The 5-2 semifinal win against Bengaluru was Mumbai's sixth in as many matches and they go into Sunday's title clash as the sole unbeaten side in the six-team league.

The second semifinal will be played between Punjab Royals and Haryana Hammers at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium here today.

It was Mumbai all the way in the first semifinal. Odikadze Elizbar outwitted Pavlo Oliynik 7-2 in the opening bout played in the men's 97kg class. Odikadze led 3-2 after the first round and ran away with the contest in the second, giving Mumbai the early advantage.

The next bout was in the women's 48kg category between Ritu Phogat and Alyssa Lampe, the 2013 World Championship bronze medalist from USA. Ritu had got the better of Alyssa earlier in the competition.

With a 2-0 lead in the semifinal, Mumbai were well on their way to maintain their unbeaten run in the tournament.

In the men's 125kg, Giorgi Sakandelidze of Georgia was up against compatriot Modzmanashvili Davit. Davit did well to hold his formidable opponent to 2-2 by the break. The next bout saw Odunayo Adekuoroye take on Lalita Sherawat in the women's 53kg class. The remaining three bouts were now dead rubbers with Bengaluru left to play for pride.

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