As it happened: India 44-18 Pakistan, Asian Kabaddi Championships 2017, November 25 2017

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedNov 25, 2017 18:42 IST

India defeat Pakistan 44-18.


18:42 (IST)25 NOV 2017

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18:40 (IST)25 NOV 2017

It was an excellent performance by the Indian side as they dominated proceedings from the start and did not allow Pakistan to make any inroads.

18:39 (IST)25 NOV 2017


India defeat Pakistan 44-18 to clean sweep their group and get one over their arch-rivals.

18:37 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India down to two men as Pakistan strike with a touch point on the right corner.

18:36 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Another point for Pakistan as Surjeet mistimes his tackle and the raider spins away.

18:35 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India are leading 43-16 now.

18:34 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Sachin goes in on the do-or-die raid but is brought down with a powerful ankle hold on the left corner.

18:33 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Making his way on to the mat is Sachin now! Let's see how the youngster performs.

18:31 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Green card to Ajay Thakur after he loses his cool at a touch point claim by Pakistan.

18:30 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Nitin Tomar strikes with an excellent touch point as he finds his way back from a powerful dash.

18:29 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pakistani raider claims a touch on Surjeet on the do-or-die and goes back. However, the referees do not award him the point.

18:27 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India are leading 40-13.

Nitin Tomar comes in for Pardeep.

18:26 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur goes in next, with his side down to four men, and scores with a fine running hand touch.

18:25 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pakistan get another point, this time a hand touch on the left corner Surender Nada.

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Maninder Singh next for India and is met by a dash from the right. He extends his arm put misses the midline by inches. Point to Pakistan!

18:23 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pardeep goes in next to raid up against four men but is met by a strong block on the right corner. Pakistan finally enter double digits.

18:22 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India lead 39-9!

18:21 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pardeep goes in next and gets a simple hand touch on the Pakistan right corner.

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A powerful dash sends the Pakistani raider flying.

18:20 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pardeep Narwal goes in on the do-or-die and thinks he has got the touch point.

However, the umpires do not agree with him and he has to leave the court. Point to Pakistan.

18:18 (IST)25 NOV 2017

This is the third time Pakistan have been all out so far in the match.

18:18 (IST)25 NOV 2017


Maninder Singh goes in again and up against two men, he attacks the left corner and completes the all out. 

18:15 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Maninder Singh goes in next and it's a SUPER RAID!

He cleans up the Pakistan defence and leaves them down to just two men.

18:14 (IST)25 NOV 2017


Attacks the right corner and the dash comes in from the other side. He senses the danger and makes his way back to the midline, getting two touches on the way.

18:13 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur claims a bonus point but Pakistan have reviewed the call.

IT IS UNSUCCESSFUL! Pakistan lose their review and India add to their tally.

18:10 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Blank raids to start off from both sides.

18:09 (IST)25 NOV 2017

The second half is underway!

18:06 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India lead 24-8 at half-time.

18:05 (IST)25 NOV 2017

And it's half time now!

18:02 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pardeep goes in next and is sent out with a dash.

18:01 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur goes in next and strikes immediately with a hand touch.

18:01 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Maninder Singh goes in and is then dashed out by the Pakistani defence from the left.

18:00 (IST)25 NOV 2017


It was a do-or-die raid for the last Pakistani man standing and he is unable to get a touch within 30 seconds.

17:59 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India now get a technical point as well!

17:58 (IST)25 NOV 2017

In the 18th minute, India lead 19-5.

17:57 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur goes in next and gets his man on the left corner. The second Pakistan defender just manages to skip away in time.

17:56 (IST)25 NOV 2017


A fatal error by the Pakistan defenders on the right and Pardeep Narwal dips under the chain and gets two points! Pakistan down to 2.

17:54 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Next in, Ajay Thakur goes in and gets a hand touch on the right corner.

17:54 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pakistan raider goes in on the do-or-die but he does not get any touch within the 30 seconds. Point to India!

17:53 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pardeep Narwal goes in and tries a scorpion kick but it is a blank raid in the end.

17:52 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India's playing 7 is as follows:

(L-R) Surender Nada, Maninder Singh, Deepak Hooda, Surjeet, Pardeep Narwal, Ajay Thakur, Sandeep Narwal

17:50 (IST)25 NOV 2017

India are building a commanding lead here in this match.

17:49 (IST)25 NOV 2017


The lone man for Pak is dashed out with a strong challenge from the right by Sandeep Narwal.

17:49 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur goes in next and gets the one touch point.

17:48 (IST)25 NOV 2017

However, Pakistan avoid the all out as the raider gets a quick toe touch on Deepak Hooda in the covers.

17:48 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Ajay Thakur goes in to raid and is met by a block from the right!

AND IT'S A SUPER RAID! Thakur gets his hand across the midline with a tumbling effort. Pakistan down to one man.

17:45 (IST)25 NOV 2017

Pakistan are now down to four men on the mat.

17:43 (IST)25 NOV 2017


Gets his man on the covers with a running hand touch.

17:42 (IST)25 NOV 2017

It's a tight start to the game as the Pakistani raider picks up a touch point.

17:40 (IST)25 NOV 2017

And it's a brilliant tackle by the Indian defence. Surjeet with an ankle hold on the Pakistan raider. India back to seven men on the mat.
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