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Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

In Eliminator 2, Dabang Delhi beat Bengal Warriors 39-28 to hock horns with UP Yoddha in Eliminator 3 on December 31

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U Mumba vs UP Yoddha
U Mumba vs UP Yoddha

UP Yoddha produced a terrific all-round performance to knock out favourites U Mumba in the first eliminator of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 6 (PKL 2018). Yoddha won 34-29 and were in control for most of the match.

Check Qualifier 1 -- Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Bengaluru Bulls and Eliminator 3 -- Dabang Delhi vs UP Yoddha LIVE score and match updates here

In front of a packed crowd in Kochi, where PKL made its debut, it was the team from UP that came out on top. Nitesh Kumar came up with one of the best defensive performances and scored 8 points to lead UP to victory. UP Yoddha’s defence scored 18 tackle points on a night where they tamed U Mumba’s star raider Siddharth Desai. Desai scored just seven raid points but all credit to the Yoddha to contain him. Shrikant Jadhav and Prashant Kumar Rai combined to score 9 crucial raid points in UP’s win. 
 
Check playoffs schedule here

Pro Kabaddi 2018 playoff, Eliminator 1 highlights: U Mumba vs UP Yoddha
 

Both teams made a solid start and were on equal footing for the first five minutes. Shrikant Jadhav and Siddharth Desai picked up the raid points for their teams. It was 5-5 after five minutes but UP Yoddha switched gears then. In the 8th minute they inflicted an all out to leads 11-7. U Mumba were missing the spark and were a bit lacklustre in the first half. At the end of the first half Yoddha’s led 18-15 and it was anyone’s game.

UP Yoddha continued their fine form in the second half as well. Their defence did a fine job on Desai and Rohit Balliyan. Shrikant Jadhav picked up a two-point raid in the 27th minute to give UP Yoddha 25-18 lead. The second half followed the same pattern as the first with UP defence in solid form. Jeeva Kumar and Nitesh Kumar didn’t allow too many points and made crucial tackles throughout the match. Roshan Devadiga and Prashant Kumar Rai picked up raid points at crucial intervals.

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

AT FULL TIME: Dabang Delhi beat Bengal Warriors 39-28 to play UP Yoddha in Eliminator 3

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

A successful raid from Dabang Delhi (39-28)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

An empty raid from Bengal Warriors

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

Chandran ranjit makes an empty raid (38-28)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

An empty raid from Ran Singh (38-28)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

Ravindra is tackled (38-28)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

An unsuccessful raid from Pawan (37-28)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

Maninder Singh is tackled (37-26)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

An empty raid from Chandran Ranjit (36-26)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

Ravindra is tackled (36-26)

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

Bengal Warriors take timeout with 3 minutes 37 seconds left in the game

First Published: Sun, December 30 2018. 18:18 IST

Pro Kabaddi 2018 highlights Day 70: UP Yoddha knock U Mumba out of PKL 2018

In Eliminator 2, Dabang Delhi beat Bengal Warriors 39-28 to hock horns with UP Yoddha in Eliminator 3 on December 31

UP Yoddha produced a terrific all-round performance to knock out favourites U Mumba in the first eliminator of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season 6 (PKL 2018). Yoddha won 34-29 and were in control for most of the match.

Check Qualifier 1 -- Gujarat Fortunegiants vs Bengaluru Bulls and Eliminator 3 -- Dabang Delhi vs UP Yoddha LIVE score and match updates here

In front of a packed crowd in Kochi, where PKL made its debut, it was the team from UP that came out on top. Nitesh Kumar came up with one of the best defensive performances and scored 8 points to lead UP to victory. UP Yoddha’s defence scored 18 tackle points on a night where they tamed U Mumba’s star raider Siddharth Desai. Desai scored just seven raid points but all credit to the Yoddha to contain him. Shrikant Jadhav and Prashant Kumar Rai combined to score 9 crucial raid points in UP’s win. 
 
Check playoffs schedule here

Pro Kabaddi 2018 playoff, Eliminator 1 highlights: U Mumba vs UP Yoddha
 

Both teams made a solid start and were on equal footing for the first five minutes. Shrikant Jadhav and Siddharth Desai picked up the raid points for their teams. It was 5-5 after five minutes but UP Yoddha switched gears then. In the 8th minute they inflicted an all out to leads 11-7. U Mumba were missing the spark and were a bit lacklustre in the first half. At the end of the first half Yoddha’s led 18-15 and it was anyone’s game.

UP Yoddha continued their fine form in the second half as well. Their defence did a fine job on Desai and Rohit Balliyan. Shrikant Jadhav picked up a two-point raid in the 27th minute to give UP Yoddha 25-18 lead. The second half followed the same pattern as the first with UP defence in solid form. Jeeva Kumar and Nitesh Kumar didn’t allow too many points and made crucial tackles throughout the match. Roshan Devadiga and Prashant Kumar Rai picked up raid points at crucial intervals.

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