High on confidence after winning all their previous matches in the tournament, Mumbai started as the favorites in the grand finale yesterday and successfully lived up the expectations with a comfortable win.
In the final, none of the categories were blocked as all nine bouts were fought and Mumbai ended up unbeaten in the event. Down 1-2, Mumbai Garuda won their next four bouts on the trot to claim the trophy after the seventh match itself, making the last two ties inconsequential.

Mumbai won the back-to-back bouts through captain Adeline Gray, Giorgi Sakandelidze, Odunayo Adekuoroye and Odikadze Elizbar. Last two inconsequential bouts were also win by Mumbai.

To begin with, Sakshi surprised the costliest buy of PWL by gaining the first four points but Haryana captain came back strongly, displaying her technique and skills to throw down the Indian girl on her back, achieving four points on the trot and winning the tie in the first round itself.

Up against Livan Lopez Azcuy of Hammers, Mumbai’s Pardeep who failed to open his account in this tournament as he lost all seven of his bouts, once again went down 6-11 in Men’s 74kg.

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