In another close contest of the day, defending champions, Patna Pirates defeated U Mumba 36-34 to register their second consecutive win in Pro Kabaddi League Season 4. The season 3 finalists were involved in a super exciting clash. You can watch the video hight highlights of Patna Pirates vs U Mumba here.
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At the end of first half, just two points separated the two sides. And when the game ended the difference remained that. It was a see-saw battle that saw one team catch and lead another.
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However, Patna Pirates towards the end made sure the lead swelled and was too much for U Mumba to catch. The Mumbai-based franchise did try hard to match up and in fact at one stage, with two minutes left, levelled with Patna Pirates at 33 each. It was an unsuccessful raid by Mahesh Goud which was super tackled by U Mumba that handed the latter three important points.
In the 39th minute, U Mumba took a lead of one point when Rishank Devadiga inflicted a successful raid. It was Pradeep Narwal’s attack in the 40th minute that fetched Patna Pirates two points, one from touch and one from the bonus.
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The two points gave Pirates a valuable lead. In closing seconds of the match, U Mumba had an opportunity to draw level, but Anup Kumar failed in his raid that gave Pirates one more point.