Haryana Steelers defeated U Mumba 37-26 in the 113th match of Pro Kabaddi Season 8. The best raider of the match for Haryana Steelers was Vikas Kandola. He was ably supported by Ashish. Abhishek Singh's efforts went in vain tonight.
Haryana Steelers were dominant in the raiding department at the scoring 25 to U Mumba's 20. When it came to tackling Haryana Steelers scored 8 points to U Mumba's 4 points. They cleaned up the opposition into 2 All-Outs. And that made all the difference.
Haryana Steelers captain Vikas Kandola scored 14 where as U Mumba captain Fazel Atrachali picked 1. The mainstay of the Haryana Steelers was Ashish staying on the mat for 92% of the raids.
Best Raider : Vikas Kandola (13 points), HS
Best Defender : Ashish (3 points), HS
Key Moments in the Match
|Raid 1||HS 1 - 0 UM||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Rinku Hari errs and has to go back to the bench and it's another point for Vikas Kandola.|
|Raid 12||HS 4 - 5 UM||Abhishek Singh (UM)||Mohit Nandal, Jaideep errs and has to go back to the bench and it's another point for Abhishek Singh.|
|Raid 22||HS 9 - 6 UM||V. Ajith Kumar (UM)||Raid sees V. Ajith Kumar taken out by the Haryana Steelers defense.|
|Raid 23||HS 14 - 6 UM||Vikas Kandola (HS)||SUPER Vikas Kandola WITH A SUPER RAID! He makes his way past half of the U Mumba defense and picks up 3 massive points for his side!|
|Raid 30||HS 14 - 11 UM||Abhishek Singh (UM)||Abhishek Singh muscles his way past Surender and picks up the point of the game.|
|Raid 31||HS 15 - 11 UM||Ashish (HS)||Ashish raids successfully to pinch a bonus point.|
|Raid 34||HS 16 - 12 UM||V. Ajith Kumar (UM)||V. Ajith Kumar gets the better of Ravi Kumar.|
|Raid 35||HS 18 - 12 UM||Ashish (HS)||Ashish brings Haryana Steelers 2 points as he evades Rinku Hari's tackle and gets the bonus too.|
|Raid 36||HS 18 - 13 UM||V. Ajith Kumar (UM)||V. Ajith Kumar muscles his way past Ashish and picks up the point of the game.|
|Raid 37||HS 18 - 16 UM||Abhishek Singh (UM)||Abhishek Singh gets his man! He's been targeting Mohit Nandal for a while now and finally gets him out with a smart Hand Touch.|
|Raid 51||HS 24 - 19 UM||Shivam (UM)||Perfect team play, defense ushers raider Shivam out of the mat.|
|Raid 54||HS 24 - 21 UM||Ashish (HS)||Ashish thrown out of lobby by U Mumba defense, Abhishek Singh manages to stay inside the line and saves a point.|
|Raid 61||HS 27 - 22 UM||V. Ajith Kumar (UM)||That takes some guts. Solo Tackle by Ashish to take out raider V. Ajith Kumar.|
|Raid 64||HS 29 - 23 UM||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Vikas Kandola eliminates Fazel Atrachali with a Hand Touch.|
|Raid 68||HS 30 - 23 UM||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Pankaj errs and has to go back to the bench and it's another point for Vikas Kandola.|
|Raid 69||HS 30 - 24 UM||Shivam (UM)||Shivam comes back with a bonus point.|
|Raid 70||HS 31 - 24 UM||Vikas Kandola (HS)||Shivam errs and has to go back to the bench and it's another point for Vikas Kandola.|
|Raid 71||HS 34 - 25 UM||Kamlesh (UM)||Perfect team play, the defense ushers the raider Kamlesh out of the mat. Raider however pinches a bonus.|