From our correspondent
LAHORE: Pakistan won the Kabaddi World Cup 2020 beating arch rival India by 43 to 41 points in a sensational final match at Punjab Stadium in Lahore tonight.
Pakistan has won the Kabaddi World Cup for the first time. Players from both the sides exhibited top class kabaddi during the tough contest. Defending champions India maintained their supremacy against host Pakistan in the first half by 24-18.
Pakistan was awarded a cash prize of ten million rupees along the trophy while Indian team was given seven point five million rupees cash prize.
Governor Punjab Chaudhary Muhammad Sarwar, who was the chief guest of the final match, distributed prizes among the players.
President Arif Ali congratulated Pakistan Kabaddi team on winning World Cup and wrote, “We should dedicate this win to peace in the region and the world.”