Team U Mumba Are In It To Win It!
Representing the financial capital of India, team U Mumba is the official PKL team of Mumbai city. Being the first team from Maharashtra in the PKL, (the second being the Puneri Paltan) the U Mumba squad is among the most successful teams in the franchise. Entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala is the U Mumba owner, and the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium is the team's home ground.
With an illustrious list of U Mumba players and their comfortable position on the leaderboard, the team has consistently delivered quality performances across seasons. Team U Mumba came close to winning the championship in season one of the PKL but was defeated by the Jaipur Pink Panthers. This began a fiery rivalry, and they came back in season two to win the title in 2015.
Quick facts and statistics for U Mumba
The leaderboard has a lot to say about the U Mumba Kabaddi team. They finished as the runner-up team on three occasions and have won the title once. They finished fifth in season four and were out in the group stage in season five, their lowest in five PKL appearances. Talking about season six, team Mumbai went on to capture the second position in the Zone A standings. With season seven, the team will want to improve on their performance to capture the top spot, under the guidance of coach Sanjeev Kumar. Learn how that could happen with some more facts and statistics about the team.
- The team has played over 100 matches in the league and won over 50 of them, a testament to their excellent track record.
- U Mumba has reached the finals on three occasions, finishing as runner-up twice and has won the tournament once.
- Team U Mumba captain Fazel Atrachali from Iran is internationally acclaimed for his raiding skills. He has been a part of the winning PKL teams of U Mumba and Patna Pirates in the respective years. He has also been in the PKL finals on four occasions, the most for any foreign player.
- One of the Future Kabaddi Heroes graduates, Surinder Singh has proven to be one of the best right cover defenders, in terms of both tackles and assists.
- Over the years, Sandeep Narwal has become one of the best all-rounders in PKL. He is one of the few all-rounders in the league to score over 200 points, in both raids and tackles.
- Team Mumbai is ranked second best for all-outs inflicted in six seasons of the franchise. The team also features in the top five for the tally of raid points, tackle points, and total points.
Team U Mumba points table has been known to move to the top consistently. On a good day, this team is sure to steal a ton of points to race higher on the leaderboard. The U Mumba 2019 team looks promising, and with the wind in their sails, they are ready to take a quick lead this season.
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