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Prime Volleyball League: Mumbai Meteors lose crucial game in straight sets against Kolkata Thunderbolts

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Prime Volleyball League: Mumbai Meteors lose crucial game in straight sets against Kolkata Thunderbolts

Chennai, March 7 (Ajit Weekly News) Kolkata Thunderbolts finished their campaign with a comprehensive 15-12, 16-14, 15-11 win over the Mumbai Meteors in the third season of the Prime Volleyball League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium on Thursday.

Prabagaran was named the Player of the Match.

The match saw Prabagaran blocking well for Kolkata. But Shubham’s super serve turned momentum in favour of Mumbai and Saurabh Maan came alive in defence. Prabagaran started firing from Zone 4 and helped the Thunderbolts maintain balance. Vinit Kumar helped the Thunderbolts get the Super Point and take the lead.

Aditya Rana’s blocks helped Mumbai, as he began blocking Vinit’s attempts. Amit Gulia provided aerial attacks and Mumbai saw an opening to get back. Rakesh’s all-round showing helped the Thunderbolts close the opening, and Mumbai found themselves on the backfoot. Ashwal Rai’s attacks helped the Thunderbolts seal another super point, and a tactical review call helped Kolkata take control of the game.

Prabagaran’s spikes kept pushing the Thunderbolts while unforced errors hurt Mumbai. Amit’s incessant attacks brought Mumbai some respite. But Prabagaran and Rakesh kept troubling Mumbai’s defence. Vinit won his side another Super Point, increasing pressure on the Meteors, and Arjun Nath-led three-man block helped the Thunderbolts seal the win in style.

–Ajit Weekly News

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