After an incredible start to the Pro Kabaddi League 2019, at the Indoor Stadium in Hyderabad, action shifts to the grand city of the Mumbai as hosts U Mumba kick start their home leg against the arch-rivals Puneri Paltan in the first Maharashtrian of the season at the SVP Stadium in Mumbai.
U Mumba started this season a very fine note by defeating the hosts Telugu Titans in the opening fixture of the season with an impressive show from Abhishek Singh, who registered his first Super 10 at the corner defenders Fazel Atrachali and Sandeep Narwal picked up four tackle points to their name.
Puneri Paltan, boasting of some of the superstars such as the Girish and Surjeet were left lamenting the absence of star raider Nitin Tomar from the team which even faced off against the Haryana Steelers as they even feel to a 24-34 loss to the Dharmaraj led side.
This match will also be going to see Anup Kumar, who captioned U Mumba from Season 1 to Season 5 plot the downfall of his ex-team, with the seasoned veteran signing up for the coaching the Puneri Paltan head of this season.
U Mumba has always enjoyed playing at home, and this will certainly hand them an advantage as they step on to the mat against familiar foes, the Puneri Paltan.