Hello and welcome to Sportstar’s coverage of the U Mumba vs Tamil Thalaivas game.
The first encounter is underway, scores will read as Mumba vs Tamil:
8-12 Pawar has been tackled by Mohit in the do-or-die raid and Mumba are coming back in the game.
7-12 Jai Bhagwan to the rescue for Mumba as he takes two points of Himanshu and Sahil Gulia in the raid.
5-12 Ajinkya Pawar in the raid and he goes back with a bonus, but the verdict has been revoked quicky. So no points for Pawar.
5-12 Narender has been caught by the defense of U Mumba!
4-12 Himanshu along with Sahil Gulia goes for chain tackle on Guman Singh and they are successful in their attempt.
4-11 Narender gets tackled this time by Rinku.
3-11 Mohit tackles Guman Singh and this Thalaivas defence is roaring loud tonight.
3-10 Pawar in the clean-up act for a Thalaivas as he takes both Shivansh Thakur and Rinku to inflict an all-out on Mumba quite early in the game.
3-6 Himanshu tackles Ashish to reduce Mumba with two man in the court.
3-5 Sagar leads by example as he takes Guman Singh and pushes back in the do-or-die raid.
3-4 Narender comes in the do-or-die raid and a sloppy defending from Harender and Narender takes it from both hands to deny going out in this raid.
3-3 Jai Bhagwan goes in the do-or-die raid for Mumba this time and he attempts for a bonus and gets it and then he was tackled while attempting a sliding toe touch.
2-2 Ajinkya Pawar comes in the do-or-die raid and will be eager to take a few points and he does that in style, he takes a bonus first and get the running hand touch of Mohit.
2-0 A bonus for Guman Singh to start the proceddings in the raid as well.
1-0 A solid start from the U Mumba’s defence as they pounced on Narender to tackle him in the first raid of thee game.
U Mumba won the toss, Thalaivas will raid first.
Players to watch out for
U Mumba: Rinku
Tamil Thalaivas: Sahil Gulia
U Mumba: Rinku, Jai Bhagwan, Ashish, Guman Singh, Shivansh Thakur, Harendra Kumar, Mohit
Tamil Thalaivas: Narender, Ajinkya Pawar, Sahil Gulia, Sagar, Mohit, M Abhishek, Himanshu
U Mumba beat Tamil Thalaivas 32-39 in the previous encounter on 14th October.
Played: 8 | U Mumba: 6 | Tamil Thalaivas: 1 | Tied: 1
Lost 27-41 vs Dabang Delhi
Beat 30-23 UP Yoddhas
Beat Tamil Thalaivas 39-32
Lost 28-30 to Puneri Paltan
Beat 32-31 Haryana Steelers
Lost 32-42 to Bengaluru Bulls
Beat Gujarat Giants 37-29
Beat Bengal Warriors 36-25
Beat Telugu Titans 40-37
Lost 31-34 to Patna Pirates
Lost 39-42 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Beat Puneri Paltan 34-33
Beat Patna Pirates 36-23
Lost 22-32 to Jaipur Pink Panthers
Lost 26-32 to Telugu Titans
Tamil Thalaivas Form
Drew 31-31 vs Gujarat Giants
Lost 22-27 vs Haryana Steelers
Lost 32-39 vs U Mumba
Beat Patna Pirates 33-32
Lost 28-45 to Bengaluru Bulls
Lost 24-41 to UP Yoddhas
Beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 38-27
Beat Dabang Delhi 49-39
Tied 41-41 to Bengal Warriors
Beat Telugu Titans 39-31
Beat Puneri Paltan 35-34
Lost 34-35 to Puneri Paltan
Lost 34-40 to Bengaluru Bulls
Draw 31-31 to Patna Pirates
Beat Bengal Warriors 35-30
U Mumba is currently sixth on the points table with eight wins and seven losses. Guman Singh has been in good form for the Mumboys as he has scored 99 raid points so far. Ashish and Jai Bhagwan have added good value to U Mumba’s raiding unit by scoring 67 and 51 raid points respectively. In defence, Rinku has been a standout performer for U Mumba with 41 tackle points. He has had the support from the experienced Surinder Singh and Mohit who have managed 31 and 26 tackle points respectively, while Harendra Kumar has also chipped in with 21 tackle points for U Mumba.
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Tamil Thalaivas find itself in the eighth spot after beating Bengal Warriors last night. The Sagar-led team has six wins, six losses and three ties. Narender has been the go-to player for the Thalaivas with 162 raid points. Their raiding department has also got the likes of Ajinkya Pawar and Himanshu Singh who have scored 59 and 32 raid points respectively. Meanwhile, Sagar has taken charge in defence for the Thalaivas with 43 tackle points. The skipper has got support from Sahil Gulia who has scored 36 tackle points, while M. Abishek has chipped in with 28 tackle points.
Raiders: Guman Singh, Ashish, Heidarali Ekrami, Ankush, Kamlesh, Shivam, Pranay Rane, Sachin, Rupesh, Kamlesh, Jai Bhagwan,
Defenders: Rinku, Surinder Singh, Harendra Kumar, Shivansh Thakur, Prince, Kiran Magar, Rahul, Satywan, Mohit, Satyawan, Rahul Sethpal
All-Rounders: Gholamabbas Korouki
Raiders: Pawan Kumar Sehrawat, Ajinkya Ashok Pawar, Sachin, Himanshu Narwal, Himanshu Singh, Narender.
Defenders: Sagar, Ankit, M Abhishek, Ashish, Md. Arif Rabbani, Himanshu, Mohit, Sahil Gulia, Arpit Saroha.
All-Rounders: Visvanath V, Thanushan Laxmamoha, K Abhimanyu.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH
The U Mumba vs Tamil Thalaivas Pro Kabaddi Season 9 game will be telecast live on the Star Sports Network and Disney+ Hotstar from 7:30 PM onwards on Tuesday, November 22.