Australia beat Sri Lanka in the Kabaddi international tournament
PATIALA: Dedicated to the 550th Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, on Friday two games of the 2019 Kabaddi International Tournament were held in Raja Bhalindra Singh Sports complex, Polo Ground in Patiala on Friday. In the first match, the Australian team defeated Sri Lanka and in the second match, New Zealand defeated Kenya.
Both matches took place in the middle of a large gathering of spectators and great applause. Sri Lanka's match with Australia was very interesting, in which Australia defeated Sri Lanka with a score of 50-37. In the second game, Kenyan players clashed with New Zealand, but the New Zealand team finally reached the mark with a score of 46-37.
On this occasion, Sadhu Singh Dharmasot said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Captain Amarinder Singh , the Punjab government had fully fulfilled its commitment to promote sports and sports culture in Punjab. The cabinet minister said the government has formulated a new sports policy under which maximum facilities, cash prizes and Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award Sports have been delivered to players. Also Maharaja Bhupinder Singh Punjab Sports University has been established in Patiala.
Dharmasot reported that in the international Kabaddi tournament dedicated to the year 550 Prakash Purb of Guru Nanak Sahib, the first team will receive a cash prize of Rs. 25 thousand rupees Second and third place teams will receive cash prizes of Rs 15 lakh and Rs 10 lakh respectively. It is worth mentioning that this international kabaddi tournament, which started from the ground of Sri Sultanpur Lodhi from December 1 and the final matches, will be played at Dera Baba Nanak Sahib on December 10. Together with India, the other US teams. The USA, Canada, Australia, England, Kenya, Sri Lanka and New Zealand participate in this tournament in two groups. During this, the folk singer of the tournament Mohammad Irshad made a lovely presentation of the cultural program.
In addition to Punjab cabinet minister Sadhu Singh Dharmasot as principal guest, legislators Hardyal Singh Kamboj, Nirmal Singh Shutrana, Madan Lal Jalalpur, Rajinder Singh, Deputy Sports Director Kartar Singh Sambhi, Harpreet Singh Hundal District Sports Officer, and others were present, however, the MP of Patiala Preneet Kaur The event could not be reached.