Chandigarh: The Indian kabaddi team lifted its first-ever Circle Style Championship title by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan 53-38 at Tabriz in Iran on Tuesday.
India and Pakistan were almost on even terms at the half- time score of 24-22, but in the second half India dominated proceedings, opening up a huge 15-point difference.
It is for the first time that the championship is being played outside India, in which eight nations participated.
The Indian kabaddi team lifted its first-ever Circle Style Championship title by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan.
Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, the man behind popularising the traditional game at international level, said that the Asia Cup was a trailor of the second World Cup, to be held in the state from November 1.