PKL 2019: Fazel Atrachali's U Mumba Beat Haryana Steelers 39-33

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U Mumba defeated Haryana Steelers on Thursday, October 10. Both U Mumba and Haryana Steelers have qualified for the PKL 2019 playoffs starting on October 14.

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
PKL 2019

U Mumba beat Haryana Steelers 39-33 on October 10 at the Shaheed Vijay Singh Pathik Sports Complex, Greater Noida (19:30 IST). With this victory, U Mumba advanced to the fourth spot on the PKL 2019 points table with 69 points. Haryana Steelers remain on the third spot with 71 points. If U Mumba win their encounter with Dabang Delhi KC on Friday, October 11, they will move to the third position.

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PKL 2019: U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers match results

The first half began with both teams trying to establish a lead. Though U Mumba were close to an All-Out soon after the game commenced, Fazel Atrachali's Super Tackle brought his team back into the game. Though both U Mumba and Haryana Steelers had strong defences, neither could dominate the scoreboard. Fazel Atrachali completed his High 5 with two minutes left to go for the match. Ravi Kumar too had four tackle points. The first half ended with a 15-15 tie.

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Haryana Steelers inflicted an All-Out on U Mumba four minutes into the second half and gave themselves a 22-18 lead. U Mumba, however, made a great comeback. Ajinkya Kapre was spectacular as he executed two back-to-back two-point raids for U Mumba that gave them a 24-22 lead. Haryana Steelers got the score difference down to two points, but U Mumba's excellent defence stood firm till the end of the match. Ajinkya Kapre scored nine raid points, just one point away from a Super 10 in his debut game.

PKL 2019: U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers best performers

U Mumba –

  • Best Raider – Ajinkya Kapre (9 Raid Points)
  • Best Defender – Fazel Atrachali (8 Tackle Points)

Haryana Steelers –

  • Best Raider – Vinay (11 Raid Points)
  • Best Defender – Ravi Kumar (4 Tackle Points)

PKL 2019: U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers career milestones

  • Vinay completed 25 bonus points for PKL 2019.
  • Sandeep Narwal completed 550 total points in his PKL career.
  • Ravi Kumar scored his 50 tackle points for PKL season 7.
  • Sandeep Narwal completed 300 overall tackle points.
  • Fazel Atrachali went over 300 tackle points in his Pro Kabaddi League career.

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