Bengal Warriors win a last-minute thriller against U Mumba
Bengal Warriors register back-to-back wins at home after registering a 29-26 win over U Mumba at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday. Sukesh Hegde and Mohammad Nabibaksh were the two-star players of the match. Sukesh took 8 raid points and Nabibaksh took 4 tackle points.
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Arjun's 15 points go in vain as Warriors get passed Umumba 29-26 | M-86 PKL7 Match Summary
U Mumba got off to a flying start after Arjun Deshwal scored a super raid in the very first minute of the match. Bengal Warriors then took control of the contest after a couple of successful Do-or-die raids from Nabibakhsh and Maninder. They eventually enforced an all-out following a Baldev Singh tackle and opened up a 13-7 lead with less than five minutes left in the half. The hosts went on to extend their lead after the all-out with a well-executed super raid by Sukesh but another super raid by U Mumba's Deshwal ensured that Bengal Warriors could only take a 16-13 leading into the break.
Arjun's 15 points goes in vain as Warriors get past Mumba. Bengal warriors rise onto second spot.
The second half of the match was a thriller, as raiders from both sides started scoring points from both sides. Bengal Warriors though took control as the half progressed with their defenders also making their presence felt. The good work on both ends of the mat by the hosts meant that they took a six-point lead into the final quarter of the contest. Arjun Deshwal scored a super 10 at one point and kept the hopes of the visitors alive. In the penultimate raid of the match, a wonderful tackle of Arjun Deshwal by Mohammad Nabibaksh ensured a three-point win for the hosts.
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Match Preview: Bengal Warriors will took to bounce back against U Mumba
Warriors have started their home leg with two lucky results. A last-minute tie against the giants and the last-minute win from 4 points behind against the Paltans. U Mumba have also had a tie and a win in their last two games. Can the Warriors continue their strong home leg or can u Mumba put a break on that progress. This is a match of big-name raiders of the warriors against the big-name defensive outfit of U Mumba. Which unit plays cohesively during this match will deliver a strong win for their franchise. Expect this to be a thriller. Both teams seem to have well-settled combinations with solid backup from the bench. Who will blink first tomorrow? Both teams can play a game of attrition and allow one moment of brilliance to turn the game around.
Head to Head: Bengal Warriors vs U Mumba