Indian eves defeat Malaysia to lift Kabaddi World Cup title

Updated: Dec 15, 2012, 23:02 PM IST

Ludhiana: Indian women Kabaddi team defeated Malaysia to win the one-sided final of the World Cup Kabaddi played here on Saturday.

The India women`s team emerged victorious crushing Malaysian team by a margin of 72-12 points.

At the end of 1st half, the Indian team was leading with the difference 42-6 points.

Raiders of Indian team Priyanka Devi, Priyanka Pilaniya and Sukhwinder Kaur got 13, 8 and 8 points respectively whereas stopper Jatinder Kaur amd Anu Rani bagged 11 and 10 points respectively.

Malaysia?s raider Manpreet Kaur scored 4 points whereas stopper Rekha got 2 points respectively.

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal handed over prize money cheque of Rs 51 lakh to the winning team while the runners-up took home Rs 31 lakh.

The third position holder Danish women Kabbadi team took the prize money of Rs 21 lakh.