AT FULL TIME: Dabang Delhi beat Bengal Warriors 39-28 to play UP Yoddha in Eliminator 3
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.
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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.
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Pro Kabaddi 2018 playoff, Eliminator 1 highlights: U Mumba vs UP Yoddha