Pro Kabaddi 2016, Season 4 - Live Match Telecast: Patna Pirates vs U Mumba, PKL Season 4 Match 37 online at Starsports.com
The high-flying Patna Pirates take on U Mumba, in Match 37 of Pro Kabaddi League Season 4, at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium, in the second match of the Kolkata leg. Patna Pirates are currently 2nd in the table, tied on 31 points with table toppers, Jaipur Pink Panthers, with a match in hand. Patna has been arguably the best team this season, with 6 wins and only 2 losses.
U Mumba has been impressive this season and are 5th in the table, just 2 points away from the top 4. A win today will take the Mumbai franchise into the top 4, whereas a win for the Pirates will get them within touching distance of the semis. As the battle hots up for the top 4 places, this match will be intense and hard-fought.
The Live Streaming for the Pro Kabaddi Season 4 game between Dabang Delhi and Bengaluru Bulls will be available on starsports.com from 21:00 hours IST. The match will be telecasted live from the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium, Kolkata, and will be aired on Star Sports 2 (HD)/Star Sports 2 in English and Star Sports 3 /Star Sports 3 (HD) in Hindi.
Patna Pirates launched their campaign with 5 consecutive victories and were looking invincible, before going down to a determined Delhi side. The Pirates kicked off Season 4 with a 30-24 victory over the Puneri Paltans and followed it up with a nail-biting 36-34 win against today’s opposition, U Mumba.
In their third match, the Pirates prevailed over the Telugu Titans in a thrilling match, which ended 35-33. The Pirates swept aside Bengaluru Bulls in their next match. Pirates’ best performance came in their fifth match against Bengal Warriors, as they thrashed the out-of-sorts team, 35-21.
Their winning streak was ended by the most unlikely opposition in their sixth match, Dabang Delhi. Not only did Delhi end the streak, they crushed and rattled the entire Patna Pirates team, with a 33-15 victory. The Pirates could not recover from the humiliating defeat, as they went down 21-26, in their next match.
The Pirates were back to winning ways in their last match, as they swept aside Bengaluru Bulls by a huge margin of 15 points. The 38-23 victory will surely calm the nerves of the players and give them immense self-belief going into today’s match.
19-year old Pardeep Narwal continues to be Patna’s most valuable raider this season, and if he manages to keep up his performances, Narwal is poised to be the next big thing in the world of kabaddi. Rajesh Mondal hasn’t lived up to expectations, but will look to change that after today’s match. The defensive trio of Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Fazel Atrachali, and Bajirao Hodage will have an important role to play against a strong Mumbai side.
U Mumba has been impressive, too, in this season’s Pro Kabaddi League, and has been knocking on the doors of the top 4 for quite some time now. They started off their campaign with a tense 36-34 win over former champs, Jaipur Pink Panthers. Their worst performance came in their second match, as they lost the derby match to Puneri Paltans, 41-19. That was Puneri Paltan’s first ever victory over U Mumba in Pro Kabaddi.
They failed to get back to winning ways, as they went down to a solid Patna Pirates team, The Mumbai franchise put in strong performances in their next 2 matches, as they defeated Dabang Delhi, 27-25, and thrashed Bengal Warriors, 26-18.
U Mumba failed to keep up their winning momentum, as they went to Telugu Titans, 30-35. Their match against Bengaluru Bulls was a thrilling encounter, as Mumbai 24-23. In their most recent match, Mumbai put up a clinical performance and registered yet another victory against the Jaipur Pink Panthers, 29-23.
U Mumba will be reliant on Anup Kumar and Rakesh Kumar to come up with good performances. Rishank Devadiga has been a constant performer for U-Mumba this year, and we will need to be at the top of his game today if Mumbai is to win against the mighty Pirates.