by sportswire4u.blogspot.com (Balbir)
CHANDIGARH, NOV 29
The Haryana men’s team and the Pepsu women’s team emerged champions in the three-day 21st National Circle Kabaddi Championships which concluded at the Sector 17 Football Stadium here today.
The Haryana men’s team outplayed Uttar Pradesh by 30-15 points while the Pepsu women defeated hosts Chandigarh by 39-15.
The Haryana men enjoyed an upper heand throughout the final as their raiders Naresh, Vikam, Parkash and Kala were virtually proved unstoppable., Their best catcher was Sunil.
Earlier, in the men’s semi-final matches, Haryana ousted hosts Chandigarh by 31-15 points. In the second semi-final Uttar Pradesh got the better of Punjab by 40-20 points.
Priyanka, Ritu and Meenu while their catchers Anu and Sukhjeet were outstanding and Pepsu recorded an effortless 32-5 verdict in the women’s final.
Former Punjab Health Minister Dr. Baldev Raj was the chief guest and distributed the prizes.