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Pro Kabaddi 2022 Live Score, Puneri Paltan vs U Mumba - PKL 8 Updates & Commentary

Puneri Paltan
36-34
U Mumba
PUNERI PALTAN won the match
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Right then, that is all that we have for you from this Pro Kabaddi League contest! Join us back tomorrow once again as we have two more eclectic encounters lined-up for you. Until next time then, this is me, Maanas Upadhyay, signing off. Stay home and stay safe!
FULL TIME!

Puneri Paltan 36-34 U Mumba

A comprehensive effort from the Puneri Paltan and they secure another win over their Maharashtrian rivals. Absolutely poor from U Mumba, they failed to capitalise in the crucial moments when the likes of Aslam Inamdar and Mohit Goyat were on the bench. Questionable tactics and the youngsters have succumbed to the pressure. From the Pune side, t was Mohit Goyat who starred with 9 raid points while Nadarajan picked up 6 tackle points. SOmbir chipped in with 3 while Aslam Inamdar had 8 raid points to his name. Ajith Kumar kept U Mumba's hopes alive with a Super 10 but lack of support from the third raider ended up in them losing this contest. 
40' Do-or-die raid for Puneri Paltan with 29 seconds left in the contest. Goyat runs down the clock and is timed out in the do-or-die raid. 
40' Aslam Inamdar goes for an advance attempt as instructed by coach Anup Kumar in the timeout and no other defenders comes for support. One point to U Mumba. 
39' Substitute raider Shivam Anil perishes as he runs straight into a formidable block of Sombir. Big lead for Pune now with just a minute to go.

Puneri Paltan 36-32 U Mumba
39' Abhishek ventures far too deep into the left corner and a brilliant ankle hold from the defender combined with support from the rest of the defence completes the tackle.

Puneri Paltan 35-32 U Mumba
38' Rinku falls for the trap as Nitin Tomar feigns a bonus point. Tomar writhes his foot free and escapes. 
38' SUPER TACKLE! Ajith Kumar ventures deep in the dying moments of the raid. The left corner defender steps into the lobby following which a solo dash from Nadarajan sends Ajith packing. 2 points to Pune, 1 to Mumbai.

Puneri Paltan 33-32 U Mumba
37' Do-or-die raid for the Puneri Paltan and Aslam Inamdar relies on the bonus point. Had attempts one between the right-in and right cover defender but it has not been granted.

Puneri Paltan review! However, Inamdar has cut the bonus line in his second attempt. The first attempt also saw him cutting the black line. Review unsuccessful! 

Puneri Paltan 31-31 U Mumba
36' Sanket Sawant comes around for a dash but Ajith Kumar shoves him aside and crosses the mid-line. 
TIMEOUT!
35' Ajinkya Kapre fetches U Mumba a point as Sombir attempts an unnecessary advance block.

Puneri Paltan 31-29 U Mumba
34' SUPER TACKLE! Mohit Goyat ventures far too deep and the right corner chain runs around and slams Goyat out of bounds. 
34' Do-or-die raid for Abhishek Singh now. Attempts to jump over the right corner chain but the cover defenders run around and pin him down. 
33' Do-or-die raid for the Puneri Paltan and Mohit Goyat strikes! Pushes aside Sunil, who had come in for the dash and crosses the mid-line.

Puneri Paltan 30-26 U Mumba
TIMEOUT!
30' Ajith Kumar ventures far too deep in the right side of the defense and is dashed out of bounds from the cover defenders chain. 
30' Inamdar feigns a bonus point and an advance dash from Harendra Kumar does not hamper his momentum towards the mid-line. 
29' ALL OUT! Abhishek Singh picks up a bonus point and a powerful dash from Nitin Tomar sends Abhishek Singh out of bounds. Pune in the lead now!

Puneri Paltan 27-26 U Mumba
28' Harendra Kumar puts in a back hold but Goyat escapes and reduces U Mumba to one man. 
28' Abhishek Singh is granted a bonus point but goes back without a hand touch. 
27' Do-or-die raid for Puneri Paltan and Mohit Goyat pushes off Fazel as the Iranian comes in for the ankle hold. Tumbles backwards and crosses the mid-line.

Puneri Paltan 23-24 U Mumba
27' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Ajith Kumar is sent in for it. Steps into the lobby without a touch but no defenders follow him. 
25' As soon as Inamdar puts in a kick on the right corner, Rinku puts in an ankle hold and support from the rest of the defense completes the tackle. 

However, Pune review! They believe that a defender has gone out of bounds as well. Prince's feet are in the air while he made the dash. Review successful! One point to each side. 

Puneri Paltan 21-24 U Mumba
24' Ajith Kumar gets a running hand touch on Sanket Sawant and revives Rinku.

Puneri Paltan 20-23 U Mumba
23' Ajith Kumar is granted a bonus point and gets a running hand touch on Nitin Tomar in the left-in. 
23' Mohit Goyat entices Sunil into going for an ankle hold, from which he escapes.

Puneri Paltan 20-20 U Mumba
22' Ajith Kumar picks up a running bonus point in front of the covers. 
22' Baljinder Singh comes around for a block but Nitin Tomar shoves him aside and makes him back to his half.

Puneri Paltan 19-19 U Mumba
HALF TIME!

Puneri Paltan 18-19 U Mumba

A topsy-turvy half, with the game ebbing and flowing continuously. After Pune assumed an early lead, U Mumba came roaring back as they inflicted an all-out on the Paltan. However, following that, there were plenty of errors from the Mumbai outfit in the defense which allowed the Pune side to level the score in the twentieth minute. It has been a raid-fest this far, with Aslam Inamdar and Abhishek Singh picking up 6 points while Mohit Goyat and Ajith Kumar have picked up 5 points. The U Mumba defense has contributed better while for Pune, it has been Nadarajan and Karamvir who have points in the defense. An evenly-fought contest and it will go right down the live-wire. Which side will emerge on top? Stay tuned to find out!
20' Ajith Kumar escapes the weak ankle hold attempt of Mohit Goyat and makes his way back to his half. Is granted the bonus initially but it is revoked by the officials. 
20' Mohit Goyat extends his arm and gets a hand touch on Fazel Atrachali. 
19' An error from the right corner defender as Rinku goes for an advance ankle hold from which the raider escapes comfortably. 
18' Ajith Kumar jumps over the right corner defender's double ankle hold attempt and picks up a point. 
17' Do-or-die raid for the Puneri Paltan and it is a SUPER RAID FOR HIM!! Jerks his foot free from Ajinkya Kapre's ankle hold and sends back both cover defenders as well. Slides his hand past the mid-line at the last moment. 
17' A kick from Ajith Kumar on Sombir after feigning a bonus point fetches him a point. 
16' Abhishek Singh puts in a pursuit and a powerful ankle hold from the left corner completely immobilises him.

U Mumba 16-13 Puneri Paltan
15' Ajith Kumar returns the favour as he picks up a bonus point in front of the right corner defender. 
15' Mohit Goyat picks up a bonus point under the nose of Fazel Atrachali. Brave stuff from the raider!

U Mumba 15-12 Puneri Paltan
14' A running hand touch from Ajith Kumar on Sanket Sawant fetches him a point. 
13' Ajinkya Kapre picks up a bonus point and as soon as he does that, the cover defender runs around and dashes Kapre out of bounds.

U Mumba 14-11 Puneri Paltan
13' Inamdar unsettles the defence and picks up a bonus point between the right-in defender and the cover defender. 
12' ALL OUT! Vishwas S picks up a bonus point comfortably and a block-dash from Fazel Atrachali completes the tackle to inflict the all-out on Pune.

U Mumba 13-9 Puneri Paltan
11' Sombir puts in a block but Abhishek Singh tumbles and crosses the mid-line with his foot. 
10' Substitute raider Vishwas S is granted the bonus point and gets a touch point on Rinku as well. Prevents the all-out.

U Mumba 9-8 Puneri Paltan
10' A hand touch on the chin of the left corner defender from Abhishek Singh fetches him a point to reduce Pune down to one man. 
9' Do-or-die raid for Puneri Paltan and Shubham Shelke perishes! Jumps over the right corner chain but instant support from Ajinkya Kapre and the second line of defence completes the tackle.

U Mumba 8-6 Puneri Paltan
8' A running hand touch on Mohit Goyat in the right-in position fetches him a point. 
7' SUPER TACKLE! A powerful ankle hold from the right corner from which Ajith Kumar escapes but a powerful back hold from Nadarajan prevents the raider from making it to the mid-line. 
6' Inamdar is blocked and Fazel runs around to just pull the dangling hand back in just millimetres inside the mid-line.

U Mumba 6-4 Puneri Paltan
5' Abhishek Singh turns and powers his way through the mid-line as Sombir comes for a block. Gets a kick on Nitin Tomar as well. 
5' Mohit Goyat escapes Sunil's ankle hold but a formidable dash from Goyat sends the raider spiralling out of bounds. 
4' Mohit Goyat gets a running hand touch on Ajinkya Kapre and Rinku and fetches a couple of points.

U Mumba 2-4 Puneri Paltan
3' Do-or-die raid for U Mumba and Abhishek Singh brings it down to the last five seconds to get a running hand touch on Abinesh Nadarajan. 
3' Inamdar is trapped as an ankle hold from Sunil along with support from Ajinkya Kapre competes the tackle. 
1' Aslam Inamdar starts off proceedings for the Puneri Paltan. The right corner defender puts in an ankle hold from which Inamdar writhes his foot free. Gets another point on Harendra Kumar as well, who had come for assistance.

However, U Mumba review. They believe Inamdar was dashed out of bounds. Replays show that Inamdar's right heel was on the edge-line of the lobby when the crossed the mid-line. Review unsuccessful!

U Mumba 0-2 Puneri Paltan
Toss: 

Puneri Paltan have won the toss and chosen court. U Mumba to raid first. 
Teams:

Puneri Paltan: 
Aslam Inamdar, Abinesh Nadarajan, Sanket Sawant, Mohit Goyat, Nitin Tomar (c), Sombir, Karamvir. 
Substitutes: Hadi Tajik, Shubham Shelke, Vishal Bharadwaj, Vishwas S, Akash Shinde. 

U Mumba: Abhishek Singh, Sunil Siddhgavali, 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, the resurgence of Puneri Paltan continues as they find themselves riding on a nice little 3-match unbeaten streak. Once reeling at the bottom of the points table, the Paltan now find themselves placed eleventh but a win here will see them rise significantly in the points table. The onus will once again be on coach Anup Kumar's young lads - Aslam Inamdar and Mohit Goyat. The duo have been nothing short of impressive this season and have gotten the job done on most occasions recently. The new corner combo of Karamvir and Sombir have been good while cover defenders Abinesh Nadarajan and Sanket Sawant have been on top of their game. All-in-all, the Pune unit is a settled one and will be hungry to get a win under their belt. 

However, that will be easier said than done as they will be taking on 'Sultan' Fazel Atrachali's Mumboys. U Mumba's four-match unbeaten streak was broken in their previous encounter as they succumbed to a 6-point loss against the Dabang Delhi K.C. in a closely-fought encounter. The raiders had a quiet game and will be hoping to make a strong comeback. The absence of Rahul Sethpal along with the failure of the third raider summed up U Mumba's loss. They will look to hold their nerve better in this contest and come out all guns blazing as they look to rise in the points table. 
Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the Pro Kabaddi League 2022. We have a Maharashtra derby on our hands for the second time this season as the Puneri Paltan lock horns with U Mumba. 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
Wed, 02/Feb/2022 20:30:00 Asia/Kolkata
Match
Puneri Paltan vs U Mumba
Round
Pro Kabaddi League Round 2021
Group
League
Season
Pro Kabaddi 2021