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Pink Panthers prevail over U-Mumba

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 9, 2017, 12:57 am IST
Updated : Oct 9, 2017, 12:57 am IST

U Mumba are fourth in Zone A with 55 points rom 20 matches. Jaipur Pink Panthers are fifth with 50 points from 17 matches.

U-Mumba lost to Abhishek Bachchan’s Pink Panthers.
 U-Mumba lost to Abhishek Bachchan’s Pink Panthers.

U Mumba's hopes of qualifying for the super playoffs are now in jeopardy after they lost to the Abhishek Bachchan-owned Pro Kabaddi franchise Jaipur Pink Panthers 32-36 on Saturday night.

Jasvir Singh (9) and Manjeet Chhillar (6) combined to score 15 points for Panthers. Kashiling Adake scored seven points for U Mumba whereas Anup Kumar chipped in with six.

 

U Mumba are fourth in Zone A with 55 points rom 20 matches. Jaipur Pink Panthers are fifth with 50 points from 17 matches.

Jaipur Pink Panthers were quick off the blocks as they led 4-1 after three minutes. U Mumba fought back in the next couple of minutes to trail 5-6 after five minutes. Jaipur Pink Panthers led by Chhillar once again opened a three-point gap to lead 10-7 in the ninth minute. U Mumba forced an all out in the 13th minute to lead 16-10.

Jaipur Pink Panthers then launched a comeback as they scored five points without conceding any to trail 15-16 at the end of the first half.

Jaipur began the second half strongly as they inflicted an all out in the 22nd minute to lead 20-16. U Mumba were struggling to get points on board as in the first seven minutes of the second half Jaipur scored 12 points compared to

 

U Mumba’s four. Jaipur inflicted another all out in the next minute to lead 31-21.

With less than five minutes to go, Jaipur Pink Panthers held a nine point lead as they were ahead 34-25. U Mumba tried to make a comeback, but fell short.

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