Pro Kabaddi 2017: Puneri Paltan thump U Mumba 33-21 in season 5 opener

Puneri Paltan begin their Pro Kabaddi season 5 with 33-21 win over former champions U Mumba. Pune's defence was rock solid as they didn't let U Mumba raiders score easy points

By: Express Web Desk | Hyderabad | Updated: July 29, 2017 3:44:37 am
Puneri Paltan recorded a comprehensive win over their rivals as they won 32-21.

Puneri Paltan came out all guns blazing as they thrashes U Mumba 33-21 in the second match on Friday. A solid all-round team performance by Puneri Paltan’s defenders and raiders was the catalyst in their team’s victory. U Mumba struggled to come to terms in the early part. Puneri Paltan scored four points with two super tackles in two minutes as they ended the first half leading 17-10.

Puneri Paltan’s defence piled the pressure and didn’t give any easy points to U Mumba. It was a disappointing night for U Mumba as their defenders struggled to come to terms with Pune’s raiders. Puneri Paltan recorded a comprehensive win over their rivals as they won 32-21.

Puneri Paltan: Deepak Hooda, Ziaur Rahman, Takamitsu Kono, Sandeep Narwal, Girish Maruti Ernak, Dharmaraj Cheralathan, Rajesh Mondal, Ravi Kumar, Rohit Kumar Choudary, Umesh Mhatre, More G B, Akshay Jadhav, Suresh Kumar, Ajay, Narender Hooda

U Mumba: Anup Kumar, E Subash, Surender Singh, Shiv Om, Hadi Oshtorak, Yongjoo Ok, Dongju Hong, Kuldeep Singh, Joginder Singh Narwal, Kashiling Adake, Nitin Madane, Shabeer Bappu, D. Suresh Kumar, Darsan, Shrikant Jadhav, Deepak Yadav, N. Renjith, Mohan Raman G

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