Pro Kabaddi 2019: Top 5 raiders from the Mumbai leg
- Who were the raiders who stood out from the Mumbai leg? Let's have a look:
The Pro Kabaddi 2019 journey has moved to Patna. The Mumbai leg got over on Friday. Veteran cricketer and Indian skipper Virat Kohli was the chief guest on the first day of the Mumbai leg.
U Mumba's home leg started with the 'Great Maharashtrian Derby' against Puneri Paltan. Home team U Mumba defeated Puneri Paltan 33-23 in the first match held at Dome @NSCI, SVP stadium.
In the second match, they lost to defending champions Bengaluru Bulls 26-30. After that, UP Yoddha handed them their third defeat of Season 7 with a 27-23 win.
U Mumba ended their home leg on a winning note as they beat Gujarat Fortune Giants. They crushed the Fortune Giants by a huge margin of 12 points (32-20).
Deepak Niwas Hooda, Naveen Kumar and Maninder Singh became the most successful raiders of Mumbai with each having 20 raid points to their names.
Sandeep Dhull picked up two consecutive High 5s with 14 tackle points to his name and became the most successful defender of the Mumbai leg.
Surinder Singh bagged the Ultra-tech number one player of the home team with 13 tackle points in 4 matches. Home team U Mumba and Gujarat Fortune Giants emerged as the most successful teams of the Mumbai leg with two wins each.
Let's take a look at the top 5 raiders from the Mumbai leg of Pro Kabaddi 2019.
#5 Pawan Kumar (Bengaluru Bulls)
Finally after two matches, Bengaluru Bulls' star raider and MVP of Season 6, Pawan Kumar Sehrawat made his mark in PKL 7. He came back to his superb form against hosts U Mumba.
Defending champions Bengaluru Bulls beat U Mumba (30-26) on their home turf thanks to a Super 10 from skillful Pawan. The Mumba defense was stunned by his scintillating raiding performance. They had no answer to his raids.
Hailing from Delhi, Pawan Sehrawat's USP is his ability to escape from holds and execute running hand touches. An attacking raider, Pawan notched up 11 raid points in 1 match at an average of 10.25 raid points.