India defeat New Zealand to win Women`s Kabaddi World Cup

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 22:59

Jalandhar: India clinched the Women`s Kabaddi World Cup championship for the third time in a row, defeating debutant New Zealand 49-21 in the summit clash played at Guru Gobind Singh sports complex here Thursday.

The Indian eves led their New Zealand counterparts for most part of the match and held out a strong challenge by the visitors in the second half, on course to a resounding win.

The Indian team took home a first-place prize of Rs. one crore.

Anu Rani was adjudged the best stopper while Ram Bateri was declared the best raider. Both received a Maruti Alto car each.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 23:42

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