U Mumba Squad and Fixtures For Pro Kabaddi League 2017
Question in detailU Mumba Squad and Fixtures for PKL 2017
A stellar raiding unit, U Mumba had been fluent throughout making it to the PKL final thrice and winning the title once in 2015. However, a dismal 4th season, which they finished fifth, came as a woe to their spotless image. The only PKL team to make 3 out of 4 final appearances, U Mumba now looks keen to go the distance under the leadership of captain cool, Anup Kumar.
Anup Kumar and his men will move into the tournament with a solid attack as ever. Their attack, which features the likes of Captain Anup Kumar, Kashiling Adake, Shabeer Bapu and Nitin Madane, is what makes U Mumba favorites in Pro Kabaddi League 2017. However, what may halt their progress to becoming the title winner this season is their defense, which doesn't look that good on paper.
U Mumba squad for Pro Kabaddi League 2017
U Mumba would be happy with Anup Kumar's retention in the squad. Moreover, they have retained Kashiling Adake, Nitin Madane and Shabeer Bappu, arguably some of the most dangerous raiders of league. Their raid points pose a threat to the opponent's camp. To begin with Anup Kumar, he has earned 377 raid points in 57 matches. Kashiling Adake is also not less, in fact better Anup on the points count. His numbers (380 raid points in 52 matches) are just phenomenon. Nitin Madane, another key raider for Mumbai, revels in 152 raid points in just 25 matches. Shabeer Bapu stands 4th on the points count with 149 raid points in 42 matches. Apart from just being a good raiding side, U Mumba has some good defenders too. In the defense, U Mumba will rely a lot on D. Suresh Kumar, Joginder Narwal and Kuldeep Singh.
U Mumba squad for PKL 2017 features Anup Kumar (Raider), Kashiling Adake (Raider), Nitin Madane (Raider), Shabeer Bapu (Raider), Darshan (Raider), Shrikant Jadhav (Raider), Mohan Raman G (Raider), Sachin Kumar (Defender), D. Suresh Kumar (Defender), Joginder Narwal (Defender), Surender Singh (Defender), N Renjith (Defender), Hadi Oshtorak (All-Rounder), Yongjoo Ok (All-Rounder), Dongju Hong (All-Rounder), Kuldeep Singh (All-Rounder), Shiv Om (All-Rounder) and E. Subhash (All-Rounder).
U Mumba's fixtures in PKL season 5 is as follows:
Jul 28 - U Mumba vs Puneri Paltan
July 30 - U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers
Aug 5 - U Mumba vs Dabang Delhi
Aug 11 - Gujarat Fortunegiants vs U Mumba
Aug 18 - UP Yodha vs U Mumba
Aug 19 - Telugu Titans vs U Mumba
Aug 25 - U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
Aug 26 - U Mumba vs Puneri Pultan
Aug 27 - U Mumba vs Dabang Delhi
Aug 29 - U Mumba vs Gujarat Fortunegiants
Aug 30 - U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers
Aug 31 - U Mumba vs Jaipur Pink Panthers
Sep 6 - Bengal Warriors vs U Mumba
Sep 9 - Patna Pirates vs U Mumba
Sep 15 - U Mumba vs Gujarat Fortunegiants
Sep 22 - Dabang Delhi vs U Mumba
Sep 28 - Bengaluru Bulls vs U Mumba
Oct 1 - Tamil Thalaivas vs U Mumba
Oct 4 - U Mumba vs Haryana Steelers
Oct 7 - Jaipur Pink Panthers vs U Mumba
Oct 14 - Puneri Paltan vs U Mumba.
What makes U Mumba favorites in Pro Kabaddi League season 5?