Mumbai, 26 June 2016: Defying history, Puneri Paltan stumped U Mumba as they won the first Maharashtra Derby of the season 41-19, at Dome at the NSCI SPV stadium in Mumbai today. Unable to maintain their unbeaten streak against the Pune team, Mumbai lost the match to their state rivals courtesy of power-packed performances by Manjeet Chillar and Ajay Thakur who dominated the mat across both the halves
25th June, Mumbai, 2016: It was a perfect opening to U Mumba’s season as they beat Jaipur Pink Panthers to win the season opener 36-34 thanks to vice captain Rakesh Kumar’s brilliant all round performance. Former U Mumba player Shabeer Bapu threatened to resign U Mumba to an opening defeat but a solid defence and a thrilling comeback saw the Season 3 finalists ring out winners.
5th March, 2016, New Delhi: A tough end to U Mumba’s campaign as they lose out in the final minutes, losing the title 28-31 to eventual champions Patna Pirates.
4th March, 2016, New Delhi: Defending champions U Mumba are one step closer to retaining their title when they beat Bengal Warriors 41-29.
2nd March, 2016, Mumbai: U Mumba secure a record tenth win as they hammer Dabang Delhi 36-20 and finish in top spot. This means that they will now face Bengal Warriors, who finished fourth, in the 2nd semifinal of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi.
1st March, 2016, Mumbai: A spectacular display from both Rishank Devadiga and Mohit Chhillar spurred defending champions U Mumba to their 9th consecutive win, finishing 38-22 against Telugu Titans.
29th February, 2016, Mumbai: A splendid display by Rakesh Kumar ensured that defending champions U Mumba remain unbeaten in the Maharashtra Derby of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, beating Puneri Paltan 30-27 in a nervy tie.
28th February, 2016, Mumbai: It was a day to rejoice for the home fans as defending champions U Mumba sealed the second semi-final spot in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi after beating Jaipur Pink Panthers 35-21 in the opening game of the Mumbai leg.
27th February, 2016, Mumbai: An air of optimism hovered over the room as the U Mumba quartet along with coach E Bhaskaran, CEO Supratik Sen and owner Ronnie Screwvala took their seats at the T-1 press conference at DOME @NSCI, Mumbai. The defending champions projected a sense of confidence and coolness sitting on the 2nd position in the league table with 40 points in 10 games. While the domination displayed
25th February, 2016, New Delhi: In a thrilling display of strength and dominance, defending champions U Mumba thrash Bengaluru Bulls 39-18 at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in New Delhi. The defending champions showed complete confidence in their abilities and performed like a well oiled machine.
23rd February, 2016, Jaipur: The brilliance of Fazel Atrachali and a calm performance from captain Anup Kumar saw U Mumba move up to 3rd place on the league table in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi with a 30-17 win over Bengal Warriors in Jaipur.
22nd February, 2016, Jaipur: Defending champions U Mumba are riding a wave of high confidence after beating the previously unbeaten table toppers, Patna Pirates for the first time in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. Having been beaten by them in the reverse fixture in Bengaluru, the performance put up by the men in orange and black showed complete dominance and aggression, something that the Pirate
Patna Pirates were handed a lesson in winning as defending champions U Mumba completely dominated the host team, running out 34-28 winners to halt the Pirate juggernaut.
U Mumba will be looking to continue their winning momentum after notching three consecutive wins in the absence of their four key men in the team. With gritty and tough wins against Bengaluru Bulls and Puneri Paltan, the U Mumba of Season 2 was back on the mat as they demolished Bengal Warriors to close out the first half of Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi.
14 February 2016, Pune: The thoughts of U Mumba\'s performance suffering because of the absence of their key men were banished when the defending champions secured a dominating 32-21 win over in form Bengal Warriors on the last day of the Pune leg. It was a power-packed performance where the young team stated their dominance with the help of stand in captain Rakesh Kumar who rose to the occasion.
13 February 2016, Pune: The defending champions were once again on the back foot in the first half but quickly pulled back to close out 29-27 winners against Puneri Paltan on Saturday in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi.
12th January, 2016, Pune: After a nail-bitting encounter against the Bengaluru Bulls, U Mumba now enter the fourth leg of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, with two matches on consecutive nights, starting with the Maharashtra derby and following with a face-off against the Bengal Warriors for the first time in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. While the Maharashtra derby has the \"MumBoys\" in a fav
10th February, 2016, Kolkata: With four core players participating in the South Asian Games, an inexperienced U Mumba grabbed a last minute win over Bengaluru Bulls in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi on the back of inspired raiding from Rishank Devadiga and dogged determination from stand in captain Rakesh Kumar.
9th February, 2016, Kolkata: All attention will be on how defending champions U Mumba cope tomorrow with their key players on national duty, as they take on Bengaluru Bulls at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor stadium in Season Three of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi.
6th January, 2016, Bengaluru: Defending champions U Mumba were given a rude awakening in Season 3 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi as they lost 26-40 to Patna Pirates in their final game of the Bengaluru leg.
5th January, 2016, Bengaluru: U Mumba began the Bengaluru leg in triumphant fashion as they brushed aside Dabang Delhi for their second win of Season Three of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. The undoubted star of the whole game was captain Anup Kumar, who showed his ability to take the match away from the opposition.
4 th February, 2016, Thursday: After a mixed start to Season Three of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, defending champions U Mumba will play two back to back games in Bengaluru - the first on 5th February against Dabang Delhi and then on 6th February against Patna Pirates, at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium. So far, Patna Pirates have been unbeaten in their first two games and Dabang Delhi is languishing at the bottom
31st January, 2016, Vizag: The defending champions U Mumba lost to Jaipur Pink Panthers in their second match of the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi League. Hovering on the brink of an all-out, star raider for the Panthers Jasvir Singh pulled it back and also secured the all out that ended hopes for U Mumba to make a comeback.
30th January, 2016, Vizag: It was the perfect start for the defending champions U Mumba as they opened their Season 3 account with a win over hosts Telugu Titans. Despite a late surge by the Titans, the Mumbai franchise silenced the home fans with a 27-25 win over the hosts.
Mumbai, August 23: Shabeer Bapu Sharfudeen turned out to be the superhero for U Mumba as they were declared the ultimate champions of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi Season 2 today. They beat Bengaluru Bulls 36-30 in a match that went down to the wire, proving to be a befitting finale to the tournament. Shabeer came up with a three point super raid that brought back Mumba back in the game. The play started on a c
Mumbai, August 21: U Mumba entered the finals of the second season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi with a comfortable 35-18 win over Patna Pirates at the Dome @SVP, NSCI here in Mumbai. It was a team effort by the winning team, with Anup Kumar yet again marshalling his resources like a true leader. The match saw Surender Nada and Mohit Chhillar, unleashing their ruthlessness while effecting tackle after tackle
Pune, August 18: Telugu Titans beat U Mumba easily at 46-25 in the battle of the benches to finish their campaign with a win in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi today at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Kreeda Nagari here today. U Mumba finished on top with 50 points after the end of the match which was of academic interest. It was the superb all-round display of the bearded who had six raiding and three defenc
Pune, August 17: U Mumba showed the tremendous talent bank in their squad when they fielded their second string and won comfortably 39-34 against hosts Puneri Paltan at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Kreeda Nagari here today. Having established an unassailable lead atop the league table in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi, the Mumbai coach E Bhaskaran indicated the confidence he had in his youngsters by not f
Bengaluru, August 15: It was yet another strong team performance by leaders U Mumba under the astute leadership of Anup Kumar that gave them their eleventh win in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi here today. U Mumba with this 32-27 win they remain at the top with 55 points. Patna had the small consolation of snatching a solitary point for the less than seven point margin of defeat. With 31 points now a
Bengaluru, August 12: Captain Anup Kumar has a cool head and he proved it yet again by marshalling his resources in an astute manner to lead U Mumba to a 36-29 over hosts Bengaluru Bulls in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi today. At the Kanteerava Stadium it was the Mumbai defence which played a major role in their creditable win with Anup prodding his hit men. The first half saw Mohit Chhillar and Sur
Delhi, August 9: Raiders Anup Kumar and Bhupender Singh scripted an easy 31-17 win for U Mumba against Bengal Warriors in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi at the Thyagaraj Indoor Stadium in the national capital today. With their ninth win in ten outings and a tally of 45 points the Mumbai side have more or less booked a semis berth. The fact that U Mumba achieved this feat without star raider Shabeer B
Hyderabad, August 7: Finally, Jaipur Pink Panthers brought the U Mumba super- fast to a halt with a well- deserved 35-25 win at the Gachibowli Stadium here. With this victory, Jaipur Pink Panthers have revived their hopes of making it to the play-offs.The difference between these sides was the strong defence of Jaipur lead by the duo of young Kuldeep Singh and Prashant Chavan. While Kuldeep had 6 points a
Hyderabad, August 4: Nothing seems to be going wrong for U Mumba in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. Today at the Gachibowli Stadium they scripted their eighth straight victory in their usual fashion by beating Dabang Delhi 29-25. It was an inspired show from their ‘captain cool’, Anup Kumar who shepherded his side towards the end with his calculated empty raids that ate valuable time. He
Patna, August 1: Young Bhupender Singh coming in as a substitute for U Mumba turned out to be their man of the hour as he pulled his team through to a seemingly impossible 27-22 win over Dabang Delhi in Season 2 of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi at the Pataliputra Sports Complex here today. U Mumba were down 20-21 with less than six minutes to go. But then Anup Kumar got the all-important all-out with two victim
Jaipur, July 26: With the match resting on a razor-edge,Anup rested his confidence in Shabeer Bapu, who was having a fairly bad night. Anup\'s faith paid off as he sent Shabeer for his side’s last raid with the score 26-25 in their favour and the latter did the job. He got Telugu Titans’ man of the match Deepak Hudda who had contributed to his side’s defence in addition to his role in at
Kolkata, July 24: Skipper Anup Kumar who had done precious little till about ten minutes left for the final whistle scripted a magnificent comeback for UMumba which earned them a straight fifth win in the Second Season of Star Sports Pro Kabaddi. They sent the home side Bengal Warriors crashing to a second defeat by a 4 point margin, ending 29-25. Rattled by the tall Warriors raider Mahendra Rajput and th
Mumbai, July 21: Dare devil Rishank Devadiga and the cool-cucumber Shabeer Bapu Sharfuddin put up a scintillating display of top class Kabaddi to help U Mumba quell the challenge of a resurgent Puneri Paltan coached by master strategist Ashok Shinde. The Mumbai side won at 28-21 after leading 10-9 at the halfway stage. This gave them an all-win record on home turf in the first phase of the Second Season a
Mumbai, July 20: Last year’s finalists Mumba continued on their winning streak, beating Patna Pirates 25-20 in an exciting encounter wherein stars Anup Kumar, Shabbir Bapu and the league’s highest paid Indian, Rakesh Kumar continued to entertain their die-hard supporters. This win was the third straight one for the winners on home soil and a match to go against Puneri Paltans on the morrow the
Mumbai,July 19: A fully fit and charged Shabeer Babu Sharfuddin anchored U Mumba to their second consecutive win in the second edition of the Pro Kabaddi League today. Raiding with the clinical efficiency he is known to possess, he helped the Mumbai side wipe off an early deficit to register a 36-23 victory over Bengaluru Bulls. They were supposed to make a match of it but the failure of Ajay Thakur, espe
Mumbai, July 18: U Mumba started the second season of their campaign in the Star Sports Pro Kabaddi with a solitary point win over defending champions Jaipur Pink Panthers leaving the full Bachchan family shell-shocked and giving their own vociferous fans a cause to celebrate. The U Mumba outfit won at 29-28 after their captain Anup Kumar who wasn’t so successful on the day getting pushed out by the
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