UP Yoddha to go all guns blazing in their final league match against U Mumba
Bengaluru, 16th February, 2022: UP Yoddha, the GMR Group owned Pro Kabaddi League Franchise hopes to end their final round robin game of this season on a winning note as they face U-Mumba on February 17, 2022. The Yoddhas are currently placed 3rd in the league standings with 63 points, and a win tomorrow will help them seal their play-off positions.Currently except Patna Pirates, rest all of the other teams are in a hunt of their qualifier seats and a win will only add on to the confidence of UP Yoddha as a team.The Match will be broadcast LIVE on Star Sports Network & Disney Hotstar, 7:30 PM onwards.
The two sides have faced each other seven times out of which UP Yoddha got the upper hand thrice, along with a lone tie that ended in a 28-28 thrilling draw earlier this season in their most recent encounter on 1st January, 2022.
Ahead of the match, Jasveer Singh, Head Coach, UP Yoddha said, “We have come a long way as a team, but the journey is far from over for us yet. The journey actually gets tougher from here and how we perform in our next game will play a pivotal role in determining our journey ahead. Of Course we as a team would hope for nothing less than 5 points in our next encounter and I am sure the team will leave no stones unturned to actualize this.”
Despite being placed on number 3, UP Yoddha Leads the ‘Total Points’, ‘Total Raid Points’, ‘Super Raids’ and ‘Super Tackles’ charts this season.Superstar Pardeep Narwal return to form has been the best news for the Yoddha’s this season and the effects were clearly visible in their last game against Dabang Delhi KC. Pardeep’s form in the last few games speaks volumes about his class and quality. He has earned ‘4 Super 10s’ from the last 4 games with the able support from UP Yoddha’s find of the season – Surender Gill. Raider Srikant has also put some valuable efforts in the journey of his team so far. The famed defensive unit of UP Yoddha, which went off the track in previous matches has also displayed its potential in the last 2 games and all of them being put together in sync only augurs good news for the Yoddhas for the rest of the season.
UP Yoddha has ABP News as their lead sponsor, while Iodex, Socios.com & Encalm Lounge have joined hands as principal sponsors. Adding to that, Amaze Inverters & Lifelong have come on board as associate sponsors.