69th Senior Women's Kabaddi National Championship Day 3, Highlights:
After an action packed Day 2, the 69th Senior Women's Kabaddi National championship resumed for Match day 3 with a number of mouth watering clashes on the card. We witnessed some enthralling Kabaddi matches as all the players have brought their A game.
Some of the best Female Kabaddi players are on a rampage and Day 3 delivered top class, cut throat as well as one sided matches. Here is what all took place on game day 3 of the the 69th Senior Women's Kabaddi National championship.
Match 1 - Bihar Vs Himachal Pradesh
Reigning champions Himachal Pradesh squared off with Bihar for the opening fixture of Match Day 3. It was a fixture between Group A winners and Group H runners-up. Bihar had finished on top of Group A while HP had to satisfy with the #2 spot in Group H.
Both the sides had entered with immense confidence and positive momentum and it was expected to be a cracking match. However, HP showed why they are the defending champions.
"Evenly contested" would be the wrong way to denote this match as Himachal Pradesh hammered Bihar in an one-sided affair. The first-half saw HP create a massive lead of 22 points with Bihar failing to even reach double figures. 28-6 was the half-time score and HP continued to cruise through Bihar and registered 59-13 win.
Match 2 - Gujarat Vs Punjab
Gujarat and Punjab played the 2nd Round of 16 (Pre-Quarter final match) and the North-Indian outfit aided for the elimination of Gujarat. It was a fixture between Group D runner-up and Group E winners.
Gujarat had finished #2 in Group D while Punjab finished on top of Group E. Punjab had actually started the game on a high note but later crumbled against Punjab's resilience.
Enroute a fantastic super raid by Jersey number 9, Punjab came back and took a first half lead by 20-10. Jersey #9 was on target once again and scored another Super raid while Jersey #7 helped her in keeping Punjab's dominance intact.
And by the end of the 2nd half of 15 minutes, Gujarat despite the efforts of Jersey #2 had fallen back and lost the game by 14 points. Final scoreline was 42-28.
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