Mumbai | September | 1, 2017 :: Kashiling Adake came up with a terrific raid in the last minute as U Mumba beat Jaipur Pink Panthers 36-32. It was heartbreak for Jaipur as they fought keenly till the last minute but just fell short in the end. Adake scored 10 points whereas Pawan Kumar contributed the same for Jaipur Pink Panthers.
U Mumba are now second in Zone A with 29 points from 11 games. Jaipur Pink Panthers are fifth with 23 points from seven games.
Both teams were evenly matched at the beginning of the match. Pawan Kumar scored with a super raid in the seventh minute as Jaipur Punk Panthers led 5-3. Kashiling Adake scored two points for U Mumba as it 6-6 after 12 minutes. Neither defence had a bright start as both teams failed to score a single tackle point in 12 minutes.
After 15 minutes, U Mumba trailed 8-9 as Kashiling Adake scored a bonus point. Jasvir Singh made three U Mumba defenders forced errors as Jaipur Pink Panthers led 11-8. Jaipur Pink Panthers inflicted an all out in the 16th minute to lead 14-9.
Pawan Kumar scored nine points for Jaipur Pink Panthers in the first half. U Mumba skipper Anup Kumar scored his first points of the match in the 17th minute as they trailed 11-14. Pawan Kumar scored with a two-point raid in the 19th minute as Jaipur Pink Panthers led 16-12. U Mumba scored their first tackle point in the 20th minute as they went into the break trailing 15-16.
Pawan Kumar attained a super 10 in the 23rd minute as Jaipur Pink Panthers led 18-15. U Mumba scored two points in two minutes as they trailed 17-18 in the 26th minute. U Mumba led 19-18 after 27 minutes
as Darshan Kadian scored with a two-point raid.
U Mumba inflicted an all out in the 30th minute to lead 23-18. Jasvir Singh scored the first point of the match in 22nd minute as Jaipur trailed 20-26.
With less than five minutes to go, Jaipur Pink Panthers trailed 22-26 and U Mumba were down to just three men. U Mumba forced a super tackle in the 37th minute to lead 31-23. Jaipur scored two points in the next minute as they trailed 25-31.
Jasvir Singh helped Jaipur inflict an all out in the 39th minute as they trailed 30-32. Jaipur leveled the match at 32-32 in the last minute. Kashiling Adake scored with a two-point raid in dying seconds as U Mumba won 36-32.