What a fantastic match it was! U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers PKL-4 2016 2nd match was absolutely a blunder. It was U Mumba who kept their nerves and eventually won the game by 36-34 against a very strong contenders Jaipur Pink Panthers. Let us take a look at the result and highlights of the match in details.
This match witnessed full crowd and support. Not only because of these two teams’ popularity but also due to presence of celebrities in the stands. Yes there were plenty of celebrities most of them supporting Jaipur Pink Panthers. Mr. Amitabh Bacchan, Jaya Bacchan, Abhishek Bacchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Shahrukh Khan all were present and enjoyed thrilling contest.
Coming to match Jaipur Pink Panthers couldn’t open their account till first 5 minutes. On the other hand U Mumba scored 4 points lead in first 5 minutes. It was 5th minute when Jaipur Pink Panthers tackled U Mumba raider and opened their scoring account. But U Mumba never allowed Jaipur Pink Panthers to take over the lead. Rakesh Kumar looked in great form which is a good news for U Mumba. He is an experienced player. U Mumba got all out in the first half time. The defender Jeeva Kumar also looked pretty impressive for U Mumba. In the first half time U Mumba were leading the game by 8 points. It was 20-12 and Jaipur Pink Panthers were under pressure. But the momentum was towards Jaipur Pink Panthers because only two players Rakesh Kumar and Anup Kumar were there as U Mumba was down to just two players in the ground.
Jaipur Pink Panthers came back strongly in the second half as they achieved all outs of U Mumba for the two times. At one stage they overtook the U Mumba. Shabbir Bapu played fantastically. Jaipur Pink Panthers led the game by 3 points. The score was 26-23 for Jaipur Pink Panthers. But later on U Mumba lifted their game. Specially Rakesh Kumar, Rishank were brilliant last night. They pulled things back for U Mumba. After that Jaipur Pink Panthers tried hard but it was over.
Finally U Mumba won by 2 points in PKL-4 2016 2nd match. The final scores were 36-34. Jaipur Pink Panthers fought back in second half but it didn’t prove fruitful in the end.