Chennai, February 25th, 2024: Mumbai Meteors went past the Kochi Blue Spikers in a pulslating encounter in the third season of the RuPay Prime Volleyball League powered by A23 with a 16-14, 8-15, 18-16, 15-11 win at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Chennai on Sunday. Amit Gulia was named the Player of the Match.

Mumbai's Ajith Lal was on point with the attacks, but Erin Varghese's vicious attacks kept Kochi in play. Amit's aggressive play from the base line posed a threat to the Blues, but Aman Kumar's spike from the outside line helped Kochi. Setter Aravindhan contributed in attacks, while the Blues hurt themselves with service errors and Mumbai took early lead.

Saurabh Maan's blocks and Shubham Chaudhary's spikes pushed the Meteors forwards. Athos Ferreira and Abhinav controlled Kochi's middle to keep their side in the contest. Abhinav's blocks tilted momentum as Kochi opened doors for a comeback. Jan Krol's began scoring freely and Kochi brought game to level pegging.

Om Vasanth Lad brought attacking flair to Kochi's service. The Blues kept the game in the middle, as Athos controlled the play. Shameem's monstrous blocking helped Mumbai cover the gap and once again the Meteors had a chance to make a comeback. Amit's missile serve rocked Kochi's defence and Mumbai regained their lead. Ajith's pipe attacks and Saurabh's blocks helped Meteors, and with Shubham and Amit continuing their rich form in attack, Mumbai cruised to a victory.