Gujarat Giants edge out U Mumba to stay alive in playoffs race

Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season eight is undergoing in Bengaluru. Tonight Gujarat Giants beat season 2 champions U Mumba in a thriller 36-33. Gujarat is still in the race of playoffs.

Gujarat Giants had a fantastic start due to excellence in offense & defense. Gujarat inflicted an all-out on U Mumba. As a result, Gujarat team led first half. Halftime score was 20-14.

In the starting minutes of second half, Gujarat got Mumba all-out for another time. Gujarat raider Rakesh was on fire. But U Mumba did not give up & repaid all-out to Gujarat.

Still Gujarat team did not lose its lead & won the match. Gujarat raider Rakesh picked up super 10 with 13 raid points. Mahendra Rajput earned 1 tackle & 6 raid points.

Girish Ernak picked up a high 5 with 5 tackle points to his name. From Mumba, V Ajith Kumar had 11 raid points. Shivam took 8 raid points. Skipper Fazel Atrachali got 3 tackle points.

Best Raider: Rakesh – Gujarat Giants – 13 Raid Points

Best Defender: Girish Ernak – Gujarat Giants – 5 Tackle Points