The amazing details about U Mumba
In the present scenario, U Mumba is the champions of Star Sports pro kabaddi league. We bet you all are aware of this fact. But in this article we are going to provide you with some unique things that you did not know about the tam U Mumba and its owner Ronnie Screwvala. The initial step has been taken up with the generation of U Mumba kabaddi team. There are certain other sports which will be recognized, and they are Motorsport and Football.
The origin of the team U Mumba
Undoubtedly U Sports has been able to frame a certain niche within the field of Kabaddi with the formation of U Mumba. It is totally redefining the sports perception in India and throughout the globe. We bet all of you are aware of the team U Mumba, but did you know what was the actual meaning of the name of this team? Derived from the word Mumbai, the word Mumba means mother land. In the season 1 of 2014, the team has finished runners up, in a close fight with Jaipur Pink panthers, while in 2015; the team kept being consistent on top of the league and beat the Bengaluru Bulls. Now, this year, U Sports is planning to launch its first kabaddi arena and launch another season of U Mumba Future stars. This is going to be a great platform for kabaddi players within the age group of 18-22 years.
The pre-season strategy of U-Mumba in kerala country
With the two editions of PKL arriving very close in a gap of just 5 months all the teams have been focused on trying out some new strategies for their benefit. The Mumbai franchise believes that if the players practice within the tender greenery of Cheruvathur, it will soothe their weary minds and limbs. One of the primary factors that the U Mumba team opted for practice sessions in kerala is, the north India is cold during these months and it is highly likely that players shall be injured if they train there. The pleasant and warm temperature conditions shall be refreshing for the players. Another reason to train in Kerala is this is such a place that has a lot of interest for Kabaddi. According to Shabeer bapu, if you are among such people who love your sport, then it motivates the players to a great extent.
How pro kabaddi has changed the lives of U Mumba players
It cannot be denied that U Mumba has been one of the most consistent performing teams through both the previous seasons and the team has the best balanced squad. This is what makes the team so aggressive and unique than any other teams of Pro Kabaddi league. Now, we bet you shall be interested to know how the pro kabaddi league has changed the life of U Mumba players. Check out the following article to know more about U Mumba local players.
Well the address of Vishal Mane’s house is 4/460 Ramdut, MP Marg. But you can easily gauge the popularity of this player when you walk out of Currey Road. Even a grocery shop owner shows you a direction of any other area by describing the posters of Vishal Mane. For instance, you shall be told to follow the posters of Vishal Mane if you need to go in a certain direction and then turn left from the that poster if you have to go to temple or go straight if you need to go to his house. You can easily conclude that U Mumba player Vishal Mane is a celebrity within the locality.
It can be said without doubt that fame and money comes to those who are the winners. In the case of Rishank Devadiga, who is a raider for U Mumba, the 21 year old enjoyed welcome home party. If you could only see the possession! The story for these guys is no less than any Bollywood movie. He used to stay in a nearby chawl, and now he has rented a one BHK flat, a lot of VIPs, MLA’s and ministers are willing to meet him. The salary of this U Mumba raider is Rs 5.20 Lakh for a six week duty in the team.
The Money talk
Now that the franchises are gaining an amount of 4 crore on average, the owners can definitely feel much more confident. The league winners U Mumba have been successful in stealing a march over other opponents even outside the match. The ranking of U Mumba was Rs 12 crore in sponsorship. U Sports, the company that owns U Mumba, boasts about the fact that there shall be two seasons of pro kabaddi league this year which any IPL or ISL does not have.
The USB of U Mumba
The fact that U Mumba has been eyeing the consistency is they are capitalizing on the errors made by oppositions and held on to their lead during tense encounters. This is the only side that has been able to retain their starting seven. Considering the style of attack, U Mumba’s strategy was not to attack directly and also the raiding department is an area of concern this year. They require a fit Shabeer bapu along with Rishank Devadiga. Rakesh is more fit but he has not been brought at this point and instead, Bhupendar and the young bench shall be called in this moment. U Mumba is planning to pin their hopes on defense. Experienced Jeevan Kumar (having 7 tackles last year) shall be coupled with solid Vishal Mane along with a strong co-ordination from Surendar Nada and Mohit Chillar at the corners. This shall form a web making it impossible to penetrate.
The strengths of U Mumba comprises of the following factors:
The Core group has been retained. This means the team comprises of Rishank, Jeeva, Mohit, Vishal and Surender.
Under Anup’s captaincy, another fit individual Rakesh Kumar has been added.
The presence of excellent coaching duo Ravi Shetty and Bhaskaran
The combined defense from Surender, Jeeva, Mohit and Vishal
The pattern and predictability shall be a concern because from the last year raiding department has struggled a lot.
There are certain injury concerns, for instance Shabeer has been not been able to put in 100%.
They are not able to set the tone early since home league has been scheduled just before the playoffs and fatigue shall become a factor.
The addition of Rakesh Kumar shall be a really vital point for U Mumba. This is one of the major opportunities because Rakesh Kumar is much more fit and experienced.
With the home league delayed, Shabeer Bapu is going to be fit within that time and U Mumba shall have the opportunity to fully utilize Shabeer Bapu.
The threats for U Mumba comprises of the following factors:
The pressures in performance is too much because they are the defending champions of season 2 and thus huge expectations are there from the team U Mumba.
Considering the amount of success they are having, complacency shall be really important factor.
There shall be no start or end of tournament at NSCI because Mumbai has wiped out the home advantage this time.
|SL NO||Factors of team U Mumba||Brief Description|
|1.||The origin of the team||The name has been derived from the word Mumbai, which means mother land.|
|2.||Launching of the first kabaddi arena||The complete new kabaddi arena shall provide opportunity for the young and aspiring kabaddi players to become more motivated and take part in pro kabaddi league.|
|3.||Pre season strategy||Before the PKL, the U Mumba decided to practice and train in Kerala. Since the weather is pleasant at this time of the year. Chances of getting injured are much less. Staying away from the chaos of a city shall help the players to focus on their game and finally, people of kerala have a huge interest in Kabaddi. All these factors are going to be helpful.|
|4.||How pro kabaddi has changed the lives of U Mumba players||The players like Vishal Mane and Rishank Devadiga are much more respected and recognized and this shall have positive impacts on the youngsters who are interested in joining kabaddi and many other lesser mainstream games.|
|5.||The USB of U Mumba||The strengths like Addition of Rakesh Kumar, the presence of core team, excellent coaching and the strong defense.|
|6.||The weakness||Pattern and predictability
Certain injury concerns of Shabeer and finally
The inability to set up an early tone.
|7.||Opportunities||With the delay in home league, Shabeer is expected to be fit by that time and addition of rakes Kumar as mentioned earlier is an extra support.|
|8.||Threats||Pressure in performance since they are the defending champions.
There shall not be any sort of home ground advantage.
Complacency is going to be an important factor.