Pakistan beats Australia to reach World Kabaddi Cup semifinals

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

13th February, 2020

Pakistan outplayed Australian kabaddi team by 62-25 in a Pool ‘B’ match and booked a place in the semifinal on the 5th day of Kabaddi World Cup 2020 at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad.

According to the details, in Pool ‘A’, India grabbed the top spot by defeating Iran by 50-39 and confirmed their place in the last four stages of Kabaddi World Cup. Iran and Australia are the other two teams who reached the semifinals from Pool A and B, respectively.

Pakistan chose to raid first after winning the toss against Australia. Pakistan raiders skipper Irfan Mana, Lala Obaidullah, Kaleemullah Jatt, Bilal Mohsin Dhillon were in best form and scored valuable points against Australia.

Grand opening ceremony of Kabaddi World

On the other hand, Pakistan stoppers Musharraf Janjua, Shani Basra and Zafar Iqbal and their teammates exhibited similar form during the comfortable victory of their team.

Pakistan captain Irfan Mana and Bilal Mohsin Dhillon shared the award of best raider whereas Shani Basra was named as top stopper of Kabaddi World Cup match against Australia.

Earlier, after winning the toss, defending champions India maintained their supremacy against strong Iran team winning a tense clash by 50-39.


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