Indian team dished out a stunning performance to make it into the semi-finals of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup after registering an emphatic 69-18 victory over England in their last Group A match on Tuesday in Ahmedabad.
India finished the group with 21 points in five matches with one loss and four victories. The two-time defending champions’ only loss came in the tournament opener when they were stunned by South Korea. But the host nation came back with a bang and defeated Australia, Bangladesh and Argentina by huge margins.
South Korea is the other team from Group A to have made it to the last four after winning all the league matches which gave them 25 points.
India hardly broke any sweat as they jumped to 17-4 lead after ten minutes of play and extended it to 24-5 after inflicting their second all-out of the match. India went into the half-time with a lopsided 45-6 lead.
After making four changes in the second-half, India continued in the same vein fetching easy points to end England campaign on a disappointing note in the tournament.