UP Yoddha reach playoffs courtesy of their victory over U Mumba

Yesterday in the Vivo Pro Kabaddi League season eight, UP Yoddha defeated U Mumba 35-27 & become the second team after Patna Pirates to clinch place in playoffs of season 8.

Both teams started off the game with picking points. But UP Yoddha was leading the game after first few minutes. They maintained it & took lead 18-12 at the end of first half.

In the second half U Mumba turned the tables & inflicted an all-out on UP Yoddha. The score was equal to 20-20. Surender Gill, UP raider with its brilliances performed a super raid.

After that UP Yoddha inflicted an all-out on U Mumba & won the match with qualifying for the playoffs. UP raider Surender Gill notched up 8 raid points.

Pardeep Narwal scored 6 raid points. Shubham Kumar, Ashu Malik & Sumit picked up 3 tackle points respectively. Mumba raider V Ajith Kumar got 5 raid points.

Vice-captain Abhishek Singh took 4 raid points. Rinku earned a high 5 with 5 tackle points. Harendra Kumar notched up 1 raid & 3 tackle points.

Best Raider: Surender Gill – UP Yoddha – 8 Raid Points                               

Best Defender: Rinku – U Mumba – 5 Tackle Points