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Pro Kabaddi 2022 Live Score, Dabang Delhi K.C. vs U Mumba - PKL 8 Live Blog & Commentary

Dabang Delhi K.C.
36-30
U Mumba
DABANG DELHI K.C. won the match
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Action, drama, entertainment! Plenty was on offer at the Pro Kabaddi League as the Rivalry Week continues to entertain us with some absolute edge-of-the-seat thrillers! That brings an end to our coverage of this contest. Join us back tomorrow at 7:30 pm IST as we have two more riveting contests on offer. Until tomorrow then, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, bidding you adieu. Stay home and stay safe! 
FULL TIME!

Dabang Delhi K.C. 36-30 U Mumba

No Naveen Kumar? No problem say the Dabang Delhi K.C! They have secured a win and how! The game hung in balance right until the final few minutes of the match, where an all-out was inflicted on U Mumba, which put their opponents in the driver's seat. Far too many errors in the defence from U Mumba and credit must be given to Delhi. They capitalised in the absence of Fazel and Abhishek on the mat to fetch themselves a commanding lead. Vijay starred with a Super 10 to his name but Neeraj Narwal stole the limelight with his swift and enticing raiding, which fetched him 6 points after coming in as a substitute raider. U Mumba tapered off in the second half and were unable to hold their nerves when it mattered the most. Their four-match unbeaten streak has been broken and they will certainly be hoping to make a stronger comeback in their next encounter. 
40' Abhishek Singh is granted the bonus point and goes on to run straight into the thigh hold of Manjeet Chhillar which completely immobilises him! 
40' Vijay induces an error from Ajeet and is quick to drag himself towards the mid-line after escaping from the ankle hold. 
40' Shivam Anil puts in a quick raid and gets a point on the left corner as Joginder Narwal attempts a needless ankle hold. 
40' An advance ankle hold attempt from Harendra Kumar but the raider comfortably escapes.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 34-28 U Mumba
39' ALL OUT! Jashandeep Singh is granted the bonus point and is sent spiralling out of bounds as the defence sends him packing. 
39' Neeraj Narwal corners both defenders and fetches a point as Abhisek Singh fails in his double ankle hold attempt. 

Dabang Delhi K.C. 30-27 U Mumba
39' Abhishek Singh is granted the bonus point as the defence hangs back. 
39' Fazel Atrachali runs around for a block with a chain. Neeraj Narwal puts in a dubki and goes through the chain to the mid-line. 
38' Sandeep Narwal makes an error and he is stranded as he is in two minds about the tackle. Shivam turns and makes hiss way back to his half. 
Team Timeout - U Mumba
37' A diving ankle hold from Sandeep Narwal completely immobilises the raider.

U Mumba review for the bonus point! Ajith Kumar was cutting the bonus line with his leading leg and the bonus will not be granted. Review unsuccessful! Both sides have lost their review!
Team Timeout - Dabang Delhi K.C.
36' Do-or-die raid for Dabang Delhi and Neeraj Narwal strikes as Ajeet goes for an advance ankle hold. Narwal is alert enough to quickly change directions and make his way towards the mid-line.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 26-25 U Mumba
TIMEOUT!
35' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Shivam Anil strikes yet again! Vijay from the left-in goes for an ankle hold as Shivam feigns a bonus point. A weak one from which Shivam writhes his foot free and escapes. 

Dabang Delhi K.C. 25-25 U Mumba
34' Rinku goes for a far too advanced back hold on Neeraj Narwal but the raider's sheer momentum towards the mid-line allows him to cross it with his outstretched hand. 
32' Abhishek Singh gets a running hand touch on Sandeep Narwal but Vijay runs around and puts in a formidable dash to send Abhishek spiralling out of bounds.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 24-24 U Mumba
32' Neeraj Narwal gets a point on Fazel Atrachali as the Iranian attempts a very advance block but tries to pull of out it at the last second. 
31' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Abishek Singh picks up speed suddenly and gets a running hand touch on the right corner.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 22-24 U Mumba
TIMEOUT!
30' Ashu Malik picks up a bonus in the same spot but this time around, the U Mumba defence is ready as Ajeet pounces on him and support from the others completes the tackle.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 22-23 U Mumba
29' Ashu Malik picks up a bonus point between the left-in and the left cover defender. 
29' A back kick from Ashu Malik on Fazel Atrachali sends the Iranian back to the bench.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 20-22 U Mumba
28' Ajith Kumar jumps over Manjeet Chhillar's double ankle hold attempt and makes his way back to the mid-line. 
28' Ajeet returns the favour as a thigh hold on the raider completes the tackle.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 19-21 U Mumba
27' Abhishek Singh runs straight into the thigh hold of Manjeet Chhillar and is completely immobilised. 
26' Krishan from the left-in is in two minds and finds himself stranded far too close to Abhishek Singh, who gets a hand touch. 
25' Ajeet goes for an advance block but Ashu Malik is alert enough to turn and make his way towards the mid-line.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 18-19 U Mumba
24' Vijay picks up a bonus point and as soon as he does that, Rinku puts in an iron-clad ankle hold. Instant support from Ajeet completes the tackle. 
24' Abhishek Singh gets a running hand touch on Jeeva Kumar in the right cover.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 16-18 U Mumba
23' Confusion in the right side of the defence and Vijay fetches a couple of points as he sends back Rinku and the cover defender. 
23' Abhishek Singh ventures deep and Manjeet is a tad slow into coming for the block. Abhishek Singh crosses the mid-line with his outstretched hand. 
22' ALL OUT! Vijay is granted the bonus point and a powerful block from Fazel Atrachali completely immobilises him.

Dabang Delhi K.C. 14-16 U Mumba
21' Joginder Narwal attempts a double ankle hold but Ajith Kumar drags himself towards the mid-line. Delhi down to one man now!

Dabang Delhi K.C. 13-13 U Mumba
21' Vijay is granted the bonus point yet again as U Mumba defence hangs back. 
HALF TIME!

Dabang Delhi K.C. 12-12 U Mumba

A brilliant comeback from U Mumba after they were trailing for a majority of the first half. A couple of Super Tackles combined with some eclectic and energetic raiding from substitute raider Shivam has pulled things back for the Mumbai outfit. As for Delhi, they made a strong start to this contest and seemed to be running away with the encounter but errors in both departments have allowed their rivals to get back in the contest. Vijay and Ashu Malik sharing the raiding responsibilities while the corner defenders will need to have a better half. As for U Mumba, it has been a joint effort from the players and with the Delhi side down to two men, they will be looking to inflict the all out as soon as possible in the second half. It is even-stevens going into the second half. Which side will emerge on top? Stick around to find out! 
20' Do-or-die raid for Dabang Delhi K.C. and Vijay is granted the bonus point as the U Mumba defence hangs back and allows the raider to fetch himself a point. 
20' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Abhishek Singh has been sent in for it. Picks up apace and gets a running hand touch on Manjeet Chhillar in the right corner. Big point!

U Mumba 12-11 Dabang Delhi K.C.
18' Vijay picks up a bonus point between the cover defender and the left-in defender.

U Mumba 11-11 Dabang Delhi K.C.
18' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba now and Shivam Anil fetches a point as Sandeep Narwal goes for an unnecessary weak thigh hold. 
17' Do-or-die raid for Dabang Delhi K.C. and Ashu Malik is pinned down! jumps over Ajeet's double ankle hold attempt but a block from Fazel completes the tackle. 
15' Just as Shivam tries the bonus point, Krishan attempt an ankle hold but does not get a grip on him. The raider escapes and adds another point to his tally. 

U Mumba 9-10 Dabang Delhi K.C.
14' Do-or-die raid for Dabang Delhi K.C. and Ashu Malik gets a running hand touch on Harendra Kumar on the right corner. Created a ripple amongst the defence and got a slight touch on the jersey. 
13' Substitute raider Shivam Anil comes in for the raid and a running hand touch on Jeeva Kumar sends the right cover back to the bench.

U Mumba 8-9 Dabang Delhi K.C.
12' SUPER TACKLE! Fazel goes for a double ankle hold and Harendra Kumar runs around to shove Sandeep Narwal beyond the end-line.

However, Delhi review it! They believe that Fazel had stepped out of bounds before initiating the tackle. Replays suggest otherwise as Fazel had stepped out of bounds after the touch. Review unsuccessful! 

U Mumba 7-9 Dabang Delhi K.C.
11' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Abhishek Singh has been sent in for it. A surprise dive from Manjeet Chhillar on the ankles on Abhishek Singh prevents the latter from escaping. Mumba down to two men again!

U Mumba 5-9 Dabang Delhi K.C.
10' SUPER TACKLE! Harendra Kumar goes around for a block. Ashu Malik shoves him into the lobby but instant support from Fazel Atrachali to put in a powerful back hold completes the tackle.

U Mumba 5-8 Dabang Delhi K.C.
8' Do-or-die raid for Delhi now and Ashu Malik strikes! Jumps over Rinku's double ankle hold attempt and gets another point on the supporting defender as well.

U Mumba 3-8 Dabang Delhi K.C.
8' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Ajith Kumar perishes! Ventures far too deep into the centre of the defence for a bonus point and an instant ankle hold from Manjeet Chhillar immobilises him. 
6' Ajeet has to make his way back to the bench once again as he attempts a thigh hold. Vijay writhes himself free and goes back to his half.

U Mumba 3-5 Dabang Delhi K.C.
5' Abhishek Singh steps into the lobby without a touch point and has to make his way back to the bench. 
4' Vijay unsettles the defence and picks up a bonus point in front of the right-in defender.

U Mumba 3-3 Dabang Delhi K.C.
3' Manjeet Chillar puts in an ankle hold but Abhishek Singh tumbles and drags himself towards the mid-line. 
2' A running hand touch from Ashu Malik on the new cover defender, Ajeet, fetches him a point.

U Mumba 2-2 Dabang Delhi K.C.
2' Joginder Narwal tries an advance block but Ajith Kumar is alert as he turns and escapes to the mid-line. 
1' Vijay attempts a jump over Harendra Kumar but a diving ankle hold from the latter completely immobilises him.

U Mumba 1-1 Dabang Delhi K.C.
1' Action straightaway as the right corner chain runs around and pins down Abhishek Singh. First points for Sandeep Narwal and Dabang Delhi. 
Toss:

Dabang Delhi K.C. have won the toss and chosen court. U Mumba to raid first!
Teams:

Dabang Delhi K.C. - 
Vijay, Jeeva Kumar, Manjeet Chillar, Sandeep Narwal, Ashu Malik, Krishan, Joginder Narwal (c). 
Substitutes: Neeraj Narwal, Sushant Sail, Balram, Mohammad Malak, Deepak. 

U Mumba: Abhishek Singh, Ajeet, Harendra Kumar, Ajinkya Kapre, V Ajith Kumar, Rinku, Fazel Atrachali (c). 
Substitutes: Baljinder Singh, Pankaj, Jashandeep Singh, Shivam Anil, Prince. 
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Right then, Dabang Delhi K.C. will be provided with the opportunity of fortifying their position at the top of the table when they take on U Mumba tonight. With eight wins, two ties and four losses from fourteen games, the Delhi outfit is arguably one of the best sides in this tournament so far. Despite injury concerns to Naveen Kumar and the debate surrounding the supporting raider, the Delhi side has managed to snare wins. Their recent form has been pretty topsy-turvy, winning three and losing three games in their last six encounters. However, they come into this match on the back of a dominating win against the Gujarat Giants and will be looking to carry on the momentum. 

U Mumba, on the other hand, have played only thirteen encounters so far and will be looking to ascend into the top two in the coming few days. They have five wins, the same number or ties and three losses thus far but are on a four-match unbeaten streak, one which they will definitely want to extend in this encounter. In their previous outing against Delhi, it was the latter who had claimed the match and the Mumba side will be hungry for revenge. Fazel & Co. will need to come out all guns blazing if they are to put a stop to the men from the capital city of India. 
Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Pro Kabaddi League 2022. The eighty-fifth match of the tournament will pit Dabang Delhi K.C. up against Season 2 champions U Mumba at the Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru. We are in for a cracker of a contest and all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy as I, Maanas Upadhyay, take you through all that unfolds over the course of this contest!
MATCH DETAILS
Venue
Sheraton Grand, Whitefield, Bengaluru
Match Start Time
Mon, 31/Jan/2022 20:30:00 Asia/Kolkata
Match
Dabang Delhi K.C. vs U Mumba
Round
Pro Kabaddi League Round 2021
Group
League
Season
Pro Kabaddi 2021