India Dominates Bangladesh with a 55-18 Victory in Kabaddi Opener at Asian Games

Indian men’s Kabaddi team starts their Asian Games campaign with a convincing 55-18 victory over Bangladesh in a Pool A match.

The Indian men’s Kabaddi team had a strong start at the 19th Asian Games, securing a comfortable 55-18 win against Bangladesh in a Pool A match.

In the initial stages of the game, India kept things subdued against their neighbors. Bangladesh managed to score their first points in the fifth minute. Experienced raider Naveen Kumar executed a Super Raid, followed by an All-Out, increasing India’s score to 11-2.

Bangladesh executed a Super Tackle against Indian captain Pawan Sehrawat and focused on their defensive strategy towards the end of the first half. At halftime, the score favored India at 24-9.

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In the second half, India maintained their lead, allowing their raiders to take turns on the mat. Sachin and Akash collaborated to extend their team’s lead. India inflicted another All-Out, bringing the score to 37-10, and carried the momentum to secure a comfortable 55-18 victory.

India’s next match is against Thailand on Wednesday, followed by a match against Chinese Taipei in the final group stage on Thursday. The top two teams from the group will qualify for the semifinals, scheduled for Friday.

-IANS

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