 12-9!
12’ SUPER TACKLE! Okay we are getting tired of typing the words ‘super tackle’ time and again, but coach Bhaskaran Edachery is one happy man on the U Mumba bench and he will be glad with the defensive display of his team. 3 consecutive super tackles, this time on Rajesh Mondal.
10’ SUPER TACKLE! A defensive masterclass, this! After the Patna Pirates captain Dharmaraj Cheralathan held on to Vikash Kumar, former Pirate Sunil stops Pardeep Narwal, who was attempting a dubki, in his tracks.
7’ SUPER TACKLE! Strong like an Ox, Rakesh Kumar traps Pardeep Narwal with an ankle hold before his teammates come to help him as the three-time finalists take the lead.
5’ Rishank gets a touch point but Pardeep Narwal restores Patna’s lead with 2 points in his raid. He now has 3 points in his last 2 raids.
4’ Consecutive successful raids by Patna Pirates through Surjeet Singh and Pardeep Narwal help them level the score.
2’ Rishank draws first blood here at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur, gets 2 points by tagging Fazel Atrachali and Bajirao Hodage!
1’ Anup Kumar start the proceedings for U Mumba, comes back empty handed! Rajesh Mondal returns the favour in the subsequent raid!
Live action starts in 5 minutes!
Good evening everyone,
Welcome to the LIVE coverage of the second of the two matches today between U Mumba and Patna Pirates in what can be called as the repeat of the season 3 finale between the same sides. The Patna-based franchise came out on top in their last encounter and this eventually winning their 1st Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League title in what proved to be a thrilling finale to the season 3.
U Mumba had a mixed start to their 4th season campaign as they won their opening tie against Telugu Titans 36-34 in a thrilling encounter, however, got hammered by the spirited Puneri Paltan side 19-41 in what was the latter’s first ever win over their arch-rivals in 7 attempts. Rakesh Kumar showed his class in the first game against Telugu Titans, claiming a total of 12 points(9 raid points and 3 tackle points) but could not influence the game similarly against the Paltans and could only gather 3 tackle points.
On the other hand, the defending champions Patna Pirates started their campaign on the same note at which they left the season 3, beating the inform Puneri Paltan 24-30 at the latter’s own den and sending a clear signal to their opponents that they are serious about defending their PKL title this season. Pardeep Narwal continued his sublime form from the last season to collect 7 raid points while their new skipper battle-hardened veteran Dharamraj Cheralathan led from the front in the defensive department to take the match away from the Paltans.
The two powerhouses have met 8 times in the history of Pro Kabaddi League with the Maharashtrian side coming out on top on 5 occasions against 2 wins for Patna Pirates while one match ended in a draw.
Players to Watch out for:
U Mumba: Anup Kumar, Rakesh Kumar
Patna Pirates: Surjeet, Pardeep Narwal
Head to Head
Played – 8, U Mumba – 5, Patna Pirates – 2 , Draw – 1
U Mumba – Lost to Puneri Paltan (19-41), Match 4
Patna Pirates – Won against Puneri Paltan (30-24), Match 6