In the Maharashtra Derby of this season, Puneri Paltan grabbed a one point win over U-Mumba. In a match where Pune was having a health 5 point lead, Mumbai came back to edge closer but couldn’t get hold of Pune. Pune edged past Mumbai 33-32. At halfway stage, Pune was in the lead 17-12.
Nitin Tomar was the top scorer for Pune with 13 points but Siddharth Desai from Mumbai was the top scorer of the match. Siddharth took 15 points. Both teams were all out once and had 8 points each in the tackle section. U-Mumbai had 21-19 lead in raiding department but a 4-1 advantage in extra points settled the match in Pune favor.