NEW DELHI: U Mumba beat Patna Pirates in a thrilling seventh season of the Pro Kabaddi League. U Mumba defeated three-time champion Patna Pirates in the last minute of the match against Rohit Ballian. U Mumba won the match 34-30. Both the former champions have suffered more defeats than to win their previous matches but U Mumba had the advantage of a brilliant strategy and managed to beat Patna. Ballian was the high scorer of the match. He scored nine points from the Raids.
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Ballian got a good hand from Atul MS who scored eight points. Patna's star players Pradeep Narwal and Mohammad Ismail scored six points but that did not prove to be enough for the team. U Mumba's team had a 22-9 lead in the first half, but Patna rebounded in the second half. Patna Pirates were one point (31-30) behind Team U Mumba in the 39th minute.
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After that, The Super Red of Ballian ensured the Mumbai team's victory. In the other match of the day, Gujarat Fortunegiants defeated Jaipur Pink Panthers 22-19 in a very close match. Defender Pankaj scored 6 tackle points for the Gujarat team playing at home, while Raider Sachin got 3 points. Deepak Hooda scored 5 red points for Jaipur. Despite this defeat, the Jaipur team is at the top with 30 points.
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