Big wins for India, Germany, Australia at Kabaddi World Cup

Updated February 12, 2020

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PLAYERS of Azerbaijan compete against an Australian opponent during their Kabaddi World Cup match at the Punjab Stadium on Tuesday.
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PLAYERS of Azerbaijan compete against an Australian opponent during their Kabaddi World Cup match at the Punjab Stadium on Tuesday. —M.Arif/White Star

LAHORE: Three more matches were decided in the Kabaddi World Cup (indigenous style) here at the Punjab Stadium on Tuesday.

Defending champions India outclassed Sierra Leone 45-18 after leading 22-8 at the half time.

In another match, Germany also recorded a comfortable 49-28 defeat against England.

Meanwhile, Australia outplayed Azerbaijan 53-24.

The event now shifts to Faisalabad where matches will be played on Wednesday and Thursday. From Faisal­abad the event will move to Gujrat where matches will be staged on Friday.

The competition then returns to Lahore for the semi-finals and final on Feb 15 and 16.

Published in Dawn, February 12th, 2020