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Pro Kabaddi 2022: U Mumba throws away lead as Bengaluru Bulls register a huge win

U Mumba blew up a lead of 13 points from the first half as Bengaluru Bulls defeated them by 10 points in PKL 9.

Pro Kabaddi 2022: U Mumba throws away lead as Bengaluru Bulls register a huge win

Contrasting fortunes as Bharat Hooda led his team to win against Surinder's U Mumba


Pritish Raj

Published: 22 Oct 2022 5:42 PM GMT

Bengaluru Bulls make a fantastic comeback after trailing by 13 points at halftime to defeat U Mumba 42-32. Bharat Hooda starred for the Bengaluru team as he picked up 16 points en route to the comeback.

After leading for the first half, U Mumba became complacent in the second half and scored only 8 points while Bengaluru scored 31 points in the second half to register a huge win.

Guman Singh picked up a few raid points and helped his side take a massive lead at 6-1 in the 5th minute. Soon after, the Mumbai side inflicted an ALL OUT and attained a stronghold of the match at 10-3. U Mumba defenders Rahul Sethpal and Mohit also stepped up their game as their team continued to widen its lead.

Guman Singh reduced the Bulls to just one player on the mat in the 13th minute and soon after, Captain Surinder Singh tackled Sachin Narwal to help U Mumba inflict another ALL-OUT. Bengaluru's Bharat pulled off a few raids, but the team from Mumbai stayed in the lead at 24-11 at the end of the first half.

Bharat effected a SUPER RAID and inflicted an ALL OUT in the opening minutes of the second half to help the Bulls stay in the game. Bharat continued to effect raids as the Bulls reduced the gap between the two sides to 22-25.

The tables turned completely after Bengaluru inflicted an ALL-OUT in the 31st minute and took the lead at 28-27. Vikash Kandola also joined the party as the Bulls extended their lead further.

The Bengaluru defenders Saurabh Nandal and Aman backed up their raiders and helped their team attain a comfortable lead at 34-30 in the 36th minute. Moments later, Bharat reduced the U Mumba side to two players before the Bulls inflicted another ALL OUT to seal a comprehensive victory.

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